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Related to thermal ablation: Endometrial ablation
destruction of tissue by application of heat. Ablation of the endometrium as a treatment for menorrhagia is performed by placing a balloon filled with hot water in the uterine cavity.
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Destruction of tissue by heating it (as with a microwave or radiofrequency energy) to temperatures at which cells cannot survive.
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