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Table 2 Surgical procedures and number of patients improved depending on the procedure

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

Surgical procedures Number of patients: n (%) Number of patients improved (%)
Visible endometriosis 17 (41%) 9 (53%)
USLs excisions 24 (59%) 13 (54%)
Adhesiolysis 10 (24%) 6 (60%)
Total hysterectomies 5 (12%) (1 with unilateral SO) 5 (100%)
Other adnexal procedures:  • Cystectomy  • Salpingectomy  • SO  • others 7 (17%) 5 (71%)
Excision of post hysterectomy scar 2 (5%) 1 (50%)
Uterine retroversion treatment 1 (2%) 1 (100%)
Nothing 1 (2%) 0 (0%)