Roger A Stern, Vincent N Sullivan, Roxanne L Richman, Loren L Roy, Robert L Marion, Thomas D Striegler: Bipolar/monopolar endometrial ablation device and method. Vesta Medical, William B Walker, October 8, 1996: US05562720 (594 worldwide citation)

An endometrial ablation device and a method of manufacturing and using the device. An RF current is passed through an endometrium to heat it. An electroconductive expandable member such as a balloon is used as the medium for passing the current and causing the heating of the endometrium. The power d ...