Ultrasound of Pelvic Pain in the Non-Pregnant Patient: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Ultrasound of Pelvic Pain in the Non-Pregnant Patient

1st Edition

Edited by Juan Luis Alcázar, María Ángela Pascual, Stefano Guerriero

CRC Press

112 pages | 100 Color Illus. | 100 B/W Illus.

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Description

There are many possible causes of pelvic pain in a non-pregnant female patient, and it has been estimated to be responsible for nearly 40% of all visits by female patients to a family doctor and 10% of all referrals to specialist gynecologists. However, the topic of how to investigate and diagnose has been surprisingly neglected in print. This important and much-needed text from an internationally respected expert shows how important ultrasound can be as a tool for physicians caring for women's health.

Table of Contents

Benign adnexal masses and adnexal torsion. Pelvic endometriosis. Ovulation, hemorrhagic cyst, and hyperstimulation syndrome. Pelvic inflammatory disease. Dysmenorrhea and adenomyosis. Uterine myoma. Müllerian anomalies. Pelvic congestion syndrome and pelvic adhesions. Non-gynecologic causes of pelvic pain.

About the Editors

Juan Luis Alcázar MD, PhD

Co-Chairman and Professor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical School, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

Maria Angela Pascual, MD, PhD

Head of Gynecological Diagnostic Imaging Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproduction, Hospital Universitari Dexeus, Barcelona, Spain

Stefano Guerriero, MD

Professor, Department of Gynecology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED029000
MEDICAL / Family & General Practice
MED033000
MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics