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Surgeons Performed Four Living-Donor Uterus Transplants, a First for the U.S.

Four women received transplanted uteruses from living donors at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas last month. Time reports that doctors performed the first-in-the-nation surgeries between Sept. 14 and 22. Three of the uteruses have since been removed after failing to achieve proper blood flow; the fourth patient’s transplant seems to be holding up well so far.
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