June 2017

Volume 107, Issue 6

Views and reviews

Introduction: Immunology and assisted reproductive technology in the 21st century

Juan A. Garcia-Velasco

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1267–1268


Maternal allo-recognition of the fetus

Ashley Moffett, Olympe Chazara, Francesco Colucci

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1269–1272


Why natural killer cells are not enough: a further understanding of killer immunoglobulin-like receptor and human leukocyte antigen

Diana Alecsandru, Juan A. García-Velasco

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1273–1278


Contribution of immunology to implantation failure of euploid embryos

Jason M. Franasiak, Richard T. Scott

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1279–1283

Immune modulation treatments—where is the evidence?

Malene Meisner Hviid, Nick Macklon

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1284–1293



Sex and gender: you should know the difference

Darcy E. Broughton, Robert E. Brannigan, Kenan R. Omurtag

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1294–1295



Preconception assisted reproductive technology counseling in the age of Zika

Chantel I. Washington Cross, James H. Segars

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1296–1297


Gamete donation: current practices, public opinion, and unanswered questions

Leena Nahata, Nathanael Stanley, Gwendolyn Quinn

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1298–1299



Post-thaw recovery of rare or very low concentrations of cryopreserved human sperm

Martin Kathrins, Nikita Abhyankar, Ohad Shoshany, Juergen Liebermann, Meike Uhler, Gail Prins, Craig Niederberger

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1300–1304


Fertility outcomes after extended searches for ejaculated spermatozoa in men with virtual azoospermia

Netanella Miller, Tal Biron-Shental, Yael Pasternak, Michael Belenky, Shai Shefi, Pavel Itsykson, Arie Berkovitz

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1305–1311


DNAH1 gene mutations and their potential association with dysplasia of the sperm fibrous sheath and infertility in the Han Chinese population

Yanwei Sha, Xiaoyu Yang, Libin Mei, Zhiyong Ji, Xu Wang, Lu Ding, Ping Li, Shenmin Yang

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1312–1318.e2


Assisted reproduction

Zika virus detected in amniotic fluid and umbilical cord blood in an in vitro fertilization-conceived pregnancy in Venezuela

Isaac Benjamin, Gissel Fernández, José Valentin Figueira, Leticia Parpacén, María Teresa Urbina, Randolfo Medina

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1319–1322


Reproductive outcomes after a single dose of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist compared with human chorionic gonadotropin for the induction of final oocyte maturation in hyper-responder women aged 35–40 years

Samer Tannus, Rola Turki, Yoni Cohen, Weon-Young Son, Tal Shavit, Michael Haim Dahan

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1323–1328.e2


Intrauterine insemination with gonadotropin stimulation or in vitro fertilization for the treatment of unexplained subfertility: a randomized controlled trial

Anupa Nandi, Priya Bhide, Richard Hooper, Anil Gudi, Amit Shah, Khalid Khan, Roy Homburg

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1329–1335.e2


Old habits die hard: retrospective analysis of outcomes with use of corticosteroids and antibiotics before embryo transfer

Leah Kaye, Chantal Bartels, Alison Bartolucci, Lawrence Engmann, John Nulsen, Claudio Benadiva

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1336–1340


Early pregnancy

Mode of conception does not appear to affect placental volume in the first trimester

Sara J. Churchill, Erica T. Wang, Marcy Akhlaghpour, Ellen H. Goldstein, Dina Eschevarria, Naomi Greene, Matthew Macer, Temeka Zore, John Williams III, Margareta D. Pisarska

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1341–1347.e1



Endometriosis on the uterosacral ligament: a marker of ureteral involvement

Raquel Lima, Helizabet Abdalla-Ribeiro, Ana Luisa Nicola, Aline Eras, Anna Lobao, Paulo Ayroza Ribeiro

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1348–1354



Limitations on the compensation of gamete donors: a public opinion survey

Malinda S. Lee, Leslie V. Farland, Stacey A. Missmer, Elizabeth S. Ginsburg

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1355–1363.e4



Novel zona pellucida gene variants identified in patients with oocyte anomalies

Ping Yang, Xin Luan, Yingqian Peng, Tailai Chen, Shizhen Su, Changming Zhang, Zhao Wang, Lei Cheng, Xin Zhang, Ying Wang, Zi-Jiang Chen, Han Zhao

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1364–1369


Mental health

Validation study of the SCREENIVF: an instrument to screen women or men on risk for emotional maladjustment before the start of a fertility treatment

Henrietta D.L. Ockhuijsen, Maarten van Smeden, Agnes van den Hoogen, Jacky Boivin

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1370–1379.e5


Reproductive endocrinology

Gaps in knowledge among physicians regarding diagnostic criteria and management of polycystic ovary syndrome

Anuja Dokras, Shailly Saini, Melanie Gibson-Helm, Jay Schulkin, Laura Cooney, Helena Teede

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1380–1386.e1


Reproductive science

Oxidative stress: a key regulator of leiomyoma cell survival

Nicole M. Fletcher, Mohammed S. Abusamaan, Ira Memaj, Mohammed G. Saed, Ayman Al-Hendy, Michael P. Diamond, Ghassan M. Saed

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages 1387–1394.e1



Laparoscopic repair of a symptomatic post–cesarean section isthmocele: a video case report

Giorgio Aimi, Laura Buggio, Nicola Berlanda, Paolo Vercellini

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages e17–e18


Hysteroscopic management of a stenotic cervix

Michael W.H. Suen, Olga Bougie, Sukhbir S. Singh

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages e19


Transurethral resection of ejaculatory ducts: a step-by-step guide

Luís Felipe Sávio, Joseph Palmer, Nachiketh Soodana Prakash, Raul Clavijo, Desmond Adamu, Ranjith Ramasamy

Vol 107 | No. 5 | May 2017 | Pages e20