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Power Morcellator Controversy Grows, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Another Call to Ban Uterine Morcellation
Date:7/30/2014

New York, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2014

As the controversy surrounding the use of power morcellators (http://www.injurybeacon.com/power-morcellator/) in gynecological surgeries continues to grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that another patient has added her voice to those calling for a ban on uterine morcellation. According to a report from CBS4 in Denver, Debra Valverde was diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma following a hysterectomy that involved the use of a power morcellator. Within a year of her diagnosis, the aggressive cancer had progressed to Stage 4. Ms. Valverde, who suspects the disease was spread by the morcellator used in her surgery, told the station that she never would have consented to uterine morcellation had she known of its potential to spread undetected uterine cancers.*

“Ms. Valverde’s experience echoes what we have heard from other women who have contacted our Firm. Many of these women also claim that they were never fully informed of the risks associated with uterine morcellation,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm is now evaluating potential legal claims on behalf of women who may have experienced the spread of undiagnosed cancers due to uterine morcellation.

Morcellator Cancer Risks
Power morcellators are used during laparoscopic hysterectomies and fibroid removals to cut tissue into small pieces so that it can be removed through an abdominal incision. In April, the

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