Ovarian Vein Embolization for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

Chronic pelvic pain, also known as pelvic congestion syndrome, is thought to be due to problems with enlarged veins in your pelvic area. Women of childbearing age who have had more than one pregnancy may have the highest risk of pelvic congestion syndrome.

The Ovarian Vein Embolization Procedure

  • Physician blocks or embolizes the faulty vein by using an X-ray to guide the catheter through the venous system
  • Damaged vein shut off and blood flow redirected to healthier veins
  • Pressure eased on the faulty vein, restoring normal function and eliminating pain

The Ovarian Vein Embolization Procedure – What to Expect

  • Done in office
  • Return home the same day

The Ovarian Vein Embolization Procedure – Advantages

  • Office-based and minimally invasive
  • Home same day
  • Quicker recovery times
  • Very low complication rates
  • No general anesthesia needed

Could OVE be right for you?

You can also contact the IR Center directly at miu@ircenters.com or 947-999-8244.

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