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Life Arts    H4'ed 7/10/19

A woman delivered the first baby in the US born from the transplanted uterus of a dead donor

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A clinic has delivered a healthy baby from the transplanted uterus of a deceased donor, a promising development in reproductive options for women who are infertile due to  uterine problems. The girl was born in June via cesarean section to a patient in her mid-30s, said the Cleveland Clinic, which performed the transplantation and birth.The patient was born without a uterus and entered the clinic's trial for women with uterine factor infertility, said Dr. Tommaso Falcone, a member of the transplant team. Women with this condition either are born without an intact uterus or have had uterine damage through an infection, procedure or hysterectomy. The unnamed patient elected to remove the transplanted uterus after the birth.

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