Overview.- Physiology of Pain.- Pelvic Pain of Urinary Origin.- Pelvic Pain of Gastrointestinal Origin.- Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain.- Atypical endometriosis, its presentation and management.- Pain associated with pelvic adhesive disease.- Adenomyosis, Leimyomata and Pelvic Pain.- Chronic pain syndrome: its origin, pathophysiology, and treatment.- Surgical Management of pelvic pain.- Office based surgery and its role in the management of pelvic pain.- Role of the psychiatrist in the management of pelvic pain.- Chronic pain management: role of the anesthesiologist.
1. Chronic Pelvic Pain: Overview of Evaluation and Treatment.- 2. Physiology of Pain.- 3. Pelvic Pain of Urinary Origin.- 4. Pelvic Pain of Gastrointestinal Origin.- 5. Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain.- 6. Atypical Endometriosis: Its Presentation and Management.- 7. Pain Associated with Pelvic Adhesive Disease.- 8. Adenomyosis, Leiomyomata, and Pelvic Pain.- 9. Chronic Pain Syndrome: Its Origin, Pathophysiology and Treatment.- 10. Surgical Management of Pelvic Pain.- 11. Office-Based Surgery and Its Role in the Management of Pelvic Pain.- 12. The Role of the Mental Health Professional in the Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain.- 13. Chronic Pain Managment: Role of the Anesthesiologist.
A clinically oriented, multi-disciplinary approach to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of chronic pelvic pain in women -- one of the most common problems encountered in the practice setting. The editors present this challenging and often vexing subject in a user-friendly, highly illustrated text, with chapters on: physiology of pain; pain associated with endometriosis; pain associated with fibroids; surgical management; the role of office based surgery; the role of the psychiatrist in pain management; pelvic pain of urinary origin; pelvic pain of gastrointestinal origin. Designed to be part of everyday practice, this is a must for all clinicians in obstetrics-gynaecology, as well as for any physician involved in the health care of women.
Chronic Pelvic Pain: Evaluation and Management presents a clinically oriented, multi-disciplinary approach to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of chronic pelvic pain in women -- one of the most common problems encountered in the practice setting. This book is a must for all clinicians in obstetrics-gynecology as well as for any physician involved in the health care of women.