FDA warns against Laparoscopic Power Morcellators

November 25, 2014 11:43 AM

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FDA warns against Laparoscopic Power Morcellators

The US Food and Drug Administration panel has warned not to use the laparoscopic power morcellators in the removal of the uterus (hysterectomy) or fibroids (myomectomy).

The laparoscopic power morcellators are long devices with sharp, tissue-eating cutters on the end. The blade can push out the cancerous tissue to other areas due to its force while entering into the uterus.

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