Psychological Aspects After Uterus Transplantation

  • Stina JärvholmEmail author


Uterus transplantation is a novel form of transplantation. The first successful uterus transplantation was performed just more than 5 years ago, and we are presently accumulating more and more data about events after transplantation, both considering the donor and the recipient/partner couple. Major events concerning the health of the graft, rejections episodes, medical complications, pregnancy outcome, and hysterectomy will occur during these first 5 and more years after transplantation. The psychological aspects of these events during this time frame will be discussed in this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologySahlgrenska University Hospital, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Institute of Clinical SciencesGothenburgSweden

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