August 2020

Volume 114, Issue 2

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Views and Reviews

Introduction: Sea changes in reproductive physiology
Craig Niederberger, Antonio Pellicer
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 189–190

Luteinizing hormone–independent rise of progesterone as the physiological trigger of the ovulatory gonadotropins surge in the human
Dmitri I. Dozortsev, Michael P. Diamond
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 191–199 

Shortcomings of an unphysiological triggering of oocyte maturation using human chorionic gonadotropin
Claus Yding Andersen, Thomas Kelsey, Linn Salto Mamsen, Lan Ngoc Vuong
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 200–208 

Male infertility and genitourinary birth defects: there is more than meets the eye
Nahid Punjani, Dolores J. Lamb
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 209–218

Inklings

Primum non nocere: in vitro fertilization in the epicenter
Owen K. Davis, Zev Rosenwaks
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 219–220 

Term oocyte maturation and term ovarian stimulation: impact on oocyte competence
Dmitri I. Dozortsev, Antonio Pellicer, Michael P. Diamond
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 221–222

Seminal Contributions

SARS-CoV-2 infection risk assessment in the endometrium: viral infection-related gene expression across the menstrual cycle
Ismael Henarejos-Castillo, Patricia Sebastian-Leon, Almudena Devesa-Peiro, Antonio Pellicer, Patricia Diaz-Gimeno
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 223–232 

Assessment of SARS-CoV-2 in human semen—a cohort study
Nora Holtmann, Philippos Edimiris, Marcel Andree, Cornelius Doehmen, Dunja Baston-Buest, Ortwin Adams, Jan-Steffen Kruessel, Alexandra Petra Bielfeld
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 233–238

ASRM Pages

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) for non–male factor indications: a committee opinion
Practice Committees of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 239–245 

Clinical management of mosaic results from preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy (PGT-A) of blastocysts: a committee opinion
Practice Committee and Genetic Counseling Professional Group (GCPG) of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 246–254

Reflections 

Endometrial susceptibility to SARS CoV-2: explained by gene expression across the menstrual cycle?
Sina Abhari, Jennifer F. Kawwass
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 255–256 

The jury is still out: COVID-19 and male reproduction
Darshan P. Patel, Jingtao Guo, James M. Hotaling
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 257–258 

Should we be worried about advanced paternal age?
Maya Barsky, Chellakkan S. Blesson
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 259–260 

Feasibility of cryopreservation of rare sperm using a novel micro-straw method
Kajal Khodamoradi, Emad Ibrahim
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Page 261 

Significance of sperm DNA fragmentation and paternal age
Mark Sigman
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Page 262

Taking the “art” out of “ART”
Thomas A. Molinaro
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 263–264 

A battery boost for old eggs?
Robert F. Casper
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 265–266 

Are two better than one? Two sequential transfers of a single embryo may be better than a double-embryo transfer
Helen H. Kim, Karine Matevossian
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 267–268 

Importance of early and precise ascertainment of mosaic Turner syndrome for fertility preservation and assisted reproduction counseling
Andrea Borini, Giovanni Coticchio
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 269–270 

High satisfaction among women undergoing oocyte retrieval without anesthesia in a well-selected patient population
Jason Franasiak
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 271–272 

Letrozole: future alternative to methotrexate for treatment of ectopic pregnancy?
Nathalie Auger, Aimina Ayoub, Shu Qin Wei
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 273–274 

A peroperative analysis of rectal vascularization after the shaving technique: an innovative method to avoid fistula?
Michelle Nisolle, Géraldine Brichant, Linda Tebache
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 275–276 

Ovarian tissue cryopreservation is standard of care in prepubertal patients, but does it have to be?
Brent M. Hanson, Jason M. Franasiak
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 277–278 

Importance of patient selection to analyze in vitro fertilization outcome with transplanted cryopreserved ovarian tissue
Marie-Madeleine Dolmans, Tommaso Falcone, Pasquale Patrizio
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 279–280 

Cryopreservation of ovarian tissue works, but challenges remain
Kirsten Tryde Macklon
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 281–282 

SOHLHs are essential for fertility regardless of gender or population
Wei Cui
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 283–284 

Straight out of the womb: the psychosocial implications of uterine transplant
Sofia Gameiro
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 285–286 

Extracellular vesicles: a new understanding of endometrial receptivity?
Bruce A. Lessey
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Page 287 

Implantation involves an initial pro-inflammatory response
Siobhan Quenby
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 288–289

Wonderfully wild müllerian anomalies
Samantha M. Pfeifer
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 290–291

Fertility and Sterility: 50 Years Ago Today

Time for sperm eg(g)alitarianism?
Rachel Ruderman, Eve C. Feinberg
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Page 292

Original Articles

Andrology

Is there a correlation between paternal age and aneuploidy rate? An analysis of 3,118 embryos derived from young egg donors
Michal Dviri, Svetlana Madjunkova, Alex Koziarz, Ran Antes, Rina Abramov, Jordana Mashiach, Sergey Moskovtsev, Iryna Kuznyetsova, Clifford Librach
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 293–300

Novel micro-straw for freezing small quantities of human spermatozoa
Chuan Huang, Run-Xin Gan, Huan Zhang, Wen-Jun Zhou, Zeng-Hui Huang, Su-Hua Jiang, Xi-Ren Ji, Fei Gong, Li-Qing Fan, Wen-Bing Zhu
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 301–310

Relationships between the age of 25,445 men attending infertility clinics and sperm chromatin structure assay (SCSA®) defined sperm DNA and chromatin integrity
Donald P. Evenson, Gemechis Djira, Kay Kasperson, Jennifer Christianson
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 311–320

Assisted Reproduction

Randomized, assessor-blinded trial comparing highly purified human menotropin and recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone in high responders undergoing intracytoplasmic sperm injection
Craig A. Witz, Gaurang S. Daftary, Kevin J. Doody, John K. Park, Yodit Seifu, Vladimir I. Yankov, Patrick W. Heiser on behalf of the Menopur in GnRH Antagonist Cycles with Single Embryo Transfer – High Responder (MEGASET-HR) Trial Group
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 321–330

Coenzyme Q10 supplementation of human oocyte in vitro maturation reduces postmeiotic aneuploidies
Long Ma, Lingbo Cai, Mengting Hu, Jing Wang, Jiazi Xie, Yan Xing, Jiandong Shen, Yugui Cui, X. Johné Liu, Jiayin Liu
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 331–337

Is transferring a lower-quality embryo with a good-quality blastocyst detrimental to the likelihood of live birth?
Micah J. Hill, Allison E. Eubanks, John M. Csokmay, Alicia Y. Christy, Samad Jahandideh, Alan H. DeCherney, Kate Devine, Eric D. Levens, Matthew T. Connell
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 338–345

Preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy in patients with partial X monosomy using their own oocytes: is this a suitable indication?
Juan Giles, Marcos Meseguer, Amparo Mercader, Carmen Rubio, Lucia Alegre, Carmen Vidal, Martina Trabalon, Ernesto Bosch
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 346–353

High level of satisfaction among women who underwent oocyte retrieval without anesthesia
Chaim Greenberger, Idit Matot, Hanna Artsi, Nivin Samara, Foad Azem
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 354–360

Early Pregnancy

Aromatase inhibitor letrozole: a novel treatment for ectopic pregnancy
Mohamed F. Mitwally, Walaa G. Hozayen, Kamel M.A. Hassanin, Kamal A. Abdalla, Noha K. Abdalla
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 361–366

Endometriosis

Indocyanine green in deep infiltrating endometriosis: a preliminary feasibility study to examine vascularization after rectal shaving
Nicolas Bourdel, Lucie Jaillet, Yochay Bar-Shavit, Aurélie Comptour, Bruno Pereira, Michel Canis, Pauline Chauvet
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 367–373

Fertility Preservation

Bypassing physiological puberty, a novel procedure of oocyte cryopreservation at age 7: a case report and review of the literature
Foad Azem, Avivit Brener, Gustavo Malinger, Adi Reches, Ariel Many, Yariv Yogev, Yael Lebenthal
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 374–378

Reproductive outcomes after in vitro fertilization treatment in a cohort of Danish women transplanted with cryopreserved ovarian tissue
Ina Marie Dueholm Hjorth, Stine Gry Kristensen, Margit Dueholm, Peter Humaidan
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 379–387

Evaluation of ovarian tissue transplantation: results from three clinical centers
Moran Shapira, Marie-Madeleine Dolmans, Sherman Silber, Dror Meirow
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 388–397

Genetics

Intronic variation of the SOHLH2 gene confers risk to male reproductive impairment
Miriam Cerván-Martín, M. Irene Suazo-Sánchez, Rocío Rivera-Egea, Nicolás Garrido, Saturnino Luján, Gema Romeu, Samuel Santos-Ribeiro, José A. Castilla, M. Carmen Gonzalvo, Ana Clavero, F. Javier Vicente, Vicente Maldonado, Miguel Burgos, Francisco J. Barrionuevo, Rafael Jiménez, Josvany Sánchez-Curbelo, Olga López-Rodrigo, M. Fernanda Peraza, Iris Pereira-Caetano, Patricia I. Marques, Filipa Carvalho, Alberto Barros, Lluís Bassas, Susana Seixas, João Gonçalves, Sara Larriba, Alexandra M. Lopes, Rogelio J. Palomino-Morales, F. David Carmona the Lisbon Clinical Group, IVIRMA Group
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 398–406

Mental Health

Psychosocial outcomes of uterine transplant recipients and partners up to 3 years after transplantation: results from the Swedish trial
Stina Järvholm, Pernilla Dahm-Kähler, Niclas Kvarnström, Mats Brännström
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 407–415

Reproductive Science

Endometrial extracellular vesicles from women with recurrent implantation failure attenuate the growth and invasion of embryos
Chang Liu, Wen Yao, Junning Yao, Linshuang Li, Le Yang, Hanwang Zhang, Cong Sui
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 416–425

Early transient suppression of immune checkpoint proteins T-cell immunoglobulin mucin-3 and programmed cell death-1 in peripheral blood lymphocytes after blastocyst transfer is associated with successful implantation
Tao Zhang, Wenyue Zhu, Yiwei Zhao, Wing Ching Cheung, Yingyu Liu, Xiaoyan Chen, Yan Du, Kam Tong Leung, Yiu Leung Chan, Chi Chiu Wang, Susan Laird, Tin Chiu Li
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 426–435

Videos

Laparoscopic resection of functional, noncommunicating uterine horn in close approximation to functional hemiuterus
Rachel M. Whynott, Rachel B. Mejia
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 436–437 

An effective method for trophectoderm biopsy using mechanical blunt dissection: a step-by-step demonstration
Dalei Yang, Di Feng, Yingzhuo Gao, Matthew Sagnelli, Xiuxia Wang, Da Li
Vol 114 | No. 2 | August 2020 | Pages 438–439

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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