Who is a good candidate for an endometrial ablation?

Ablation. Anyone with heavy or painful periods who does not want the possibility of future children is a good candidate. It's important to understand you could still get pregnant, but it would be extremely dangerous for yourself and the baby to do so after ablation.
Heavy bleeding. Heating or cooling the lining of the uterus , endometrial ablation, is a simple procedure performed to lessen the heaviness of the menstrual flow. Occasionally it may result in no flow the procedure can readily be done under local anesth. In the office. Ideal candidate is one who is finished with childbearing, has heavy bleeding, and prefers no hysterectomy or birth control pills.