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Federally-Funded Study Shows More Women Can Avoid Hysterectomy for Common Problem
Date:12/27/2007

CYPRESS, Calif., Dec. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A minimally invasive procedure called endometrial ablation is as effective as hysterectomy in solving a common female complaint called "dysfunctional uterine bleeding" or DUB, according to a new federally-funded study published in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

DUB (dysfunctional uterine bleeding) can be described as abnormal bleeding which cannot be attributed to abnormalities of the female reproductive system, pharmacological interaction, intrauterine contraception, or bleeding disorders. It is also referred to menometrorrhagia.

The condition affects up to a third of all women at some point during their reproductive years, usually women over age 30. It is characterized by extremely heavy, erratic menstrual bleeding and is often accompanied by fatigue, pelvic pain and decreased quality of life. The excessive blood loss in DUB can provoke iron deficiency anemia.

"This is a very important study, proving that a minimally invasive procedure -- endometrial ablation -- can solve the problem of excessive bleeding as well as hysterectomy," commented Franklin D. Loffer, M.D., Executive Vice President/Medical Director of AAGL, the professional organization dedicated to the advancement of minimally-invasive gynecologic surgery. "Women should always be offered the least invasive, effective approach to solving her medical problems."

While hysterectomy (the removal of the uterus and in some cases the ovaries and cervix) has a long history of use to cure DUB, newer, less invasive procedures have become available in recent years. These have stirred controversy over whether hysterectomy is overused, particularly for conditions such as DUB for which more conservative approaches may be just as effective and cause fewer complications.

The new study, bearing the acronym of StopDUB for "Surgical Treatments Outcomes Project for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding," was a multi-center, randomized, con
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