uterine factor


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uterine factor

Any abnormality of the uterus that produces infertility.
See also: factor
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According to the latest National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines, infertility due to uterine factors has been estimated to be the cause in 10% of cases.6
In the operation completed last month at Bellevue Medical Center in Mansourieh, a Jordanian woman suffering from uterine factor infertility received a new uterus donated by the patient's mother, hospital officials said.
Women aged 20-35 years with absolute uterine factor infertility, such as those with congenitally absent uteri, were eligible to participate.
"This first live birth to a uterus transplant recipient in the United States was a milestone in our work to solve absolute uterine factor infertility," (https://www.bswhealth.com/uterus-transplant/pages/default.aspx?utm_campaign=BSWHSocial_UTX&hootPostID=728b3e14ad0a2a50e79fc3bf7f692b57) said Giuliano Testa , MD, principal investigator of the uterine transplant clinical trial at Baylor.
Uterus transplants are emerging as a boon for women with uterine factor infertility, as the only existing options are surrogacy or adoption, both of which may not be acceptable to all, due to either religious, cultural or legal issues.