Endometrial Ablation Topic Guide
Endometrial Ablation: Endometrial ablation is a procedure in which the lining of the uterus is destroyed. Endometrial ablation is generally performed when other treatment options for abnormal vaginal bleeding have been exhausted. There are different methods of endometrial ablation including: laser beam, electricity, freezing, heating, or microwave energy.
Uterine Fibroids Uterine fibroids are benign tumors (non-cancerous tumors) of a woman's uterus. The exact reason why some women develop uterine fibroids is not known. Obesity, nulliparity, and early menstruation are conditions associated with uterine fibroids. Some of the symptoms of uterine fibroids include irregular vaginal bleeding, constipation, lower abdominal pain, infertility, and more. Treatment of a uterine fibroid depends on the size and location of the fibroid.