Everything you need to know about uterus transplant from the Cleveland Clinic team responsible for the first transplant in the U.S. Enjoy videos, an infographic, an animation of the transplant itself, and much more.
On Feb. 24, 2016, Cleveland Clinic performed a historic uterus transplant. The nine-hour surgery represents the first step in a complex research trial aimed at giving 10 women without a functioning uterus their only hope of carrying a pregnancy. Cleveland Clinic Performs Nation’s First Uterus Transplant
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Shedding Light on a Multistep Path To Parenthood
Selecting the right candidates for uterus transplant is just the beginning of a long, intensive process. Patients accepted into the study face not just transplant surgery, but also in vitro fertilization and intensive monitoring throughout pregnancy and delivery. Uterus Transplant: Know the Facts (Infographic)
Our Experts’ Views on the First of 10 Transplants
Our team of transplant surgeons, Ob/Gyn surgeons, infertility specialists and high-risk obstetricians discusses the first patient, addresses ethical issues and describes the next steps.