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Volume 106, Issue 3

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Views and Reviews

Introduction: Reproductive immunology: checkered past and bright future

Steven L. Young

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 497–498


Immunologic challenges of human reproduction: an evolving story

Kassie J. Hyde, Danny J. Schust

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 499–510


Seminal fluid and fertility in women

Sarah A. Robertson, David J. Sharkey

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 511–519


Is there a role for diet in ameliorating the reproductive sequelae associated with chronic low-grade inflammation in polycystic ovary syndrome and obesity?

Joan K. Riley, Emily S. Jungheim

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 520–527


Inklings

Is gonadotropin ovarian stimulation for unexplained infertility any longer warranted?

Robert F. Casper

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 528–529


ASRM pages

Uterine septum: a guideline

Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 530–540


Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology and assisted reproductive technology in the United States: a 2016 update

James P. Toner, Charles C. Coddington, Kevin Doody, Brad Van Voorhis, David B. Seifer, G. David Ball, Barbara Luke, Ethan Wantman

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 541–546


Reflections

Understanding the physiologic role of oxidation-reduction equilibrium in semen

Ricardo Pimenta Bertolla

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 547–548


Cell phone microscope for semen analysis

Mark Sigman

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Page 549


A sperm aspiration technique in the armamentarium of options to help in extreme testicular trauma–a war experience

Ajay K. Nangia

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Page 550


Differential DNA methylation analysis optimally requires purified cell populations

Michael K. Skinner

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Page 551


Aromatase, microRNA, and inflammation: a complex relationship

Serdar E. Bulun, Camran Nezhat

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 552–553


Reporting of birth defects in SART CORS: time to rely on data linkage

Pauline Mendola, Suzanne M. Gilboa

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 554–555


MicroRNAs in fibroid biology: the lens for pathogenesis and functional significance?

Aaron K. Styer

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 556–557


Fertility and Sterility: 50 years ago today

Protocols to induce ovulation and “progesterone block” experiments

Daniela Galliano

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Page 558


Andrology

Relationship between paternal somatic health and assisted reproductive technology outcomes

Michael L. Eisenberg, Shufeng Li, Lauren A. Wise, Courtney D. Lynch, Steven Nakajima, Stuart A. Meyers, Barry Behr, Valerie L. Baker

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 559–565


MiOXSYS: a novel method of measuring oxidation reduction potential in semen and seminal plasma

Ashok Agarwal, Rakesh Sharma, Shubhadeep Roychoudhury, Stefan Du Plessis, Edmund Sabanegh

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 566–573.e10


Novel device for male infertility screening with single-ball lens microscope and smartphone

Yoshitomo Kobori, Peter Pfanner, Gail S. Prins, Craig Niederberger

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 574–578


Seminal vesicle sperm aspiration from wounded warriors

Mae Wu Healy, Belinda J. Yauger, Aidita N. James, James R. Jezior, Patrick Parker, Robert C. Dean

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 579–583


Is the effect of premature elevated progesterone augmented by human chorionic gonadotropin versus gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist trigger?

Matthew T. Connell, George Patounakis, Mae Wu Healy, Alan H. DeCherney, Kate Devine, Eric Widra, Michael J. Levy, Micah J. Hill

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 584–589.e1


Oocyte activation by calcium ionophore and congenital birth defects: a retrospective cohort study

Netanella Miller, Tal Biron-Shental, Rivka Sukenik-Halevy, Anat Hershko Klement, Reuven Sharony, Arie Berkovitz

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 590–596.e2


Preimplantation genetic screening: who benefits?

Hey-Joo Kang, Alexis P. Melnick, Joshua D. Stewart, Kangpu Xu, Zev Rosenwaks

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 597–602


Do donor oocyte cycles comply with ASRM/SART embryo transfer guidelines? An analysis of 13,393 donor cycles from the SART registry

Kelly S. Acharya, Sanaz Keyhan, Chaitanya R. Acharya, Jason S. Yeh, Meredith P. Provost, James M. Goldfarb, Suheil J. Muasher

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 603–607


Impact of multinucleated blastomeres on embryo developmental competence, morphokinetics, and aneuploidy

Hanna Balakier, Agata Sojecki, Gelareh Motamedi, Clifford Librach

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 608–614.e2


Freeze-all, oocyte vitrification, or fresh embryo transfer? Lessons from an egg-sharing donation program

Daniela Paes Almeida Ferreira Braga, Amanda Souza Setti, Rita Cássia Sávio Figueira, Matheus de Castro Azevedo, Assumpto Iaconelli Jr., Edson Guimarães Lo Turco, Edson Borges Jr.

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 615–622


Risk of peripartum hysterectomy in births after assisted reproductive technology

Antonella Cromi, Ilario Candeloro, Nicola Marconi, Jvan Casarin, Maurizio Serati, Massimo Agosti, Fabio Ghezzi

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 623–628


Assisted reproductive technology alters deoxyribonucleic acid methylation profiles in bloodspots of newborn infants

Molly S. Estill, Jay M. Bolnick, Robert A. Waterland, Alan D. Bolnick, Michael P. Diamond, Stephen A. Krawetz

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 629–639.e10


Grade and looseness of the inner cell mass may lead to the development of monochorionic diamniotic twins

Junko Otsuki, Toshiroh Iwasaki, Yuya Katada, Haruka Sato, Kohyu Furuhashi, Yuta Tsuji, Yukiko Matsumoto, Masahide Shiotani

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 640–644


How compliant are in vitro fertilization member clinics in following embryo transfer guidelines? An analysis of 59,689 fresh first in vitro fertilization autologous cycles from 2011 to 2012

Sanaz Keyhan, Kelly S. Acharya, Chaitanya R. Acharya, Jason S. Yeh, Meredith P. Provost, James M. Goldfarb, Suheil J. Muasher

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 645–652.e1


Standard human chorionic gonadotropin versus double trigger for final oocyte maturation results in different granulosa cells gene expressions: a pilot study

Jigal Haas, Libby Ophir, Eran Barzilay, Ronit Machtinger, Yuval Yung, Raoul Orvieto, Ariel Hourvitz

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 653–659.e1


Donor oocytes are associated with preterm birth when compared to fresh autologous in vitro fertilization cycles in singleton pregnancies

Annie M. Dude, Jason S. Yeh, Suheil J. Muasher

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 660–665


Early pregnancy

Is the type of gonadotropin-releasing hormone suppression protocol for ovarian hyperstimulation associated with ectopic pregnancy in fresh autologous cycles for in vitro fertilization?

Laura Londra, Caroline Moreau, Donna Strobino, Aarti Bhasin, Yulian Zhao

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 666–672


Endometriosis

Aromatase inhibitor regulates let-7 expression and let-7f–induced cell migration in endometrial cells from women with endometriosis

SiHyun Cho, Levent Mutlu, Yuping Zhou, Hugh S. Taylor

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 673–680


Stanniocalcin-1 expression in normal human endometrium and dysregulation in endometriosis

Lusine Aghajanova, Signe Altmäe, Sergo Kasvandik, Andres Salumets, Anneli Stavreus-Evers, Linda C. Giudice

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 681–691.e1


Severe spontaneous hemoperitoneum in pregnancy may be linked to in vitro fertilization in patients with endometriosis: a systematic review

Ivo A. Brosens, Marit C. Lier, Velja Mijatovic, Marwan Habiba, Giuseppe Benagiano

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 692–703


Declining rates of sterilization procedures in Western Australian women from 1990 to 2008: the relationship with age, hospital type, and government policy changes

Khadra A. Jama-Alol, Alexandra P. Bremner, Louise M. Stewart, Anna Kemp-Casey, Eva Malacova, Rachael Moorin, Adeleh Shirangi, David B. Preen

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 704–709.e1


Assisted reproductive technology and perinatal outcomes: conventional versus discordant-sibling design

Nafeesa N. Dhalwani, Sheree L. Boulet, Dmitry M. Kissin, Yujia Zhang, Patricia McKane, Marie A. Bailey, Maria-Elena Hood, Laila J. Tata

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 710–716.e2


Validation of birth outcomes from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology Clinic Outcome Reporting System (SART CORS): population-based analysis from the Massachusetts Outcome Study of Assisted Reproductive Technology (MOSART)

Judy E. Stern, Daksha Gopal, Rebecca F. Liberman, Marlene Anderka, Milton Kotelchuck, Barbara Luke

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 717–722.e2


Antimüllerian hormone in relation to tobacco and marijuana use and sources of indoor heating/cooking

Alexandra J. White, Dale P. Sandler, Aimee A. D'Aloisio, Frank Stanczyk, Kristina W. Whitworth, Donna D. Baird, Hazel B. Nichols

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 723–730


Cancer risk in first- and second-degree relatives of men with poor semen quality

Ross E. Anderson, Heidi A. Hanson, Darshan P. Patel, Erica Johnstone, Kenneth I. Aston, Douglas T. Carrell, William T. Lowrance, Ken R. Smith, James M. Hotaling

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 731–738


Genetics

Altered DNA methylation and expression of PLAGL1 in cord blood from assisted reproductive technology pregnancies compared with natural conceptions

Rebecca N. Vincent, Luke D. Gooding, Kenny Louie, Edgar Chan Wong, Sai Ma

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 739–748.e3


Gynecology and menopause

Association of bilateral oophorectomy with cognitive function in healthy, postmenopausal women

Keiko Kurita, Victor W. Henderson, Margaret Gatz, Jan St. John, Howard N. Hodis, Roksana Karim, Wendy J. Mack

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 749–756.e2


Reproductive endocrinology

Randomized controlled trial of letrozole, berberine, or a combination for infertility in the polycystic ovary syndrome

Xiao-Ke Wu, Yong-Yan Wang, Jian-Ping Liu, Rui-Ning Liang, Hui-Ying Xue, Hong-Xia Ma, Xiao-Guang Shao, Ernest H.Y. Ng, Reproductive and Developmental Network in Chinese Medicine

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 757–765.e1


Reproductive science

Decreased expression of microRNA-29 family in leiomyoma contributes to increased major fibrillar collagen production

Erica E. Marsh, Marissa L. Steinberg, J. Brandon Parker, Ju Wu, Debabrata Chakravarti, Serdar E. Bulun

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 766–772


Spermometer: electrical characterization of single boar sperm motility

Bjorn de Wagenaar, Daan J. Geijs, Hans de Boer, Johan G. Bomer, Wouter Olthuis, Albert van den Berg, Loes I. Segerink

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 773–780.e6


Expression of placenta-specific 8 in human oocytes, embryos, and models of in vitro implantation

Min Li, Dong Liu, Li Wang, Weizhou Wang, Aiming Wang, Yuanqing Yao

Vol 106 | No. 3 | September 2016 | Pages 781–789.e2

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