March 2019

Volume 111, Issue 3

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Introduction: Surgical treatment of male infertility: a state-of-the-art overview
Robert E. Brannigan
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 413–414

Microsurgical varicocele ligation: surgical methodology and associated outcomes
Rodrigo L. Pagani, Samuel J. Ohlander, Craig S. Niederberger
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 415–419

Microdissection testicular sperm extraction: preoperative patient optimization, surgical technique, and tissue processing
Ryan K. Flannigan, Peter N. Schlegel
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 420–426

Transurethral resection of the ejaculatory ducts: etiology of obstruction and surgical treatment options
Gabriella J. Avellino, Larry I. Lipshultz, Mark Sigman, Kathleen Hwang
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 427–443

Microsurgical vasectomy reversal: contemporary techniques, intraoperative decision making, and surgical training for the next generation
Russell P. Hayden, Philip S. Li, Marc Goldstein
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 444–453


What if deep endometriotic nodules and uterine adenomyosis were actually two forms of the same disease?
Jacques Donnez, Marie-Madeleine Dolmans, Latifa Fellah
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 454–456


A success story: impact of the United States in vitro fertilization data registry on advancing fertility care
G. David Adamson
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 457–458

Interplay of public perception and fertility guidelines
James M. Goldfarb
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 459–460

Oocyte quantity and quality are crucial for a perspective of fertility preservation in women with Turner syndrome
Andrea Borini, Giovanni Coticchio
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 461–462

In vitro fertilization and infertility do not cause a significant alteration in placental gene expression at the end of the first trimester
Diego Marin, Emre Seli
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 463–464

Optimizing office hysteroscopy
David H. Barlow
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 465–466

Diversity of international surrogacy arrangements: considerations for cross-border reproductive care
Helen H. Kim
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 467–468

Letrozole versus clomiphene in polycystic ovary syndrome—more than one way to crack an egg
Wendy Vitek, Kathleen Hoeger
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 469–470

Polycystic ovary syndrome: a reproductive and metabolic web of risk, comorbidities, and disease
G. Wright Bates Jr.
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 471–472

Ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation: what advances are necessary for this fertility preservation modality to no longer be considered experimental?
Megan E. Gornet, Steven R. Lindheim, Mindy S. Christianson
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 473–474

Defining a systematic approach to cesarean scar defects
John C. Petrozza
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Page 475

Fertility and Sterility: 50 years ago today

Menstrual cyclicity is predictably unpredictable
Eve C. Feinberg
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Page 476

Assisted reproduction

30 years of data: impact of the United States in vitro fertilization data registry on advancing fertility care
Tarun Jain, David A. Grainger, G. David Ball, William E. Gibbons, Robert W. Rebar, Jared C. Robins, Richard E. Leach
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 477–488

Early pregnancy

Direct toxicity of insulin on the human placenta and protection by metformin
Mario Vega, Maurizio Mauro, Zev Williams
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 489–496.e5


Public perspectives on placing age limits on men and women seeking fertility treatment
Malinda S. Lee, Leslie V. Farland, Ann M. Thomas, Elizabeth S. Ginsburg
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 497–504.e2

Fertility preservation

Outcome of ovarian stimulation for oocyte cryopreservation in women with Turner syndrome
Vikram Sinai Talaulikar, Gerard S. Conway, Antoinette Pimblett, Melanie C. Davies
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 505–509


New biallelic mutations in WEE2: expanding the spectrum of mutations that cause fertilization failure or poor fertilization
Jing Dai, Wei Zheng, Can Dai, Jing Guo, Changfu Lu, Fei Gong, Yan Li, Qinwei Zhou, Guangxiu Lu, Ge Lin
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 510–518

Novel WEE2 gene variants identified in patients with fertilization failure and female infertility
Shuai Zhao, Tailai Chen, Mengru Yu, Yuehong Bian, Yongzhi Cao, Yunna Ning, Shizhen Su, Jiangtao Zhang, Shigang Zhao
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 519–526

Association between estrogen receptor 1 (ESR1) and leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF) polymorphisms can help in the prediction of recurrent implantation failure
Laura Diniz Vagnini, Adriana Renzi, Bruna Petersen, Maria do Carmo Tomitão Canas, Claudia Guilhermino Petersen, Ana Lucia Mauri, Mariana Coltri Mattila, Juliana Ricci, Felipe Dieamant, João Batista Alcantara Oliveira, Ricardo Luiz Razera Baruffi, José Gonçalves Franco Jr.
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 527–534

Differential gene expression during placentation in pregnancies conceived with different fertility treatments compared with spontaneous pregnancies
Bora Lee, Alex F. Koeppel, Erica T. Wang, Tania L. Gonzalez, Tianyanxin Sun, Lindsay Kroener, Yayu Lin, Nikhil V. Joshi, Tejal Ghadiali, Stephen D. Turner, Stephen S. Rich, Charles R. Farber, Jerome I. Rotter, Yii-Der Ida Chen, Mark O. Goodarzi, Seth Guller, Bryna Harwood, Tania B. Serna, John Williams III, Margareta D. Pisarska
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 535–546


Efficacy and safety of tramadol in pain relief during diagnostic outpatient hysteroscopy: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Omar M. Mattar, Ahmed R. Abdalla, Mohamed S.A. Shehata, Ahmed Said Ali, Muhammed Sinokrot, Bassant A. Abdelazeim, Ayman Taher, Ahmed Samy, Mostafa Mahmoud, Ahmed M. Abbas
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 547–552

Evaluating different pain lowering medications during intrauterine device insertion: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
Ahmed Samy, Ahmed M. Abbas, Mostafa Mahmoud, Ayman Taher, Mohamed Hammam Awad, Tarek El husseiny, Mohamed Hussein, Mohamed Ramadan, Mohamed A. Shalaby, Mohamed El sharkawy, Dina Hatem, Ahmed Alaa-El-din Wali, Shimaa M. Abd-el-fatah, Amr H. Hussein, Hisham Haggag
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 553–561.e4

Mental health

Parents' relationship with their surrogate in cross-border and domestic surrogacy arrangements: comparisons by sexual orientation and location
Vasanti Jadva, Natalie Gamble, Helen Prosser, Susan Imrie
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 562–570

Reproductive endocrinology

A randomized controlled trial of combination letrozole and clomiphene citrate or letrozole alone for ovulation induction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
Rachel B. Mejia, Karen M. Summers, Jessica D. Kresowik, Bradley J. Van Voorhis
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 571–578.e1

ACC/AHA 2017 definition of high blood pressure: implications for women with polycystic ovary syndrome
Lucas Bandeira Marchesan, Poli Mara Spritzer
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 579–587.e1

Circulating antimüllerian hormone and steroid hormone levels remain high in pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome at term
Terhi T. Piltonen, Paolo Giacobini, Åsa Edvinsson, Steinar Hustad, Susanne Lager, Laure Morin-Papunen, Juha S. Tapanainen, Inger Sundström-Poromaa, Riikka K. Arffman
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 588–596.e1

Reproductive science

Relationship between unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss and 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase) polymorphisms
Yajuan Xu, Yanjie Ban, Limin Ran, Yanru Yu, Shanshan Zhai, Zongzong Sun, Jingzhe Zhang, Miao Zhang, Teng Hong, Rui Liu, Lidan Ren, Lulu Hu
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 597–603


Robot-assisted orthotopic and heterotopic ovarian tissue transplantation techniques: surgical advances since our first success in 2000
Kutluk Oktay, Enes Taylan, Tai Kawahara, Giulia M. Cillo
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 604–606

Single-incision laparoscopic repair of a cesarean scar defect
Yingchun Ma, Jaden Kohn, Yiming Zhang, Zhenkun Guan, Ting Zhou, Xiaoming Guan
Vol 111 | No. 3 | March 2019 | Pages 607–608

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