As Dallas Remains Hub of Nation’s Uterine Transplant Success, Baylor Brings in Experts to Collaborate

Dozens of experts from some of the nation’s top medical centers met for hours in a closed door meeting this week with the transplant team from Baylor University Medical Center, which remains the only U.S. center to successfully deliver a baby to a woman who had received a uterus from a donor.The gathering included more than 40 representatives from institutions that have either attempted uterine transplants or are actively establishing similar programs. They shared best practices and experiences, and collaborated on soon-to-be released guidelines that could set the bar for future attempts.“It makes no sense not to share the experience. This is not just a Baylor thing, this is a national thing,” said Dr. Giuliano Testa, a Baylor transplant surgeon and principal investigator of the uterine transplant trial.  Continue reading...

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