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  1. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  5. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  7. 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

    Content type: Methodology article

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  8. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  10. 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

    Content type: Review

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  12. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  13. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  15. 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

    Content type: Case report

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  16. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  18. 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

    Content type: Methodology article

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  20. 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

    Content type: Review

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  23. There is little empirical literature on the effects of infertility on marital relationships in Ghana. This study sought to examine the effects of infertility on marital relationship among fertility clients at ...

    Authors: Samuel H. Nyarko and Hubert Amu

    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2015 1:10

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Hysterosalpingography (HSG) is one of the commonly used radiological modalities for investigating infertility in women. In developing countries such as Ghana it remains the main tool for investigating some of ...

    Authors: Benard Ohene Botwe, Kwabena Bamfo-Quaicoe, Edem Hunu and Samuel Anim-Sampong

    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2015 1:9

    Content type: Research article

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  25. The current standard of care for management of patients with recurrent pregnancy loss is expectant management. However, the emotional impact of pregnancy losses and the urgency to conceive often leads couples ...

    Authors: Candice O Perfetto, Gayathree Murugappan and Ruth B Lathi

    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2015 1:5

    Content type: Research article

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  26. There is a need to identify an inexpensive, effective method to prevent postoperative adhesion formation. The objective of this study was to create a novel model for studying omentum as a pelvic adhesion barrier.

    Authors: Amelia P Bailey, Amy K Schutt, Lisa M Pastore and Dale W Stovall

    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2015 1:3

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Unilateral recurrent ovarian torsion in adults is unusual following treatment of common underlying risk factors (e.g. benign cysts). Subtle anatomic etiologies, such as an elongated uteroovarian ligament and r...

    Authors: Paula C Brady and Aaron K Styer

    Citation: Fertility Research and Practice 2015 1:2

    Content type: Case report

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