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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Pelvic joint fusion in patients with severe pelvic girdle pain – a prospective single-subject research design study

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
1. Pain located to one or more pelvic joints 1. Known psychiatric diagnosis,
2. Minimum two positive out of five clinical tests: 2. Other spine pathology
*Posterior Pelvic Pain Provocation test (P4) 3. CT verified ankylosis at baseline
*Active Straight Leg Raise (ASLR) 4. Body mass index over 30
*Palpation of the long dorsal SI-ligament  
*Modified Trendelenburg test  
*Palpation of the symphysis  
3. High pain and disability score  
*Oswestry Disability Index >40 and/or  
*Visual Analogue Scale >50  
4. The patients should have performed adequate physiotherapy over time without positive effect  
  1. *One could not perform the test.