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What does DUB stand for?

DUB stands for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

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A In 40-60% there is no identifiable cause, known as dysfunctional uterine bleeding.
SAN DIEGO -- Both hysterectomy and endometrial ablation were highly effective short-term treatments for dysfunctional uterine bleeding in a randomized, multi-center trial, but about one-third of women who underwent endometrial ablation eventually needed more surgery.
Technically defined as blood loss >80 cc or bleeding that lasts >7 days * Polymenorrhea -- Increased frequency of bleeding (interval <21 days) * Oligomenorrhea -- Decrease in frequency of bleeding (interval >35 days) * Metrorrhagia -- Irregular interval of bleeding, typically between cycles * Menometrorrhagia -- prolonged or excessive bleeding both at time of menstruation and other irregular intervals * Intermenstrual bleeding -- bleeding that occurs between regular menstrual cycles * Dysfunctional uterine bleeding -- excessive endometrial bleeding that is unrelated to anatomic or systemic disease; classically anovulatory bleeding, as this is the primary cause Table 2.
NASDAQ:BMED) presentations about its Hydro ThermAblator(R)(HTA(R)), a new treatment for menorrhagia, or dysfunctional uterine bleeding, were well received at the Global Congress of Gynecologic Endoscopy, sponsored by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL).