MyFlow®

MyFlow®Endometrial Ablation

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Novasure Endometrial Ablation in Cincinnati, Ohio

Imagine LIFE Without Periods

Novasure is the main device used for MyFlow® Endometrial Ablation at Amy Brenner MD and Associates in Cincinnati OH. MyFlow® , most commonly known as an endometrial ablation, is a minimally invasive treatment that uses technology to treat the thin layer of the lining of the uterus to reduce menstrual bleeding. In 60% of women, menstrual bleeding completely stops after MyFlow®, in the remaining women menstrual bleeding is reduced to normal or lighter levels.

MyFlow® in Cincinnati OH is an excellent option for women with excessive menstrual bleeding who no longer desire to bear children.

Imagine Life Without a Period!

How many times have you had to say no to various activities and events because you were worried about leaking through a pad or tampon? How about planning a beach vacation, only to realize you will be stuck inside with your period?

MyFlow® allows women to have greater confidence over their lives and schedules and avoid embarrassing accidents! MyFlow® can give women the freedom be liberated from feminine protection forever and enjoy intimacy with their partner any time of the month.

The Procedure

Details.

What it Treats

  • Heavy menstrual flow

Procedure Time

Actual procedure time 2 min or less (total office time approximately 90 min)

Recovery Time

Minimal to none

Side Effects

Minimal to none

How does MyFlow® Ablation work?

MyFlow® Ablation in Cincinnati OH uses a variety of different devices (Novasure, Genesys HTA) to remove just the lining of your uterus which is the part of the uterus that causes the heavy bleeding. Devices that are used to perform this procedure are customized the the patients medical history and anatomy. Novasure and Genesys HTA (Hydrothermal ablation) devices are FDA approved devices that are used in our office to perform the MyFlow® procedure.This procedure is for women who do not wish to have any more children. Endometrial ablation procedures do not affect any hormones.

Process & Results

MyFlow®

Step 1.

The Consultation

We perform a thorough history and physical examination of the patient. Depending on the patient’s age and history, we usually perform additional testing including pap smears, blood test, biopsy of the lining of the uterus and an ultrasound. Our physicians then discuss options for the treatments of excessive/abnormal menstrual bleeding based on the findings and discuss the pros/cons , recovery and potential side effects of each option.

Step 2.

Schedule the MyFlow® Ablation

 

If MyFlow® is right for you, our office will contact your insurance company and determine your specific insurance benefits. Our scheduling nurse reviews the logistics of having this procedure in our office under local or IV sedation. Medications are prescribed to be taken before and after the procedure.

Step 3.

Day of the Procedure

MyFlow® endometrial ablation is performed in our AAAASF accredited office surgical suite under IV sedation or with local numbing medication in the uterus. You will need a driver on the day of the procedure. Expect to be in the office for 2 hours to allow time for both preparation and recovery. For the procedure itself, for the physician places a small insert into the uterus . Heat is then delivered into the uterus to treat the lining of the uterus (the part responsible for bleeding issues ). The device is then removed from the uterus.

Step 4.

Results

You can anticipate to have menstrual bleeding/spotting immediately following the procedure and lasting up to 6 weeks (usually only 2 weeks ) . In approximately 60-70% of women, menstrual bleeding will completely stop after MyFlow®. In the remaining women (approximately 90-98%) , menstrual bleeding is reduced to normal or lighter levels.

Videos

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Treatments

In-Office Endometrial Ablation- MyFlow®

Testimonials

MyFlow® Endometrial Ablation

"Very pleased with my ablation procedure and non-cancerous tumor removal. Dr. Brenner understood my fears and was very approachable while asking questions. I feel the care I received was excellent and her staff is very friendly and helpful as well."

-Shannon

MyFlow® Endometrial Ablation

"The ablation procedure was a pain free experience, I wish I had done it sooner. Dr. Brenner and her staff worked with my insurance for a simple, cost saving procedure right in her office. She is truly an artist at her field. I am on day one after the procedure and have no pain or discomfort..."

-Anonymous

MyFlow® Endometrial Ablation

"Just a quick note of many thanks for your professionalism, deft surgery techniques and always positive attitude. You were so spot-on about the quick recovery from my uterine ablation. In less than a week after surgery, I’m back to swimming three miles a week – without worrying about the **!@ period showing up!"

-Anonymous

Frequently Asked Questions.

My doctor only does these procedures in the hospital and is requesting I go to the hospital to have it done. Why?

Is it safe to have these procedures done in the office instead of the hospital?

What are the advantages of having the procedure done in your office instead of the hospital?

What does the procedure cost?

What are the benefits?

How long will I be at the office?

Where is the procedure done?

What will I feel during the procedure?

Will I be uncomfortable or have pain after the procedure/How long will my recovery be?

When can I go back to work?

Is it safe?

I have heard of other ablation devices such as Novasure or Hydrothermal ablation. Which one does your office use?

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