Pelvic congestion syndrome is really quite common - but is often forgotten about by doctors.
have pelvic congestion.
However, it is rarely diagnosed by family doctors nor by gynaecologists, who do not check the pelvic veins.
This video uses animations to show the causes and treatments of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome, Pelvic Vein Reflux, May-Thurner Syndrome and Nutcracker Syndrome. It describes how pelvic veins can cause pelvic pain and leg varicose veins.
The aim of this website is to promote the understanding of pelvic congestion and to show what medical problems it causes.
In addition, information on the investigations and treatments of the pelvic veins that cause pelvic congestion will be explained.
Finally, the PCS News section will blog new research results in pelvic congestion, May-Thurner and Nutcracker, to help patients understand what is current in this common condition.