Investigation of the localization of nerves in the uterosacral ligament: determination of the optimal site for uterosacral nerve ablation.

@article{Fujii2002InvestigationOT,
  title={Investigation of the localization of nerves in the uterosacral ligament: determination of the optimal site for uterosacral nerve ablation.},
  author={Miho Fujii and Satoru Sagae and Toshio J. Sato and Mizuyo H Tsugane and Gen Murakami and Ryuichi Kudo},
  journal={Gynecologic and obstetric investigation},
  year={2002},
  volume={54 Suppl 1},
  pages={11-6; discussion 16-7}
}
We select surgical treatment for cases for which severe dysmenorrhea persists following medical treatment. Many reports have described the use of neurectomies by cutting off pain conducting nerve pathways using laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic uterosacral nerve ablation (LUNA) has been associated with a high success rate for pain control, but there are… CONTINUE READING