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Laparoscopic hysterectomy provides better overall outcomes than either laparoscopic hysterectomy with power morcellation
or total abdominal hysterectomy in women with presumed benign gynecologic disease, according to a cohort simulation model.
However, the techniques of prostate tissue retrieval, particularly intravesical morcellation
of prostatic adenoma, are poorly evaluated.
2] There is also evidence that the incidence of this condition is increasing as a result of iatrogenic seeding of the peritoneal cavity after morcellation
of leiomyoma(s) at the time of minimally invasive surgical procedures.
Food and Drug Administration came out with a statement that discourages the use of laparoscopic power morcellation
in most hysterectomy and myomectomy procedures because there is a risk of spreading cancerous tissue beyond the uterus.
is a procedure used as a means of extracting a woman's uterus, largely as a treatment for uterine fibroids.
Food and Drug Administration discouraged the use of laparoscopic power morcellation
for the removal of the uterus (hysterectomy) or uterine fibroids (myomectomy) in women because, based on an analysis of currently available data, it poses a risk of spreading unsuspected cancerous tissue, notably uterine sarcomas, beyond the uterus.
First, the texts enjoy great currency in their morcellated state and, indeed, because of their morcellation
should be avoided because it allows tumor particles to seed the mediastinum.
patents in the area of automated, minimally invasive tissue morcellation
technology and has 14 other patents pending.
NEW YORK -- More than a year after the Food and Drug Administration first warned physicians and patients about the risks of disseminating unsuspected cancer with electric power morcellation
, most minimally invasive gynecologic surgeons are not using the technology.
Because hysteroscopic morcellation
can be performed in these settings, the procedure is attractive to patients and gynecologists alike.