What is Uterine ablation?

Category: Surgeries


Uterine ablation is the destruction of the lining of the uterus. This surgical procedure could be to treat a condition.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Heavy Periods 4 1
Irregular menstrual periods 3 0
Uterine Fibroids 2 0
Cesarean section (C-section) 1 0
Dysmenorrhea 1 1
Menorrhagia (heavy menstrual flow) 1 0

Show all 7 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Uterine ablation

Side effect Patients


Stopped having Uterine ablation

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 11
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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