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Posted by: Balloon | 2008/12/01

Thermal Ablation - Does it work?

My GP suggested thermal ablation (Balloon therapy) for my AUB. How common is it in SA? Post op tips? And importantly: Does it work?

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Thermal ablation is done in SA. It works in more than 50% of women in the short term. There is nothing in particular to do post-op except obviously avoid intercourse for a while.

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