J&J Withdraws Power Morcellators — Physician’s First Watch
J&J Withdraws Power Morcellators
By the Editors
Johnson & Johnson is withdrawing its laparoscopic power morcellators from hospitals amid concerns that the devices may potentially spread undetected uterine sarcoma during fibroid removal and hysterectomy, the Wall Street Journal reports. In April, the company stopped selling the devices after the FDA warned about the risk for cancer spread.