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Uterus transplants and their ethical implications


Abstract


Early experiments in womb transplants have increased interest in the possibility of performing this procedure in women who have no womb, usually for congenital reasons.The present article describes past experiments and summarises the most relevant reference documents before indicating the key ethical implications involved in womb transplants. 


Keywords


Assisted reproductive techniques; Bioethics; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Organ transplant

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