January 2021

Volume 115, Issue 1

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From the Editors 

Thank You to Our Reviewers
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 1-3

Views and Reviews

The need for business in reproductive medicine
Steven R. Lindheim, Mindy S. Christianson, Joseph Sanfilippo
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 4-6

Financial fluency: demystifying accounting and business planning for the reproductive medicine specialist
Mindy S. Christianson, Linnea R. Goodman, Rachel Booth, Steven R. Lindheim, Ricardo Azziz
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 7-16

Basics of practice management: managing many for the care of one
Priyanka Ghosh, Neha Hafeez, Joseph Sanfilippo
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 17-21 

Billing, coding, and practice management: a primer for today’s reproductive medicine professional
Bala Bhagavath, Linnea Goodman, John Petrozza
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 22-28 

Fertility—a human right worthy of mandated insurance coverage: the evolution, limitations, and future of access to care
Jennifer F. Kawwass, Alan S. Penzias, Eli Y. Adashi
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 29-42

Inklings

The times they are a-changin’: Isn’t it time to expand the trainee curriculum?
Priyanka Ghosh, Mindy Christianson, Joseph Sanfilippo, Steven R. Lindheim
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 43-44

Seminal Contribution

Rate of true recurrent implantation failure is low: results of three successive frozen euploid single embryo transfers
Paul Pirtea, Dominique De Ziegler, Xin Tao, Li Sun, Yiping Zhan, Jean Marc Ayoubi, Emre Seli, Jason M. Franasiak, Richard T. Scott Jr.
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 45-53 

ASRM Pages 

Diagnosis and treatment of infertility in men: AUA/ASRM guideline part I
Peter N. Schlegel,Mark Sigman,Barbara Collura,...Jonathan R. Treadwell,Jeffrey T. Oristaglio,Armand Zini
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 54-61

Diagnosis and treatment of infertility in men: AUA/ASRM guideline part II
Peter N. Schlegel, Mark Sigman, Barbara Collura, Christopher J. De Jonge, Michael L. Eisenberg, Dolores J. Lamb, John P. Mulhall, Craig Niederberger, Jay I. Sandlow, Rebecca Z. Sokol, Steven D. Spandorfer, Cigdem Tanrikut, Jonathan R. Treadwell, Jeffrey T. Oristaglio, Armand Zini
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 62-69

Reflections

Evaluating recurrent implantation failure in the setting of euploid elective single-embryo transfer: Is three really the magic number?
Kate D. Schoyer, Shunping Wang, Robert T. Rydze
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 70-71

Fertility clinic advertising in the United States: Is the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology oversight of advertising policy effective?
Tarun Jain, Eli Reshef, Paul C. Lin
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 72-73

The time has come to reevaluate the fertilization check
Kevin J. Doody
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 74-75 

Choice of treatment to manage early miscarriage does not affect future fertility
Susanna M. Savukoski, Maarit Niinimäki
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 76-77

How organoids from endometrium and endometriosis could help to understand the pathogenesis of endometriosis
Philippe R. Koninckx, Anastasia Ussia, Dan C. Martin
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 78-79 

Glycemic status and fertility—implications for preconception care
Jorge E. Chavarro
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Page 80

Is it time to broaden the scope of fertility-sparing treatments for early-stage cervical cancer?
Josep Marí-Alexandre, Juan Gilabert-Estellés
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 81-82

Fertility preservation for women with borderline ovarian tumors: fertility-sparing surgery
Samuel Kim
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 83-84 

Peripheral lymphocyte telomere dysfunction: a valid surrogate marker for female fertility?
Ramya Sethuram, Ali A. Bazzi, Sana M. Salih, Elizabeth E. Puscheck
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 85-86

Finding the needle in the haystack
Sarah L. Cohen Rassier, Elizabeth A. Stewart
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 87-88

Elusive effect of endometrial thickness: through thick and thin
Sarah M. Moustafa, Audrey S. Garneau, Linnea R. Goodman
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 89-90

Overweight and obesity among women undergoing intrauterine insemination: Does body mass index matter?
Jennifer L. Eaton
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Page 91 

Advanced diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome—new prediction models with standard parameters
Thomas Strowitzki
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 92-93

New epigenetic mechanism involved in leiomyoma formation
Pasquapina Ciarmela, Felice Petraglia
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 94-95

Are we adaptable?
Akash Shah, Stephanie J. Estes
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 96-97

Ureteral endometriosis requiring bilateral ureteroneocystotomy: saving the endangered kidneys
Ceana Nezhat, Quinton S. Katler
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 98-99

Ethanol sclerotherapy for endometriomas: ready for prime time?
Susan Nasab, Bronwyn S. Bedrick, Mindy S. Christianson
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 100-101

Fertility and Sterility: 50 Years Ago Today

Back to the basic science of fertility
Martin Kathrins
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 102-103

Original Articles

Assisted Reproduction

Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology advertising guidelines: How are member clinics doing?
May-Tal Sauerbrun-Cutler, Emma C. Brown, Warren J. Huber, Phinnara Has, Gary N. Frishman
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 104-109

Obstetric and neonatal outcomes after the transfer of vitrified-warmed blastocysts developing from nonpronuclear and monopronuclear zygotes: a retrospective cohort study
Ming Li, Jin Huang, Xinjie Zhuang, Shengli Lin, Yujiao Dang, Ying Wang, Dandan Liu, Rong Li, Ping Liu, Jie Qiao
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 110-117

Early Pregnancy

Conception rates after medical versus surgical evacuation of early miscarriage
Yossi Tzur, Ofri Samueloff, Yael Raz, Shikma Bar-On, Ido Laskov, Tamar Tzur
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 118-124 

Endometriosis 

Insight into epigenetics of human endometriosis organoids: DNA methylation analysis of HOX genes and their cofactors
Fereshteh Esfandiari, Raha Favaedi, Heidar Heidari-Khoei, Fereshteh Chitsazian, Simin Yari, Abbas Piryaei, Firouzeh Ghafari, Hossein Baharvand, Maryam Shahhoseini
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 125-137

Epidemiology 

Plasma glycemic measures and fecundability in a Singapore preconception cohort study
See Ling Loy, Chee Wai Ku, Ada En Qi Lai, Xin Hui Choo, Angela Hui Min Ho, Yin Bun Cheung, Keith M. Godfrey, Yap-Seng Chong, Peter D. Gluckman, Lynette Pei-Chi Shek, Kok Hian Tan, Fabian Kok Peng Yap, Shiao-Yng Chan, Jerry Kok Yen Chan
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 138-147

Fertility Preservation 

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by conization in stage IB2–IIA1 cervical cancer larger than 2 cm: a pilot study
Rosa de Vincenzo, Caterina Ricci, Francesco Fanfani, Benedetta Gui,Valerio Gallotta, Anna Fagotti, Gabriella Ferrandina, Giovanni Scambia
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 148-156 

Reproductive and obstetrical outcomes with the overall survival of fertile-age women treated with fertility-sparing surgery for borderline ovarian tumors in Sweden: a prospective nationwide population-based study
Gry Johansen, Pernilla Dahm-Kähler, Christian Staf, Angelique Flöter Rådestad, Kenny A. Rodriguez-Wallberg
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 157-163 

Genetics 

Telomere aberrations, including telomere loss, doublets, and extreme shortening, are increased in patients with infertility
Radhia M’kacher, Bruno Colicchio, Valentine Marquet, Claire Borie, Wala Najar, William M. Hempel, Leonhard Heidingsfelder, Noufissa Oudrhiri, Mustafa Al Jawhari, Nadège Wilhelm-Murer, Marguerite Miguet, Alain Dieterlen, Georges Deschênes, Anne-Claude Tabet, Steffen Junker, Michael Grynberg, Michael Fenech, Annelise Bennaceur-Griscelli, Philippe Voisin, Patrice Carde, Eric Jeandidier, Catherine Yardin
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 164-173 

Gynecology

Specificity of the lactate dehydrogenase isoenzyme index as a preoperative screen for uterine sarcoma before myomectomy
Lauren E. Spivack, J. Christopher Glantz, Clare Lennon, Bala Bhagavath
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 174-179

Infertility 

Top 10 priorities for future infertility research: an international consensus development study ∗†
J.M.N. Duffy, G.D. Adamson, E. Benson, S. Bhattacharya, M. Bofill, K. Brian, B. Collura, C. Curtis, J.L.H. Evers, R.G. Farquharson, A. Fincham, S. Franik, L.C. Giudice, E. Glanville, M. Hickey, A.W. Horne, M.L. Hull, N.P. Johnson, V. Jordan, Y. Khalaf, J.M.L. Knijnenburg, R.S. Legro, S. Lensen, J. MacKenzie, D. Mavrelos, B.W. Mol, D.E. Morbeck, H. Nagels, E.H.Y. Ng, C. Niederberger, A.S. Otter, L. Puscasiu, S. Rautakallio-Hokkanen, L. Sadler, I. Sarris, M. Showell, J. Stewart, A. Strandell, C. Strawbridge, A. Vail, M. van Wely, M. Vercoe, N.L. Vuong, A.Y. Wang, R. Wang, J. Wilkinson, K. Wong, T.Y. Wong, C.M. Farquhar and the Priority Setting Partnership for Infertility
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 180-190

Developing a core outcome set for future infertility research: an international consensus development study ∗†
J.M.N. Duffy, H. AlAhwany, S. Bhattacharya, B. Collura, C. Curtis, J.L.H. Evers, R.G. Farquharson, S. Franik, L.C. Giudice, Y. Khalaf, J.M.L. Knijnenburg, B. Leeners, R.S. Legro, S. Lensen, J.C. Vazquez-Niebla, D. Mavrelos, B.W.J. Mol, C. Niederberger, E.H.Y. Ng, A.S. Otter, L. Puscasiu, S. Rautakallio-Hokkanen, S. Repping, I. Sarris, J.L. Simpson, A. Strandell, C. Strawbridge, H.L. Torrance, A. Vail, M. van Wely, M.A. Vercoe, N.L. Vuong, A.Y. Wang, R. Wang, J. Wilkinson, M.A. Youssef, C.M. Farquhar and the Core Outcome Measure for Infertility Trials (COMMIT) initiative
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 191-200 

Standardizing definitions and reporting guidelines for the infertility core outcome set: an international consensus development study ∗†
J.M.N. Duffy,S. Bhattacharya, M. Bofill, B. Collura, C. Curtis, J.L.H. Evers, L.C. Giudice, R.G. Farquharson, S. Franik, M. Hickey, M.L. Hull, V. Jordan, Y. Khalaf, R.S. Legro, S. Lensen, D. Mavrelos, B.W. Mol, C. Niederberger, E.H.Y. Ng, L. Puscasiu, S. Repping, I. Sarris, M. Showell, A. Strandell, A. Vail, M. van Wely, M. Vercoe, N.L. Vuong, A.Y. Wang, R. Wang, J. Wilkinson, M.A. Youssef, C.M. Farquhar and the Core Outcome Measure for Infertility Trials (COMMIT) initiative
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 201-212 

Endometrial thickness after ovarian stimulation with gonadotropin, clomiphene, or letrozole for unexplained infertility, and association with treatment outcomes
Alexander M. Quaas, Sarah Z. Gavrizi, Jennifer D. Peck, Michael P. Diamond, Richard S. Legro, Randal D. Robinson, Peter Casson, Gregory M. Christman, Heping Zhang, Karl R. Hansen for the the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Reproductive Medicine Network
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 213-220

Effect of body mass index on intrauterine insemination cycle success
Rachel M. Whynott, Karen M. Summers, Bradley J. Van Voorhis, Rachel B. Mejia
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 221-228

Reproductive Endocrinology

A patient-specific model combining antimüllerian hormone and body mass index as a predictor of polycystic ovary syndrome and other oligo-anovulation disorders
Stylianos Vagios, Kaitlyn E. James, Caitlin R. Sacha, Jennifer Y. Hsu, Irene Dimitriadis, Charles L. Bormann, Irene Souter
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 229-237

Reproductive Science

Functional role of the long noncoding RNA X-inactive specific transcript in leiomyoma pathogenesis
Tsai-Der Chuang, Anika Rehan, Omid Khorram
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 238-247

Reproductive Surgery 

Comparison of fertility outcomes after laparoscopic myomectomy for barbed versus nonbarbed sutures
Alessandro Arena, Eugenia Degli Esposti, Giulia Cristani, Benedetta Orsini, Elisa Moro, Diego Raimondo, Simona Del Forno, Jacopo Lenzi, Paolo Casadio, Renato Seracchioli
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 248-255

Videos 

Bilateral ureteral endometriosis—an indolent, aggressive, and dangerous condition
Luiz Flávio Cordeiro Fernandes, Gustavo Xavier Ebaid, Marco Antonio Bassi
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 256-258

Transvaginal ethanol sclerotherapy for an endometrioma in 10 steps
Laura Miquel, Lise Preaubert, Audrey Gnisci, Antoine Netter, Blandine Courbiere, Aubert Agostini, Audrey Pivano
Vol 115 | No. 1 | January 2021 | Pages 259-260

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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