Uterus transplants and their ethical implications

Carlo Petrini, Assuntina Morresi

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Abstract

Early experiments in womb transplants have increased interest in the possibility of performing this procedure in women who have no womb, usually for congenital reasons. The present article describes past experiments and summarises the most relevant reference documents before indicating the key ethical implications involved in womb transplants.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-29
Number of pages5
JournalAnnali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanita
Volume53
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2017

Keywords

  • Assisted reproductive techniques
  • Bioethics
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Organ transplant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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