Antim üllerian hormone and leukocyte aging markers in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults study
To examine whether premenopausal reproductive age, as indicated by serum antim üllerian hormone (AMH), is associated with leukocyte aging biomarkers. (Source: Fertility and Sterility)
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 21, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Catherine Kim, Eli Puterman, Lifang Hou, James C. Slaughter, James G. Terry, Melissa F. Wellons Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Assisted reproductive technology: considerations for the nonheterosexual population and single parents
This study aimed to discuss fertility concerns unique to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, plus and single-parent-to-be populations and review special considerations regarding the evaluation and treatment of these patients relevant to the practicing reproductive medicine provider. The use of assisted reproductive technology has rapidly increased over the past 50 years. Given these trends, providers can expect a greater diversity of patients making use of these technologies. Both the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, plus community and single parents-to-be represent understudied and important populat...
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 21, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Nicholas Saleem Raja, Colin B. Russell, Molly B. Moravek Tags: Views and reviews Source Type: research

A framework approach for hysteroscopic uterine septum incision: partial and complete
To demonstrate safe and efficient techniques for hysteroscopic partial and complete uterine septum incisions with radiofrequency electrosurgery. Review of these techniques may be particularly helpful for a surgical trainee or a less experienced hysteroscopic surgeon. (Source: Fertility and Sterility)
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 21, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Phillip A. Romanski, Pietro Bortoletto, Samantha M. Pfeifer Tags: Video Source Type: research

A call to action to reproductive endocrinologists: we cannot avoid the culture wars
I began life as a Catholic; however, by the age of 15 years, my permanent lapse from the Catholic church began. The main reason for my abandonment of Catholicism was its hardline stance that life begins at the moment of conception and its resulting implications. This position seemed to be dismissive of the individual who had to carry the pregnancy and care for the child. It seemed unfair to women. Further, it was problematic to me that a zygote had rights, which competed with a fully formed adult. (Source: Fertility and Sterility)
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 21, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Nanette Santoro Tags: Inklings Source Type: research

Fifteen years of autologous oocyte thaw outcomes from a large university-based fertility center
To review the outcomes of patients who underwent autologous oocyte thaw after planned oocyte cryopreservation. (Source: Fertility and Sterility)
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 18, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Sarah Druckenmiller Cascante, Jennifer K. Blakemore, Shannon DeVore, Brooke Hodes-Wertz, M. Elizabeth Fino, Alan S. Berkeley, Carlos M. Parra, Caroline McCaffrey, James A. Grifo Source Type: research

An interpretable machine learning model for predicting the optimal day of trigger during ovarian stimulation
To develop an interpretable machine learning model for optimizing the day of trigger in terms of mature oocytes (MII), fertilized oocytes (2PNs), and usable blastocysts. (Source: Fertility and Sterility)
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 16, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Michael Fanton, Veronica Nutting, Funmi Solano, Paxton Maeder-York, Eduardo Hariton, Oleksii Barash, Louis Weckstein, Denny Sakkas, Alan B. Copperman, Kevin Loewke Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Infertility workup: identifying endometriosis
Endometriosis was classically diagnosed during diagnostic laparoscopies, which used to be routinely performed up until a decade ago or so. This practice fitted with the long-held belief that surgery was the gold standard for diagnosing endometriosis. Today, the abandon of routine diagnostic laparoscopies —in favor of assisted reproductive technology-first therapeutic approaches—has created a void for diagnosing endometriosis. Modern-day imaging techniques—ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging—when used with a systematic approach have offered a reliable replacement option for diagnosing e ndometriosis. (Source: ...
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 11, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Paul Pirtea, Nicolas Vulliemoz, Dominique de Ziegler, Jean Marc Ayoubi Tags: Views and reviews Source Type: research

Maternal thyroid disease in pregnancy and timing of pubertal development in sons and daughters
To study whether maternal thyroid disease in pregnancy is associated with pubertal timing in sons and daughters. (Source: Fertility and Sterility)
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 11, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Lea L.H. Lunddorf, Andreas Ernst, Nis Brix, Linn H. Arendt, Stine L. Andersen, J ørn Olsen, Cecilia H. Ramlau-Hansen Tags: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Automated rare sperm identification from low-magnification microscopy images of dissociated microsurgical testicular sperm extraction samples using deep learning
To develop a machine learning algorithm to detect rare human sperm in semen and microsurgical testicular sperm extraction (microTESE) samples using bright-field (BF) microscopy for nonobstructive azoospermia patients. (Source: Fertility and Sterility)
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 10, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Ryan Lee, Luke Witherspoon, Meghan Robinson, Jeong Hyun Lee, Simon P. Duffy, Ryan Flannigan, Hongshen Ma Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Smoking and infertility: multivariable regression and Mendelian randomization analyses in the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study
To investigate the association between smoking and infertility. (Source: Fertility and Sterility)
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 10, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Álvaro Hernáez, Robyn E. Wootton, Christian M. Page, Karoline H. Skåra, Abigail Fraser, Tormod Rogne, Per Magnus, Pål R. Njølstad, Ole A. Andreassen, Stephen Burgess, Deborah A. Lawlor, Maria Christine Magnus Tags: Environment and Epidemiology Source Type: research

A combination of two novel ligation techniques for complicated laparoscopic intraligamental myomectomy
To perform laparoscopic myomectomy by combining two novel ligation techniques for a large lateral intraligamental myoma. (Source: Fertility and Sterility)
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 7, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Shengke Wang, Dongdong Wang, Fujie Zhao Tags: Video Source Type: research

Neurodevelopmental outcomes of preterm infants with very low birth weight conceived with the assistance of in  vitro fertilization
To compare the neurodevelopmental outcomes at 18 –24 months of corrected age between preterm ( (Source: Fertility and Sterility)
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 6, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Hye-Rim Kim, Young Hwa Jung, So Young Kim, Chang Won Choi Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Exploring fetal pelvic neuroanatomy: a deep dive into understanding nerve pathways, endometriosis, and pain
Pelvic innervation has been a subject of investigation for many years. In the late 19th century, surgeons Mathieu Jaboulay  and Giuseppe Ruggi independently described neuroanatomical techniques for the surgical disruption of pelvic autonomic nerves to relieve severe dysmenorrhea (1). Although we continue to advance technologically, our research and knowledge of pelvic innervation have not seemed to grow at the same rat e. We are still far from understanding pelvic nerve pathways and the implications thereof. (Source: Fertility and Sterility)
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 6, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Ceana H. Nezhat, Kaitlin McGrail Tags: Reflections Source Type: research

Who needs experts? I ’m doing my own research
When Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in late October 2021, he was initially cagey about his vaccination status but eventually acknowledged that he was not vaccinated. In a long and bewildering statement, he averred that his case was unique and that after his own extensive research, his path would be different and that he would not be using any of the “one size fits all” approaches to prevent infection, which of course it did not. (Source: Fertility and Sterility)
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 6, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Ruben Alvero Tags: Inklings Source Type: research

The role of immunologic tests for subfertility in the clinical environment
Unexplained subfertility and implantation failures not only are emotionally and physically distressing but also become a significant obstacle to reproductive-age couples who wish to build their family. Often, the currently recommended evaluation for these couples is significantly limited, and many of causes remain unexplained. To obtain an accurate diagnosis and treatment, proper evidence-based laboratory evaluation should be performed. Immune tests for women with subfertility and implantation failures are essential to recognize the immune etiology and appropriate therapeutic strategies. (Source: Fertility and Sterility)
Source: Fertility and Sterility - May 6, 2022 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Joanne Kwak-Kim, Lujain AlSubki, Thanh Luu, Umida Ganieva, Amy Thees, Svetlana Dambaeva, Alice Gilman-Sachs Tags: Views and reviews Source Type: research