Laparoscopic power morcellation not right for removal of uterus or uterine fibroids

FDA discourages use of laparoscopic power morcellation for removal of uterus or uterine fibroids — Procedure poses risk of spreading undetected cancerous tissue in women with unsuspected cancer – The U.S. 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 it poses a risk of spreading unsuspected cancerous tissue, notably uterine sarcomas, beyond the uterus.

Vitamin D may reduce uterine fibroid risk in women

Vitamin D may reduce risk of uterine fibroids, according to NIH study – Women who had sufficient amounts of vitamin D were 32 percent less likely to develop fibroids than women with insufficient vitamin D, revealed researchers. Fibroids, also known as uterine leiomyomata, are noncancerous tumors of the uterus.

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