By David Mittleman

Power morcellator for uterine fibroid removal and hysterectomy

Morcellation Tool to Remove Uterine Fibroids and Cancer Comes Under FDA Scrutiny

A power laparoscopic morcellation tool is commonly used to remove uterine fibroids or perform hysterectomies. Doctors use the tool to remove uterine fibroids, which can cause heavy and prolonged periods, pain, and infertility. However, the FDA is now urging women to know the risks of undergoing surgery with the morcellation tool because of preliminary evidence that it can cause the spread of undetected cancerous cells in the uterus to other parts of the body. In fact, doctors …read more