Sensitivity and specificity of clinical findings for the diagnosis of pelvic congestion syndrome in women with chronic pelvic pain.

@article{HerreraBetancourt2018SensitivityAS,
  title={Sensitivity and specificity of clinical findings for the diagnosis of pelvic congestion syndrome in women with chronic pelvic pain.},
  author={Ana Lucia Herrera-Betancourt and Juan Diego Villegas-Echeverri and Jose Duv{\'a}n L{\'o}pez-Jaramillo and Jorge Dar{\'i}o L{\'o}pez-Isanoa and Jorge Mario Estrada-Alvarez},
  journal={Phlebology},
  year={2018},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={303-308}
}
Background Pelvic congestion syndrome is among the causes of pelvic pain. One of the diagnostic tools is pelvic venography using Beard's criteria, which are 91% sensitive and 80% specific for this syndrome. Objective To assess the diagnostic performance of the clinical findings in women diagnosed with pelvic congestion syndrome coming to a Level III institution. Methods Descriptive retrospective study in women with chronic pelvic pain taken to transuterine pelvic venography at the Advanced… CONTINUE READING