News of Note—Olympus to study safety, efficacy of upgraded power morcellator

> Olympus America will conduct a study of 140 hysterectomy patients in an effort to show that its “revamped” power morcellator—which features a bag to keep undetected cancer cells from spreading—is safe and effective. Philadelphia Inquirer story

> CytoSorbents picked up a grant worth more than $700,000 from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command to develop new blood-purification treatments to stabilize patients with severe burn injury. Release