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Congressman Pushes for Investigation into Morcellator-Related Deaths

Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick has called for an investigation into the safety regulations of power morcellators, surgical tools used in the treatment of uterine fibroids and hysterectomies that have been linked to spreading upstaged uterine cancer. The Congressman’s plea follows a letter he sent in December 2015 to the FDA asking for...

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FDA’s 510(k) Approval of Morcellators under U.S. GAO Investigation

As more laparoscopic power morcellators lawsuits are being filed, the devices have come under more intense scrutiny, with the U.S. Government Accountability Office stepping in to monitor the regulatory process.  Morcellators are surgical devices used during gynecological procedures for the removal of fibroids; however, they have recently been linked to spreading aggressive, deadly uterine...

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Feds Launch Investigation into Morcellator Safety Regulations

According to The Wall Street Journal , the U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) is officially stepping in to investigate the controversial power morcellator medical tool. The investigation was prompted by a dozen lawmakers who wrote to the GAO in August 2015 urging a probe into laparoscopic power morcellators and the regulatory process used...

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Power Morcellator Caused Spread of Terminal Cancer, New Lawsuit Claims

After two years of battling leiomyosarcoma, an aggressive form of uterine cancer, a New York woman succumbed to her fight in October 2014. She was first diagnosed with the cancer soon after her hysterectomy procedure included use of a power morcellator, a surgical tool designed to grind up and remove uterine tissue.  The patient and...
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