J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2021 Sep 22. Epub 2021 Sep 22.
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, 501 Smyth Box 511, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1H 8L6; Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Newborn Care, University of Ottawa, Rm 7236-3, 1967 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1H 7W9; Minimally Invasive Gynecology, The Ottawa Hospital, 501 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1H 8L6.
Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the validity of laparoscopic visualization for the diagnosis of endometriosis compared with histopathology.
Methods: We conducted a retrospective chart review at a tertiary care hospital in Canada for the period of April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017. Of 1069 women, 96 were selected for having undergone laparoscopic visualization and concurrent histopathological biopsy for suspected endometriosis. Read More