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New Study Reveals Dangers of Robot-Assisted Power Morcellation

While power morcellators have succumbed to a backlash among the medical community and patients who suffered from their dangerous consequences, such as spreading unknown cancer, robot-assisted surgeries have been shown to pose additional risks. A new retrospective study conducted by researchers from three prominent university medical centers analyzed adverse event data from the...

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FBI Probes Morcellator Cancer Risk: What Did Johnson & Johnson Know?

Nearly a year after Johnson & Johnson recalled its power morcellator in July 2014 for spreading hidden cancers in women, the FBI is investigating what the company knew about the associated risks prior to recalling the device. The tool has been used in thousands of hysterectomies and benign uterine fibroid removal surgeries as...

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Power Morcellation Led to Stage 4 Cancer for Michigan Woman

A Michigan woman received some devastating news after undergoing power morcellation in 2011 during her laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy: she was diagnosed with stage 4 bone and breast cancer just three years later. A power morcellator, the surgical tool used by her doctor to grind up and remove tissue through a tiny incision in her...

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