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What Bioengineers Should Know About Flow Measurement for Endometrial Ablation

By John Haberstock 14 Apr 2020

Endometrial ablation is performed to stop or reduce heavy menstrual bleeding in women who do not plan to have any children. The procedure uses microwave energy, Transonic_LPthumb_11-Endometrial-Ablationradiofrequency energy, or direct heat or cold to rid the uterus of its endometrial lining, and employs several modalities including: 

  • Electricity
  • Hydrothermal
  • Balloon
  • Radiofrequency and more

 

The downside of these methods is that patients have to be put under general anesthesia and have a longer recovery time. 

Learn more about how volume flow measurement can lessen the downsides of this procedure in this guide.

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