Pelvic congestion syndrome: early clinical results after transcatheter ovarian vein embolization.

@article{Cordts1998PelvicCS,
  title={Pelvic congestion syndrome: early clinical results after transcatheter ovarian vein embolization.},
  author={Paul R. Cordts and A C Eclavea and Patrick J. Buckley and Christopher A Demaioribus and Matthew Cockerill and Terry D. Yeager},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={
          862-8
        }
}
PURPOSE This case series describes the early radiographic and clinical results of attempted transcatheter ovarian vein (OV) embolization in 11 women with symptoms that were suggestive of the pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS). METHODS Eleven women (mean age, 33.1 years) who were multiparous were referred for lower extremity or vulvar varicosities (n = 8) or for tubo-ovarian varicosities (n = 3). After a clinical diagnosis of PCS was established, the women underwent ovarian (n = 5) or ovarian… CONTINUE READING

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