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Diagnostic Laparoscopy in the Future: Negative Aspects

Smit B Solanki

Keywords : Endometriosis, Laparoscopy, Surgical management

Citation Information : Solanki SB. Diagnostic Laparoscopy in the Future: Negative Aspects. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2023; 15 (4):486-489.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-2273

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 16-09-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Endometriosis affects a woman's quality of life significantly in around 80% of cases of sterility and severe pelvic pain. Adolescent patients experience disproportionately long delays in receiving a diagnosis for this illness, which is very frequently diagnosed an average of 6 years later. Invasive procedures are used as the primary diagnostic, and access to specialist treatment is restricted, which contributes to this in some measure. While essential for the diagnosis and management of endometriosis, laparoscopy has been shown to be less cost-effective than empiric traditional therapy and to place more emphasis on the patient and the overall clinical course. We learn more about the complexity of this condition as new research becomes available. The effectiveness of laparoscopy has been proven to vary, with high rates of recurrence and varied symptom relief over time. Laparoscopy is more advantageous for advanced disease and deep infiltrating endometriosis. Studies have also shown a slight correlation between the amount of discomfort felt by patients and the stage and location of lesions. This article examines future prospects and alternatives while also evaluating present endometriosis care guidelines and the appropriateness of diagnostic laparoscopy.

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