Uterine transplantation: A systematic review

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Up to 15% of the reproductive population is infertile, and 3 to 5% of these cases are caused by uterine dysfunction. This abnormality generally leads women to consider surrogacy or adoption. Uterine transplantation, although still experimental, may be an option in these cases. This systematic review will outline the recommendations, surgical aspects, immunosuppressive drugs and reproductive aspects related to experimental uterine transplantation in women.

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Ejzenberg, D., Carelli Mendes, L. R. B., de Paiva Haddad, L. B., Baracat, E. C., D’Albuquerque, L. A. C., & Andraus, W. (2016, November 1). Uterine transplantation: A systematic review. Clinics. Universidade de Sao Paulo. https://doi.org/10.6061/clinics/2016(11)10

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