Ovarian vein incompetence: a potential cause of chronic pelvic pain in women.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE(S) To evaluate whether ovarian vein incompetence may be a source of chronic pelvic pain (CPP) in women. STUDY DESIGN Twenty-two women, aged 19-50 years, with chronic pelvic pain, no laparoscopically detected pelvic pathology, and evidence of reflux in dilated pelvic veins on transvaginal color Doppler ultrasound underwent retrograde ovarian… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2007.11.006

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