Expert Opinion: Broken Play Laparoscopy - What to do when there's no findings?

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2020 Jul:250:124-125. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2020.03.037. Epub 2020 May 7.


A short review of the uncomfortable scenario of a negative laparoscopy when expecting endometriosis, adhesive disease or other pathology. The article reviews different commonly used but rarely documented strategies for ameliorating pelvic pain in the absence of clear pathology.

Keywords: Endometriosis; Laparoscopy; Minimally invasive surgery; Ovarian cysts; Pelvic pain.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Endometriosis* / surgery
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Laparoscopy*
  • Pelvic Pain / etiology