January 2019

Volume 111, Issue 1


Views and reviews

Introduction: Contemporary perspectives on congenital adrenal hyperplasia: impacts on reproduction
Maria I. New, Zev Rosenwaks
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 4–6

Classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia and its impact on reproduction
Larissa G. Gomes, Tania A.S.S. Bachega, Berenice B. Mendonca
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 7–12

Fertility in patients with nonclassical congenital adrenal hyperplasia
Maria I. New, Lucia Ghizzoni, Heino Meyer-Bahlburg, Ahmed Khattab, David Reichman, Zev Rosenwaks
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 13–20

Prenatal genetic testing and treatment for congenital adrenal hyperplasia
Joe Leigh Simpson, Svetlana Rechitsky
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 21–23

Genetics of congenital adrenal hyperplasia and genotype-phenotype correlation
Mithra L. Narasimhan, Ahmed Khattab
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 24–29


At last, an orally active gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist
Richard J. Paulson
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 30–31

ASRM pages

Prepregnancy counseling: Committee Opinion No. 762
American Society for Reproductive Medicine American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Committee on Gynecologic Practice
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 32–42


Variants in major histocompatibility complex genes: novel factors resulting in male factor infertility?
Eric M. Lo, Alexander W. Pastuszak
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 43–44

Reflections on preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy and mosaicism: how did we get here, and what does it mean clinically?
Sicily E. Garvin, Charalampos Chatzicharalampous, Elizabeth Puscheck
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 45–47

Commentary: when embryos hit the brakes
Thomas B. Pool
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 48–49

The burden of uterine fibroids: a search for primary and secondary prevention
Quaker E. Harmon
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 50–51

Mosaic embryos present a challenging clinical decision
Emily K. Osman, Marie D. Werner
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 52–53

Polycystic ovary syndrome, obesity, and depression: identifying the highest-risk group among an already high-risk group
Laura G. Cooney
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 54–55

Does body weight affect cardiometabolic risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome?
Anuja Dokras
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 56–57

Growth disparities in uterine leiomyomas associated with MED12 mutation
Hortensia Ferrero
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 58–59

Fertility and Sterility: 50 years ago today

Original investigations into the clearance of spermatozoa after vasectomy
Martin Kathrins
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Page 60


Fine mapping the MHC region identified rs4997052 as a new variant associated with nonobstructive azoospermia in Han Chinese males
Mingtao Huang, Meng Zhu, Tingting Jiang, Yifeng Wang, Cheng Wang, Guangfu Jin, Xuejiang Guo, Jiahao Sha, Juncheng Dai, Xiaoming Wang, Zhibin Hu
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 61–68

Assisted reproduction

Transfer of embryos with segmental mosaicism is associated with a significant reduction in live-birth rate
Temeka Zore, Lindsay L. Kroener, Chunmin Wang, Lian Liu, Richard Buyalos, Gary Hubert, Mousa Shamonki
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 69–76

Deoxyribonucleic acid detection in blastocoelic fluid: a new predictor of embryo ploidy and viable pregnancy
M. Cristina Magli, Cristina Albanese, Andor Crippa, Carla Tabanelli, Anna P. Ferraretti, Luca Gianaroli
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 77–85

Autologous mitochondrial transfer as a complementary technique to intracytoplasmic sperm injection to improve embryo quality in patients undergoing in vitro fertilization—a randomized pilot study
Elena Labarta, Maria José de los Santos, Sonia Herraiz, Maria José Escribá, Alicia Marzal, Anna Buigues, Antonio Pellicer
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 86–96

Effect of in vitro culture period on birth weight after vitrified-warmed transfer cycles: analysis of 4,201 singleton newborns
Jie Zhang, Yun Wang, Hongfang Liu, Xiaoyan Mao, Qiuju Chen, Yong Fan, Yitao Xiao, Yanping Kuang
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 97–104

Developmental potential of slow-developing embryos: day-5 morulae compared with day-5 cavitating morulae
Jigal Haas, Jim Meriano, Rawad Bassil, Eran Barzilay, Eran Zilberberg, Robert F. Casper
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 105–111


Phthalates exposure and uterine fibroid burden among women undergoing surgical treatment for fibroids: a preliminary study
Ami R. Zota, Ruth J. Geller, Antonia M. Calafat, Cherie Q. Marfori, Andrea A. Baccarelli, Gaby N. Moawad
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 112–121


Links between age at menarche, antral follicle count, and body mass index in African American and European American women
Sonya M. Schuh, Julia Kadie, Mitchell P. Rosen, Barbara Sternfeld, Renee A. Reijo Pera, Marcelle I. Cedars
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 122–131


What are patients doing with their mosaic embryos? Decision making after genetic counseling
Andria G. Besser, David H. McCulloh, James A. Grifo
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 132–137.e1


Self-reported infertility, metabolic dysfunction, and cardiovascular events: a cross-sectional analysis among U.S. women
Jessica L. Gleason, Edmond D. Shenassa, Marie E. Thoma
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 138–146

Mental health

Clinical course of depression symptoms and predictors of enduring depression risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: Results of a longitudinal study
Eleni A. Greenwood, Lauri A. Pasch, Kanade Shinkai, Marcelle I. Cedars, Heather G. Huddleston
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 147–156

Reproductive endocrinology

Elevation of antimüllerian hormone in women with polycystic ovary syndrome undergoing assisted reproduction: effect of insulin
Xing Yan Liu, Yun Jie Yang, Chuan Ling Tang, Kai Wang, Jun-Jiang Chen, Xiao Ming Teng, Ye Chun Ruan, Jian Zhi Yang
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 157–167

Metabolic disturbances in non-obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Shiqin Zhu, Bingqian Zhang, Xiao Jiang, Zeyan Li, Shigang Zhao, Linlin Cui, Zi-Jiang Chen
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 168–177

Reproductive science

Expression of erythropoietin messenger ribonucleic acid in wild-type MED12 uterine leiomyomas under estrogenic influence: new insights into related growth disparities
Ryoko Asano, Mikiko Asai-Sato, Shoichi Matsukuma, Taichi Mizushima, Masataka Taguri, Mitsuyo Yoshihara, Mae Inada, Atsuko Fukui, Yukio Suzuki, Yohei Miyagi, Etsuko Miyagi
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 178–185

Reproductive surgery

Screening and evaluation of potential recipients and donors for living donor uterus transplantation: results from a single-center observational study
Florin-Andrei Taran, Dorit Schöller, Katharina Rall, Silvio Nadalin, Alfred Königsrainer, Melanie Henes, Hans Bösmüller, Falko Fend, Konstantin Nikolaou, Mike Notohamiprodjo, Christian Grasshoff, Eckhard Heim, Stephan Zipfel, Norbert Schäffeler, Tamam Bakchoul, Nils Heyne, Martina Guthoff, Bernhard Krämer, Christl Reisenauer, Markus Hoopmann, Karl-Oliver Kagan, Mats Brännström, Diethelm Wallwiener, Sara Y. Brucker
Vol 111 | No. 1 | January 2019 | Pages 186–193

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