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Articles Tagged with Uterine Sarcoma

Power morcellators are medical devices used to allow surgeons to cut up and remove fibroids through a minimally invasive incision in the abdomen. Over the past 2 years, medical experts have questioned the safety of the devices, since some women may have undiagnosed cancers contained within the uterus, which the devices may rapidly spread throughout the body, during the grinding and cutting process.

J&J Ethicon Morcellator Cancer AttorneyFDA Black Box Warning for Power Morcellators

The FDA has hammered the laparoscopic power morcellator devices with the strongest warning possible, requiring the morcellators to have a black box warning concerning the risk of cancer spread.

According to a new Columbia University medical study, one in about 370 women who have the morcellation procedure to remove uterine fibroids have undiagnosed and unrecognized sarcoma cancer.
J&J Ethicon Morcellator Cancer AttorneyThis hidden danger can be spread throughout the body during the invasive procedure, leading the cancer staging to be upgraded from stage 1 (local) to stage 4 (metastastic spread). The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on September 24.

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