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2021 Feb 25

Curr Pain Headache Rep



A Comprehensive Update of the Superior Hypogastric Block for the Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain.


Urits I, Schwartz R, Herman J, Berger AA, Lee D, Lee C, Zamarripa AM, Slovek A, Habib K, Manchikanti L, Kaye AD, Viswanath O
Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2021 Feb 25; 25(3):13.
PMID: 33630172.


This is a comprehensive review of the superior hypogastric block for the management of chronic pelvic pain. It reviews the background, including etiology, epidemiology, and current treatment available for chronic pelvic pain. It then presents the superior hypogastric block and reviews the seminal and most recent evidence about its use in chronic pelvic pain.