Uterus transplant fails after sudden complication

March 10, 2016 4:26 AM

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Uterus transplant fails after sudden complication

The Cleveland Clinic is conducting tests to find out why the nation’s first uterus transplant failed but said the transplant study, including the screening of other prospective recipients, will continue without interruption.

The clinic on Wednesday said the 26-year-old patient, identified only as Lindsey, experienced a sudden complication that led to the removal of her transplanted uterus. Lindsey was described as “doing well and recovering.”

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