American Society for Reproductive Medicine position statement on uterus transplantation: a committee opinion

Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

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Following the birth of the first child from a transplanted uterus in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 2014, other centers worldwide have produced scientific reports of successful uterus transplantation, as well as more recent media reports of successful births. The American Society for Reproductive Medicine recognizes uterus transplantation as the first successful medical treatment of absolute uterus factor infertility, while cautioning health professionals, patient advocacy groups, and the public about its highly experimental nature. Earn online CME credit related to this document at

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)605-610
Number of pages6
JournalFertility and sterility
Issue number4
StatePublished - Sep 2018


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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