Livebirth after uterus transplantation from a deceased donor in a recipient with uterine infertility

  title={Livebirth after uterus transplantation from a deceased donor in a recipient with uterine infertility},
  author={Dani Ejzenberg and Wellington Andraus and Luana Regina Baratelli Carelli Mendes and Liliana Ducatti and Alice Tung Wan Song and Ryan Yukimatsu Tanigawa and Vinicius Rocha-Santos and Rubens Macedo Arantes and Jos{\'e} Maria Soares and Paulo Cesar Serafini and Luciana Bertocco de Paiva Haddad and Rossana Pulcinelli Francisco and Luiz Augusto Carneiro D’Albuquerque and Edmund Chada Baracat},
  journal={The Lancet},
BACKGROUND Uterus transplantation from live donors became a reality to treat infertility following a successful Swedish 2014 series, inspiring uterus transplantation centres and programmes worldwide. However, no case of livebirth via deceased donor uterus has, to our knowledge, been successfully achieved, raising doubts about its feasibility and viability, including whether the womb remains viable after prolonged ischaemia. METHODS In September, 2016, a 32-year-old woman with congenital… 

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