UK Criteria for Uterus Transplantation: A Review

Hammond-Browning, Natasha ORCID: 0000-0002-2371-2479 (2019) UK Criteria for Uterus Transplantation: A Review. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. ISSN 1471-0528 (In Press)

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Abstract

Absolute Uterine Factor Infertility (AUFI) is the final hurdle for assisted reproductive treatments. Uterus transplant trials are happening worldwide; in order to advance the debate around uterine transplantation (UTx) this article considers selection criteria for clinical trials from a UK perspective and makes recommendations for future selection criteria for UTx treatment. Recommendations advanced include the use of donor eggs, access for single women and women in same-sex relationships, prohibiting participation of women who are already mothers, and a preference for deceased donors and bioengineered uteri. With UTx treatment on the horizon it is important to proactively consider future selection criteria.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Uterus transplantation; Selection criteria; Clinical trials; Treatment
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
K Law > KD England and Wales
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Business and Technology > Marketing, Events & Law
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business & Technology
Depositing User: Natasha Hammond-Browning
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2019 16:03
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2019 08:56
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/6939

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