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Journal Club: Interventional Options to Treat Persistent Pelvic Pain Syndrome Spine & Nerve podcast

    • Health & Fitness

In this week's episode of the Spine & Nerve podcast, Drs. Julie Hastings, Nicolas Karvelas, and Brian Joves present a journal club on interventional management of patients with persistent pelvic pain syndrome.

Three different interventions are covered in the articles presented, showing a range on invasiveness and diversity of targets to help moderate the pain symptoms.

Listen as the doctors dive in and discuss these articles and discuss ways these articles might help patients living with persistent pelvic pain syndrome and the physicians caring for them.

This podcast is for information and educational purposes only, it is not meant to be medical or career advice. If anything discussed may pertain to you, please seek council with your healthcare provider. The views expressed are those of the individuals expressing them, they may not represent the views of Spine & Nerve.


References:
1. Hong DG, Hwang SM, Park JM. Efficacy of ganglion impar block on vulvodynia: Case series and results of mid- and long-term follow-up. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021;100(30):e26799.
2. Agarwal-Kozlowski K, Lorke DE, Habermann CR, Am Esch JS, Beck H. CT-guided blocks and neuroablation of the ganglion impar (Walther) in perineal pain: anatomy, technique,
safety, and efficacy. Clin J Pain. 2009 Sep;25(7):570-6.
3. Istek A, Gungor Ugurlucan F, Yasa C, Gokyildiz S, Yalcin O. Randomized trial of long-term effects of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation on chronic pelvic pain. Arch Gynecol Obstet 2014;290(2):291–8
4. Hunter CW, Yang A. Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation for Chronic Pelvic Pain: A Case Series and Technical Report on a Novel Lead Configuration. Neuromodulation. 2019 Jan;22(1):87-95. doi: 10.1111/ner.12801. Epub 2018 Aug 1. PMID: 30067887.

In this week's episode of the Spine & Nerve podcast, Drs. Julie Hastings, Nicolas Karvelas, and Brian Joves present a journal club on interventional management of patients with persistent pelvic pain syndrome.

Three different interventions are covered in the articles presented, showing a range on invasiveness and diversity of targets to help moderate the pain symptoms.

Listen as the doctors dive in and discuss these articles and discuss ways these articles might help patients living with persistent pelvic pain syndrome and the physicians caring for them.

This podcast is for information and educational purposes only, it is not meant to be medical or career advice. If anything discussed may pertain to you, please seek council with your healthcare provider. The views expressed are those of the individuals expressing them, they may not represent the views of Spine & Nerve.


References:
1. Hong DG, Hwang SM, Park JM. Efficacy of ganglion impar block on vulvodynia: Case series and results of mid- and long-term follow-up. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021;100(30):e26799.
2. Agarwal-Kozlowski K, Lorke DE, Habermann CR, Am Esch JS, Beck H. CT-guided blocks and neuroablation of the ganglion impar (Walther) in perineal pain: anatomy, technique,
safety, and efficacy. Clin J Pain. 2009 Sep;25(7):570-6.
3. Istek A, Gungor Ugurlucan F, Yasa C, Gokyildiz S, Yalcin O. Randomized trial of long-term effects of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation on chronic pelvic pain. Arch Gynecol Obstet 2014;290(2):291–8
4. Hunter CW, Yang A. Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation for Chronic Pelvic Pain: A Case Series and Technical Report on a Novel Lead Configuration. Neuromodulation. 2019 Jan;22(1):87-95. doi: 10.1111/ner.12801. Epub 2018 Aug 1. PMID: 30067887.

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