Latest Uterus transplantation Stories

Nine Swedish Women Have Successful Uterus Transplants
2014-01-13 14:05:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors in a Swedish medical initiative have announced that nine women have received successful womb transplants. The recipients were either born without a womb or had theirs removed due to cervical cancer. While doctors have been performing successful transplants of other organs for years, the newly developed procedure marks a shift toward performing these operations with the focus primarily being on a quality of life issue like child...

Doctors Confirm Womb Transplant Recipient Is Pregnant
2013-04-14 07:48:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online The Turkish woman who, two years ago, became the first person in the world to have a successful womb transplant from a deceased donor is pregnant, various media outlets are reporting. Twenty-two-year-old Derya Sert, who was born without a womb, had been receiving in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments since the successful transplant, which took place in August 2011 at Akdeniz University Hospital in Turkey's southern...

Successful Uterus Transplant Between Mother And Daughter
2012-09-19 11:03:30

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Surgeons at the University of Gothenburg recently revealed that they were able to perform the world´s first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants, allowing two Swedish women to potentially become pregnant after the operation. According to an report in the Wall Street Journal, the surgery was performed over the weekend. The specialists who performed the operation believe that there were no complications, but the surgery...

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