First Uterus Transplant Performed in U.S.

First Uterus Transplant Performed in U.S.

Article via ABC News | Story by Gillian Mohney

ABC News reported that according to The Cleveland Clinic, the United States’ first uterus transplant was performed this week. This surgery— which has previously been performed in Sweden and Turkey— offers a new option to women coping with uterine factor infertility (UFI).

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References

CLEVELAND CLINIC. (2016, 02 25). Uterus Transplant: Know the Facts (Infographic). Cleveland Clinic: Health Essentials. Retrieved from

http://health.clevelandclinic.org/2016/02/uterus-transplant-know-facts-infographic/

MOHNEY, G. (2016, 02 15). First Uterus Transplant Performed in U.S. ABC News. Retrieved from

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/uterus-transplant-performed-us/story?id=37202066