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, a patient who had cancer in her uterus during her surgery with the morcellator, and a physician who is against the use of the morcellator. The discusses ranged from how to make the morcellator safer, to the tragic outcome of the patients cancer spreading after her surgery.
Watch the Dr. Oz videos HERE:
Dr.Oz discusses the topic of morcellation during fibroid surgery and hysterctomy
A GYN surgeon demonstrates how a morcellator is used
A patient who underwent morcellation during her surgery and had an undiagnosed cancer. Her cancer spread because of the morcellator.
Dr. Oz states that he cannot support the continued use of the morcellator due to the increased risk of spreading cancer.