May 2021

Volume 115, Issue 5

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Views and Reviews

Fertility preservation in men and women: Where are we in 2021? Are we rising to the challenge?
Jacques Donnez, Marie-Madeleine Dolmans
Vol 115 | No. 5 | May 2021 | Pages 1089-1090

Oocyte vitrification for fertility preservation for both medical and nonmedical reasons
Ana Cobo, Juan Antonio García-Velasco, José Remohí, Antonio Pellicer
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1091-1101 

Transplantation of cryopreserved ovarian tissue in a series of 285 women: a review of five leading European centers
Marie-Madeleine Dolmans, Michael von Wolff, Catherine Poirot, Cesar Diaz-Garcia, Luciana Cacciottola, Nicolas Boissel, Jana Liebenthron, Antonio Pellicer, Jacques Donnez, Claus Yding Andersen
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1102-1115

In vitro growth and maturation of primordial follicles and immature oocytes
Evelyn E. Telfer, Claus Yding Andersen
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1116-1125

Fertility preservation in men: a contemporary overview and a look toward emerging technologies
Robert E. Brannigan, Richard J. Fantus, Joshua A. Halpern
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1126-1139

Inklings 

Resection of a uterine septum in a normal uterus: Whoa Nellie
Artur Ludwin, Mark P. Trolice, Bala Bhagavath, Steven R. Lindheim
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1140-1142

ASRM Pages 

Role of tubal surgery in the era of assisted reproductive technology: a committee opinion
The Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1143-1150

Guidance on the use of social media in reproductive medicine practice
Technology and Practice Committees of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Advertising Committee of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1151-1155 

Guidance for using text, email, and video communication in practices devoted to reproductive medicine
Technology and Practice Committees of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1156-1158

Reflections

Are seminal plasma microRNAs the next biomarkers for nonobstructive azoospermia?
Sharon P. Lo, Darshan P. Patel
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Page 1159

Mosaic embryo transfer: resolution or more controversy?
Eric S. Surrey
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1160-1161

Antibiotics before frozen embryo transfer: treating the patient or the physician?
Marissa L. Bonus, Christina Boots, Lia A. Bernardi
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1162-1163

Best time for frozen embryo transfer? There’s no time like the present
Jawaria Amir, Jennifer Hirshfeld-Cytron
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1164-1165 

Chemotherapy with alkylating agents: Is follicle activation the only mechanism responsible for the loss of primordial follicles?
Marie-Madeleine Dolmans, Jacques Donnez
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1166-1167 

How sparing is fertility-sparing surgery for early-stage cervical cancer?
Jessica B. Spencer
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1168-1169

Exome sequencing shines in empty follicle syndrome: zona pellucida gene mutations manifest genuine empty follicle syndrome
Saba Altaf, Jianqiang Bao
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1170-1171 

Using molecular genetics in complete androgen insensitivity syndrome: toward a more personalized medicine approach
Ruben Blachman-Braun, Daniel C. Gonzalez
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Page 1172 

Should we proceed with more caution when considering additional autologous fertility solutions for some patients with classic Turner syndrome?
Arti A. Taggar, Lawrence L. Engmann
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1173-1174

Vitamin D deficiency and uterine fibroids: an opportunity for treatment or prevention?
Md Soriful Islam, Most Mauluda Akhtar, James H. Segars
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1175-1176

Culturally humble fertility care: education and advocacy
Lisa Campo-Engelstein, Gwendolyn P. Quinn
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1177-1178

Problematizing donor conception and drawing the right conclusions from the evidence
Guido Pennings
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1179-1180

Centering patients: a quest to understand the short- and long-term implications of gender-affirming testosterone on the endometrium
Halley P. Crissman, Molly B. Moravek
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1181-1182

Genes involved in recurrent oocyte maturation arrest: What do we know?
James H. Segars, Maya Diab
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1183-1184

Peering into the window of receptivity: extracellular vesicles containing small noncoding RNAs as potential biomarkers
Amber M. Klimczak, Jason M. Franasiak
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1185-1186

Stream one, do one, teach one
Ashleigh Bouchelion, Rebecca Flyckt
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Page 1187

An unexpected connection: getting to know uteroperitoneal fistulas
Michael F. Neblett II, Zaraq Khan
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1188-1189 

Sperm retrieval options for men with spinal cord injury
Daniel E. Nassau, Ranjith Ramasamy
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Page 1190

No eggs left behind: using transabdominal ultrasound-guided follicular aspiration to maximize oocyte yield
Chelsea A. Henshaw, Lucy X. Chen, Mindy S. Christianson
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1191-1192 

Surgical management of interstitial (cornual) ectopic pregnancy: many ways to peel an orange!
Bala Bhagavath, Steven R. Lindheim
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1193-1194 

Vaginal endometriosis, operative vaginoscopy, and inattentional blindness
Preston Parry
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Page 1195

Fertility and Sterility: 50 Years Ago Today 

Trust science?
Olivia Carpinello, Alan DeCherney
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1196

Original Articles

Andrology 

MicroRNA expression profiles in the seminal plasma of nonobstructive azoospermia patients with different histopathologic patterns
Wei Zhang, Yaonan Zhang, Mingjia Zhao, Ning Ding, Li Yan, Juan Chen, Lina Gao, Guangzhi Zhang, Xizhen Sun, Yiqun Gu, Meiling Liu
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1197-1211

Assisted Reproduction 

Using outcome data from one thousand mosaic embryo transfers to formulate an embryo ranking system for clinical use
Manuel Viotti, Andrea R. Victor, Frank L. Barnes, Christo G. Zouves, Andria G. Besser, James A. Grifo, En-Hui Cheng, Maw-Sheng Lee, Jose A. Horcajadas, Laura Corti, Francesco Fiorentino, Francesca Spinella, Maria Giulia Minasi, Ermanno Greco, Santiago Munné
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1212-1224

Withholding antibiotics does not reduce clinical pregnancy outcomes of natural cycle frozen embryo transfers
Isabel Beshar, Jasmyn K. Johal, Brindha Bavan, Amin A. Milki
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1225-1231

Time from oocyte retrieval to frozen embryo transfer in the natural cycle does not impact reproductive or neonatal outcomes
Pietro Bortoletto, Phillip A. Romanski, Brady I. Magaoay, Zev Rosenwaks, Steven D. Spandorfer
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1232-1238

Fertility Preservation 

Ovaries of patients recently treated with alkylating agent chemotherapy indicate the presence of acute follicle activation, elucidating its role among other proposed mechanisms of follicle loss
Daniel Shai, Sarit Aviel-Ronen, Itai Spector, Hila Raanani, Moran Shapira, Itai Gat, Hadassa Roness, Dror Meirow
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1239-1249

The validity of the subsequent pregnancy index score for fertility-sparing trachelectomy in early-stage cervical cancer
Takashi Iwata, Hiroko Machida, Koji Matsuo, Kaoru Okugawa, Tsuyoshi Saito, Kyoko Tanaka, Kenichiro Morishige, Hiroaki Kobayashi, Kiyoshi Yoshino, Hideki Tokunaga, Tomoaki Ikeda, Makio Shozu, Nobuo Yaegashi, Takayuki Enomoto, Mikio Mikami
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1250-1258

Genetics

The critical role of ZP genes in female infertility characterized by empty follicle syndrome and oocyte degeneration
Ping Yang, Tailai Chen, Yuqing Liu, Zhenzhen Hou, Keliang Wu, Yongzhi Cao, Jiangtao Zhang, Zhao Wang, Han Zhao
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1259-1269

Clinical characteristics and molecular genetics of complete androgen insensitivity syndrome patients: a series study of 30 cases from a Chinese tertiary medical center
Duoduo Zhang, Fengxia Yao, Tiffany Tian, Shan Deng, Min Luo, Qinjie Tian
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1270-1279

Why are some patients with 45,X Turner syndrome fertile? A young girl with classical 45,X Turner syndrome and a cryptic mosaicism in the ovary
Sapthami Nadesapillai, Janielle van der Velden, Dominique Smeets, Guillaume van de Zande, Didi Braat, Kathrin Fleischer, Ronald Peek
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1280-1287

Gynecology

Vitamin D as a risk factor for the presence of asymptomatic uterine fibroids in premenopausal Han Chinese women
Fan Xu, Fang Li, Lan Li, Dan Lin, Huiquan Hu, Qiuling Shi
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1288-1293

Infertility

Cultural competence in fertility care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people: a systematic review of patient and provider perspectives
Abirami Kirubarajan, Priyanka Patel, Shannon Leung, Bomi Park, Sony Sierra
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1294-1301

Mental Health

The stability of psychological adjustment among donor-conceived offspring in the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study from childhood to adulthood: differences by donor type
Nicola Carone, Nanette K. Gartrell, Esther D. Rothblum, Audrey S. Koh, Henny M.W. Bos
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1302-1311

Reproductive Endocrinology

Endometrial findings among transgender and gender nonbinary people using testosterone at the time of gender-affirming hysterectomy
Mitzi Hawkins, Madeline B. Deutsch, Juno Obedin-Maliver, Brett Stark, Jessica Grubman, Alison Jacoby, Vanessa L. Jacoby
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1312-1317

Reproductive Science

Abnormal PIWI-interacting RNA profile and its association with the deformed extracellular matrix of oocytes from recurrent oocyte maturation arrest patients
Yi Li, Zhenjie Liang, Zhongkun Liang, Xi Yang, Huayang Xia, Hao Yu
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1318-1326

Cargo small non-coding RNAs of extracellular vesicles isolated from uterine fluid associate with endometrial receptivity and implantation success
Tiantian Li, Ellen M. Greenblatt, Michelle EyunJung Shin, Theodore J. Brown, Crystal Chan
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1327-1336

Videos

Fertility and Sterility top videos from 2017 to 2019
Zaraq Khan, Joseph Findley, John Preston Parry, Steven Lindheim
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1337-1340

A posterior uteroperitoneal fistula: an unexpected finding
Katherine L. Dengler, Payam Katebi Kashi, Angela M. DiCarlo-Meacham, G. Scott Rose
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1341-1343

Electroejaculation in men with spinal cord injury: a step-by-step video demonstration
Emad Ibrahim, Teodoro C. Aballa, Nancy L. Brackett, Charles M. Lynne
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1344-1346

Combined transvaginal and transabdominal oocyte retrieval in a patient with an ectopic ovary and unicornuate uterus
Nigel Pereira, Stephanie Willson, Kelly McCarter, Pak H. Chung, Isaac Kligman, Zev Rosenwaks
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1347-1349 

Laparoscopic blockage of uterine artery in the management of large cornual pregnancy
Yunxi Zheng, Yun Chen, Xiaofang Yi
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1350-1352

Endometriosis presenting as vaginal polyps: outpatient vaginoscopic treatment
Tanvir Tanvir, Meeta Meeta, Ajay Rane, Akanshi Singh, Jaweria Masood
Vol 115 | No. 4 | April 2021 | Pages 1353-1355

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.