Uterus Transplantation: First Promising Results in Sweden
Nine women in the Swedish Group without an uterus were transplanted with uteri from live donors. All donors were related to the recipients. The majority were mothers of the recipients. Two of the transplanted uteri had to be removed within the first four months post surgry. The remaining seven women all went through embryo transfers starting from 12 to 18 months after the transplantation. Seven pregnancies have so far been achieved (in 6 recipients) with two early miscarriages and five live births. The first child was born in September 2014. All children have been delivered with caesarean sections in gestational week 32-36. In three cases the caesarean section had to be done earlyer then planned due to preeclampsia.
>> 4th Elpat Congress Rome. Ethical, Legal and Psychosocial Aspects of Transplantaton - Abstractbook, Pabst 2016, 144 pages, ISBN 978-3-95853-209-0
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