From Medscape Special Reports

Special Report: Morcellation and Women's Choice

March 10, 2016

Morcellation News

Morcellation, Cancer, and Loss of Women's Choice
Experts argue that the FDA used flawed evidence to issue a black-box warning on morcellation, and that a woman's autonomy in making her own choices has been taken away by reactionary decision-making.

More on Morcellation

A Timeline of the Morcellation Controversy
Read a summary of major events leading up to the FDA warning against morcellation in hysterectomy and myomectomy.

Harvard Surgeon Aims to Ban Morcellation
Dr. Noorchashm talks to Medscape about the morcellation alternatives that he feels gynecologic surgeons need to consider.

ACOG Leader Defends Morcellation
Dr Hal C. Lawrence III says physicians need to improve preoperative diagnoses to identify risky patients.

Medscape©  WebMD, LLC

Drug and Disease Clinical Information