ThermaChoice III Under Local Sedation in the Office Setting

2014-07-23 21:30:26 | BioPortfolio


Investigational study to determine if an endometrial ablation for heavy uterine bleeding, can be tolerated in the office setting without the use of intravenous medication.


A safe and effective treatment , called endometrial ablation, has been used in a hospital setting under general anesthesia for the treatment of heavy uterine bleeding. This study will evaluate if patients would tolerate the same procedure in an office setting using local anesthetics and common pain medication. This study will include twenty patients.

Study Design

Observational Model: Defined Population, Primary Purpose: Screening, Time Perspective: Longitudinal, Time Perspective: Prospective


Heavy Uterine Bleeding


Grand Valley Gynecologists, PC
Grand Rapids
United States




Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogynecology Institute of Michigan

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