The first successful uterus transplant in the United States failed after the patient developed a yeast infection. Lindsey McFarland, the 26-year-old patient who received the uterus at the Cleveland Clinic, had hoped to undergo IVF to become pregnant once she recovered from the transplant.
Earlier this week, the Cleveland Clinic announced that the first uterus transplant performed in the United States was a success. Lindsey, the 26-year-old who had undergone the procedure, said in a news conference that she was looking forward to starting IVF with hopes that she might bring a pregnancy to full term.
Lindsey, the 26-year-old woman who underwent the first uterus transplant in the United States, said today that she will undergo IVF once she has fully recovered. Assuming that the transplant holds, doctors at the Cleveland Clinic who oversaw her transplant, predict that she will be able to become pregnant and give…
A mom and daughter are poised to make medical history — the daughter, born without a uterus, could receive her mother's as a transplant.