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New Studies Confirm Morcellator Hysterectomy Risks

The power morcellator is a small surgical tool commonly employed in routine gynecological procedures such as fibroid tumor removal (myomectomy) and hysterectomies. Used in laparoscopic or key-hole surgeries, the instrument enables surgeons to break down tissue, allowing for easy extraction and a faster recovery. Recent studies on power morcellation during gynecological... Read more »

Michigan Woman Files Morcellator Cancer Lawsuit

A Michigan woman has filed a morcellator cancer lawsuit against a medical supply company. Denise Whitfield claims the use of a power morcellator sold by Karl Storz Endoscopy caused her to suffer serious injuries, including metastasized Stage 4 bone and breast cancer. “She must undergo extensive and difficult treatments for... Read more »

Researchers Confirm Morcellation May Spread Cancer

Uterine perforation
Researchers from Kaiser Permanente have confirmed there is no way for doctors to spot uterine sarcoma before performing a laparoscopic hysterectomy or myomectomy with morcellation. As a result, morcellation may spread cancer throughout the abdomen. On December 11, the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology published the report examining the... Read more »