Uterine Transplantation in Transgender Women: Medical, Legal and Ethical Considerations

Hammond-Browning, Natasha ORCID: 0000-0002-2371-2479 (2018) Uterine Transplantation in Transgender Women: Medical, Legal and Ethical Considerations. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. ISSN 1470-0328 (In Press)

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Abstract

Uterine transplantation (UTx) is the only reproductive technology that provides a reproductive solution for women with absolute uterine factor infertility that allows them to gestate. Since the announcement of the first live birth following UTx there has been considerable interest from the trans community regarding the possibility of uterine transplantation for transgender women. UTx offers the potential to realign reproductive capacity and widen the reproductive options for transgender women (Alghrani, JLB; 2018). Whilst not yet medically feasible, it is important to consider the medical barriers alongside the ethical, legal, and social issues that UTx in transgender women raise.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the pre-peer reviewed version of the following article: Uterine Transplantation in Transgender Women: Medical, Legal and Ethical Considerations, which has been published in final form at https://obgyn.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1471- 0528.15482
Uncontrolled Keywords: Uterine transplantation; Transgender women
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Business and Technology > Accounting, Finance & Law
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business & Technology
Depositing User: Susan Turner
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2018 11:26
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2018 05:49
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/6040

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