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Johnson & Johnson Pulls Hysterectomy Device From Hospitals – The Wall Street Journal

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Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it was withdrawing a surgical tool that can spread cancer in women, effectively removing the device’s largest manufacturer from the market amid a contentious debate over its use.

The company plans to tell customers world-wide in a letter Thursday to return the devices known as laparoscopic power morcellators. J&J already suspended sales of new morcellators in April after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration advised doctors not to use the tool, which slices up common uterine masses…

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