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Philips CPAP

Did You Develop Cancer After Using a Philips CPAP Machine? Certain Philips Respironics ventilators, BiPAP and CPAP machines were recalled by the FDA due to the potential for the sound abatement foam inside the machines to degrade and enter the devices’ air pathway, which could cause users to swallow or inhale toxic gases and particles. […]

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Side Effects of Power Morcellation

Power Morcellation During Hysterectomy Procedures May Spread Diseases Other Than Cancer In addition to cancer, women undergoing surgery with power morcellation may also be at risk for the spread of benign uterine diseases. The findings of an important new study suggest that power morcellator surgical devices used during laparoscopic hysterectomy and myomectomy procedures may spread

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Morcellation Coverage Cancelled

Hysterectomy Morcellation No Longer Covered by Major Health Insurer Highmark health insurance will no longer provide coverage for hysterectomy and myectomy procedures performed using power morcellation, due to an increased risk of cancer. In the midst of increasing concerns about the risk of morcellation spreading cancer cells during surgery, a major health insurer has announced

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Health Risks of Surgical Mesh

FDA Calls for Reclassification of Vaginal Mesh Devices Due to Serious Health Risks Transvaginal mesh may soon be classified as a high-risk medical device. Contact a surgical mesh attorney today if you believe you have been harmed by the potentially dangerous product. In light of the tens of thousands of adverse event reports the FDA

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