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UK criteria for uterus transplantation: a review

Hammond-Browning, Natasha ORCID: 2019. UK criteria for uterus transplantation: a review. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 126 (11) , pp. 1320-1326. 10.1111/1471-0528.15844

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Absolute uterine factor infertility is the final hurdle for assisted reproductive treatments. Uterus transplant trials are happening worldwide; to advance the debate around uterine transplantation (UTx), this article considers selection criteria for clinical trials from a UK perspective and makes recommendations for future selection criteria for UTx treatment. Recommendations advanced include the use of donor eggs, access for single women and women in same‐sex relationships, prohibiting participation of women who are already mothers, and a preference for deceased donors and bioengineered uteri. With UTx treatment on the horizon, it is important to proactively consider future selection criteria.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Law
Cardiff Centre for Ethics, Law and Society (CCELS)
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
ISSN: 0306-5456
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 17 December 2019
Date of Acceptance: 27 May 2019
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2023 00:23

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