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Deceased donation uterus transplantation: a review

Hammond-Browning, N. and Yao, Si Liang 2021. Deceased donation uterus transplantation: a review. Transplantology 2 (2) , pp. 140-148. 10.3390/transplantology2020014

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Abstract

Uterus transplantation (UTx) offers women with absolute uterine factor infertility the option to gestate and birth their own biologically related child. The first birth following living donation UTx happened in 2014. The first birth following deceased donation happened in December 2017, with further successes since. Interest in deceased donation UTx is increasing. The authors established a database to track UTx clinical trials and outcomes. Utilising this database and existing literature, this article reviews the first reported cases of deceased donation UTx and outcomes, and drawing upon comparisons with living donor UTx, comments upon the future for this area of reproductive transplantation research. This is the first article to bring together the literature on deceased do-nation UTx procedures and outcomes.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Law
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Additional Information: This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (https:// creativecommons.org/licenses/by/ 4.0/)
Publisher: MDPI
ISSN: 2673-3943
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 22 April 2021
Date of Acceptance: 20 April 2021
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2022 11:41
URI: https://orca.cardiff.ac.uk/id/eprint/140559

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