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New Lawsuit Accuses Power Morcellator of Spreading Cancer

Latest Personal Injury Lawsuit Accuses Power Morcellator Company of Spreading Woman’s Cancer When power morcellators were first approved for use in the US, surgeons touted the tools as the best and least invasive method to remove uterine fibroids, which can cause pain in women, or help women who needed partial hysterectomies. At the time, the Food … [Read more...]

Aetna No Longer Covers Power Morcellator Surgery

Health Insurer Aetna Will No Longer Cover Power Morcellator Surgery Due to Cancer Dangers One of the largest health insurance companies in the US, Aetna, announced that as of June 2015, it will no longer cover routine use of laparoscopic power morcellator surgery for uterine fibroids due to the high risk of spreading cancer to the uterus and … [Read more...]

Gynecologists Want Use of Power Morcellator Devices Despite Cancer Risk

Despite Possible Spread of Cancer, Gynecologists Urge FDA to Reconsider Stance on Power Morcellators In April of this year, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about power morcellators, which until very recently were widely used by gynecological surgeons to remove uterine fibroids (which can cause painful menstrual periods) or for … [Read more...]

Dangerous Device for Fibroid Surgery Could Increase Cancer Risk

FDA Investigates Potentially Dangerous Devices Used for Fibroid Surgery On July 11th, the Food and Drug Administration stated that they would create a panel to investigate the potential safety, and danger, of laparoscopic power morcellators (LPM’s), which have been called dangerous devices by patients who believe their fibroid surgery contributed … [Read more...]

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