Uterus transplants from mother to daughter carried out in medical first

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Two Swedish women in their 30s due to leave hospital after receiving wombs in complex surgical procedures..

 

Doctors in Sweden have performed the world’s first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants, a medical team says.

 

The University of Gothenburg said two Swedish women, both in their 30s, had received wombs from their mothers in surgery carried out at a hospital in the west of the country over the weekend. The identity of the women was not disclosed.

 

 Source:http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/sep/19/uterus-transplant-mother-daughter-sweden

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