Cleveland Clinic says first uterus transplant in US fails

March 10, 2016 12:22 AM

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WASHINGTON — The nation’s first uterus transplant has failed, the Cleveland Clinic announced Wednesday, saying doctors had removed the organ.

A 26-year-old woman received the transplant on Feb. 24 and seemed to be doing well, even appearing briefly at a news conference on Monday with her surgeons.

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