Tag: "transplanted womb"

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UPDATE: Cleveland Clinic Reveals More Details About Uterus Transplant Recipient

2016 truly is the year for scientific and medical leaps and bounds. Last month a Cleveland Clinic revealed that they had completed it’s very first uterus transplant, something that can potentially give many women hope.

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Cleveland Clinic Performs The U.S’s First Uterus Transplant

Exciting news for women who were born without a uterus, or had to have it removed prematurely – a team of Cleveland Clinic surgeons have performed the nation’s first uterus transplant during a nine-hour surgery.

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Cleveland Clinic to Be First U.S. Hospital To Conduct Clinical Trials Of Uterus Transplants

As we’ve previously reported this year the UK approved a womb transplant program that was piloted in Sweden with successful childbirths to its credit. Now this special surgery may help infertile women in the United States as well, but with a slightly different protocol. The Swedish program uses wombs from relatives, often the recipient’s own mother. In the US – as well as the UK – the womb donors are either deceased or clinically brain dead.

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UK Approves Womb Transplant for 10 Women

doctors from the Imperial College London in the UK have been given ethical approval to start a clinical trial that will allow 10 women from the UK to receive transplanted wombs and hopefully give birth to their own babies.