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Livebirth After Uterus Transplantation From a Deceased Donor in a Recipient With Uterine Infertility

Ejzenberg, Dani; Andraus, Wellington; Mendes, Luana Regina Baratelli Carelli; Ducatti, Liliana; Song, Alice; Tanigawa, Ryan; Rocha-Santos, Vinicius; Arantes, Rubens Macedo; Soares, José Maria Jr; Serafini, Paulo Cesar; de Paiva Haddad, Luciana Bertocco; Francisco, Rossana Pulcinelli; D'Albuquerque, Luiz Augusto Carneiro; Baracat, Edmund Chada

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: May 2019 - Volume 74 - Issue 5 - p 261–263
doi: 10.1097/01.ogx.0000557824.84633.0b
OBSTETRICS: ETHICS, MEDICOLEGAL ISSUES, AND PUBLIC POLICY
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(Abstracted from Lancet 2018;392:2697–2704)

Infertility is common and affects about 10% to 15% of couples. In such couples, 1 in 500 women has infertility due to uterine causes, with uterine agenesis (Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser [MRKH] syndrome), or due to hysterectomy, malformation, or the sequelae of infection or surgery.

Division of Gynaecology (D.E., J.M.S., P.C.S., E.C.B.), and Division of Obstetrics (R.P.F.), Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hospital das Clínicas, University of São Paulo School of Medicine; and Digestive Organs Transplant Division, Gastroenterology Department, University of São Paulo School of Medicine FM-USP (W.A., L.R.B.C.M., L.D., A.S., R.T., V.R.-S., R.M.A., L.B.d.P.H., L.A.C.D.), São Paulo, Brazil

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