Medical and ethical considerations in uterus transplantation.

Abstract

Transplanting a uterus has unique characteristics, since a successful outcome is represented only by the birth of a viable healthy child. For this reason, critical issues in this type of transplantation differ profoundly from those of other solid organs and, beside a functioning uterus, involve 3 additional steps. First, at the time of implantation, the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2013.05.010

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@article{Benagiano2013MedicalAE, title={Medical and ethical considerations in uterus transplantation.}, author={Giuseppe Benagiano and Laurens Landeweerd and Ivo Brosens}, journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics}, year={2013}, volume={123 2}, pages={173-7} }