Pre-operative endometrial thinning agents before endometrial destruction for heavy menstrual bleeding.

@article{Tan2013PreoperativeET,
  title={Pre-operative endometrial thinning agents before endometrial destruction for heavy menstrual bleeding.},
  author={Yu Hwee Tan and Anne E Lethaby},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={11},
  pages={
          CD010241
        }
}
BACKGROUND Heavy menstrual bleeding is one of the most common reasons for referral of premenopausal women to a gynaecologist. Although medical therapy is generally first line, many women eventually will require further treatment. Endometrial ablation by hysteroscopic and more recent "second-generation" devices such as balloon, radiofrequency or microwave ablation offers a day-case surgical alternative to hysterectomy. Complete endometrial destruction is one of the main determinants of treatment… CONTINUE READING

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