- Endometriosis causes inflammation, debilitating pain, and infertility
- Pain symptoms can lead to reduction in quality of life and narcotic dependence
- This condition affects as many as 1 in 10 women
- Women are often misdiagnosed for years
- Diagnosis currently relies on an invasive surgery
- Advances in detection, symptom care, or possible cures has been limited by a lack of available research funding
The Chronic Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis Center will:
- Improve early diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis and other pelvic pain disorders
- Measure outcomes to develop best treatment practices
- Approach care as a unified team through providing Gynecology, Psychiatry, and Pelvic Floor
- Physical therapy evaluations at one visit
- Coordinate care for patients throughout hospital departments
- Help address appropriate and effective pain control methods
- Advance research progress through tissue sample collection and coordination of resources
You can make a difference!
To make a donation or learn more about how you can support the launch of the new center, contact Laura Jacko at 412-641-8192 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about participating in research or becoming a patient, contact the office of Dr. Nicole Donnellan at 412-641-8769.