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2014-09-11 23:04:03

Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys announces they are now reviewing class action lawsuits for women who were diagnosed with uterine or endometrial cancer after having a laparoscopic or robotic hysterectomy to remove fibroids using a power morcellator device. U.S.A. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Power morcellator devices used during a laparoscopic or robotic hysterectomy have been reported to allegedly increase the risk of spreading undetected uterine cancer cells throughout the abdominopelvic...

2014-09-09 12:29:57

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Massachusetts surgeon who has done so much to bring national attention to the dangers of power morcellators (http://www.drugbot.com/morcellator/) says he will continue to push for a recall of the devices, despite being threatened with legal action by one of their manufacturers, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. In an interview with MedPage Today, Dr. Hooman Noorchashm said he was "not fazed at all" by a letter threatening legal action he...

2014-09-05 23:01:46

The launch of the petition brought attention to the health issues allegedly associated with uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 A petition launched nearly one year ago that seeks to ban the use of power morcellators (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) in gynecological surgeries has logged more than 82,000 signatures, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to figures from Change.org, at least 82,156 people have signed on to the campaign, which is...

2014-09-02 23:05:53

The New York law firm Rudolph F.X. Migliore, P. C. discusses new studies related to surgical morcellator devices, commonly used during hysterectomy, kidney and spleen surgeries and the alleged possible link between developing cancer after undergoing a laparoscopic surgical procedure with a morcellator device. New York (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Based on new studies, concerns over Surgical Morcellator devices, commonly used during hysterectomy, kidney and spleen surgeries, have continued...

2014-09-02 08:30:41

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Daryoosh Samimi (http://www.drsamimi.com) and colleagues from USC's Keck School of Medicine have published results confirming the safety and efficacy of a new technique for certain hysterectomies. "Advantages of nerve sparing intrastromal total abdominal hysterectomy (ISTAH)" details a prospective study in which a group of comparable women were divided into a control group of patients who had undergone conventional abdominal hysterectomy...

2014-08-29 12:25:05

NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As power morcellator lawsuit (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) filings continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that one medical device manufacturer is taking issue with a doctor who is working to have uterine morcellation banned in the U.S. According to a report from The Cancer Letter, the Karl Storz Group has sent a letter to Dr. Hooman Noorchashm threatening him with legal action if he does not end his...

menopause hot flashes
2014-08-29 06:44:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the inescapable facts of growing older for women is menopause. As our hormonal systems change, so do the needs and functions of our bodies. In our grandmothers' day, menopause was treated with hormone therapy, but that practice has fallen by the wayside in recent years — with consequences. Millions of women suffering in silence with hot flashes is a preventable side effect of the decline in hormone therapy, according to a new...

2014-08-27 23:03:39

The Firm is evaluating morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma and other uterine cancers, allegedly due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Power morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) continue to be filed in U.S. courts on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of dangerous cancers due to uterine morcellation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to...

2014-08-27 12:25:56

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OBGYN.net, the leading online community for women's health professionals, continues its close coverage of how the health care community is responding to the identified risks of power morcellation and how these decisions will impact Ob/Gyns and their patients. Power morcellation allows gynecologists to divide larger tissues and structures and remove them through laparoscopic ports, eliminating the need for an open...

2014-08-22 23:04:32

The lawyers at Gordon & Doner are assisting patients who have undergone power morcellation review their situation to determine their legal rights. Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Robert Gordon, partner at South Florida law firm Gordon & Doner, is expressing his concern over the thousands of women who were exposed to the alleged cancer risks linked to power morcellation following Johnson & Johnson's decision to voluntarily withdraw their surgical devices from the...


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