Uterus Transplantation

  • Wafa Fageeh
  • Giovanna Lucchini


Uterine transplant is at a crossroads. It is possibly the best solution for approximately 4% of infertile women who undergo the frustration of being unable to conceive due to the absence of a uterus. In some cases, this absence is due to congenital abnormality (e.g. Rokitansky’s syndrome). In other cases, it is due to surgical removal of the uterus at a relatively young age due to clinical emergencies, such as obstetric uterine rupture.


Uterine Artery Vascular Pedicle Infertile Woman Great Saphenous Vein Uterine Blood Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wafa Fageeh
    • 1
  • Giovanna Lucchini
    • 2
  1. 1.Uterine Transplant TeamKing Abdul Aziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Hand Surgery and Microsurgery UnitSan Gerardo HospitalMonza, MilanItaly

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