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Category: Morcellation Cancer

Cancer Risk from Power Morcellation

December 23, 2014

Women Should Be Warned That Sarcoma Can’t Be Detected Prior to Morcellation Surgery

A new study appears to confirm that there is no way for doctors to diagnose uterine sarcoma prior to surgery with power morcellation.

According to the findings of a new study, there is no way for doctors to…

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Power Morcellator Wrongful Death

December 16, 2014

Power Morcellation Lawsuit Filed Over Uterine Cancer Death

Victims of disseminated uterine cancer following hysterectomy surgery with power morcellation may be entitled to financial compensation.

The family of a Missouri woman who recently died from cancer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit, alleging that the…

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Side Effects of Power Morcellation

December 12, 2014

Power Morcellation During Hysterectomy Procedures May Spread Diseases Other Than Cancer

In addition to cancer, women undergoing surgery with power morcellation may also be at risk for the spread of benign uterine diseases.

The findings of an important new study suggest that power morcellator surgical devices used during laparoscopic hysterectomy and…

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Power Morcellator Ban

December 5, 2014

Power Morcellators Banned by Major Hospital Chain Due to Cancer Risks

More than 280 hospitals and surgical centers in the U.S. and the UK have banned the use of power morcellators for hysterectomy and uterine fibroid removal surgeries.

Amid increasing concerns about the risk of cancer from uterine morcellation, a company…

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Power Morcellator Black Box Warning

November 25, 2014

FDA Adds “Black Box” Warning to Power Morcellators Over Cancer Risk

Seven months after issuing an initial power morcellator warning in April, the FDA has announced a “black box” warning regarding the risk of power morcellation spreading cancerous tissue.

U.S. drug regulators issued a warning this week that popular surgical devices…

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Morcellation Cancer Lawsuit

October 22, 2014

Power Morcellator Manufacturers Facing Uterine Fibroid Surgery Cancer Lawsuits

Women with undiagnosed uterine cancer who undergo surgery with power morcellation may suffer a spread of potentially deadly cancer throughout their bodies.

Two new product liability lawsuits have been filed against the makers of power morcellators, alleging that the devices used during…

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Power Morcellation Cancer Suit

August 26, 2014

Leiomyosarcoma Cancer Suit Filed Over Hysterectomy Morcellation Complications

Yet another product liability lawsuit has been filed over a cancer diagnosis following surgery with power morcellation.

A product liability complaint has been brought against the maker of a power morcellator product, alleging that use of the surgical device during a laparoscopic hysterectomy…

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