Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain: A Practical Manual (Paperback)
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Chronic pelvic pain is a common debilitating condition that impairs quality of life and reproductive function in the female population worldwide. It is also an area in which the level of knowledge is generally poor among gynecologists. This book will help gynecologists and pain management specialists optimize assessment and treatment of women with chronic pelvic pain. It addresses the most common conditions causing chronic pelvic pain in women and offers practical guidelines for treatment. Exploring issues such as pudendal neuralgia and pain caused by pelvic nerve injuries and pelvic mesh. Other sections are dedicated to examining the psychological impact of pelvic pain and the impact of pain on sexuality and relationships. Algorithms on how to work-up and treat patients with chronic pelvic pain are a valuable addition, as well as advice on what to do in situations where known treatments have failed.