Uterine viability in the baboon after ligation of uterine vasculature: a pilot study to assess alternative perfusion and venous return for uterine transplantation
The uterus remains viable after disruption of the bilateral uterine arteries and veins in a primate model.
Volume 107, Issue 4, Pages 1078–1082
Marie Shockley, M.D, Katrin Arnolds, M.D., Benjamin Beran, M.D., Krishna Rivas, M.V., Pedro Escobar, M.D., Andreas Tzakis, M.D., Tommaso Falcone, M.D., Michael L. Sprague, M.D., Stephen Zimberg, M.D.
Disruption of bilateral uterine vessels does not affect uterine or ovarian viability in the baboon. Bilateral uterine artery and vein ligation furthers development of a minimally invasive approach to donor hysterectomy.