Treatments & Options - Endometrial Ablation
CPT code: 58563

Uterine Fibroid Tumors Treatment - Ablation

This technique destroys the endometrium using electrical laser or a heated balloon (ThermaChoice Balloon Ablation). The technique is applied to patients with abnormal bleeding not responding to surgical (DxC) or medical (hormone) treatment and patients in whom other organic lesions, including cancer, have been ruled out.

The operation is simple. A balloon in inserted through the cervix into the uterine cavity (no incision) and heated up to destroy the endometrial lining (Ablation).

This method is reported to be successful in 70% of these patients and avoids major surgery.