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Keywords:

  • immunosuppression;
  • infertility;
  • pregnancy;
  • transplantation;
  • uterus

Uterine transplantation (UTx) aims to treat unconditional uterine factor infertility by replacing a non-functioning or non-existing uterus. After one attempt of UTx in the human 10 years ago, intensive research has been performed. The results of these specific studies on surgical technique, ischaemia-reperfusion injury, immunosuppression and fertility are discussed.