June 2022

Volume 117, Issue 6

Views and Reviews

Immunology in reproductive medicine: is current testing and therapy justified by science?
Robert J. Norman
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1105-1106 

Immune determinants of endometrial receptivity: a biological perspective
Sarah A. Robertson, Lachlan M. Moldenhauer, Ella S. Green, Alison S. Care, M. Louise Hull
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1107-1120

Immune infertility in men
Sebastian Leathersich, Roger J. Hart
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1121-1131 

The role of immunologic tests for subfertility in the clinical environment
Joanne Kwak-Kim, Lujain AlSubki, Thanh Luu, Umida Ganieva, Amy Thees, Svetlana Dambaeva, Alice Gilman-Sachs
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1132-1143

Evidence for the effectiveness of immunologic therapies in women with subfertility and/or undergoing assisted reproduction
Pedro Melo, Teresa Thornton, Arri Coomarasamy, Ingrid Granne
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1144-1159

Fertile Battle

Scientific and ethical considerations in using preimplantation genetic testing for polygenic disease
Allison S. Komorowski, Eve C. Feinberg
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1160-1161

Should preimplantation genetic testing for polygenic disease be offered to all – or none?
Nathan R. Treff, Julian Savulescu, Inmaculada de Melo-Martín, Lee P. Shulman, Eve C. Feinberg
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1162-1167

Inklings

Who needs experts? I’m doing my own research
Ruben Alvero
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1168-1169

Seminal Contributions

The effect of ovarian follicle size on oocyte and embryology outcomes
Bruce S. Shapiro, Melody A. Rasouli, Kajal Verma, Ankita Raman, Forest C. Garner, Martha Aguirre, Leah Kaye, Carrie Bedient
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1170-1176

ASRM Pages 

The role of assisted hatching in in vitro fertilization: a guideline
Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1177-1182

Comprehensive guidance for human embryology, andrology, and endocrinology laboratories: management and operations: a committee opinion
Practice Committees of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the Society for Reproductive Biologists and Technologists (SRBT)
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1183-1202

Original Articles

Assisted Reproduction

Noninvasive embryo evaluation and selection by time-lapse monitoring vs. conventional morphologic assessment in women undergoing in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection: a single-center randomized controlled study
Qingxia Meng, Yunyu Xu, Aiyan Zheng, Hong Li, Jie Ding, Yongle Xu, Yan Pu, Wei Wang, Huihua Wu
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1203-1212

Reflections: Does time-lapse monitoring improve outcomes compared with conventional morphological assessment in women undergoing in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection?
Russell S. Kirby
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1213

Neurodevelopmental outcomes of preterm infants with very low birth weight conceived with the assistance of in vitro fertilization
Hye-Rim Kim, Young Hwa Jung, So Young Kim, Chang Won Choi
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1214-1222

Assisted reproductive technology treatment increases obstetric and neonatal risks over that of the underlying infertility diagnosis
Judy E. Stern, Chia-Ling Liu, Xiaohui Cui, Howard J. Cabral, Leslie V. Farland, Charles Coddington, Hafsatou Diop
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1223-1234

Endometriosis

Presurgical blood metabolites and risk of postsurgical pelvic pain in young patients with endometriosis
Naoko Sasamoto, Oana A. Zeleznik, Allison F. Vitonis, Stacey A. Missmer, Marc R. Laufer, Julian Avila-Pacheco, Clary B. Clish, Kathryn L. Terry
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1235-1245

Epidemiology

The impact of single-step and sequential embryo culture systems on obstetric and perinatal outcomes in singleton pregnancies: the Massachusetts Outcomes Study of Assisted Reproductive Technology
Caitlin R. Sacha, Daksha Gopal, Chia-ling Liu, Howard R. Cabral, Judy E. Stern, Daniela A. Carusi, Catherine Racowsky, Charles L. Bormann
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1246-1254

Fetal exposure to maternal stress and male reproductive function in a cohort of young adults
Kajsa Ugelvig Petersen, Katia Keglberg Hærvig, Jens Peter Bonde, Karin Sørig Hougaard, Gunnar Toft, Cecilia Høst Ramlau-Hansen, Johan Høy Jensen, Laura Deen, Sandra Søgaard Tøttenborg
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1255-1265

Fertility Preservation

A comparison of fertility preservation outcomes in patients who froze oocytes, embryos, or ovarian tissue for medically indicated circumstances: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Bríd Ní Dhonnabháin, Nagla Elfaki, Kyra Fraser, Aviva Petrie, Benjamin P. Jones, Srdjan Saso, Paul J. Hardiman, Natalie Getreu
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1266-1276

Reflections: What are my options? Fertility preservation methods for young girls and women
Hajra Khattak, Christiani A. Amorim
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1277-1278

Gynecology

Anatomic and functional mapping of human uterine innervation
Marion Pinsard, Nicolas Mouchet, Ludivine Dion, Thomas Bessede, Martin Bertrand, Emile Darai, Pascale Bellaud, Philippe Loget, Séverine Mazaud-Guittot, Xavier Morandi, Jean Leveque, Vincent Lavoué, Martha Duraes, Krystel Nyangoh Timoh
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1279-1288 

Reflections: Exploring fetal pelvic neuroanatomy: a deep dive into understanding nerve pathways, endometriosis, and pain
Ceana H. Nezhat, Kaitlin McGrail
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1289-1290

Infertility

Coronavirus disease 2019 vaccination and infertility treatment outcomes
Sarit Avraham, Alon Kedem, Hilli Zur, Michal Youngster, Odelia Yaakov, Gil M. Yerushalmi, Itai Gat, Yariv Gidoni, Alyssa Hochberg, Micha Baum, Ariel Hourvitz, Ettie Maman
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1291-1299

Reflections: Coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine and in vitro fertilization outcomes: myths vs. facts
Susan Nasab, Sina Abhari
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Page 1300

Mental Health

Decision regret after failed autologous in vitro fertilization in women ≥42 years of age
David Huang, Eleni Jaswa, Amy Ransohoff, W. John Boscardin, Lauri Pasch, Marcelle Cedars, Heather Huddleston
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1301-1308

Reflections: Assuring provision of mental health care to the most vulnerable patients: a renewed call for integrative care
Mary P. Riddle
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1309-1310

Reproductive Science

Maternal physiology and blastocyst morphology are correlated with an inherent difference in peri-implantation human embryo development
Deirdre M. Logsdon, Courtney K. Grimm, Rachel C. West, Heidi J. Engelhorn, Rebecca Kile, Laura C. Reed, Jason E. Swain, Mandy Katz-Jaffe, William B. Schoolcraft, Rebecca L. Krisher, Ye Yuan
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1311-1321

Reproductive Surgery

Comparative effectiveness of hysteroscopic and laparoscopic sterilization for women: a retrospective cohort study
Aileen M. Gariepy, Carrie Lewis, Diana Zuckerman, Daniel J. Tancredi, Eryn Murphy, Raegan McDonald-Mosley, Sarita Sonalkar, Mark Hathaway, Claudia Nunez-Eddy, Eleanor Bimla Schwarz
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1322-1331

Reflections: Disparities in sterilization outcomes and the downstream impact
Mackenzie N. Naert, John C. Petrozza, Hadi Ramadan
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1332-1333 

Video

Isthmocele endometriosis: the relationship between cesarean section and endometriosis
Liron Bar-El, Amanda Chu, Karli Goldstein, Serin Seckin, Tamer Seckin
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1334-1336

Reflections: Isthmocele endometriosis: when two is definitely not better than one
Megan E. Gornet, Sina Abhari, Mindy S. Christianson
Vol 117 | No. 6 | June 2022 | Pages 1337-1338