Document Type : Research Article
Background: Most demanding and challenging conditions to manage across the globe in
subjects of all ages are chronic idiopathic pain syndromes. Various diagnostic advancements
have been made, pain in these subjects still presents a challenge for all available diagnostic
and management methods.
Objectives: The present study was conducted to assess the efficacy and role of diagnostic
laparoscopy in the identification of the etiology of chronic abdominal pain which is not
Materials and methods: In 30 subjects with chronic abdominal painwith unknown etiology
or who were refractory to the treatment for more than 3 months. Diagnostic laparoscopy was
done for all the subjects. The collected data were subjected to statistical evaluation and the
results were formulated.