Experts hope uterus transplants will one day be more widely available for women without uteruses or with damaged organs - or potentially even transgender women - seeking to become pregnant. And 35-and-a-half weeks after that, she gave birth to a seemingly healthy baby girl, delivered via cesarean section with no complications.
Since then, he has participated in a live donor surgery, during which an identical twin donated her uterus to her sister, who was born without one.
The woman had been born with a rare genetic condition that left her without a uterus, known as Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome, but she was otherwise healthy. Seven months after the transplant, the woman's fertilized eggs were implanted into the uterus, resulting in pregnancy.
The donor was a 45 year old woman who died of sub-arachnoid haemorrhage (a type of stroke).
The operation, detailed in a case study published in The Lancet, followed 10 other attempted uterus transplants from deceased donors in the United States, Turkey and Czech Republic.
It is hoped that this, the first ever uterine transplant involving a deceased donor and the first uterine transplantation in Latin America, could enable more women struggling with fertility issues to undergo treatment without having to wait for a live donor.
The woman, 32, was initially scared of the procedure, said Dr. Dani Ejzenberg, who is the transplant team's lead doctor at the University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, as AP reported.
"The number of people willing and committed to donate organs upon their own death are far larger than those of live donors, offering a much wider potential donor population", he said in a statement.
Study authors wrote that, "the success expands prospects for childbirth among women with infertility attributable to uterine factors". Doctors also removed the womb, partly so the woman would no longer have to take anti-rejection medicines.
Four years ago, a 36-year-old Swedish woman also successfully delivered a healthy child using IVF via a womb provided by an unrelated benefactor.
The first birth after a womb transplant from a living donor took place in Sweden in September 2013.
But out of the 10 womb transplants from deceased donors, none of the procedures has resulted in a birth - until now. Ejzenberg says he wanted to deliver the baby a few weeks early to avoid potential problems late in the pregnancy.
Although uterus transplants are a growing area of medicine, they remain highly experimental and are very hard surgeries to complete.
It said the case involved connecting veins from the donor's uterus with the recipient's veins, as well as linking arteries, ligaments, and vaginal canals. Fifteen were fertilised, with 8 resulting in embryos that were subsequently preserved for later implantation. Falcone said the fact that the transplant was successful after the uterus was preserved in ice for almost eight hours demonstrated how resilient the uterus is. And it's possible that patients won't need as many immunosuppressants as they now receive to stave off organ rejection.
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