Uterine sparing surgery as an alternative to hysterectomy in the management of heavy menstrual bleeding is the subject of this presentation by Gynaecologist, Endosurgeon and Infertility Specialist Dr Kate McIlwaine. She covers the pathophysiology and classification of heavy menstrual bleeding, the assessment and management of patients with this condition, and offers a detailed look at the surgical techniques available.
- Overview of the pathophysiology and classification of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding.
- Outline of the initial assessment, immediate management and when to refer a patient on for specialist management will be outlined
- An understanding of the uterine sparing surgical techniques in the management of heavy menstrual bleeding including Myomectomy (hysteroscopic, laparoscopic and open), Endometrial Ablation techniques, Uterine Artery Embolisation and Magnetic Resonance – guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS)
- Revision of indications for hysterectomy and a user-friendly algorithm for the management of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding.
Uterine Sparing Surgical Techniques in the Management of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (30 mins of CPD)