Fibroid tumors are noncancerous (benign) growths that develop in the muscular wall of the uterus. While fibroids do not always cause symptoms, their size and location can lead to problems for some women, including pain and heavy bleeding.
Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
Pelvic Congestions Syndrome is essentially varicose veins in the pelvis. It is the cause of chronic pelvic pain in approximately 13 – 14 % of women. Research has shown that 1 in every 7 women, and 1 in 5 women who have had children, have varicose veins that come from the pelvis.
Shrenik Shah, MD
Southwest Atlanta Vascular Care
Dr. Shah is a Vascular and Interventional Radiologist and the medical director of Preferred Vascular Group’s Southwest center. He specializes in performing endovascular artery and vein procedures.