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