Chronic pelvic pain in women

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Key articles

Engeler D, Baranowski AP, Berghmans B, et al; European Association of Urology. Guidelines on chronic pelvic pain. 2022 [internet publication].Full text

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Practice bulletin no. 114: management of endometriosis. Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Jul;116(1):223-36. Abstract

Yunker A, Sathe NA, Reynolds WS, et al. Systematic review of therapies for noncyclic chronic pelvic pain in women. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2012 Jul;67(7):417-25. Abstract

Hanno PM, Erickson D, Moldwin R, et al; American Urological Association. Diagnosis and treatment of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome: AUA guideline amendment. J Urol. 2015 May;193(5):1545-53.Full text  Abstract

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