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Doctors Successfully Carried Out India's First Womb Transplant in Pune

India's 1st Uterus Transplant at Galaxy Care Hospital

New Delhi: For the first time in the country, a team of doctors successfully performed a womb transplant on a 21-year-old woman on Thursday at a hospital in Pune

The woman, who is a Solapur resident, suffers from congenital absence of uterus since birth and was fitted with her mother’s womb so that 21-year-old can conceive normally.

A team of 12 doctors conducted the complicated surgery at Pune’s Galaxy Care Laparoscopy Institute (GCLI) for nine hours.

The hospital has been granted a licence by the state's Directorate of Health Services to carry out the uterus transplant, as per a TOI report.

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