August 2019

Volume 112, Issue 2

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Introduction: Reproductive surgery: glimpses into the past and thoughts for the future (part 1)
Steven R. Lindheim, Stephanie J. Estes
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 181–182

From laparotomy to laparoscopy to in vitro fertilization
Victor Gomel
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 183–196

Reproductive surgery and in vitro fertilization: the future reevaluated
Marika Raff, Alan DeCherney
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 197–202

Hysteroscopy and why macroscopic uterine factors matter for fertility
J. Preston Parry, Keith B. Isaacson
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 203–210

Reproductive surgery: decreasing skills and advancing technology—an existential conundrum
Antonio R. Gargiulo, Bala Bhagavath
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 211–218

Fertile battle

Pregnancies in women with Turner Syndrome: how do we counsel our patients?
Richard J. Paulson
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Page 219

Should women with Turner syndrome be allowed to carry their own pregnancies?
Viveca Söderström-Anttila, Anja Pinborg, Megan F. Karnis, Richard H. Reindollar, Richard J. Paulson
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 220–225

Inklings

Benefits of pregnancy on endometriosis: can we dispel the myths?
Brigitte Leeners, Cynthia M. Farquhar
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 226–227

Reflections

A case for the gonadotropin-releasing hormone-agonist trigger in every freeze-all cycle?
Robert F. Casper
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 228–229

When to jump-start fertilization
Stephanie Cheung, Philip Xie, Gianpiero D. Palermo
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 230–231

Nurses are an asset to an in vitro fertilization program, and more so if they are continually educated
Kathryn L. Shaia, Suheil J. Muasher
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Page 232

The preimplantation genetic testing debate continues: first the hype, then the tension, now the hypertension?
George Patounakis, Micah J. Hill
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 233–234

Endometriosis: a complex systemic disease with multiple manifestations
Hugh S. Taylor
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 235–236

Unraveling the biologic and social predictors of infant sex among assisted reproductive technology cycles in the United States
Heather S. Hipp, Audrey J. Gaskins
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 237–238

Old is bad, young is good, but what about very young? Oocytes obtained from pre-pubertal ovarian tissue of very young patients are incapable of in vitro maturation
Pasquale Patrizio, David Albertini
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 239–240

Evolving insights into the relationship between miR-23a/b-3p and target genes in subfertile patients
Adithya Balasubramanian, Nannan Thirumavalavan, Alexander W. Pastuszak
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 241–242

Luteal phase deficiency: are we chasing a ghost?
Terhi T. Piltonen
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 243–244

Gene expression and lifestyles
Cinzia Di Pietro
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Page 245

In pursuit of understanding interstitial pregnancies: a rare yet high-risk ectopic pregnancy
Zaraq Khan, Steven R. Lindheim
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 246–247

T-shaped uterus and subtle uterine variances: a need for reliable criteria
Artur Ludwin, Steven R. Lindheim
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 248–249

Assisted reproduction

Maternal chronic hepatitis B virus infection does not affect pregnancy outcomes in infertile patients receiving first in vitro fertilization treatment
Linlin Wang, Longfei Li, Chunyu Huang, Lianghui Diao, Ruochun Lian, Yuye Li, Shan Xiao, Xiuyu Hu, Meilan Mo, Yong Zeng
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 250–257.e1

Euploidy rates between cycles triggered with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist and human chorionic gonadotropin
Jeffrey Thorne, Alexandra Loza, Leah Kaye, John Nulsen, Claudio Benadiva, Daniel Grow, Lawrence Engmann
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 258–265

Assisted oocyte activation significantly increases fertilization and pregnancy outcome in patients with low and total failed fertilization after intracytoplasmic sperm injection: a 17-year retrospective study
Davina Bonte, Minerva Ferrer-Buitrago, Lien Dhaenens, Mina Popovic, Vanessa Thys, Ilse De Croo, Stefanie De Gheselle, Nathalie Steyaert, Annekatrien Boel, Frauke Vanden Meerschaut, Petra De Sutter, Björn Heindryckx
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 266–274

Evaluation of an embryology and genetic testing patient counseling education intervention for reproductive endocrinology nurses
Allison B. Catherino, Colleen Halupa, Fady I. Sharara, Jason G. Bromer, Brooke Hayward, William H. Catherino
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 275–282.e1

Maternal and neonatal outcomes associated with trophectoderm biopsy
Wendy Y. Zhang, Frauke von Versen-Höynck, Kristopher I. Kapphahn, Raquel R. Fleischmann, Qianying Zhao, Valerie L. Baker
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 283–290.e2

Next-generation sequencing analysis of embryos from mosaic patients undergoing in vitro fertilization and preimplantation genetic testing
Keli Luo, Yueyun Lan, Pingyuan Xie, Fei Gong, Bo Xiong, Yueqiu Tan, Shuang Zhou, Zhihong Yang, Ge Lin, Liang Hu
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 291–297.e3

Endometriosis

Impact of elagolix treatment on fatigue experienced by women with moderate to severe pain associated with endometriosis
Eric S. Surrey, Ahmed M. Soliman, Sanjay K. Agarwal, Michael C. Snabes, Michael P. Diamond
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 298–304.e3

Epidemiology

Trends and correlates of the sex distribution among U.S. assisted reproductive technology births
Jennifer L. Narvaez, Jeani Chang, Sheree L. Boulet, Michael J. Davies, Dmitry M. Kissin
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 305–314

Fertility preservation

In vitro maturation rates in young premenarche patients
Gilad Karavani, Natali Schachter-Safrai, Ariel Revel, Talya Mordechai-Daniel, Dvora Bauman, Tal Imbar
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 315–322

Genetics

Differential expression of miR-23a/b-3p and its target genes in male patients with subfertility
Masood Abu-Halima, Basim M. Ayesh, Martin Hart, Julia Alles, Ulrike Fischer, Mohamad Hammadeh, Andreas Keller, Mahmoud Huleihel, Eckart Meese
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 323–335.e2

Retrospective analysis of meiotic segregation pattern and interchromosomal effects in blastocysts from inversion preimplantation genetic testing cycles
PingYuan Xie, Liang Hu, Yueqiu Tan, Fei Gong, ShuoPing Zhang, Bo Xiong, Yangqin Peng, Guang Xiu Lu, Ge Lin
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 336–342.e3

Functional polymorphism within NUP210 encoding for nucleoporin GP210 is associated with the risk of endometriosis
Monica Cipollini, Stefano Luisi, Paola Piomboni, Alice Luddi, Debora Landi, Ombretta Melaiu, Gisella Figlioli, Sonia Garritano, Valentina Cappelli, Paola Viganò, Federica Gemignani, Felice Petraglia, Stefano Landi
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 343–352.e1

Mental health

Increased prevalence of eating disorders, low self-esteem, and psychological distress in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a community-based cohort study
Chau T. Tay, Helena J. Teede, Briony Hill, Deborah Loxton, Anju E. Joham
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 353–361

Reproductive endocrinology

Metformin decreases bone turnover markers in polycystic ovary syndrome: a post hoc study
Shilpa Lingaiah, Laure Morin-Papunen, Juha Risteli, Juha S. Tapanainen
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 362–370

Letrozole use during frozen embryo transfer cycles in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
Jie Zhang, Hongfang Liu, Yun Wang, Xiaoyan Mao, Qiuju Chen, Yong Fan, Yitao Xiao, Yanping Kuang
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 371–377

Association between diminished ovarian reserve and luteal phase deficiency
Abbey Pfister, Natalie M. Crawford, Anne Z. Steiner
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 378–386

Reproductive science

Body mass index in relation to extracellular vesicle–linked microRNAs in human follicular fluid
Rosie M. Martinez, Andrea A. Baccarelli, Liming Liang, Laura Dioni, Abdallah Mansur, Michal Adir, Valentina Bollati, Catherine Racowsky, Russ Hauser, Ronit Machtinger
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 387–396.e3

Videos

Laparoscopic approach to cornual ectopic: a step-by-step demonstration
Rachel M. Whynott, Emad Mikhail
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 397–398

Subtypes of T-shaped uterus
Luis Alonso Pacheco, Antonio Simone Laganà, Fabio Ghezzi, Sergio Haimovich, Pedro Azumendi Gómez, Jose Carugno
Vol 112 | No. 2 | August 2019 | Pages 399–400

Fertility and Sterility

Editorial Office, American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Fertility and Sterility® is an international journal for obstetricians, gynecologists, reproductive endocrinologists, urologists, basic scientists and others who treat and investigate problems of infertility and human reproductive disorders. The journal publishes juried original scientific articles in clinical and laboratory research relevant to reproductive endocrinology, urology, andrology, physiology, immunology, genetics, contraception, and menopause. Fertility and Sterility® encourages and supports meaningful basic and clinical research, and facilitates and promotes excellence in professional education, in the field of reproductive medicine.

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