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How does NovaSure endometrial ablation procedure work to treat heavy periods?

NovaSure endometrial ablation, is a one-time, 5-minute in-office procedure trusted by over 2 million 1 women.

NovaSure® is an endometrial ablation (EA) procedure that can reduce or stop menstrual bleeding. It works by removing the endometrium, or the lining of the uterus (the part that causes the bleeding), with a quick delivery of radiofrequency energy.

NovaSure endometrial ablation procedure steps and how it works:

NovaSure: Heavy Period Treatment Step 1   Your doctor slightly opens your cervix (the opening to the uterus), inserts a slender wand, and extends a triangular mesh device into the uterus
NovaSure: Heavy Period Treatment Step 2   The mesh gently expands, fitting to the size and shape of your uterus
NovaSure: Heavy Period Treatment Step 3   Precisely measured radio frequency energy is delivered through the mesh for about 90 seconds
NovaSure: Heavy Period Treatment Step 4   The mesh device is pulled back into the wand, and both are removed from the uterus.


No part of the NovaSure endometrial ablation device remains inside your body after the NovaSure procedure.

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Find out what to expect with the NovaSure procedure for treating heavy periods

1.Hologic Inc., Data on file, 2014.

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