Technical update on tissue morcellation during gynaecologic surgery

Summary:

MIS has proven benefits for patients and likely for society as a whole. Tissue morcellation including the use of power morcellators is often required to facilitate a less invasive surgical approach. However, there are risks with removing tissue through these techniques that include dissemination of undiagnosed malignancy and injury to adjacent organs and/or vasculature.

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