Ethics

The ethics around uterus transplantation is complex. All papers on the subject are given below. The list will be updated continuously.

2017

Which Donor for Uterus Transplants: Brain-Dead Donor or Living Donor? A Systematic Review.
Which Donor for Uterus Transplants: Brain-Dead Donor or Living Donor? A Systematic Review.
Lavoué V, Vigneau C, Duros S, Boudjema K, Levêque J, Piver P, Aubard Y, Gauthier T.
Transplantation. 2017 Feb;101(2):267-273. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000001481. Review. PMID: 27607535
A quiet revolution in organ transplant ethics.
A quiet revolution in organ transplant ethics.
Caplan A, Purves D.
J Med Ethics. 2017 Nov;43(11):797-800. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2015-103348. Epub 2017 Apr 19. PMID: 28424230

2016

Public funding, social change and uterus transplants: a response to commentaries.
Public funding, social change and uterus transplants: a response to commentaries.
Wilkinson S, Williams NJ.
J Med Ethics. 2016 Sep;42(9):572-3. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2016-103491. No abstract available. PMID: 27521259
Should uterus transplants be publicly funded?
Should uterus transplants be publicly funded?
Wilkinson S, Williams NJ.
J Med Ethics. 2016 Sep;42(9):559-65. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2015-102999. PMID: 26670671
The Ethics of Allocating Uterine Transplants.
The Ethics of Allocating Uterine Transplants.
Bayefsky MJ, Berkman BE.
Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 2016 Jul;25(3):350-65. doi: 10.1017/S0963180115000687. PMID: 26864991
Legal and ethical issues of uterus transplantation.
Legal and ethical issues of uterus transplantation.
Dickens BM.
Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2016 Apr;133(1):125-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2016.01.002. PMID: 26873131

2015

Jordan M. Philips keynote speaker: uterine transplantation.
Jordan M. Philips keynote speaker: uterine transplantation.
Farrell RM, Falcone T.
J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2015 Mar-Apr;22(3):311-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2015.01.014. No abstract available. PMID: 25620213
Uterus transplantation: the ethics of moving the womb.
Uterus transplantation: the ethics of moving the womb.
Arora KS, Blake V.
Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Apr;125(4):971-4. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000707. PMID: 25751213

2014

Uterus transplantation: ethical and regulatory challenges.
Uterus transplantation: ethical and regulatory challenges.
Arora KS, Blake V.
J Med Ethics. 2014 Jun;40(6):396-400. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2013-101400. PMID: 23760727
Medicine. Pioneering womb transplant trial highlights risks and ethical dilemmas.
Medicine. Pioneering womb transplant trial highlights risks and ethical dilemmas.
Orange R.
Science. 2014 Mar 28;343(6178):1418-9. doi: 10.1126/science.343.6178.1418. No abstract available. PMID: 24675931
How real is the uterine transplantation?
How real is the uterine transplantation?
Öztürk H.
Ann Transplant. 2014 Feb 14;19:82-3. doi: 10.12659/AOT.889973. No abstract available. PMID: 24535028
Promise of uterine transplant--myth or a reality?
Promise of uterine transplant--myth or a reality?
Del Priore G, Gudipudi DK.
Maturitas. 2014 Jan;77(1):20-3. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2013.10.012. Review. PMID: 24314618

2013

Risks for donors in uterus transplantation.
Risks for donors in uterus transplantation.
Kisu I, Mihara M, Banno K, Umene K, Araki J, Hara H, Suganuma N, Aoki D.
Reprod Sci. 2013 Dec;20(12):1406-15. doi: 10.1177/1933719113493517. Review. PMID: 23793471
Medical and ethical considerations in uterus transplantation.
Medical and ethical considerations in uterus transplantation.
Benagiano G, Landeweerd L, Brosens I.
Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013 Nov;123(2):173-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2013.05.010. PMID: 23987733
Ensuring the future of uterine transplantation.
Ensuring the future of uterine transplantation.
Caplan AL.
Fertil Steril. 2013 Mar 1;99(3):682-3. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2012.11.010. No abstract available. PMID: 23200690
Uterine transplantation--a real possibility? The Indianapolis consensus.
Uterine transplantation--a real possibility? The Indianapolis consensus.
Del Priore G, Saso S, Meslin EM, Tzakis A, Brännström M, Clarke A, Vianna R, Sawyer R, Smith JR.
Hum Reprod. 2013 Feb;28(2):288-91. doi: 10.1093/humrep/des406. PMID: 23202992
The ethics of uterus transplantation.
The ethics of uterus transplantation.
Catsanos R, Rogers W, Lotz M.
Bioethics. 2013 Feb;27(2):65-73. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8519.2011.01897.x. PMID: 21726265

2012

Toward acceptance of uterus transplants.
Toward acceptance of uterus transplants.
Orentlicher D.
Hastings Cent Rep. 2012 Nov-Dec;42(6):12-3. doi: 10.1002/hast.90. No abstract available. PMID: 23138365
The Montreal Criteria for the Ethical Feasibility of Uterine Transplantation.
The Montreal Criteria for the Ethical Feasibility of Uterine Transplantation.
Lefkowitz A, Edwards M, Balayla J.
Transpl Int. 2012 Apr;25(4):439-47. doi: 10.1111/j.1432-2277.2012.01438.x. PMID: 22356169

2008

Uterus transplant: evidence and ethics.
Uterus transplant: evidence and ethics.
Nair A, Stega J, Smith JR, Del Priore G.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2008 Apr;1127:83-91. doi: 10.1196/annals.1434.003. Review. PMID: 18443334

2007

Moving the womb.
Moving the womb.
Caplan AL, Perry C, Plante LA, Saloma J, Batzer FR.
Hastings Cent Rep. 2007 May-Jun;37(3):18-20. No abstract available. PMID: 17649898

2003

Uterine transplantation and the case of the mistaken question.
Uterine transplantation and the case of the mistaken question.
Reichman E.
Tradition. 2003 Summer;37(2):20-41. No abstract available. PMID: 15468503

2001

Assisted reproduction developments in the Islamic world.
Assisted reproduction developments in the Islamic world.
Serour GI, Dickens BM.
Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2001 Aug;74(2):187-93. PMID: 11502299

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