All publications of “Rodrigo Aquino Castro”

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Description and evaluation of experimental models for uterine transplantation in pigs

Emerson de Oliveira, Kelly Alessandra da Silva Tavares, Mariano Tamura Vieira Gomes, Alcides Augusto Salzedas-Netto, Marair Gracio Ferreira Sartori, Rodrigo Aquino Castro, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO4066

ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate the technique of uterine transplantation and the use of drugs used in the process of immunosuppression. Methods: We included 12 sows, and immunosuppression was performed with minimal doses of cyclosporine, and cross-match was done to exclude the possibility of blood incompatibility. Hysterectomy was performed in the donor under general anesthesia, with the removal of the aorta and inferior vena cava in monobloc, and anastomosis of these vessels was made in the recipient. Results: Six experiments were […]