It is currently used as an alternative to avoid having a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus), unnecessary, it should be applied in patients who have heavy bleeding or other benign diseases such as polyps, myomas: intra uterine, endometrial hyperplasia and other type of uterine diseases, this technique should not be used in patients who have CA of endometrium or who still wish to have pregnancies.
It consists in the thermal extirpation of the inner layer of the uterus, called “endometrium”, after the visualization of the uterine cavity with the use of a very thin optical equipment, of last generation, known as hysteroscope and the use of these new technologies that cauterize the endometrial cavity allow to diminish the hemorrhages, the anemia and to alleviate the menstrual pain.
COMPARATIVE ADVANTAGES BETWEEN CONVENTIONAL HYSTERECTOMY AND ENDOMETRIAL ABLATION
New technologies that are being used for Endometrial Ablation
Radio Frequency and Argon