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

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.

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

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.

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

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.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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