During thermal balloon ablation, the doctor dilates the woman’s cervix and then passes an instrument with a balloon attached through the vagina into the uterus and inflates it with heated fluid that destroys the endometr... More »

Mayo Clinic describes ablation therapy as an alternative to open surgery in which abnormal tissues are sought and injured or destroyed. This therapy is less invasive than traditional methods and recovery time is shorter.... More »

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When performing an outpatient hysteroscopy, a doctor inserts a thin tube called a hysteroscope through the vagina to examine the cervix and uterus using a local anesthetic or no anesthetic, explains Johns Hopkins Medicin... More »

A thermal endometrial ablation works by using heat to destroy the lining of the uterus, or endometrium, explains WebMD. The heat can be generated either by radiofrequency, through normal heated saline, or through a ballo... More »

Thickening of the endometrium, or the lining of the uterus, is caused by many different factors, some pregnancy related and some nonpregnancy related, notes Radiopaedia.org. Thickening of the uterine lining is caused by ... More »

When looking at a diagram of the female reproductive system from the front, the uterus is in the middle between the two fallopian tubes and above the cervix and vagina, according to WebMD. It is shaped somewhat like an u... More »

Some of the female private parts include the vagina, the clitoris, the uterus and the cervix, according to Everyday Health. There are both internal and external parts, but only the external parts can be seen, and they ma... More »