Laparoscopic surgical approach for the treatment of piriformis syndrome: Intrapelvic decompression technique


Kale A., Basol G., Gundogdu E. C. , Mat E., Yildiz G., Kuru B., ...More

JOURNAL OF ENDOMETRIOSIS AND PELVIC PAIN DISORDERS, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/22840265211045610
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ENDOMETRIOSIS AND PELVIC PAIN DISORDERS
  • Keywords: Laparoscopy, pain, piriformis syndrome, sacral nerve root, sciatic nerve, DIAGNOSIS

Abstract

Introduction: Piriformis syndrome is an uncommon disease resulting from the piriformis muscle's compression of the sciatic nerve. Pain and numbness in the buttocks and down the leg are the most common symptoms. This study analyzes the laparoscopic surgical treatment of piriformis syndrome.