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Pelvic Congestion Syndrome is a common cause of chronic pelvic pain. It is caused by dilation of veins within the ovaries (or testicular veins) due to valve failure of obstruction of flow. In the same ways as varicose veins on the legs, blood can pool due to a loss of vein elasticity and function. This can cause enlarged veins that appear around the vagina in women or testes in men, inner thigh or buttock.
The risk of PVCS increases after pregnancy.
You may be suffering from Pelvic Venous Congestion Syndrome if you experience three or more of these symptoms:
Here at Vein Doctors Group, we offer high-resolution ultrasound-guided examinations to confirm Pelvic Vein Congestion Syndrome.
Percutaneous Transcatheter Pelvic Vein Embolization (or Pelvic Vein Coiling) is a minimally invasive treatment performed by vascular surgeons and specially trained Interventional Radiologists.
Book a consult today if you are concerned you may have symptoms of Pelvic Venous Congestion Syndrome, contact us online or call us on 1800 4 VEINS for a consultation.
We have the facilities and expertise to diagnose and treat vein conditions such as varicose veins and PVCS.
Private Hospital Rebates are available for pelvic vein embolization procedures.