Uterus transplantation is a treatment of uterine factor infertility. It raises questions of psychological aspects and well-being among the participants, which is of great importance as this is a new type of a major surgical procedure. This commentary focuses on the psychology surrounding this novel type of transplantation and the importance of patient selection. In addition, psychological aspects of events during the first postoperative year and the follow-up are discussed.
Trial registration: ClinicalTrials.gov NCT01844362.
Keywords: Uterus; donor; infertility; psychology; recipient; transplantation.
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