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An updated safety communication has been issued for Laparoscopic Uterine Power Morcellation in Hysterectomy and Myomectomy.

| Nov 27, 2014 | Hospital Errors

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking immediate steps to help reduce the risk of spreading unsuspected cancer in women being treated for uterine fibroids. In an updated safety communication, originally issued in April 2014, the FDA warns against using laparoscopic power morcellators in the removal of the uterus (hysterectomy) or fibroids (myomectomy) in the vast majority of women.

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