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*New* Power Morcellator Controversy Spurs FDA Proposal – But Does it Go Far Enough?

Power morcellator graphic, WSJ The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports on Friday the House passed a bill that would improve the safety monitoring of medical devices. It was inspired by a gynecological device - the power morcellator. The morcellator is a tool that is used to grind up [...]

By |2015-07-13T15:50:30-04:00July 13th, 2015|FDA News, Morcellator Injuries|0 Comments

POWER MORCELLATION and the Risk of Uterine Sarcoma Dissemination

By Dan Bolton, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP An estimated 50,000 women a year in the United States undergo a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) or myomectomy (removal of uterine fibroids) with the use of a medical device known as a power morcellator. Power morcellators typically use a rapidly rotating [...]

By |2014-08-15T15:12:01-04:00August 15th, 2014|Featured, Morcellator Injuries|4 Comments

FDA: Expert Panelist on Morcellators Out Due to Conflict of Interest

Mesh News Desk, July 31, 2014 ~ Two days before an advisory panel was gathered to look at the controversial medical device called a morcellator, a gynecologist stepped down due to conflict of interest. San Francisco gynecologist, Andrew Brill, MD,  was supposed to join the 126-member panel July 10. Turns [...]

By |2016-05-05T20:10:47-04:00July 31st, 2014|Morcellator Injuries|1 Comment