Pelvic pain in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms: challenges in diagnosis and treatment’

Workshop 16

Workshop Schedule

14:00

Bernhard Schuessler

14:10

None

14:15

Tilemachos Kavvadias

14:25

None

14:30

Kaven Baessler

14:45

None

14:50

All

15:20

None

15:30

None

16:00

All

16:40

All

Aims & Objectives

Advanced
180 minutes
Painful Bladder Syndromes/IC
Pelvic pain Lower urinary tract symptoms Pelvic myofascial triggerpoints
Urologists, Urogynecologists, Physiotherapeutists, Physicians who attend to patients with pelvic pain

The aim of this Workshop is to make the audience familiar with the various clinical aspects of pelvic pain, specifically in the patient with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Current definitions and diagnostic tools along with pitfalls during the assessment of pelvic pain will be discussed. Furthermore, currently available treatment options will be presented together with an up to date review of the literature. Ultimate goal is to help physicians build a consistent concept in the assessment and treatment of pelvic pain in the patient with LUTS. In a hands-on session, vaginal and rectal palpation will be practiced using pelvic models to ensure understanding of the anatomy and function