This doesn’t mean they can’t still be used but in view of the recent news of the risk involved with the device being used for surgery with leaving cancer in woman's’ body I don’t think the continued use should be much of an issue. Thousands of women had the device used and may be at risk for cancer that is still in their body. BD
Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that, according to an April 30, 2014 Reuters report, Johnson & Johnson announced that it is suspending sales of its power morcellators following a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory of cancer risks associated with the devices' use during certain fibroid surgeries.
Johnson & Johnson indicated that the suspension of its morcellator sales does not represent a product removal as the agency indicated that power morcellation remains among the options for some patients, depending on procedure, risk evaluation, and informed consent, according to Reuters. Although physicians may still use Johnson & Johnson morcellators, or any morcellator device for that matter, many hospitals have suspended morcellator procedures following the agency's advisory.