October 2020

Volume 114, Issue 4

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Views and Reviews

Avoiding multiple pregnancies in assisted reproductive technologies: transferring one embryo at a time should be the norm
Cynthia Farquhar
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 671-672

Strategies to reduce multiple pregnancies during medically assisted reproduction
Christina Bergh, Mohan S. Kamath, Rui Wang, Sarah Lensen
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 673-679

Why are multiple pregnancy rates and single embryo transfer rates so different globally, and what do we do about it?
David Adamson, Robert J. Norman
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 680-689

Current evidence supporting a goal of singletons: a review of maternal and perinatal outcomes associated with twin versus singleton pregnancies after in vitro fertilization and intracytoplasmic sperm injection
Abey Eapen, Ginny L. Ryan, Patrick Ten Eyck, Bradley J. Van Voorhis
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 690-714

Funding and public reporting strategies for reducing multiple pregnancy from fertility treatments
Georgina M. Chambers, Elena Keller, Stephanie Choi, Yakoub Khalaf, Sara Crawford, Willings Botha, William Ledger
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 715-721

Fertile Battle

Chemotherapy and decline of the ovarian reserve: How can we explain it and how to prevent it?
Jacques Donnez
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 722-724

Utility of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists for fertility preservation in women receiving chemotherapy: pros and cons
Marie-Madeleine Dolmans, Hugh S. Taylor, Kenny A. Rodriguez-Wallberg, Zeev Blumenfeld, Matteo Lambertini, Michael von Wolff, Jacques Donnez
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 725-738

Inklings

Fibroids and medical therapy: bridging the gap from selective progesterone receptor modulators to gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist
Jacques Donnez, Marie-Madeleine Dolmans
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 739-741 

Reflections

A question of the chicken or the egg
Kristin Brogaard, Larry I. Lipshultz
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Page 742

Cycle scheduling with oral contraceptives: Are we compromising rates for convenience?
Kathryn L. Shaia, Thomas M. Price
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 743-744

Finding a retained embryo after attempted embryo transfer: How does it impact outcomes?
Jason M. Franasiak
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Page 745

When do we use intracytoplasmic sperm injection?
Judy E. Stern, Ajay K. Nangia
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 746-747

Trophectoderm biopsy—perhaps not such a benign intervention
Catherine E. Gordon, Catherine Racowsky
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 748-749 

Do we need to consider human leucocyte antigen-C typing in infertility treatment?
Sicco Scherjon
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 750-751

Adenomyosis and deep infiltrating endometriosis—how can disease severity be determined and correlated?
Gernot Hudelist
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Page 752

Placental pathology: crucial link in the subfertility-pregnancy outcome chain
Caitlin R. Sacha, Mary Morris
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 753-754

Risk factors for uterine fibroids: time to build on what we have learned
Quaker E. Harmon, Theodore M. Brasky
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 755-756

Autoimmune ovarian insufficiency: broadening indications for in vitro maturation
Richard A. Anderson, Robert B. Gilchrist
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 757-758

An ounce of preimplantation prevention
Sinem Karipcin, Eric J. Forman
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Page 759

Which medication and when should it be administered for reducing pain in intrauterine device insertion?
Zeev Blumenfeld
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 760-761 

A genetic association study of kisspeptin 1/ neurokinin B systems in patients with infertility: Is it that simple?
Charalampos Chatzicharalampous
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 762-763

Adults from donor-conceived families: some good news (from a longitudinal study)
Joanna E. Scheib, Emily McCormick
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 764-765

Do we need to separate initiation and growth to understand endometriosis?
Philippe R. Koninckx, Dan C. Martin, Jacques Donnez
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 766-767

A septum is not always a septum: diagnosis and management of vaginal longitudinal septums via a video presentation
Gary N. Frishman
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Page 768

Conception, cerclage, and clinical counseling
Preston Parry
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Page 769

Original Articles

Andrology

Differential DNA methylation pattern and sperm quality in men with varicocele
Viviane Paiva Santana, Emma Rae James, Cristiana Libardi Miranda-Furtado,
Mateus Felipe de Souza, Camila Pinho Pompeu, Sandro Cassiano Esteves, Douglas T. Carrell, Kenneth Ivan Aston, Timothy Gerald Jenkins, Rosana Maria dos Reis
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 770-778 

Assisted Reproduction

Effect of pretreatment oral contraceptives on fresh and cumulative live birth in vitro fertilization outcomes in ovulatory women
Yao Lu,Yuan Wang,Ting Zhang, Guiquan Wang, Yaqiong He, Steven R. Lindheim, Zhangsheng Yu, Yun Sun
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 779-786 

Embryo retention significantly decreases clinical pregnancy rate and live birth rate: a matched retrospective cohort study
Jian Xu, Min-Na Yin, Zhi-Heng Chen, Li Yang, De-Sheng Ye, Ling Sun
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 787-791

Obstetric and perinatal outcomes of intracytoplasmic sperm injection versus conventional in vitro fertilization in couples with nonsevere male infertility
Lu Liu, Hongmei Wang, Zhongyuan Li, Jinlei Niu, Rong Tang
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 792-800

Early Pregnancy

Trophectoderm biopsy reduces the level of serum β-human chorionic gonadotropin in early pregnancy
Man-man Lu, Yang-xing Wen, Yu-liang Liu, Chen-hui Ding, Can-quan Zhou, Yan-wen Xu
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 801-808

Parental human leukocyte antigen-C allotypes are predictive of live birth rate and risk of poor placentation in assisted reproductive treatment
Diana Alecsandru, Ana Barrio, Nicolás Garrido, Pilar Aparicio, Antonio Pellicer, Ashley Moffett, Juan A. García-Velasco
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 809-817

Endometriosis 

Focal adenomyosis of the outer myometrium and deep infiltrating endometriosis severity
Louis Marcellin, Pietro Santulli, Mathilde Bourdon, Chloe Maignien, Laetitia Campin, Marie-Christine Lafay-Pillet, Anne-Elodie Millischer, Corinne Bordonne, Bruno Borghese, Bertrand Dousset, Charles Chapron
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 818-827

Epidemiology

Contributions to prematurity of maternal health conditions, subfertility, and assisted reproductive technology
Judy E. Stern, Chia-ling Liu, Sunah S. Hwang, Dmitry Dukhovny, Hafsatou Diop, Howard Cabral
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 828-836

Environment

Dietary fat intake, erythrocyte fatty acids, and risk of uterine fibroids
Holly R. Harris, A. Heather Eliassen, David R. Doody, Kathryn L. Terry, Stacey A. Missmer
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 837-847

Fertility Preservation

In vitro maturation of oocytes for preserving fertility in autoimmune premature ovarian insufficiency
Michaël Grynberg, Laetitia Jacquesson, Christophe Sifer
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 848-853

Genetics

Utilization of preimplantation genetic testing for monogenic disorders
Iris Lee, Snigdha Alur-Gupta, Robert Gallop, Anuja Dokras
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 854-860

Gynecology

Effect of self-administered vaginal dinoprostone on pain perception during copper intrauterine device insertion in parous women: a randomized controlled trial
Ahmed SA Ashour, Hala Nabil, Mohamed F. Yosif, Mohamed Hussein, Ahmed A. Mageed A. Allah, Mostafa Mahmoud, Hossam Abdou, Khaled Kholaif, Mohamed Mahmoud Mohamed Kotb, Mohamed El Sharkawy, Ahmed Mohamed Abdelhakim, Ali Abdelhafeez Abdel-Latif, Ayman Taher, Mohamed El Mahy
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 861-868

Infertility

Female infertility is associated with an altered expression of the neurokinin B/neurokinin B receptor and kisspeptin/kisspeptin receptor systems in ovarian granulosa and cumulus cells
Victor Blasco, Francisco M. Pinto, Ainhoa Fernández-Atucha, Cristina González-Ravina, Manuel Fernández-Sánchez, Luz Candenas
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 869-878

Mental Health

Adult offspring of lesbian parents: How do they relate to their sperm donors?
Audrey S. Koh, Gabriël van Beusekom, Nanette K. Gartrell, Henny Bos
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 879-887

Reproductive Science

Epidermal growth factor promotes stromal cells migration and invasion via up-regulation of hyaluronate synthase 2 and hyaluronan in endometriosis
Hong Zhan, Bo Peng, Junyan Ma, Kaiqing Lin, Kaihong Xu, Jiabin Lin, Paul J. Yong, Peter C.K. Leung, Mohamed A. Bedaiwy, Jun Lin
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 888-898

Video

Longitudinal vaginal septum: a proposed classification and surgical management
Artur Ludwin, Steven R. Lindheim, Bala Bhagavath, Wellington P. Martins, Inga Ludwin
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 899-901

A four step strategy for robot assisted abdominal cerclage placement prior to pregnancy
Allison L. Heiden, Payam Katebi Kashi, G. Scott Rose, Katherine L. Dengler
Vol 114 | No. 4 | October 2020 | Pages 902-904

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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