Usually an office based, minimally invasive, quick global endometrial ablation to treat the lining of the uterus (endometrium) in women experiencing heavy menstrual periods. Your physician may recommend a procedure when birth control pills, Mirena intrauterine device, or another procedure have been ineffective and/or have produced undesirable effects such as weight gain, moodiness, continued bleeding, etc. These procedures are for women who have completed chilbearing.