Foreword Fred Howard and Michael Hibner; Introduction to chronic pelvic pain Michael Hibner and Ashley Gubbles; 1. Neurobiological basis of pelvic pain Ashley Gubbels; 2. History and evaluation of patients with chronic pelvic pain Nita Desai and Mario Castellanos; 3. Psychological assesment of a female patient with chronic pelvic pain Dean Tripp, Katherine Fretz and Curtis Nickel; 4. Musculoskeletal assessment for patients with pelvic pain Lauren Hill and Karen Brandon; 5. Pharmacological management of patients with pelvic pain Diana Atashroo and Richard Cockrum; 6. Evidence for surgery in patients with pelvic pain Nita Desai and Anna Reinert; 7. Pelvic pain arising from endometriosis Mark Dassel; 8. Pelvic pain arising from interstitial cystitis or Bladder Pain Syndrome (as is mentioned in the chapter) Katherine De Souza and Charles Butrick; 9. Pelvic pain arising from pelvic congestion syndrome Nita Desai; 10. Pelvic pain arising from irritable bowel syndrome Maryam Kashi and Seetha Lakshmanan; 11. Vulvodynia Georgine Lamvu and Jorge Carrillo; 12. Pelvic pain arising from adhesive disease Joseph Maurice and Sheena Galhotra; 13. Pelvic pain arising from ovarian remnant syndrome Mohammad Islam and Javier Magrina; 14. Pudendal neuralgia Mario Castellanos and Michael Hibner; 15. Other peripheral pelvic neuralgias Katherine DeSouza and Mario Castellanos; 16. Chronic pelvic pain after gynecologic surgery Anna Reinert and Michael Hibner; 17. Pain arising from pelvic mesh implants Ashley Gubbels and Michael Hibner; 18. Treatment of sexual dysfunction arising from pelvic pain Debra Wickman; 19. Physical therapy interventions for musculoskeletal impairments in pelvic pain Lauren Hill; 20. Pelvic pain: if all else fails Michael Hibner.
A practical manual on the treatment of pelvic pain, focusing on the many gynecological and non-gynecological causes of the condition.
Michael Hibner is the Director of the Division of Surgery and Pelvic Pain at St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. He is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Creighton University School of Medicine. He also holds academic appointments at University of Arizona College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science and Arizona State University.
'This book provides a foundation for understanding chronic pelvic pain. Dr. Hibner is a well-known authority on this subject and has enlisted the assistance of numerous experts on each topic.' David M. Owens, Doody's Notes