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Endometrial ablation (NovaSure)

NovaSure endometrial ablation is a once-off procedure lasting less than 10 minutes, to effectively reduce or stop heavy periods.

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What is endometrial ablation?

Endometrial Ablation involves destruction of the lining of the womb to prevent heavy periods.  One form of this is the NovaSure device, which uses radio frequency energy in a very precisely controlled manner. 

The procedure involves inserting a thin rod, a little smaller than the diameter of a pen, through the cervix and into the uterine cavity.  A micro-mesh is then extruded from the tip to fill the uterine cavity. After activation of the safety features, the ablation takes place.

The advantage of this over other techniques is that it takes a short time (approximately 90 seconds) and this therefore makes it particularly suitable for those women who don’t want to have a general anaesthetic. Some studies have shown it to have higher rates of amenorrhoea (no periods) and longer lasting effects than other techniques.

The safety features of the treatment give it a very low complication rate.

Content for this treatment has been provided by Mr Mark Ford, Consultant Gynaecologist practicing at Mount Alvernia Hospital

When you choose to go private with Circle Health Group, you can expect:   

  • Flexible appointment times and locations to fit your routine  
  • The freedom to choose which hospital and Consultant suit your needs  
  • Personalised, Consultant-led treatment plans tailored to your individual needs  
  • Comfortable and safe private facilities maintained by expert multidisciplinary teams  
  • Support by the same compassionate clinical team from beginning to end  
  • Affordable, fixed-price packages with aftercare included  
  • Flexible payment options to spread the cost of your care

If you would like to learn more about this procedure, book your appointment online today or call a member of our team directly on 0141 300 5009.

Specialists offering Endometrial ablation (NovaSure)

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Mr Tunde Dada

Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician

MB BS MD MRCOG

The Chiltern Hospital 2 more The Saxon Clinic The Shelburne Hospital

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Miss Avanti Patil

Consultant Gynaecologist

MBBS, DFFP, MRCOG

The Shelburne Hospital 1 more The Chiltern Hospital

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Mr Christopher Wayne

Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician

MBChB, MRCOG, Dip Ven

The Shelburne Hospital 1 more The Chiltern Hospital

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