Eradicating morcellators is riskier than using them, says the AAGL in a statement for why these minimally invasive devices should not be abandoned.
A large insurance company has decided to no longer cover laparoscopic power morcellation. Is this the beginning of the end of power morcellators?
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.
Researchers found that uterine cancers were present in 27 per 10,000 women undergoing morcellation, which fragments the uterus and can spread cancer cells.
The optimal time to get the HPV vaccine is before a first sexual encounter. But getting the vaccine after still offers significant protection against cervical dysplasia.
The morcellation controversy heats up as physicians all over the world who use Ethicon power morcellators are being asked to return the medical devices.
Spending on screening mammography has increased 44% ($296 million) in 8 years, without a corresponding increased benefit of earlier detection of breast cancer.
In light of the recent FDA approval of HPV testing for women as a screening method for cervical cancer, we discuss changing guidelines with two experts.
New recommendations against routine pelvic exams in adult women with no symptoms have been issued by the American College of Physicians. What do you think?
New minimally invasive robotic surgical techniques may offer some benefit to patients, but only once surgeons pass the learning curve.