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Indication for Use

The Mara Water Vapor Ablation System is indicated to ablate the endometrial lining of the uterus in premenopausal women with menorrhagia (excessive uterine bleeding) due to benign causes for whom childbearing is complete.

Important Safety Information

Mara Water Vapor Ablation System is indicated to ablate the endometrial lining of the uterus in premenopausal women with menorrhagia due to benign causes for whom childbearing is complete. Pregnancy following the Mara procedure can be dangerous. The Mara procedure is contraindicated for those who have suspected uterine cancer, pre-malignant conditions of the endometrium, endometrial hyperplasia, prior classical cesarean section, transmural myomectomy (including myomectomy performed immediately prior to Mara procedure), taking medications that thin the uterine muscle, uterine length <6cm, prior endometrial ablation, active genital or urinary tract infection, PID, or systemic bacterial infection, IUD currently in place, suspected hydrosalpinx or undiagnosed abnormal vaginal bleeding. Mara is not a sterilization procedure. Rare but serious risks include, but are not limited to, perforation, infection, thermal injury, and serious complications in future pregnancies. Temporary side effects may include cramping, nausea, abdominal pain and distension, vomiting, vaginal infection, and endometritis. Inform patients to contact you if they experience a possible side effect related to Mara. For detailed benefit and risk information, please consult the IFU.