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Is There a Role for Hysteroscopic Endometrial Ablation in Modern Gynecology?

  • Jose Carugno
  • Fausto Andrade


Heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) is a common gynecologic complaint. Management of patients with HMB could represent a challenge for the provider and the patient suffering from this condition. Endometrial ablation offers a minimally invasive, easy to perform surgical modality for the treatment of HMB. Adequate patient selection is essential to ensure a high efficacy and patient satisfaction. Both resectoscopic and non-resectoscopic global endometrial ablation modalities are accepted options for the current management of patients with HMB.


Heavy menstrual bleeding Endometrium Ablation Hysteroscopy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Miller School of MedicineUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA

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