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How effective is endometrial ablation?

Endometrial ablation is a procedure that destroys the lining of the uterus. It is often used in place of a hysterectomy as it is less invasive. Endometrial ablation is a very effective method to manage heavy burdensome menstrual cycles. After ablation, approximately 90% of women will have no periods, lighter periods, or normal periods.

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