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Morcellation with Hysterectomy May Spread More Than Cancer

Johns Hopkins researchers recently published information that may increase the number of women who experience complications from morcellation with hysterectomy procedures. The January issue of Obstetrics and & Gynecology details the accounts of three women who submitted to laparoscopic hysterectomy morcellation, ultimately resulting in benign uterine diseases rather than having... Read more »

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 »