Pelvic Congestive Syndrome is a chronic condition that occurs in women when varicose veins form within the pelvic region. Varicose veins are veins that become swollen, twisted, and elongated as a result of faulty vein valves. Normally, the valves in your veins work in “one way” direction as blood flows toward your heart. When these valves are damaged or don’t work well, blood can also flow backward. This blood pooling may lead to pain in the pelvic region.
There are not many risk factors that make pelvic congestive syndrome more likely. The most common is a history of past pregnancies, particularly if you have had multiple pregnancies.
Other risk factors include:
Infinity Vascular Institute provides patients with the most innovative diagnostic equipment and advanced endovascular treatment options in an outpatient setting, also known as an Office-Based Lab (OBL). More specifically, we offer: