Cleveland surgeons perform nation's first uterus transplant

February 26, 2016 12:05 PM

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Cleveland surgeons perform nation's first uterus transplant

CLEVELAND — Surgeons in Cleveland say they have performed the nation's first uterus transplant, a new frontier that aims to give women who lack wombs a chance at pregnancy.

In a statement Thursday, the Cleveland Clinic said the nine-hour surgery was performed a day earlier on a 26-year-old woman, using a uterus from a deceased donor.

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