How can endometrial ablation be done?
Uterine ablation can be done using the following processes: • Electricity In this process a resectscope with a loop or rolling ball electrode is used. • Heat This process uses radio frequency and a balloon that has been filed with a saline solution that has been heated to 85 C. • Freezing • Laser Beams How do I know if uterine ablation is right for me? Your physician will help your decide if uterine ablation is right for you by taking your medical history. Apart from that he/she might also conduct other tests such as blood tests, uterine lining sampling, ultrasonography and/or hysteroscopy. What does this procedure involve? In this procedure a narrow viewing tube is inserted through the cervix and the vagina into the uterus. A camera that is fitted to the viewing tube allows the cavity to be shown on a TV monitor during the surgery. Once the cavity is viewed, it is filled with a harmless liquid and then burned or vaporized using a heat generated tool that is inserted through the viewin