January 2018

All the papers from the January 2018 issue of Fertility and Sterility.

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Introduction: Cancer biomarkers and fertility
James M. Hotaling, Neri Laufer, Zev Rosenwaks

Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 4–5

Male infertility: a biomarker of individual and familial cancer risk
Brent M. Hanson, Michael L. Eisenberg, James M. Hotaling

Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 6–19

Genetic intersection of male infertility and cancer
Liina Nagirnaja, Kenneth I. Aston, Donald F. Conrad
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 20–26

Epigenetics, infertility, and cancer: future directions
Emma James, Timothy G. Jenkins
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 27–32

BRCA mutations and reproduction
Hagit Daum, Tamar Peretz, Neri Laufer
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 33–38

p53 and reproduction
Hey-Joo Kang, Zev Rosenwaks
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 39–43


Data sharing requirements: perspectives from three authors
Kurt T. Barnhart, Richard S. Legro, Richard T. Scott Jr.
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 44–47

Seminal contribution

First delivery in a leukemia survivor after transplantation of cryopreserved ovarian tissue, evaluated for leukemia cells contamination
Moran Shapira, Hila Raanani, Iris Barshack, Ninette Amariglio, Sanaz Derech-Haim, Meital Nagar Marciano, Eyal Schiff, Raoul Orvieto, Dror Meirow
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 48–53


Chromosomal mosaicism in human preimplantation embryos: another fact that cannot be ignored
Glenn L. Schattman
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 54–55

Endometrial scratching to increase pregnancy rates with intrauterine insemination
Jeffrey M. Goldberg
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Page 56

Luteal phase support in assisted reproductive technologies: from here to there
Dominique de Ziegler, Jean Marc Ayoubi, René Frydman, Renato Fanchin
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 57–58

Bologna criteria: clinically or academically relevant?
Christina E. Boots, Lia A. Bernardi
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 59–60

Mitochondrial DNA, a new biomarker of embryonic implantation potential: fact or fiction?
Peter Humaidan, Stine Gry Kristensen, Kevin Coetzee
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 61–62

Fraternal twins after elective single-embryo transfers: a lesson in never saying “never”
Caleb B. Kallen
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Page 63

Need to define and validate an early pregnancy loss screening strategy
Vicente Serra
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 64–66

Kisspeptin as a biomarker for miscarriage: let's wait!
Ricardo F. Savaris
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Page 67

Is there a common mechanism underlying air pollution exposures and reproductive outcomes noted in epidemiologic and in vitro fertilization lab-based studies?
Shruthi Mahalingaiah
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Page 68

Ovarian tissue transplantation and leukemia
Zeev Blumenfeld
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 69–70

Quality of life must be taken into account when assessing the efficacy of infertility treatment
Alice D. Domar
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 71–72

Detection of the smaller window of maximal receptivity: timing isn't everything
Bruce A. Lessey
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 73–74

Fertility and Sterility: 50 years ago today

Historical investigations into varicocele pathophysiology and sperm migrationMartin Kathrins
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 75–76

Original articles
Assisted reproduction

Extent of chromosomal mosaicism influences the clinical outcome of in vitro fertilization treatments
Francesca Spinella, Francesco Fiorentino, Anil Biricik, Sara Bono, Alessandra Ruberti, Ettore Cotroneo, Marina Baldi, Elisabetta Cursio, Maria Giulia Minasi, Ermanno Greco
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 77–83

Endometrial scratch injury before intrauterine insemination: is it time to re-evaluate its value? Evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Amerigo Vitagliano, Marco Noventa, Gabriele Saccone, Salvatore Gizzo, Salvatore Giovannni Vitale, Antonio Simone Laganà, Pietro Salvatore Litta, Carlo Saccardi, Giovanni Battista Nardelli, Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 84–96.e4

Effect of the initiation of progesterone supplementation in in vitro fertilization–embryo transfer outcomes: a prospective randomized controlled trial
Jun Gao, Fang Gu, Ben-Yu Miao, Ming-Hui Chen, Can-Quan Zhou, Yan-Wen Xu
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 97–103

Utilization of the Bologna criteria: a promise unfulfilled? A review of published and unpublished/ongoing trials
Aysen Boza, Sule Yildiz Oguz, Selim Misirlioglu, Kayhan Yakin, Bulent Urman
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 104–109.e2

Variables associated with mitochondrial copy number in human blastocysts: what can we learn from trophectoderm biopsies?
Maria José de los Santos, Antonio Diez Juan, Amparo Mifsud, Amparo Mercader, Marcos Meseguer, Carmen Rubio, Antonio Pellicer
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 110–117

Not all twins are monozygotic after elective single embryo transfer: analysis of 32,600 elective single embryo transfer cycles as reported to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology
Mario Vega, Sahar Zaghi, Erkan Buyuk, Sangita Jindal
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 118–122

Adverse perinatal outcomes associated with crown-rump length discrepancy in in vitro fertilization pregnancies
Kristy Cho, Caitlin Dunne, Arianne Y.K. Albert, Jon C. Havelock
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 123–129

Early pregnancy

Difference between mean gestational sac diameter and crown-rump length as a marker of first-trimester pregnancy loss after in vitro fertilization
Joshua D. Kapfhamer, Sruthi Palaniappan, Karen Summers, Kristen Kassel, Abigail C. Mancuso, Ginny L. Ryan, Divya K. Shah
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 130–136

Kisspeptin as a new serum biomarker to discriminate miscarriage from viable intrauterine pregnancy
Chantae Sullivan-Pyke, Daniel J. Haisenleder, Suneeta Senapati, Olivia Nicolais, Esther Eisenberg, Mary D. Sammel, Kurt T. Barnhart
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 137–141.e2


Association between surgically diagnosed endometriosis and adverse pregnancy outcomes
Innie Chen, Shifana Lalani, Ri-hua Xie, Minxue Shen, Sukhbir S. Singh, Shi-Wu Wen
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 142–147


Ambient air pollution and the risk of pregnancy loss: a prospective cohort study
Sandie Ha, Rajeshwari Sundaram, Germaine M. Buck Louis, Carrie Nobles, Indulaxmi Seeni, Seth Sherman, Pauline Mendola
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 148–153

Mental health

Quality of life and psychosocial and physical well-being among 1,023 women during their first assisted reproductive technology treatment: secondary outcome to a randomized controlled trial comparing gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist and GnRH agonist protocols
Mette Toftager, Randi Sylvest, Lone Schmidt, Jeanette Bogstad, Kristine Løssl, Lisbeth Prætorius, Anne Zedeler, Thue Bryndorf, Anja Pinborg
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 154–164

Reproductive science

Status of nucleolar channel systems in uterine secretions accurately reflects their prevalence—a marker for the window of implantation—in simultaneously obtained endometrial biopsies
Fangyin Meng, Gregory Zapantis, Samuel Z. Williams, Harry J. Lieman, Erkan Buyuk, U. Thomas Meier
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 165–171

Reproductive surgery

Postoperative complications after bowel endometriosis surgery by shaving, disc excision, or segmental resection: a three-arm comparative analysis of 364 consecutive cases
Carole Abo, Salwa Moatassim, Noemie Marty, Mathilde Saint Ghislain, Emmanuel Huet, Valérie Bridoux, Jean Jacques Tuech, Horace Roman
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Pages 172–178.e1


Transvaginal natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: a new approach to myomectomy
Jan Baekelandt
Vol 109 | No. 1 | January 2018 | Page 179

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