Endometrial ablation successful against menstrual bleeding
- Created: February 17, 2009
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By Abimbola Famuyide, MBBS, Ob/Gyn, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
January 7, 2009
Menorrhagia, or excessive menstrual bleeding, is common and many women may seek treatment when this interferes with their daily life. Endometrial ablation is one of these treatments, a procedure that destroys the endometrial lining of the uterus through different methods to stop bleeding. The best candidates for this procedure, according to this article, are women over age 45, have not had tubal ligation, and have not had menstrual pain before this procedure.