The Pandya Hospital has invested in new technology to help local
gynecologists more effectively treat women with excessive menstrual flow.
The Center is now equipped with the Uterine Balloon Therapy System,
which has been shown to reduce bleeding to normal levels or less in more
than 85% of qualified women.
Excessive menstrual bleeding is a relatively common occurrence in many
healthy women, especially as they approach menopause. The new therapy
system utilizes a balloon catheter inflated with hot, sterile fluid to
remove the endometrial (or inner) lining of the uterus and reduce the
The system is designed for pre-menopausal women whose excessive bleeding
is due to benign causes and who have completed childbearing.
Uterine Balloon Therapy typically requires just 30 minutes of operating
room time. The procedure itself is completed in less than 10 minutes.
Women interested in learning more about this therapy are encouraged to
contact their gynecologist.