Vascular Pedicle Lengths After Hysterectomy: Toward Future Human Uterus Transplantation

@article{Johannesson2012VascularPL,
  title={Vascular Pedicle Lengths After Hysterectomy: Toward Future Human Uterus Transplantation},
  author={Liza Johannesson and Cesar Diaz-Garcia and Henrik Leonhardt and Pernilla Dahm-K{\"a}hler and Janusz Marcickiewicz and Michael Olausson and Mats Br{\"a}nnstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Obstetrics \& Gynecology},
  year={2012},
  volume={119},
  pages={1219–1225}
}
OBJECTIVE: To estimate uterine vessel lengths and diameters recovered at radical hysterectomy to assess prospects for direct vascular anastomosis bilaterally to the external iliacs in uterus transplantation, and thereby the feasibility of live uterus donation as a future treatment of absolute uterine factor infertility. METHODS: Patients (n=19; study group) undergoing radical hysterectomy for gynecologic malignancy participated. Preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed in… 

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