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162601 - GPCE - Heavy menstrual bleeding - does failure of conservative treatment require a hysterectomy?

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Certain uterine pathologies can cause abnormal uterine bleeding, of which heavy menstrual bleeding is the most common complaint. In this presentation, these pathologies along with their investigation and conservative treatment options are explained, including when to refer. Management options such as endometrial ablation, hysteroscopic polypectomy and myomectomy will be explained as procedures which can potentially avoid hysterectomy. Hysterectomy indications and methods will also be discussed.

Relevance to General Practice

The GPCE offers GP delegates over 50 topic choices over three days. The subjects span many therapeutic areas allowing GPs to self-select the topics of most interest to the individual and their practice.

Learning outcomes
  • Utilise differential diagnostic techniques to identify the cause of heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Apply best practice methods of managing heavy menstrual bleeding and refer as appropriate
  • Understand the role of management options such as endometrial ablation, hysteroscopic polypectomy and myomectomy for HMB
  • Delivery
    Title
    162601 - GPCE - Heavy menstrual bleeding - does failure of conservative treatment require a hysterectomy?
    Location
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    27-Jul-2019
    End Date
    28-Jul-2019
    CPD Points
    1 hour
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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