Claims Facing Morcellator Procedures

There is an increased number of patients filing lawsuits against manufacturers of power morcellators in both hysterectomies, and other gynecological surgeries. The risks of using these tools can be fatal for women undergoing procedures.

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Some of these side effects include:

  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Uterine cancer
  • Uterine sarcoma
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History

Use of power morcellators for surgical procedures is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Safety warnings are issued by the FDA, for use of the device in removal of uterine and fibroid
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been seriously injured by
a Morcellator?

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What Does A Power Morcellator Do?

A morcellator is a surgical tool used by doctors to cut larger chunks of tissue into smaller pieces
during minimally invasive surgeries. These devices make it simple to make tiny incisions and
morcellate fibroids and tissue so the residue can be easily vacuumed out of the pelvic or
abdominal cavity.

By having the chance to make smaller entry points, there is no...

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Lawsuits Surrounding Laparoscopic Power Morcellators

It has been suggested by the FDA that approximately 1 in every 350 women who undergo a procedure where a power morcellator has been used can suffer from an undiagnosed uterine cancer. Many women have filed lawsuits against the manufactures of the power morcellator Ethicon Inc., a division of Johnson & Johnson.

Because power morcellators are a medical device classified as a...

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Claims Filed By Afflicted Women

After undergoing a hysterectomy involving the use of a power morcellator, Dr. Amy Reed, an anesthesiologist and mother of six, developed an advanced cancer. She states that she had dissemination...

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