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Endometrial ablation is a procedure used to destroy the inner lining of the uterus (endometrium). There are different ways to do endometrial ablation, such as with a laser, electricity, or heat.
Endometrial ablation may be done to reduce heavy, prolonged
menstrual bleeding or other abnormal vaginal bleeding. The lining of the uterus
heals by scarring. Scarring usually reduces or prevents bleeding.
Current as of:
October 13, 2016
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kevin C. Kiley, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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