Thursday, July 17, 2014

A Women's Health Issue You Should Know About

Here in the U.S., hysterectomies are totally common. Without a doubt you know more than a few women who have had this surgery. What you probably don't know is that a device used in hysterectomies, the power morcellator, is currently under scrutiny by the FDA, which issued a safety alert in April 2014 discouraging its use. As you can see in the graphics below, the power morcellator can actually be quite dangerous.

If it's potentially very dangerous, why has the power morcellator been so commonly used? Hysterectomies are often done by way of laparoscopic surgery, and the power morcellator facilitates the removal of tissue through the small incision sites. The benefits might include shorter recovery time, fewer complications, and less pain.

Visit American Recall Center for more information, and to learn about the power morcellator lawsuit. If you think you may be affected, you can take advantage of a free case review.

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