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Evaluation of surgical treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding using Hospital Episode Statistics

Aims 

To investigate and identify patterns of care, morbidity and patient outcomes related to women suffering with heavy menstrual bleeding in the UK.

Outputs

  • Bansi-Matharu L, Gurol-Urganci I, Mahmood TA, Templeton A, van der Meulen JH, Cromwell D. Rates of subsequent surgery following endometrial ablation among English women with menorrhagia: population-based cohort study. BJOG 2013;120:1500–7.
  • Kiran A, Knight HE, Tsang C, Gurol-Urganci I, Cromwell D, La Corte B, et al. ORCA: audit and research in obstetrics and gynaecology. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine – 25 years of health services research. London, November 2013.
  • Cromwell D, Mahmood T, Templeton A, van der Meulen J. Rates of subsequent surgery following endometrial ablation among English women with menorrhagia: population-based cohort study. RCOG World Congress 2013, Liverpool, June 2013 (presented by Gurol-Urganci I).
  • Cromwell D, Mahmood T, Templeton A, van der Meulen J. Regional variation in surgery for menorrhagia in England. British International Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Belfast, June 2010.
  • Cromwell D, Mahmood T, Templeton A, van der Meulen J. Surgery for menorrhagia within English regions: variation in rates of endometrial ablation and hysterectomy. BJOG 2009;116:1373–9.
  • Cromwell D, Mahmood T, Templeton A, van der Meulen J. Surgical treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding within England: variation in rates of endometrial ablation and hysterectomy. HSRN conference ‘Delivering better health services’. Birmingham, June 2009.