Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2016 • VOLUME 22 • №3

Conservative treatment of pelvic varicose veins: indications for and possibilities of therapy

Gavrilov S.G., Turishcheva O.O.

Chair of Faculty Surgery, Urology of the Therapeutic Faculty of the Russian National Research Medical University named after N.I. Pirogov, Moscow, Russia

The article is a literature review containing the data on various conservative methods of treatment for pelvic varicose veins. The authors present herein analysis of efficacy of using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, derivatives of ergot alkaloids, hormonal drugs, phleboprotectors, compression therapy in treatment of pelvic varicose veins, as well as indications for carrying out pharmacotherapy. Attention is drawn to the critically scarce number of studies dedicated to this issue, underlying the necessity of carrying out large multidisciplinary studies aimed at investigating the possibilities of non-surgical treatment of pelvic varicose veins.

KEY WORDS: pelvic varicose veins, pharmacotherapy, conservative treatment, chronic pelvic pain.

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