Just one day after Cleveland Clinic announced the first uterine transplant in the U.S. as a success, doctors at the renowned medical center had to declare the operation a failure.

As a result of an unexpected complication, the recipient, a 26-year-old Texan named Lindsey, had to have her transplanted uterus removed on Wednesday.

Doctors in Cleveland are undeterred, and have nine additional uterus transplants in the works but procedure “remains hugely controversial,” writes Julia Belluz. Is it really worth continuing to perform such risky operations? Medical ethicists and doctors seem to think so.
Read more at Vox


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