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Open Hysterectomies More Deadly Than Power Morcellation, Says AAGL
Eradicating morcellators is riskier than using them, says the AAGL in a statement for why these minimally invasive devices should not be abandoned.
Health Insurer to Stop Covering Morcellation
A large insurance company has decided to no longer cover laparoscopic power morcellation. Is this the beginning of the end of power morcellators?
Poll: The Effect of Nursing Quality on Hospital Rankings
The best-ranked hospitals for gynecology have once again been listed by U.S. News & World Report. We noticed a trend—observational only—and want to know what you think.
J&J’s Ethicon Initiates Worldwide Withdrawal of Morcellators
The morcellation controversy heats up as physicians all over the world who use Ethicon power morcellators are being asked to return the medical devices.
Morcellation: Doctors Need Data, Not Rhetoric
Gyns morcellate fibroids because it benefits patients, not their wallet. Despite the risks, the procedure has a place in treatment, until data say otherwise.
The Decline of the Preferred Approach to Hysterectomy
Vaginal hysterectomies are associated with superior patient outcomes and cost less than other methods of hysterectomy. So why is their rate of use declining?
FDA Examining Safety of Morcellators for Hysterectomy and Myomectomy
The FDA has weighed in on the safety of uterine fibroid morcellation. Given the current evidence, find out what they recommend.
VIDEO: Myosure Resection of Fibroid
This surgical video shows resection of a 3-cm intracavity fibroid using minimally invasive surgical technology. The patient, a 40-year-old woman, presented with a 60-day history of abnormal bleeding.
VIDEO: Laparoscopic Removal of Intracavitary Uterine Fibroid
This procedure was performed to remove an intracavitary fibroid that failed hysteroscopy on two occasions.
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