May 2018

Volume 109, Issue 5

Views and Reviews


Introduction: Management of the luteal phase in assisted reproductive technology

Georg Griesinger, David Meldrum

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 747–748


Role of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists, human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), progesterone, and estrogen in luteal phase support after hCG triggering, and when in pregnancy hormonal support can be stopped

Dominique de Ziegler, Paul Pirtea, Claus Yding Andersen, Jean Marc Ayoubi

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 749–755


Oral dydrogesterone for luteal phase support in fresh in vitro fertilization cycles: a new standard?

Georg Griesinger, Christophe Blockeel, Herman Tournaye

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 756–762


Luteal phase support after gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist triggering: does it still matter?

Claudio Benadiva, Lawrence Engmann

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 763–767 

Programming the endometrium for deferred transfer of cryopreserved embryos: hormone replacement versus modified natural cycles

Eva R. Groenewoud, Bernard J. Cohlen, Nicholas S. Macklon

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 768–774



Recognizing and eliminating bias in those with elevated body mass index in women's health care

Steven R. Lindheim, Tanya L. Glenn, Leah D. Whigham

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 775–776


ASRM pages

Evaluation of the azoospermic male: a committee opinion

Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in collaboration with the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 777–782



Moving the science forward on dietary patterns and male fertility

Audrey J. Gaskins

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Page 783

Fibroids: when should they be removed to improve in vitro fertilization success?

Hugh S. Taylor

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 784–785


Better together than alone: the cumulus benefits

Marcos Meseguer, Cristina Hickman, Antonio Pellicer

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 786–787

Chronic endometritis and the plasma cell, fact versus fiction

John V. Groth

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Page 788

Time to think about neonatal outcome in assisted reproductive technology

Dominique de Ziegler, Paul Pirtea, Marine Poulain, Sarah Vanlieferinghen, Jean Marc Ayoubi

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 789–790


Big data approach to evaluation of birth defects and assisted reproductive technology: the Chinese linkage cohort

Mary D. Sammel, Natalie Stentz, Divya K. Shah

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 791–792


Marijuana and reproduction: time to raise the evidence bar to a new high

Jorge E. Chavarro

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 793–794

Clinical utility of ovarian-stimulation intrauterine insemination

Robert A. Wild

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 795–796

What is a person with depression who wants to have a baby to do?

Sarah R. Holley

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 797–798

Polycystic ovary syndrome and mental health: a call to action

Nanette Santoro

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Page 799

Is hope on the horizon for premature ovarian insufficiency?

G. Wright Bates Jr.

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 800–801


Non-coding RNAs: an important regulatory mechanism in pathogenesis of uterine fibroids

Qiwei Yang, Ayman Al-Hendy

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 802–803


What do you see in Fertility and Sterility video articles?

J. Preston Parry

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Page 804

Pediatric ovarian tissue cryopreservation: time to lift the experimental label?

Mindy S. Christianson, Steven R. Lindheim

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 805–806


Fertility and Sterility: 50 years ago today


Old insights, same questions

Olivia Carpinello, Alan DeCherney

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 807–808



Dietary patterns are positively associated with semen quality

Michal Efrat, Anat Stein, Haim Pinkas, Ron Unger, Ruth Birk

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 809–816


Assisted reproduction

Effect of type 3 intramural fibroids on in vitro fertilization–intracytoplasmic sperm injection outcomes: a retrospective cohort study

Lei Yan, Qian Yu, Ya-nan Zhang, Zizhen Guo, Zhongyuan Li, Jinlei Niu, Jinlong Ma

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 817–822.e2

Cumulus oophorus complexes favor physiologic selection of spermatozoa for intracytoplasmic sperm injection

Caizhu Wang, Guixue Feng, Jinhui Shu, Hong Zhou, Bo Zhang, Huanhua Chen, Ruoyun Lin, Xianyou Gan, Zhulian Wu, Tinglv Wei

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 823–831


Early pregnancy

Comparison of the prevalence of chronic endometritis as determined by means of different diagnostic methods in women with and without reproductive failure

Yingyu Liu, Xiaoyan Chen, Jin Huang, Chi-Chiu Wang, Mei-Yung Yu, Susan Laird, Tin-Chiu Li

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 832–839




In vitro fertilization, interpregnancy interval, and risk of adverse perinatal outcomes

Kristin Palmsten, Michael V. Homer, Yujia Zhang, Sara Crawford, Russell S. Kirby, Glenn Copeland, Christina D. Chambers, Dmitry M. Kissin, H. Irene Su on behalf of the States Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technology (SMART) Collaborative

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 840–848.e1


Association of birth defects with the mode of assisted reproductive technology in a Chinese data-linkage cohort

Hui-ting Yu, Qing Yang, Xiao-xi Sun, Guo-wu Chen, Nai-si Qian, Ren-zhi Cai, Han-bing Guo, Chun-fang Wang

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 849–856



Frequencies of chromosome-specific mosaicisms in trophoectoderm biopsies detected by next-generation sequencing

Gary Nakhuda, Chen Jing, Rachel Butler, Colleen Guimond, Jason Hitkari, Elizabeth Taylor, Niamh Tallon, Albert Yuzpe

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 857–865




Association between use of marijuana and time to pregnancy in men and women: findings from the National Survey of Family Growth

Alex M. Kasman, Marie E. Thoma, Alexander C. McLain, Michael L. Eisenberg

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 866–871


Ovarian stimulation in infertile women treated with the use of intrauterine insemination: a cohort study from China

Shuo Huang, Rui Wang, Rong Li, Haiyan Wang, Jie Qiao, Ben Willem J. Mol

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 872–878


Mental health


Major depression, antidepressant use, and male and female fertility

Emily A. Evans-Hoeker, Esther Eisenberg, Michael P. Diamond, Richard S. Legro, Ruben Alvero, Christos Coutifaris, Peter R. Casson, Gregory M. Christman, Karl R. Hansen, Heping Zhang, Nanette Santoro, Anne Z. Steiner on behalf of the Reproductive Medicine Network

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 879–887


Reproductive endocrinology


Androgen Excess- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Society: position statement on depression, anxiety, quality of life, and eating disorders in polycystic ovary syndrome

Anuja Dokras, Elisabeth Stener-Victorin, Bulent O. Yildiz, Rong Li, Sasha Ottey, Duru Shah, Neill Epperson, Helena Teede

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 888–899


Reproductive science


Resveratrol improves in vitro maturation of oocytes in aged mice and humans

Mei-Ju Liu, Ai-Gang Sun, Shi-Gang Zhao, Hui Liu, Shui-Ying Ma, Mei Li, Ying-Xue Huai, Han Zhao, Hong-Bin Liu

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 900–907


Fertility rescue and ovarian follicle growth promotion by bone marrow stem cell infusion

Sonia Herraiz, Anna Buigues, César Díaz-García, Mónica Romeu, Susana Martínez, Inés Gómez-Seguí, Carlos Simón, Aaron J. Hsueh, Antonio Pellicer

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 908–918.e2


Next-generation sequencing reveals differentially expressed small noncoding RNAs in uterine leiomyoma

Tsai-Der Chuang, Yeming Xie, Wei Yan, Omid Khorram

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 919–929


Matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors in human cumulus and granulosa cells as biomarkers for oocyte quality estimation

Alice Luddi, Martina Gori, Camilla Marrocco, Angela Capaldo, Valentina Pavone, Laura Bianchi, Letizia Boschi, Giuseppe Morgante, Paola Piomboni, Vincenzo de Leo

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Pages 930–939.e3




Ultrasound-guided follicle aspiration at time of laparotomy in a patient with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome

Ashley M. Eskew, Darcy E. Broughton, Maureen B. Schulte, Kenan R. Omurtag, Randall R. Odem

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Page 940

Fertility preservation in pediatric female cancer patients

Sara E. Arian, Rebecca L. Flyckt, Richard Herman, Hadi Erfani, Tommaso Falcone

Vol 109 | No. 5 | May 2018 | Page 941


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