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Pune doctors perform India’s first uterus transplant surgery

Pune: A team of 12 doctors, led by Dr Shailesh Puntambekar, at Galaxy Care Laparoscopy Institute (GCLI) here on Thursday performed India’s first uterus transplant surgery, in which uterus of a 44-year-old woman was transplanted in her 21-year-old daughter. The surgery started at 12 noon and ended at 9.15 pm.

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Womb transplants could be available in a year

Womb transplants that would allow childless women to have babies could be available as early as next year, according to Dr Mats Brannstrom of University of Gothenburg. His team has already succeeded in implanting donated wombs in mice, rats, sheep …

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