Medical Malpractice

Power Morcellators and the Risk of Ovarian Cancer

Recent studies in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Oncology, have found that women undergoing hysterectomies with the use of a power morcellator have the potential risk of having an unknown and undiagnosed cancer exacerbated.  The power morcellator can be used with the “DaVinci” surgical robot, or through a laparoscopic procedure done by a qualified surgeon.  The studies show that these power morcellators blindly cut the uterus into small pieces so it can be removed through a small incision, increasing the risk of spreading cancerous tissue and cells throughout the body.  This can lead to a misdiagnosis of cancer.  The FDA has not banned the use of this power morcellator, however, the studies show that the use of power morcellators are being closely monitored to ensure that patients are appropriate surgical candidates for the use of this device.

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