Embolization pp 341-351 | Cite as

Pelvi-perineal Venous Insufficiency

  • Louis Boyer
  • Agaïcha Alfidja Lankoande
  • Antoine Maubon
  • Anne Ravel
  • Cristi Gageanu
  • Abdoulaye Ndoye Diop
  • Pascal Chabrot
Chapter

Abstract

Chronic pelvic pain is defined as inferior abdominal and/or pelvic cyclic or noncyclic pain, lasting for more than 6 months. It accounts for 10–40 % of the reasons for gynecological visits, a third of the indications for diagnostic celioscopy, and 15 % of hysterectomies.

Keywords

Migration Catheter Paracetamol Ketoprofen Varicocele 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Louis Boyer
    • 1
  • Agaïcha Alfidja Lankoande
    • 1
  • Antoine Maubon
    • 2
  • Anne Ravel
    • 1
  • Cristi Gageanu
    • 3
  • Abdoulaye Ndoye Diop
    • 4
  • Pascal Chabrot
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital of Clermont-FerrandClermont-FerrandFrance
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital of LimogesLimogesFrance
  3. 3.Department of Radiology, Issoire HospitalUniversity Hospital of Clermont-FerrandClermont-FerrandFrance
  4. 4.Department of RadiologyUniversity HospitalDakarSenegal

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