Subcutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation treatment for chronic pelvic pain.

  title={Subcutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation treatment for chronic pelvic pain.},
  author={Mazin Al Tamimi and Heather Rachel Davids and Giancarlo Barolat and Jason P Krutsch and Theodore Ford},
  journal={Neuromodulation : journal of the International Neuromodulation Society},
  volume={11 4},
Two cases of chronic pelvic pain of unknown etiology with symptoms referable to the low abdominal wall are presented. These patients are often difficult to manage because of multiple causes and multiple pathways for pain transmission from the pelvis. In these cases, the patients' complaints were refractory to medication management, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic nerve blockade. After careful evaluation, a successful trial of peripheral nerve stimulation was followed by permanent… CONTINUE READING

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