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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: Chronic pelvic pain and the role of exploratory laparoscopy as diagnostic and therapeutic tool: a retrospective observational study

Characteristics Patients
Age Range 18–45 years old; mean 32 years old
VAS score Mean 8.8/10 (± 0.9)
Complementary examinations
 • Barium enema  • Colonoscopy  • Pelvic computerized tomography (CT)  • Pelvic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) 27% 5% 17% 68%
Medical history of abdomino-pelvic surgery
 • Endometriosis  • Other abdomino-pelvic surgery 17% 56%
Parity 46% nulliparous