This medical procedure is used to help women suffering from excessively heavy periods and prolonged bleeding. With the help of this procedure, the endometrial lining of the uterus is destroyed. This treatment is usually sought when other measures to curb excessive bleeding, have not worked.
HOW IS ENDOMETRIAL ABLATION DIAGNOSED?
All those females, of reproductive age, undergoing any abnormal uterine bleeding which is prolonged and heavy and fails to respond to conventional treatment are asked to get an endometrial ablation by their gynaecologist.
HOW IS ENDOMETRIAL ABLATION TREATED?
There are multiple methods of performing an endometrial ablation such as: 1.Ablation using laser beam 2.Ablation using heat. This can be done using a heated saline liquid, radiofrequency or thermal balloon 3. Microwave 4. Electricity 5. Freezing
DID YOU KNOW?
Women usually get rid of heavy bleeding after the procedure and few of them have their monthly cycles come to an end. Younger women usually do not require endometrial ablation in comparison to older women. Relapse in either cases is possible.