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Hologic, the sponsor of this website, offers the following procedures as a treatment option.

NovaSure Endometrial Ablation

This one-time five minute procedure is designed to remove the uterine lining-the endometrium-which is a part of your body that can cause heavy bleeding. Be aware that the NovaSure endometrial ablation is for those who do not plan on having children in the future.

MyoSure

This safe and effective procedure removes uterine fibroids and polyps that can cause heavy bleeding – while preserving your ability to have children in the future.

Always remember that everyone’s body is unique. Talk to your doctor about the benefits and risks of all treatment options. Together, you can choose the right treatment option for you.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

NovaSure® endometrial ablation is for premenopausal women with heavy periods due to benign causes who are finished childbearing. Pregnancy following the NovaSure procedure can be dangerous. The NovaSure procedure is not for those who have or suspect uterine cancer; have an active genital, urinary or pelvic infection; or an IUD. NovaSure endometrial ablation is not a sterilization procedure. Rare but serious risks include, but are not limited to, thermal injury, perforation and infection. Temporary side effects may include cramping, nausea, vomiting, discharge and spotting. Inform patients to contact you if they experience a possible side effect related to use of this product. For detailed benefit and risk information, please consult the IFU.

The MyoSure® hysteroscopic tissue removal system is intended for hysteroscopic intrauterine procedures by trained gynecologists to resect and remove tissue including submucous myomas, endometrial polyps and retained products of conception. It is not appropriate for patients who are or may be pregnant, or are exhibiting pelvic infection, cervical malignancies or previously diagnosed endometrial cancer.