December 2017

Volume 108, Issue 6

Views and Reviews

Introduction: From pathogenesis to therapy, deep endometriosis remains a source of controversy
Jacques Donnez

Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 869–871

Pathogenesis of deep endometriosis
Stephan Gordts, Philippe Koninckx, Ivo Brosens
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 872–885.e1

Diagnosis of deep endometriosis: clinical examination, ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging, and other techniques
Marc Bazot, Emile Daraï
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 886–894

Obstetrical complications of endometriosis, particularly deep endometriosis
Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore, Annalisa Inversetti, Matteo Schimberni, Paola Viganò, Veronica Giorgione, Massimo Candiani
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 895–912

Role of medical therapy in the management of deep rectovaginal endometriosis
Paolo Vercellini, Laura Buggio, Edgardo Somigliana
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 913–930

Choosing the right surgical technique for deep endometriosis: shaving, disc excision, or bowel resection?
Olivier Donnez, Horace Roman
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 931–942


Does cumulative live birth plateau beyond a certain ovarian response?
Ernesto Bosch, Elena Labarta, Antonio Pellicer
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Page 943

ASRM pages

Child-rearing ability and the provision of fertility services: an Ethics Committee opinion
Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 944–947


Depression, assisted reproductive technology/in vitro fertilization and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
Zeev Blumenfeld
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 948–949

Markers of ovarian reserve: is it possible to estimate an ovarian age?
Helen H. Kim
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 950–951

Male factors affect success of assisted reproductive technology
Peter N. Schlegel
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Page 952

Unlocking the cause of increased adverse singleton pregnancy outcomes: the role of the assisted reproductive technology derived embryo
Steven D. Spandorfer
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 953–954

Jack LaLanne got it right
William R. Phipps
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 955–956

Facing a cancer diagnosis: empowering parents to speak with adolescents about sperm banking
Russell P. Hayden, James A. Kashanian
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 957–958

Does the risk of diabetes and heart disease in women with polycystic ovary syndrome lessen with age?
Ricardo Azziz
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 959–960


Effect of the male factor on the clinical outcome of intracytoplasmic sperm injection combined with preimplantation aneuploidy testing: observational longitudinal cohort study of 1,219 consecutive cycles
Rossella Mazzilli, Danilo Cimadomo, Alberto Vaiarelli, Antonio Capalbo, Lisa Dovere, Erminia Alviggi, Ludovica Dusi, Carlo Foresta, Francesco Lombardo, Andrea Lenzi, Herman Tournaye, Carlo Alviggi, Laura Rienzi, Filippo Maria Ubaldi
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 961–972.e3

Assisted reproduction

Embryo aneuploidy is not impacted by selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor exposure
Carlos Hernandez-Nieto, Joseph Lee, Taraneh Nazem, Dmitry Gounko, Alan Copperman, Benjamin Sandler
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 973–979

Diminished ovarian reserve as measured by means of baseline follicle-stimulating hormone and antral follicle count is not associated with pregnancy loss in younger in vitro fertilization patients
Lauren A. Bishop, Kevin S. Richter, George Patounakis, Leslie Andriani, Kimberly Moon, Kate Devine
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 980–987

Does duration of abstinence affect the live-birth rate after assisted reproductive technology? A retrospective analysis of 1,030 cycles
Anurekha J. Periyasamy, Gowri Mahasampath, Muthukumar Karthikeyan, Ann M. Mangalaraj, Aleyamma T. Kunjummen, Mohan S. Kamath
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 988–992

Perinatal outcomes after natural conception versus in vitro fertilization (IVF) in gestational surrogates: a model to evaluate IVF treatment versus maternal effects
Irene Woo, Rita Hindoyan, Melanie Landay, Jacqueline Ho, Sue Ann Ingles, Lynda K. McGinnis, Richard J. Paulson, Karine Chung
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 993–998

Impact of multiple blastocyst biopsy and vitrification-warming procedures on pregnancy outcomes
Cara K. Bradley, Mark Livingstone, Maria V. Traversa, Steven J. McArthur
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 999–1006

Abnormally fertilized oocytes can result in healthy live births: improved genetic technologies for preimplantation genetic testing can be used to rescue viable embryos in in vitro fertilization cycles
Antonio Capalbo, Nathan Treff, Danilo Cimadomo, Xin Tao, Susanna Ferrero, Alberto Vaiarelli, Silvia Colamaria, Roberta Maggiulli, Giovanna Orlando, Catello Scarica, Richard Scott, Filippo Maria Ubaldi, Laura Rienzi
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 1007–1015.e3


Serum galectin-9 as a noninvasive biomarker for the detection of endometriosis and pelvic pain or infertility-related gynecologic disorders
Reka Brubel, Attila Bokor, Akos Pohl, Gabriella Krisztina Schilli, Laszlo Szereday, Reka Bacher-Szamuel, Janos Rigo Jr., Beata Polgar
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 1016–1025.e2


Association between preconception maternal beverage intake and in vitro fertilization outcomes
Ronit Machtinger, Audrey J. Gaskins, Abdallah Mansur, Michal Adir, Catherine Racowsky, Andrea A. Baccarelli, Russ Hauser, Jorge E. Chavarro
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 1026–1033


Admixture mapping of uterine fibroid size and number in African American women
Michael J. Bray, Todd L. Edwards, Melissa F. Wellons, Sarah H. Jones, Katherine E. Hartmann, Digna R. Velez Edwards
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 1034–1042.e26

Fertility preservation

Parental influences on sperm banking attempts among adolescent males newly diagnosed with cancer
James L. Klosky, Jessica S. Flynn, Vicky Lehmann, Kathryn M. Russell, Fang Wang, Robin N. Hardin, Jasmine R. Eddinger, Hui Zhang, Lauren A.-M. Schenck, Leslie R. Schover
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 1043–1049


A novel homozygous mutation in the FSHR gene is causative for primary ovarian insufficiency
Hongli Liu, Xiaofei Xu, Ting Han, Lei Yan, Lei Cheng, Yingying Qin, Wen Liu, Shidou Zhao, Zi-Jiang Chen
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 1050–1055.e2

Transcriptome-wide association study revealed two novel genes associated with nonobstructive azoospermia in a Chinese population
Tingting Jiang, Yuzhuo Wang, Meng Zhu, Yifeng Wang, Mingtao Huang, Guangfu Jin, Xuejiang Guo, Jiahao Sha, Juncheng Dai, Zhibin Hu
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 1056–1062.e4


Endometrial BCL6 testing for the prediction of in vitro fertilization outcomes: a cohort study
Laura D. Almquist, Creighton E. Likes, Benjamin Stone, Kaitlin R. Brown, Ricardo Savaris, David A. Forstein, Paul B. Miller, Bruce A. Lessey
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 1063–1069

Antimüllerian hormone levels and antral follicle counts are not reduced compared with community controls in patients with rigorously defined unexplained infertility
Eleni A. Greenwood, Marcelle I. Cedars, Nanette Santoro, Esther Eisenberg, Chia-Ning Kao, Daniel J. Haisenleder, Michael P. Diamond, Heather G. Huddleston for the National Institutes of Health/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Cooperative Reproductive Medicine Network
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 1070–1077

Reproductive endocrinology

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a risk factor for diabetes and prediabetes in middle-aged but not elderly women: a long-term population-based follow-up study
Hadighe Kazemi Jaliseh, Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani, Samira Behboudi-Gandevani, Farhad Hosseinpanah, Davood Khalili, Leila Cheraghi, Fereidoun Azizi
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Pages 1078–1084


Value of selective venous catheterization in the diagnosis of hyperandrogenism
Lisa C. Hickman, Linnea Goodman, Tommaso Falcone
Vol 108 | No. 6 | December 2017 | Page 1085

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