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Endometrial Ablation

Endometrial ablation injures the cells that line the endometrial cavity.  This leaves behind less tissue that needs to slough off each month, and thus, less bleeding with menses.  Ablation does not remove or slow down the growth of fibroids, but by burning the endometrial cells around the fibroid bleeding may be controlled.  Dr. Ofer uses a number of modalities for endometrial ablation, including Novasure which uses a fan-like instrument that transmits RF energy to burn the lining.   Dr. Ofer will discuss with you the specific advantages of each of these modalities.

AdvantagesNo incisions; Minimal post-operative pain; immediate return to normal activities; Can be done in the office with minimal anesthesia. Can be done at same time as Essure tubal sterilization (permanent birth control).

Disadvantages:  Pregnancy is not recommended after endometrial ablation; Fibroids may continue to grow and symptoms may return.

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