Update: Options in endometrial ablation
This supplement was supported by Boston Scientific, Ethicon Women’s Health and Urology, and Hologic.
Three gynecologic surgeons—Mark H. Glasser, MD, Malcolm G. Munro, MD, FRCS(c), FACOG, and Padmavathy Tummula, MD— describe their experience with the use 3 endometrial ablation technologies, with an overview from Joseph Sanfilippo, MD, MBA.
The surgeons discuss the Hydro ThermAblator® System, the Gynecare ThermaChoice® Uterine Balloon Therapy System, and NovaSure® System Bipolar Radio Frequency Technology. They also review the medical literature and talk about desired outcomes, complication rates, patient satisfaction, in-office procedures, coding, and practice pearls.
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Video of an in-office NovaSure procedure performed with paracervical
block, by Royce T. Adkins, M.D., Clinical Instructor, Department of
OBGYN: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
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