A 47-YEAR-OLD Melbourne woman has had radical surgery that may make her a first-time mother - and part of medical history.
Eight years after having "slices" of her ovaries removed, frozen and stored, Lisa had them reimplanted last month in the hope of becoming pregnant.
Specialists at Monash IVF hope the slices will regenerate in her reproductive system - and effectively reverse menopause by starting a process that will release eggs and make her fertile again.
If it works, Lisa could become the first woman in Australia to become pregnant using the technique.
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