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TIME 100’s Dr. Giuliano Testa: “We should think about infertility as a ‘wellbeing issue’”

Dr. Giuliano Testa, a transplant surgeon at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas who led the medical team that performed the first successful uterus transplants in the United States, was named by TIME magazine as one of the most influential people … Continue reading

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First living-donor uterine transplant completed

A team of doctors in Dallas performed what would be the first living-donor uterine transplant in the United States. Doctors at Baylor University Medical Center performed four transplants in September, but only one has proven successful. “During the past three … Continue reading

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First U.S. uterine transplant fails

This past February, the Cleveland Clinic reported that surgeons there had performed the nation’s first uterus transplant, an experimental procedure offering women without a womb the possibility of pregnancy. Sadly, the patient developed complications, and the transplanted organ was removed … Continue reading

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The latest on uterine transplants

Researchers in Europe are conducting a remarkable study investigating the possibility of transplanting a uterus. They performed the last of nine planned uterus transplants in the spring of 2013, and the six-month follow-up found that live-donor uterus transplantation has a … Continue reading

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