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2014-07-10 23:00:42

Federal regulators have warned that power morcellators should not be used during minimally invasive gynecological procedures, such as hysterectomy or myomectomy, due to the potential for these tools to spread deadly, “occult” cancer. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, reports that a couple has brought a lawsuit over allegations that the woman’s...

2014-06-04 23:15:45

Alonso Krangle LLP Notes That Johnson & Johnson Did Not Heed a 2006 Warning That Power Morcellators Could Spread Uterine Cancer During Surgery. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Alonso Krangle LLP has learned that Johnson & Johnson was warned by a pathologist in 2006 that its power morcellators presented a risk of spreading cancer when used during surgery to remove a woman’s uterus or uterine fibroids. Dr. Robert Lamparter’s warning was similar to a safety advisory issued in...

2014-06-04 08:32:09

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Market for Gynecological Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/u_s_market_gynecological_devices.html In 2012, the U.S. market for gynecological devices was valued at $1.11 billion.This report covers assisted reproduction, global endometrial ablation, uterine fibroid embolization, hysteroscopes, colposcopes, female sterilization, female...

2014-06-03 12:39:11

LIVERMORE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical, Inc., today announced that Aetna US Healthcare and Coventry Health Care have published updates to their Fibroid Treatment Clinical Policy and are now providing benefits for Halt Medical's Acessa(TM) Procedure as a treatment option for women with symptomatic uterine fibroids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131202/LA26268LOGO Aetna US Healthcare is the third largest national commercial insurer in the United States...

2014-05-29 23:17:31

Many women suffer from long menstrual cycles, extremely heavy bleeding, and severe pain because of uterine fibroids. When Debbie Carter-Dye realized that her fibroids were affecting her quality of life, she began the search for a solution and found it at North Fulton Hospital in Roswell. Roswell, Georgia (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Each year, hundreds of thousands of women seek treatment for fibroids. North Fulton Hospital’s Interventional Radiologists now offer relief for patients in the...

2014-05-28 23:01:20

Federal regulators recently warned that power morcellators should not be used during minimally invasive gynecological procedures, including hysterectomy or myomectomy, over the potential for these tools to spread hidden cancer. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, reports that a man has brought a lawsuit that alleges that his wife died of cancer spread by a...

2014-05-23 23:03:24

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that power morcellators should not be used for minimally invasive hysterectomy or myomectomy because these tools can spread a hidden cancer, significantly worsening a patient's prognosis. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 California Woman Sues over Wolf Power Morcellator Used During Hysterectomy That Allegedly Spread Cancer in Her Body, Parker Waichman LLP Reports On April 17, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-05-10 23:02:37

Alonso Krangle LLP announces the launch of the law firm’s Morcellation Information Page to provide updates on recent morcellation cancer lawsuit filings and media reports regarding laparoscopic power morcellation and the serious harm allegedly associated with the medical device. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has discouraged the use of morcellation to remove fibroids in women because of the potential for spreading undetected uterine sarcoma in the abdomen and pelvis. New...

2014-05-09 16:24:05

LIVERMORE, Calif., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical, a medical device innovator focused on establishing a new standard of care for women with symptomatic uterine fibroids, today announced that on April 28, 2014 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for the Acessa Guidance Hand Piece, an accessory for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids. (Logo : http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131202/LA26268LOGO) "The FDA's clearance of this advanced...

2014-05-02 23:02:26

A Morcellator Lawsuit Has Been Filed on Behalf of a New York Woman Who Was Diagnosed with Uterine Leiomyosarcoma Cancer after Undergoing a Robot-Assisted Hysterectomy with Uterine Morcellation New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Alonso Krangle LLP has filed a morcellation lawsuit against Ethicon, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson and the manufacturer of a power morcellator. The morcellator lawsuit was filed on behalf of a Fairport, New York woman who was diagnosed with cancer...


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