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Two cases of leiomyoma necrosis after thermal balloon endometrial ablation

Robson, Stephen


The presence of intramural leiomyomas is not necessarily a contraindication to thermal balloon endometrial ablation, provided there is minimal distortion of the endometrial cavity. We report 2 cases of necrosis of intramural leiomyomas after the procedure. These cases illustrate a potential complication of thermal balloon endometrial ablation that has been reported only once previously in the medical literature.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmig.2006.09.015


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