Officials Ask How FDA Was So Wrong on Risks of Power Morcellation

Washington, DC: With 34 power morcellator lawsuits filed against Ethicon consolidated for pretrial proceedings and the US government investigating allegations against the makers of power morcellators, 2016 could be a bad year for power morcellation device makers. The devices, used in laparoscopic hysterectomy or myomectomy, have come under scrutiny due to concerns that they could inadvertently spread cancerous tissue throughout a patient’s abdomen, increasing the risk of death.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s