Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

Intro:

Pelvic congestion syndrome is a common cause of chronic abdominal and pelvic pain, most often seen in women. This is caused by dilated, malfunctioning veins within the abdomen and pelvis.

Symptoms:

Symptoms of pelvic congestion syndrome can have a significant impact on quality of life and include:

Risk Factors:

Diagnosis:

Pelvic congestion syndrome is often diagnosed based on a thorough history/clinical examination and a CT Venogram or MRV demonstrating dilated pelvic veins.

Treatment:

Pelvic congestion syndrome can be difficult to treat and requires a multidisciplinary team approach as well as an individualized treatment plan. Some patients undergo embolization or closing off of dilated pelvic veins through a minimally invasive procedure.

Do you have any questions?

If you’d like to know more about our practice or set up an appointment, call our office at (905) 356-8181 and we will happy to help get you started.

Have questions?

Send Us a Message

Our friendly staff looks forward to helping you every step of the way.

Ready To Get Started?

Schedule Your Assessment With A Vascular Specialist

OHIP Covered Assessments & Treatments

No Referrals Required For New Patients

Urgent Requests Seen Within a Week

Skip to content