The comparative cost effectiveness of endometrial ablation
and hysterectomy highlights important trade-offs for patients and providers to consider when selecting between treatment options, such as the need for future procedures or the potential for rare, but serious, complications," the researchers wrote.
often is performed in the office for AUB management.
The clinical presentation of amenorrhea with cyclic pelvic pain in a woman with history of endometrial ablation
should always arouse the suspicion of intra uterine adhesions with probable hematometra and cervical stenosis.
Amongst these techniques Thermal Balloon Endometrial Ablation
(TBEA) is one of the alternatives.
with a Thermal Balloon: The First 10 Years.
Three uterine perforations occurred during endometrial ablation
and required treatment.
Another technique - fluid-filled thermal balloon endometrial ablation
- was also recommended for use in the NHS in England and Wales after both methods were judged to be clinically and cost- effective by the watchdog last year.
Nice also backed the use of balloon thermal endometrial ablation
- a technique that uses a heated balloon to destroy the lining of the uterus.
The new report published in the New England Journal of Medicine is the first study to show the long-term benefits of endometrial ablation
, according to the researchers.
A procedure known as endometrial ablation
is the newest technique available to stop both excessive bleeding and cramping in women, offering the dual benefits of lower cost and less recovery time, notes Gilbert Haas, chief of the Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Section, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
The segments and subsegments covered in this report include bone densitometry, breast biopsy, breast imaging, OB/GYN ultrasound imaging, assisted reproduction, global endometrial ablation
, endometrial resection, uterine fibroid embolization, hysteroscopes, colposcopes, female sterilization and fluid management.
Unfortunately, this can occur even in patients who seem to be "ideal" candidates for endometrial ablation
27 November 2014 - Massachusetts US-based diagnostic products developer Hologic Inc (NASDAQ: HOLX) said it has launched the next-generation NovaSure 6mm global endometrial ablation
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust are seeking suppliers to provide a range of endometrial ablation
devices to ensure patient choice and promote standardisation of clinical practice.
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - A thermal balloon endometrial ablation
provided long-lasting benefit to women with dysmenorrhea, with 86% saying the benefits lasted for up to 11 years, and 82% reporting that they needed no further treatment for the condition.