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Medical Work-Up of the Deceased Donor

  • Anne C. Davis
  • Rebecca Flyckt
  • Tommaso FalconeEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter overviews the history of deceased donor uterus transplantation and explores the major components of the medical evaluation of a deceased uterine donor. That includes obtaining the medical and surgical history, serological and microbiological evaluation, and preoperative imaging. Moreover, the challenges associated with obtaining consent from a deceased donor’s family will be discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne C. Davis
    • 1
  • Rebecca Flyckt
    • 2
  • Tommaso Falcone
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.IVI AmericaBasking RidgeUSA
  2. 2.Cleveland Clinic, Women’s Health InstituteClevelandUSA

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