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2014-05-16 23:08:45

The DrugNews Center is the largest source for prescription drug and medical device warnings, research and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugNews.net today. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The women’s health advocates at DrugNews.net are alerting women who have undergone hysterectomies or fibroid myomectomies of new information on the site about morcellation. A leading group has weighed in on the surgical devices, creating a disagreement with recent warnings from other experts*....

2014-05-11 23:02:00

As the FDA Warns against Power Morcellation Hysterectomies and Morcellation Lawsuits Are Filed; Alonso Krangle LLP Notes The Ongoing Debate of The Use of Power Morcellators. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 With new morcellation lawsuits being filed, there is a growing debate among doctors and patients involving a hysterectomy procedure utilizing power morcellators, a device commonly used in hysterectomies. As reported by CBS News, power morcellation surgeries can potentially spread...

2014-05-06 23:01:52

The Firm is evaluating hysterectomy cancer lawsuits on behalf of women who were allegedly diagnosed with uterine sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, or other uterine cancers following minimally-invasive hysterectomies, fibroid removals involving the use of a power morcellator. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A morcellator cancer lawsuit (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) has been filed in New York federal court on behalf of a woman who claims the use of a power morcellator during a...

2013-09-11 23:17:40

Using Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci surgical robot to perform a hysterectomy doesn’t reduce complications and may raise the risk of pneumonia compared with standard surgical techniques, according to a study. Parker Waichman continues to evaluate legal claims on behalf of patients allegedly injured by the da Vinci surgical robot. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical...

2013-09-10 23:01:55

The Firm is currently investigating da Vinci surgery lawsuits on behalf of patients who allegedly sustained serious injuries during da Vinci hysterectomies, and other robot surgeries that utilized the da Vinci Surgical System. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 As da Vinci robot lawsuits (http://www.davincisurgery-lawsuit.com) continue to be investigated by Bernstein Liebhard LLP on behalf of patients allegedly injured by the da Vinci Surgical System, the Firm notes that a new...

2012-11-13 12:39:23

The precision and three-dimensional view provided by robots can enable essentially scar-free surgery for some women needing hysterectomies, physicians report. The case report in the Journal of Minimal Access Surgery is of a 46-year-old physically fit female with a history of excessive bleeding and benign growths on her uterus. Her surgery was performed through a two inch-long incision in the belly button, the thinnest part of the abdomen, using the robotic arms in a "chopstick" fashion,...

2012-06-13 13:11:11

Could increase risk of cardiovascular disease Estrogen-deficient, postmenopausal women who have had their uterus removed appear to have stiffer arteries compared to similar women who have not had a hysterectomy, according to new research from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The finding may help explain the greater risk of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in women, reported in previous research. "The message here is that having a hysterectomy may lead...

2011-11-14 23:05:21

In a finding that confirms what many obstetricians and gynecologists suspected, Duke University researchers report that younger women who undergo hysterectomies face a nearly two-fold increased risk for developing menopause early. The study, published in the December issue of the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, is the largest analysis to track over time the actual hormonal impact of woman who had hysterectomies and compare them to women whose uteruses remained intact. "Hysterectomy...

2010-11-07 18:24:23

Recommendation of the AAGL advancing minimally invasive gynecology worldwide Approximately 600,000 hysterectomies are performed in the United States annually to treat benign disorders of the pelvis. More than two-thirds are performed through an abdominal incision. In an evidence-based position statement published online today in The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, the AAGL, a medical specialty society of over 5,000 gynecologic surgeons, advocates the practice of performing these...


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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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