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Case 50 - A 40-Year-Old Woman Desires Endometrial Ablation for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 November 2021

Todd R. Jenkins
Affiliation:
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Lisa Keder
Affiliation:
Ohio State University School of Medicine, Columbus
Abimola Famuyide
Affiliation:
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Kimberly S. Gecsi
Affiliation:
Medical College of Wisconsin
David Chelmow
Affiliation:
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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Summary

A 40-year-old female, gravida 2, para 2, presents to the office for preoperative consultation regarding endometrial ablation for heavy menstrual bleeding. Her last menstrual period was two weeks ago.

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Surgical Gynecology
A Case-Based Approach
, pp. 152 - 154
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2021

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