Reed and her husband, Dr. Hooman Noorchashm, a cardio thoracic surgeon, have created a campaign to stop the morcellation technique in laparoscopic procedures, including starting a Change.org petition.
Noorchashm said he is not happy that the morcellation technique is continuing in any capacity and has talked to other women who have ended up in a similar position as his wife.
“The primary purpose of surgery has to be safe removal of tissue form the body. Especially when it comes with cancer,” said Noorchashm. “This device needs to go away. It’s not a safe device. “
Noorchashm also thinks the U.S. Food and Drug Administration should review the device again and ban it.