2000 Scientific Session of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 29 March–1 April 2000

  • Harlsh Aiyar
  • Published 2000 in Surgical Endoscopy


Chronic abdominal pain is a difficult problem for surgeons. Expensive diagnostic evaluations are usually not helpful. Diagnostic laparoscopy is a potentially useful instrument in the evaluation and treatment of chronic abdominal pain. We review the use c:t diagnostic laparoscopy, and propose that diagnostic laparoscopy be used early in the evaluation of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s004640000043