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Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 1998 Feb;38(1):69-72.

A 6-year review of the outcome of endometrial ablation.

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria.

Abstract

In June, 1995 a postal questionnaire was distributed to all 232 women who had an endometrial ablation at Monash Medical Centre between July, 1989 and December, 1994. Data was analyzed from the 149 who responded. Length of follow-up ranged from 6 months to 6 years 6 months. Of these 78% were satisfied with their ablation and 84% found their menses to be lighter or to have stopped. The repeat ablation rate was 13% and the hysterectomy rate was 17%.

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