Chronic Pelvic Pain: An Integrated Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

@article{Gunter2003ChronicPP,
  title={Chronic Pelvic Pain: An Integrated Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment},
  author={J. Gunter},
  journal={Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey},
  year={2003},
  volume={58},
  pages={615-623}
}
  • J. Gunter
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey
  • Chronic pelvic pain affects upward of 15% of women and is a frustrating condition for both patients and physicians. Chronic pelvic pain is not a disease, but a syndrome that results from a complex interaction between neurologic, musculoskeletal, and endocrine systems that is further influenced by behavioral and psychologic factors. Traditional approaches to this disorder have been surgical, although long-term success rates have been disappointing. Placebo response to surgery is common, and many… CONTINUE READING
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