What is the role of roller-ball endometrial ablation in the treatment of menorrhagia?

Updated: Dec 20, 2018
  • Author: Julia A Shaw, MD, MBA, FACOG; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Roller-ball endometrial ablation essentially is the same as TCRE, except that a heated roller ball is used to destroy the endometrium (instead of the wire loop).

It has the same requirements, risks, and outcome success as TCRE.

Satisfaction rates are equal to those of TCRE.


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