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1. Title Title of document Uterus transplants in India: yawning regulatory gaps
 
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Sandhya Srinivasan; 8 Seadoll, 54 Chimbai Road, Bandra (W), Mumbai 400 050, India
 
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4. Description Abstract The hubbub following the first two uterus transplants in India seems to have died down. But it highlights gaps in the mechanisms to regulate potentially harmful research. It also flags the need to examine this controversial technique which is poised to become part of the assisted reproductive technology industry in India. Though an experimental and risky procedure, with many ethical concerns, uterus transplant is being presented here as an established practice. It is being offered as an opportunity to have a biologically related child while bypassing the limitations of surrogacy, enabling "legal, biological and gestational motherhood".
 
5. Publisher Organizing agency, location Forum for Medical Ethics Society
 
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7. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 2017-07-18
 
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10. Identifier Uniform Resource Identifier http://www.issuesinmedicalethics.org/articles/uterus-transplants-in-india-yawning-regulatory-gaps/
 
11. Source Title; vol., no. (year) Indian Journal of Medical Ethics;: Is regulation serving the intended purpose?
 
12. Language English=en en
 
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