Factors Influencing the Outcome after Endometrial Laser Ablation: A Review of 600 Cases

@article{Garry1994FactorsIT,
  title={Factors Influencing the Outcome after Endometrial Laser Ablation: A Review of 600 Cases},
  author={Garry and Shelley-Jones and Mooney},
  journal={The Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists},
  year={1994},
  volume={1 4, Part 2},
  pages={S11}
}
A consecutive series of 524 patients who had undergone 600 endometrial laser ablations (ELA) were surveyed by mailed questionnaire to determine their response to the procedure. Five hundred one (96%) of the women replied. No major operative morbidity had occurred. The mean duration of follow-up was 15 months (range 6 to 42 months). The absolute amenorrhea rate was only 29%, but in 95% the volume of bleeding was significantly reduced. The frequency of menstruation was reduced in 37% of the… CONTINUE READING