Dr. Stratil discusses chronic pelvic congestion syndrome – video
Chronic pelvic congestion is the second leading cause of pelvic pain in women after endometriosis, yet it often goes undiagnosed.
In this two-minute segment of Mile High Living on Denver’s Channel 7, Peter Stratil, MD explains how ovarian vein embolization may be appropriate procedure for those women with pelvic pain due to varicose veins around the ovaries and in the pelvis.
Sometimes, other veins in the pelvis may be the culprit. Often undiagnosed, the condition can be observed on imaging if physicians are looking for it. It is important to rule out other causes and to obtain imaging that confirms the diagnosis of varicose veins in the pelvic region.
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