Table 1

Summary of studies that have examined the relation between clinical and laparoscopic findings in suspected PID cases

Clinic populationCountrySample size (laparoscopically diagnosed PID/non-laparoscopically diagnosed PID)Author
*Both studies use data collected by Lund University.11
A&E = accident and emergency; O&G = obstetrics and gynaecology; STD = sexually transmitted disease.
O&GSweden716 (532/184)Jacobson* 19693
O&GFinland35 (26/9)Lehtinen 19867
O&GSweden552 (414/138)Hadgu* 19865
O&G/A&E/STDUSA36 (22/14)Wasserheit 19864
O&GFinland41 (31/10)Paavonen 19896
O&GUSA176 (134/42)Morcos 19938
O&GCzech Republic141 (43/98)Cibula 20019