System and method for detecting perforations in a body cavity

  • US 6,872,183 B2
  • Filed: 05/24/2004
  • Issued: 03/29/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/10/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of ablating a uterus, comprising the steps of:

  • inserting an ablation device into a uterus;

    flowing an inflation medium into the uterus;

    monitoring for the presence of a perforation in the uterus using a pressure sensor; and

    treating the interior of the uterus using the ablation device.

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