Morcellator Device Violates Standard of Care
A California surgeon has said the morcellation device violates the standard of care.  V.G. Hufnagel, MD, said that she warned Johnson & Johnson back in 1993 that the morcellator would spread disease. The doctor
Doctor Who Denounced Morcellator Dies
A medical doctor who denounced morcellators has died, likely because of a morcellator that was used on her.  Dr. Amy Reed, a mother of six children, died from cancer May 23, 2017, after fibroid removal
Morcellator Options for Fibroids
Power morcellators are not the only option for hysterectomy, myomectomy, or the removal of uterine fibroids, which some 80% of women can develop in their lifetimes. In April 2014, the FDA announced in a
Power Morcellator Investigation by Government
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has still not issued any statement regarding its investigation into power morcellators used for hysterectomy or uterine fibroids. The GAO announced in Sept. 2015 that it would investigate
Morcellator Cancer Complaint Filed
A medical doctor has filed a formal legal complaint demanding full investigation and prosecution of corporations that have made and promoted morcellation devices. The doctor also calls for prosecution of doctors who have used
Ovarian Cancer Screening not reliable – FDA
FDA recommends against using screening tests for ovarian cancer While power morcellators can spread undetected uterine cancer when used for fibroid removal or hysterectomies, word comes from the FDA that current ovarian cancer screening
Myomectomy Fibroids can trigger Morcellator Lawsuit
Myomectomy is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. Myomectomy saves the uterus, and it can save a woman from undergoing a complete hysterectomy. Myomectomy is the preferred fibroid treatment for women who
Morcellator Hazards must be reported if Bill passes
Morcellator hazards must be reported if a new bill passes. Today, morcellator problems for women with undetected uterine cancer are rarely reported by doctors. Likewise for other dangerous medical devices such as transvaginal mesh
Morcellator Lawsuit Settlements
Johnson & Johnson is moving to settle lawsuits filed by women who say J&J’s power morcellators spread undetected uterine cancer, according to The Wall Street Journal. J&J and its Ethicon division pulled the devices
A surgeon whose wife’s cancer was morcellated and hence spread and made more aggressive, has said the morcellator represents a national security threat from the FDA.  The surgeon said this threat is greater than the
Laparoscopic Morcellator Lawsuit | Lawyer
Matthews & Associates Law Firm is reviewing Laparoscopic Morcellator Lawsuits nationwide for women who were diagnosed with uterine cancer, including leimyosarcoma (LMS) or other types of cancer following a hysterectomy or fibroid removal which
Doctors decry FDA Morcellator Warning
Some doctors decry the latest FDA morcellator warning. At least 48 doctors decry an FDA morcellator warning for laparoscopic surgeries. The doctors  – the self-described 'Leiomyoma Morcellation Review Group' – have proclaimed that the
Hysterectomy Sarcoma Attorney
An estimated one of every 350 women undergoing a hysterectomy for removal of the uterus or uterine fibroids may have an undiagnosed sarcoma, which doctors cannot detect prior to the surgery. Laparoscopic power morcellators
J&J: Do not use Power Morcellators for Hysterectomy
Johnson & Johnson told doctors in 2014 not to use power morcellators, which have been found to spread certain types of uterine cancer. Sales of J&J’s laparoscopic power morcellators were halted in 2014 after
Morcellator Lawsuit Update
According to a Wall Street Journal article published July 2015, LiNA Medical AsP settled Scott Burkhart’s morcellator claim for an undisclosed amount. Mr. Burkhart's wife Donna died of cancer after a morcellator was used