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Reply to FDA regarding the use of power morcellators for fibroids

Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., the Director of the Center for Device and Radiological Health at the Food and Drug Administration, replied to an open letter from the Leiomyoma Morcellation Review Group.  You can read the original open letter here, and view Dr. Shuren’s reply in the images below. The Leiomyoma Morcellation Review Group sent the […]

An open letter to the FDA regarding the use of morcellation procedures for women having surgery for presumed uterine fibroids

In November, 2014 the FDA ruled that power morcellation was contra-indicated in “the majority of women” having surgery for uterine fibroids due to the potential risk of spreading occult uterine sarcoma.  Although problems with this ruling were immediately apparent, the passage of time has allowed for more clarity on the related medical issues. Prevalence of […]

Morcellation – Write Congress

Joan, San Diego I’ve been feeling frustrated and concerned about the upcoming FDA meeting later this week on the power morcellator. My fear is that the FDA panel will get a very slanted view of the situation because not enough woman who have benefited from minimally invasive gyn surgery using a morcellator can take the […]

Will There Be Scar Tissue After a Second Abdominal Myomectomy?

Good surgical technique and adhesion barriers decreases the risk of adhesions (scar tissue) after abdominal myomectomy

Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Robotic Myomectomy or Abdominal Myomectomy – Which Doctor Should I Choose?

Choosing the right doctor for your fibroid surgery – Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Robotic Myomectomy or Abdominal Myomectomy

Is it a good idea to donate your own blood before having abdominal myomectomy surgery?

Dr. Parker’s Comment: I recently attended a lecture by a world expert in blood transfusion medicine and it was eye-opening. It turns out that every day that blood, even your own blood, sits in the blood bank refrigerator, it decreases in quality. Studies show that in an ICU with really ill patients, the ones who […]

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Fibroid Doctor William H. Parker

Dr. William H. Parker is a board-certified Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Parker is an internationally recognized expert in fibroid surgery and research. Based in Los Angeles, California, he is considered one of the best fibroid surgeons for abdominal and laparoscopic myomectomy in the United States and abroad. He has been chosen for Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors every year beginning in the late 90's.

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