COG#9 - Persistent Pelvic Pain
Jul 19th, 2018 by Conversations in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Persistent pelvic pain is common, affecting 15-25% of women. Women experiencing persistent pelvic pain often experience a delay in diagnosis and may also experience associated negative psychological, behavioural, cognitive and sexual consequences sometime worsened because of this delay. Check out this excellent presentation “Persistent Pelvic Pain - The Big Picture - Dr Susan Evans” from Pelvic Pain Foundation on Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/163056418. Treating women with persistent pain can be complex - but there is hope!
This month on COG we talk to Dr Sawsan As-Sanie about the evolving science around chronic pelvic pain, and optimal techniques for diagnosis and management. Then journal club explores 3 offerings from the latest literature.
In journal club we discuss 3 articles:
Allaire, Catherine, et al. "Chronic pelvic pain in an interdisciplinary setting: 1-year prospective cohort." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 218.1 (2018): 114-e1.
As-Sanie, Sawsan, et al. "Opioid prescribing patterns, patient use, and postoperative pain after hysterectomy for benign indications." Obstetrics & Gynecology 130.6 (2017): 1261-1268.
Saxena, Rahul, et al. "Effects of yogic intervention on pain scores and quality of life in females with chronic pelvic pain." International journal of yoga 10.1 (2017): 9.