Life After An Endometrial Ablation

Late-Onset Endometrial Ablation Failures

by Morris Wortman, MD FACOG

Endometrial Ablation (EA) is a widely used minimally invasive technique to manage heavy or abnormal periods. Nearly 500,000 of them are performed in the United States each year. Although EA may not be a perfect answer for everyone suffering from abnormal periods its advantages include the following:

  • It can be performed in a physician’s office,
  • It requires very little time off from work—compared to hysterectomy,
  • It is far safer than hysterectomy

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