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Power Morcellator Tissue Containment System Approved

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Power Morcellator Tissue Containment System Approved

A tissue containment system for use with power morcellators has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to Gibbs Henderson with Waters Kraus Paul & Siegel in Dallas, power morcellator lawsuits have highlighted the risks for women undergoing laparoscopic procedures in which the surgeon uses a power morcellator. The medical device is essentially a rotating...

Surgeons Question Stated Risk from Power Morcellators

Surgeons Question Stated Risk from Power Morcellators

January 14, 2016 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is receiving push-back on its 2014 warning about the threat to women from the use of power morcellators during gynecological procedures. A group of gynecologists from respected universities has asked the FDA to alter its position concerning the potentially dangerous medical devices.

Surgeons Ask FDA to Alter its Stance Concerning...

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Twelve congressional members have asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office to conduct an investigation concerning the laparoscopic power morcellator — a device used in gynecologic surgeries that can spread undetected cancer cells throughout the body. A bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter to the GAO, criticizing the Food & Drug Administration for being lax in its decision...

Multidistrict Litigation for Power Morcellator Lawsuits

Multidistrict Litigation for Power Morcellator Lawsuits

Around the country, many women have been injured by power morcellators. These are medical devices that can spread undetected uterine cancers throughout the body during surgical procedures such as hysterectomies and myomectomies, in which fibroid uterine tumors are removed. Many lawsuits have already been filed, some in state court and others in federal court. A motion has been filed to...

F.B.I. Investigates Power Morcellator Injuries

F.B.I. Investigates Power Morcellator Injuries

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) reportedly has launched an investigation into whether laws were broken by medical device manufacturers of the power morcellator device. Used in gynecologic surgery to perform hysterectomies and remove fibroid tumors, the power morcellator unfortunately has caused the spread of undetected cancers in many women.

F.B.I. Looking Into Whether...

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