The Science of Uterus Transplants & The Danish Girl (with NOAHFINNCE)

Episode 130,  Oct 11, 04:00 AM

Uterus transplants are on the verge of becoming a common surgery for cis women, but one of the first women to ever receive this kind of surgery wasn’t cis… The life of Lilli Elbe, one of the first women to receive gender affirming surgery, has been romanticised and repackaged as a tender tragedy - but her real story is far more interesting & upliftng.

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References & Further Reading

Transplants
  1. https://www.britannica.com/science/transplant-surgery/Organ-transplants
  2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2778785/
  3. https://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/who-we-are/a-history-of-donation-transfusion-and-transplantation/

Uterus Transplants
  1. https://academic.oup.com/humupd/article/3/3/267/653944https://www.britannica.com/science/uterus
  2. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29210893/
  3. https://www.thieme-connect.de/products/ejournals/pdf/10.1055/s-0037-1606321.pdf
  4. https://timesofmalta.com/articles/view/turkish-woman-has-world-s-first-womb-transplant.388596
  5. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-10-04/woman-has-baby-after-womb-transplant-in-sweden/5790726?nw=0&r=HtmlFragment
  6. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/health-29516910https://time.com/5044565/exclusive-first-u-s-baby-born-after-a-uterus-transplant/
  7. https://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/09/health/yeast-infectionled-to-removal-of-transplanted-uterus.html?_r=0
  8. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamasurgery/article-abstract/564280
  9. https://obgyn.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.3109/00016349.2010.520688
  10. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1432-2277.2012.01438.x
  11. https://www.nytimes.com/2002/03/07/world/medical-first-a-transplant-of-a-uterus.html

Uterus Transplants for Trans Women
  1. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2775302
  2. https://jme.bmj.com/content/45/10/687.full
  3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6492192/

Lilli Elbe
  1. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Lili-Elbe
  2. https://www.biography.com/artist/lili-elbe