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  1. Ovarian reserve testing is not routinely performed in the evaluation of recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL). The objective of this study was to determine if AMH levels are predictive of live birth rate in RPL patie...

    Authors: Gayathree Murugappan, Lora Shahine and Ruth B. Lathi
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2019 5:2
  2. Sexual transmission of Zika virus is well documented and pregnant women are advised to abstain or use barrier protection if a sexual partner has risk for Zika infection. However, to date there has not been a d...

    Authors: Christina D. Yarrington, Davidson H. Hamer, Wendy Kuohung and Aviva Lee-Parritz
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2019 5:1
  3. The origins of adverse reproductive outcome can be multifactorial, but the contribution of the maternal immune system is considered debatable. Elevated intracellular cytokine ratios have been proposed, althoug...

    Authors: Conor Harrity, Lyuda Shkrobot, David Walsh and Kevin Marron
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2018 4:7
  4. Heterotopic pregnancies implanted in a rudimentary uterine horn account for 1 in 2–3 million gestations, and confer significant risk of morbidity due to uterine rupture and hemorrhage.

    Authors: Paula C. Brady, Rose L. Molina, Michael G. Muto, Brenna Stapp and Serene S. Srouji
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2018 4:6
  5. Chances of pregnancy in relation to endometrial thickness (EMT) remain elusive albeit some literatures suggest poorer pregnancy outcomes below the threshold of 6-7 mm, notwithstanding others perceive detriment...

    Authors: Joe Mee Chan, Alvin Isaac Sukumar, Magendra Ramalingam, Surinder Singh Ranbir Singh and Mohamad Farouk Abdullah
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2018 4:5
  6. Cancer treatments have significant negative impacts on female fertility, but the impact of cancer itself on fertility remains to be clarified. While some studies have shown that compared with healthy women, th...

    Authors: A. V. Dolinko, L. V. Farland, S. A. Missmer, S. S. Srouji, C. Racowsky and E. S. Ginsburg
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2018 4:3
  7. Pyosalpinges (a complication of pelvic inflammatory disease) is infection of the fallopian tubes and the morbidity associated with it has major health implications. We are reporting a case of pyosalpinges diag...

    Authors: Thomas Obinchemti Egbe, Fidelia Mbi Kobenge, Metogo Mbengono Junette Arlette and Eugene Belley-Priso
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2018 4:2
  8. Raised intracellular cytokine ratios (CKR) are proposed as a significant risk factor for adverse reproductive outcome. An elevated cytokine ratio, such as between TNFa and/or IFNg to IL-10 is associated with r...

    Authors: Kevin Marron, John F. Kennedy and Conor Harrity
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2018 4:1
  9. Advanced subspecialty training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI) entails a competitive application process with many data points considered. It is not known what components weigh more heavily...

    Authors: Jason Franasiak, Daniel Kaser, Linnea Goodman, George Patounakis, Caroline Juneau, Scott Morin, Shelby Neal, William Schlaff and Richard Scott
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2017 3:18
  10. The requirement for luteal phase support (LPS) in stimulated IVF cycles is well established, however drug choice, and route of administration and duration of use are not. This report evaluates patients’ prefer...

    Authors: Amal Yaseen Zaman, Serdar Coskun, Ahmed Abdullah Alsanie and Khalid Arab Awartani
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2017 3:17
  11. The importance of vitamin D in general health as well as in human reproductive success has been an area of focus. A better understanding of vitamin D metabolism, particularly vitamin D binding protein, is impo...

    Authors: Jason Franasiak, Sue Shapses, Wei Sun, Richard Scott and Xiangbing Wang
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2017 3:14
  12. To determine if asymmetric ovarian edema on non-contrast MRI can be used to distinguish torsed from non-torsed stimulated ovaries in pregnant women.

    Authors: Elizabeth Asch, Jesse Wei, Koenraad J. Mortele, Kathryn Humm, Kim Thornton and Deborah Levine
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2017 3:13
  13. The overall decline of fertility in Amhara National Regional State between 2000 and 2011 was the highest in Ethiopia. The aim of the present study was to determine the most significant proximate determinant of...

    Authors: Nega Mihret Alazbih, Getachew Nibret Tewabe and Tariku Dejene Demissie
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2017 3:12
  14. Alcohol use is prevalent in the United States. Given that a substantial portion of the drinking population is of reproductive age, it is not uncommon for couples who are attempting conception, or for women who...

    Authors: Kristin Van Heertum and Brooke Rossi
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2017 3:10
  15. Despite a large body of data suggesting that delivery of fertility care to cancer patients is inconsistent and frequently insufficient, there is a paucity of literature examining training in fertility preserva...

    Authors: Elizabeth J. N. Miller, Lisa M. Cookingham, Teresa K. Woodruff, Ginny L. Ryan, Karen M. Summers, Laxmi A. Kondapalli and Divya K. Shah
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2017 3:9
  16. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a very common disorder well known to be associated with insulin resistance and metabolic disease. Insulin resistance is likely involved in the promotion of the PCOS reproduc...

    Authors: Sara Pittenger Reid, Chia-Ning Kao, Lauri Pasch, Kanade Shinkai, Marcelle I. Cedars and Heather G. Huddleston
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2017 3:8
  17. Amongst women with certain types of ovulatory disorder infertility, the studies are conflicting whether there is an increased risk of long-term cardiovascular disease risk. This paper evaluates the association...

    Authors: Shruthi Mahalingaiah, Fangui Sun, J. Jojo Cheng, Erika T. Chow, Kathryn L. Lunetta and Joanne M. Murabito
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2017 3:7
  18. Research has shown that infertility affects millions of couples worldwide. Infertility is considered one of the most difficult life experiences and can result in psychological consequences for couples, especia...

    Authors: Ernestina S. Donkor, Florence Naab and Deborah Y. Kussiwaah
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2017 3:6
  19. Cigarette smoking has been associated with worse infertility treatment outcomes, yet some studies have found null or inconsistent results.

    Authors: Jose C. Vanegas, Jorge E. Chavarro, Paige L. Williams, Jennifer B. Ford, Thomas L. Toth, Russ Hauser and Audrey J. Gaskins
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2017 3:5
  20. Explanations that involve medical care treatment take time. This also applies to explanations of in vitro fertilization (IVF) in the field of infertility treatment. This is because the cause of infertility dif...

    Authors: Atsushi Yanaihara, Shirei Ohgi, Kenichirou Motomura and Takumi Yanaihara
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2017 3:4
  21. Obesity is associated with impaired fertility and pregnancy complications, and preconception weight loss may improve some of these outcomes. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the quality and effectiven...

    Authors: Charlotte M. Page, Elizabeth S. Ginsburg, Randi H. Goldman and Chloe A. Zera
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2017 3:3
  22. Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) is an important procedure for in vitro fertilization (IVF). A key step of PGS, blastomere removal, is abundant with many technical issues. The aim of this study was to c...

    Authors: Luciano Cedillo, Azucena Ocampo-Bárcenas, Israel Maldonado, Francisco J. Valdez-Morales, Felipe Camargo and Esther López-Bayghen
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2016 2:13
  23. Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) is classically defined as 4–6 months of cessation of menses (amenorrhea) in women under 40, associated with menopausal level of serum gonadotropins FSH > 40 IU/L and hypo-...

    Authors: Thomas Obinchemti Egbe, Carine Youta Wafo, Berthe Bebey Bollo, Christian Pany, Monique Jong Onomo and Guy Sandjon
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2016 2:12
  24. An inverse relationship between oocyte efficiency and ovarian response was reported in conventional IVF. The purpose of this study was to report metaphase II (MII) oocyte efficiency according to oocyte yield i...

    Authors: John J. Zhang, Mingxue Yang and Zaher Merhi
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2016 2:2
  25. The transfer of multiple embryos after in vitro fertilization (IVF) increases the risk of twins and higher-order births. Multiple births are associated with significant health risks and maternal and neonatal c...

    Authors: Tamara Tobias, Fady I. Sharara, Jason M. Franasiak, Patrick W. Heiser and Emily Pinckney-Clark
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2016 2:1
  26. Population growth is determined by fertility, mortality and migration rates. Fertility is the prime determinant of population growth, which is highly associated with family planning, literacy, urbanization, an...

    Authors: Nega Assefa and Agumasie Semahegn
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2016 2:10
  27. To assess reduction in heavy menstrual bleeding and dysmenorrhea following MRI guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery (MRgFUS) of focal and diffuse adenomyosis up to 12 months post-treatment a retrospective cohort ...

    Authors: Ramya Jayaram, Kalpana Subbarayan, Sridurga Mithraprabhu and Mirudhubashini Govindarajan
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2016 2:8
  28. Uterine fibroids are the most common benign tumours affecting premenopausal women and are often associated with considerable hospitalization and morbidity. Literature shows virtually no study concerning the qu...

    Authors: Benjamin Dabo Sarkodie, Benard Ohene Botwe, David Nana Adjei and Eric Ofori
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2016 2:9
  29. Sperm quality may degrade during transit through the male reproductive tract in some individuals. In this setting surgically retrieved testicular sperm may outperform ejaculated samples for use with in vitro f...

    Authors: Russell P. Hayden, Diane L. Wright, Thomas L. Toth and Cigdem Tanrikut
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2016 2:7
  30. Primary amenorrhea usually result from a genetic or anatomic abnormality. We present the first reported patient with the absence of endometrium and lumen in a small bicornuate uterus in a patient with primary ...

    Authors: Serap Simavli, Ana Paula Abreu, Mary R. Kwaan, Robert G. Dluhy, Elena H. Yanushpolsky, Colleen Feltmate, Sandra R. Cerda, Rona S. Carroll, Ursula B. Kaiser and Wendy Kuohung
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2016 2:3
  31. Couples are considered infertile if they do not conceive over a 12-month period of unprotected intercourse. Studies have shown that female causes accounted for between 25 to 37 percent of infertility worldwide...

    Authors: Thomas Obinchemti Egbe, Guy Sandjon, Clovis Ourtchingh, André Simo, Eugene Belley Priso and Jean-Louis Benifla
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2016 2:1
  32. The causes of female infertility are multifactorial and necessitate comprehensive evaluation including physical examination, hormonal testing, and imaging. Given the associated psychological and financial stre...

    Authors: Catherine H. Phillips, Carol B. Benson, Elizabeth S. Ginsburg and Mary C. Frates
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2015 1:20
  33. Conventional single-incision laparoscopic surgery has been successfully employed for treatment of ovarian endometriomas. However, this technique presents surgeons with formidable ergonomic challenges, that mak...

    Authors: Antonio R. Gargiulo, Colleen Feltmate and Serene S. Srouji
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2015 1:19
  34. Fertility is one of the three principal components of population dynamics. High fertility and rapid population growth exert negative influences on economic and social development. This study was aimed to estim...

    Authors: Desalew Zelalem, Agumasie Semahegn, Gezahegn Tesfaye and Balewgize Sileshi
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2015 1:18
  35. Glycosylation is the most common and structurally diverse of all the post-translational modifications of proteins. Lipids and extracellular matrices are also often glycosylated. The mammalian uterus is highly ...

    Authors: Gary F. Clark
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2015 1:17
  36. While recent studies have indicated that fertility has remained high in Uganda, no systematic attempt has been made to identify the factors responsible for this persistent trend and to quantify these factors. ...

    Authors: Gideon Rutaremwa, Johnstone Galande, Hellen Laetitia Nviiri, Edith Akiror and Tapiwa Jhamba
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2015 1:16
  37. Persistent high fertility is associated with mother and child mortality. While most regions in the world have experienced declines in fertility rates, there are conflicting views as to whether Uganda has enter...

    Authors: Allen Kabagenyi, Alice Reid, Gideon Rutaremwa, Lynn M. Atuyambe and James P. M. Ntozi
    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2015 1:14

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