Curr Opin Organ Transplant 2021 Oct 11. Epub 2021 Oct 11.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg Stockholm IVF-EUGIN, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Hospital Foch - Faculté de Medicine Paris Ouest (UVSQ), Suresnes, France.
Purpose Of Review: Women with absolute uterine factor infertility, because of uterine absence, or the presence of a nonfunctional uterus, were regarded as being untreatable until 2014 when the first birth following uterus transplantation (UTx) took place in Sweden. This proof-of-concept occurred in a woman with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (MRKHs) with congenital uterine absence, who received a uterus from a 61-year-old live donor (LD). Since then, several births after UTx have occurred in Sweden and subsequently in other countries, including both LD and deceased donor (DD) transplants. Read More