Endometrial Ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that is designed to create scarring within the uterine cavity and destroy the endometrial lining. This procedure effectively treats troublesome irregular or heavy menstrual periods by significantly decreasing or eliminating menstrual bleeding.
An endometrial ablation is ideal for women who have completed childbearing and are experiencing persistent irregular or heavy bleeding. The Novasure ablation is performed by gently dilating the cervix and using a radiofrequency array heated mesh within the uterine cavity. There are no incisions. Patients experience minimal down time and can return to normal activities the following day.