Cavaterm - Endometrial Ablation

Cavaterm™ is a minimally invasive treatment for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (DUB). It works by ablating the endometrial lining of the uterus.

The Cavaterm endometrial ablation system consists of an adjustable, flexible silicone balloon catheter and a central unit.

The treatment works by combining heat and pressure during 10 minutes to irreversibly coagulate the endometrium and underlying myometrium to a depth of 5-8 mm.

Specific features are built in the system to ensure safety, efficacy and comfort

The Cavaterm™ system has been successfully used since 1993. It is proven to be efficient and easy to use. Constant improvements have been made to ensure Cavaterm continues to provide a proven solution for dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Clinical studies report average success and satisfaction rates exceeding 90%, which remain stable throughout the years.*

Key Benefits

  • Cavaterm is a “see one do one” procedure as it is procedurally simple.
  • Cavaterm is indicated for most uterine cavity sizes and shapes.
  • The treatment can be performed under local, spinal or light general anaesthesia.
  • The treatment can be performed as an outpatient procedure.
  • The Cavaterm treatment can be performed at any time during your patients' menstrual cycle, avoiding scheduling conflicts.

Cavaterm Procedure


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Reference Material



*  Hawe J.A., Phillips G., Chien P., Erian J. & Garry R. Cavaterm thermal balloon ablation for the treatment of menorrhagia. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 1999;Nov;106;11;1143-1148
*  Friberg B. & Ahlgren M. Thermal balloon endometrial destruction: the outcome of treatment of 117 women followed up for a maximum period of 4 years. Gynaecological Endoscopy 2000: 9:389-395
*  Mettler L. Long-term results in the treatment of menorrhagia and hypermenorrhea with a thermal balloon endometrial ablation technique. JSLS 2002 6;4;305-9