F&S Reports: March 2021

Volume 2, Issue 1

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Editorial

No longer a new journal
Richard J. Paulson
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 1 

Mini-Review

Pyospermia: background and controversies
Danielle Velez, Samuel Ohlander, Craig Niederberger
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 2-6 

Reflections

Intravaginal culture using INVOCELL: Is it a viable treatment option for infertility?
Elnur Babayev, Tarun Jain
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 7-8

Original Articles

Featured Article

Real-world experience with intravaginal culture using INVOCELL: an alternative model for infertility treatment
Teru Jellerette-Nolan, Amber R. Cooper, Kevin J. Doody, John E. Nichols, John K. Park, Robin L. Poe-Zeigler, Andrew F. Khair, Laura M. Stong, Richard J. Paulson, Gaurang S. Daftary
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 9-15

Andrology

Sperm morphology from the actual inseminated sample does not predict clinical pregnancy following intrauterine insemination
Jamie Stanhiser, Jennifer E. Mersereau, Daquan Dock, Caitlin Boylan, Hunter Caprell, R. Matthew Coward, Dara S. Berger, Marc Fritz
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 16-21

Assessing the impact of semen quality on embryo development in an egg donation model
Lusine Aghajanova, Chia-Ning Kao, Marcelle Cedars, Nam Tran
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 22-29 

Assisted Reproduction

In vitro fertilization cycles stimulated with follitropin delta result in similar embryo development and quality when compared with cycles stimulated with follitropin alfa or follitropin beta
Olga Haakman, Tina Liang, Kristen Murray, Angelos Vilos, George Vilos, Carlee Bates, Andrew J. Watson, Michael R. Miller, Basim Abu-Rafea
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 30-35

Cost-effectiveness of preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy for fresh donor oocyte cycles
Maria Facadio Antero, Bhuchitra Singh, Apoorva Pradhan, Megan Gornet, William G. Kearns, Valerie Baker, Mindy S. Christianson
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 36-42 

Evaluation of a strategy for difficult embryo transfers from a prospective series of 2,046 transfers
Lionel Larue, Laure Bernard, Julie Moulin, Anne Massari, Nino-Guy Cassuto, Dominique Bouret, Gwenola Keromnes
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 43-49

Elective transfer of one embryo is associated with a higher cumulative live birth rate and improved perinatal outcomes compared to the transfer of two embryos with in vitro fertilization
Rachel B. Mejia, Emily A. Capper, Karen M. Summers, Patrick Ten Eyck, Bradley J. Van Voorhis
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 50-57

The effects of oocyte donor and recipient body mass index on live birth rates and pregnancy outcomes following assisted reproduction
Jiaxin Xu, Heather S. Hipp, Sarah M. Capelouto, Zsolt P. Nagy, Daniel B. Shapiro, Jessica B. Spencer, Audrey J. Gaskins
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 58-66

Genetics

Novel ploidy analysis in ectopic pregnancy
Rachel S. Ruderman, Dana B. McQueen, Jared C. Robins, Kurt T. Barnhart, Melissa K. Maisenbacher, Eve C. Feinberg
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 67-71

Criteria to evaluate patterns of segmental and complete aneuploidies in preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy results suggestive of an inherited balanced translocation or inversion
Alyssa C. Snider, Tristan Darvin, Lauren Spor, Adedoyin Akinwole, Cengiz Cinnioglu, Refik Kayali
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 72-79

Scope of practice distinctions based on primary work setting for genetic counselors in assisted reproductive technologies
Alyssa C. Snider, Lauren J. Isley, Lauri D. Black
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 80-87 

Diagnostic efficiency of blastocyst culture medium in noninvasive preimplantation genetic testing
Jingbo Chen, Lei Jia, Tingting Li, Yingchun Guo, Shujing He, Zhiqiang Zhang, Wenlong Su, Shihui Zhang, Cong Fang
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 88-94

Endometrium

Decidualization score identifies an endometrial dysregulation in samples from women with recurrent pregnancy losses and unexplained infertility
Svetlana Dambaeva, Mahmood Bilal, Sylvia Schneiderman, Alfredo Germain, Emilio Fernandez, Joanne Kwak-Kim, Kenneth Beaman, Carolyn Coulam
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 95-103

Risk factors for atypical hyperplasia and endometrial cancer in the infertility population: a case-control study
Jenna L. Kahn, Lindsey Buckingham, Nathanael C. Koelper, Mary D. Sammel, Divya K. Shah
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 104-108

Epidemiology 

Disparities in access to fertility care: who’s in and who’s out
Isabel Galic, Olivia Negris, Christopher Warren, Dannielle Brown, Alexandria Bozen, Tarun Jain
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 109-117 

Reproductive Surgery 

Patient-reported menstrual and obstetric outcomes following hysteroscopic adhesiolysis for Asherman syndrome
Blanca Morales, Peter Movilla, Joyce Wang, Jennifer Wang, Alexandria Williams, Tammy Chen, Himabindu Reddy, Jovana Tavcar, Megan Loring, Stephanie Morris, Keith Isaacson
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 118-125

Case Reports

Schistosoma haematobium ova in human semen: a case report
Kazim R. Chohan, Crystal A. Kling, Timothy K. Byler
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 126-128

Abnormal rate of human chorionic gonadotropin rise: a case series of patients with viable intrauterine pregnancies after embryo transfer
Lauren Kendall Rauchfuss, Alessandra J. Ainsworth, Chandra C. Shenoy
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 129-132 

Short Communication

Fused blastocysts as a consequence of group embryo culture: observations, complications, and potential solutions
Jason E. Swain
Vol 2 | No. 1 | March 2021 | Page 133-135

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.