Uterine transplantation: one human case followed by a decade of experimental research in animal models

Ash Hanafy, César Diaz-Garcia, Michael Olausson, Mats Brännström

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Abstract

Uterine transplantation (UTx) aims to treat unconditional uterine factor infertility by replacing a non-functioning or non-existing uterus. After one attempt of UTx in the human 10 years ago, intensive research has been performed. The results of these specific studies on surgical technique, ischaemia-reperfusion injury, immunosuppression and fertility are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)199-203
Number of pages5
JournalAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Volume51
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011
Externally publishedYes

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