26 July 2021

Heavy menstrual bleeding

Clinical Women

Dr Terri Foran and Dr Talat Uppal discuss diagnosis and patient management.


  • How to make the diagnosis of heavy menstrual bleeding
  • The recommended investigations for heavy menstrual bleeding
  • The importance of a high-quality ultrasound performed at the correct time in the cycle
  • The newly published standards for the management of heavy menstrual bleeding which encompasses both medical and surgical options
  • Risk factors for endometrial malignancy

Host: Dr Terri Foran, sexual health physician; Conjoint senior lecturer, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW

Guest: Dr Talat Uppal, obstetrician & gynaecologist; Director, Women’s Health Road; Clinical senior lecturer, University of Sydney; VMO Northern Beaches Hospital and Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital

Total time: 22 mins

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