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FDA warns against using laparoscopic power morcellators to treat uterine fibroids

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking immediate steps to help reduce the risk of spreading unsuspected cancer in women being treated for uterine fibroids. In an updated safety communication, originally issued in April 2014, the FDA warns against using laparoscopic power morcellators in the removal of the

A Medical Device is Sidelined, but Too Late for One Woman

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Linda Interlichia arrived alone at her family’s Cape Cod vacation home a half-mile from the beach last fall. Her routine there had been unchanged for years: She opened the doors to let the breeze flow in from the marsh and sat on the deck in the afternoon, sipping a glass

Watch Dr. Oz Talk About Fibroid Morcellation

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On Wednesday this week Dr. Oz spoke to his audience about fibroid disease, and the current status of the morcellator. We’ve been discussing morcellation here for several months since the FDA published their warning on it’s use. Dr. Oz had a GYN surgeon who performs fibroid surgery using the morcellator,