The first successful pregnancy from a transplanted uterus in the United States gave a new hope to many women who are unable to give birth. But, it also sparked an intense debate about the ethics of the risky surgery.
Medicine December 6, 2017
A baby born in Texas from a transplanted uterus gave hope to thousands of women who are unable to give birth. Here is how the uterus transplant surgery works, especially for those who are interested in participating in the study.
Healthy Living/Wellness December 3, 2017
The Cleveland Clinic has revealed that the reason for failure of the first uterus transplant in the U.S. is yeast infection. The infection may be life-threatening, thus, doctors had to remove the organ immediately.
Life April 9, 2016
The first uterus transplant that was performed in the U.S. has failed. The 26-year-old recipient suffered from complications prompting the removal of the transplanted organ.
Life March 10, 2016
The woman who underwent the first uterus transplant in the U.S. already has three adopted children. Now, she is preparing to finally get pregnant and have her biological child.
Life March 8, 2016
The first uterus transplant in the U.S. was performed on Wednesday after nine hours of surgery. Further details will be released next week in a news conference, but the doctors said that the patient is now in a stable condition.
Life February 26, 2016
Women with uterine factor infertility are given hope to become mothers due to uterus transplants. There are several other treatments to restore or gain fertility, experts said.
Life November 16, 2015
Ten women with uterus factor infertility will be given the chance to become pregnant. Cleveland Clinic will perform uterus transplant surgery for the first time in the United States.
Life November 12, 2015
The UK's Health Research Authority has approved a trial that will implant a uterus in the first group of 10 women. The trial aims to follow the success of a 36-year-old Swedish woman who gave birth to a baby boy via womb transplant in October 2014.
Life October 5, 2015
One uterus was responsible for the birth of a woman and her child, made possible by a novel transplant procedure in Sweden, a breakthrough in fertility medicine.
August 26, 2015