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Laparoscopic Surgery- Fibroid Morcellation

You have probably seen the current FDA news about Fibroid Morcellation and that power mocellation for the removal of uterine fibroids could possibly spread cancer tissue in women with unsuspected cancer. Tools help us in everyday life from hammering nails to aiding surgeons during complex and often times difficult procedures. However, there may be hidden […]

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A medical device called the “power morcellator” is often used by surgeons to simplify hysterectomies and uterine fibroid surgeries. Recently, the FDA issued a warning related to its potential connection with the spread of uterine cancer. With over 500,000 hysterectomies and roughly 300,000 fibroid surgeries performed in the U.S. annually, a tool frequently used in […]

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In the final installment of this 3 part series, Dr. McLucas talks about the importance of not putting off treatment for Uterine Fibroids due to the fear of spreading cancer from the usage of power morcellators. He explains the benefits of nonsurgical Uterine Fibroid Embolization. If you missed part 2 of this series you can […]

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In part 2 of a 3 part series, Dr. McLucas explains how the current issue with fibroids and power morcellators came to light and how they can be avoided all together with fibroid embolization. If you missed part 1 of this series you can watch it here—Fibroid morcellation: Cancer risk part 1. Transcript Pat: I […]

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In this, part 1 of a 3 part series, Dr. McLucas talks about the recent FDA statement regarding the use of power morcellators for treatment of uterine fibroids and how it can affect women. There is a lot of confusion between fibroids and cancerous uterine tumors and this series of interviews aims to clear up […]

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Power Morcellator Illustration

A device called a laparoscopic power morcellator, which many doctors have used to remove uterine fibroids, has sparked furious debate in the medical community. Why? WSJ’s Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer. This is a great animation explaining details about power morcellators and their usage to remove Uterine Fibroids. Click the “View Article” button below to watch. […]

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