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Power Morcellation Ban Starts in U.S. Hospitals

Each year, about 100,000 women undergo surgical procedures to remove uterine fibroids in U.S. health care facilities. It is estimated that one in 350 removal procedures using power morcellators results in the spread of undetected cancer throughout the body. A power morcellator is a device that uses a fast-spinning blade... Read more »

Ethicon Faces $3.2 Million Bladder Sling Lawsuit Award

The second bellwether case to go before trial in the Ethicon MDL was a resounding victory for the plaintiff, 52-year-old Jo Husky. A federal panel in West Virginia district court determined that Ethicon’s Gynecare TVT Obturator suffered design flaws, and ultimately caused the plaintiff’s severe injuries and complications. As such,... Read more »