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Growth hormone during in vitro fertilization in older women modulates the density of receptors in granulosa cells, with improved pregnancy outcomes.

Sheena L P Regan, Phil G Knight, John L Yovich, Frank Arfuso, Arun Dharmarajan,

OBJECTIVE:To study the effect of aging and granulosa cell growth hormone receptor (GHR) expression, and the effect of growth hormone (GH) co-treatment during IVF on receptor expression. DESIGN:Laboratory study. SETTING:University. PATIENT(S):A total of 445 follicles were collected from 62 women undergoing standard infertility treatment. INTERVENTION(S):Preovulatory ovarian follicle biopsies of granulosa ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[2018, 110(7):1298-1310]

Cited: 13 times

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Detection of segmental aneuploidy and mosaicism in the human preimplantation embryo: technical considerations and limitations.

Nathan R Treff, Jason M Franasiak,

Whole-chromosome aneuploidy screening has become a common practice to improve outcomes and decrease embryonic transfer order in patients undergoing treatment for infertility through in vitro fertilization. Despite implementation of this powerful technology, a significant percentage of euploid embryos fail to result in successful deliveries. As technology has evolved, detection of subchromosomal ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[2017, 107(1):27-31]

Cited: 15 times

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Does a frozen embryo transfer ameliorate the effect of elevated progesterone seen in fresh transfer cycles?

Mae Wu Healy, George Patounakis, Matt T Connell, Kate Devine, Alan H DeCherney, Michael J Levy, Micah J Hill,

To compare the effect of progesterone (P) on the day of trigger in fresh assisted reproduction technology (ART) transfer cycles versus its effect on subsequent frozen embryo transfer (FET) cycles.Retrospective cohort study.Large private ART practice.Fresh autologous and FET cycles from 2011-2013.None.Live birth.A paired analysis of patients who underwent both a ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[2016, 105(1):93-9.e1]

Cited: 17 times

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Frequency of embryo multinucleation detected by time-lapse system and its impact on pregnancy outcome.

Elif G Ergin, Eray Calişkan, Ender Yalçinkaya, Zeynep Oztel, Kevser Cökelez, Alev Ozay, Hakan M Ozörnek,

OBJECTIVE: To compare the detection rate of multinucleation with the time-lapse system and conventional control timing proposed by European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) consensus and evaluate its impact on pregnancy rates. DESIGN: Retrospective study. SETTING: A private IVF center. PATIENT(S): A total of 686 embryos from 511 ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[2014, 102(4):1029-1033.e1]

Cited: 19 times

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Differences in prevalence of sexual dysfunction between primary and secondary infertile women.

Ugur Keskin, Hakan Coksuer, Sadettin Gungor, Cihangir Mutlu Ercan, Kazim Emre Karasahin, Iskender Baser,

OBJECTIVE: To examine the impact of type of infertility on female sexual function. DESIGN: Comparison of female sexual function index and prevalence in primary infertile women and secondary infertile women. SETTING: Hospital. PATIENT(S): One hundred twenty-two primary infertile and 51 secondary infertile women. INTERVENTION(S): Questionnaires (Female Sexual Function Index [FSFI] ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[2011, 96(5):1213-1217]

Cited: 28 times

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Blastocyst versus cleavage stage transfer in in vitro fertilization: differences in neonatal outcome?

Bengt Källén, Orvar Finnström, Anna Lindam, Emma Nilsson, Karl-Gösta Nygren, Petra Otterblad Olausson,

OBJECTIVE: To compare neonatal outcome of blastocyst and cleavage stage embryo transfers after IVF. DESIGN: Register study. SETTING: Births recorded in the Swedish Medical Birth Register after IVF performed, 2002-2006. PATIENT(S): Treatments reported from all Swedish IVF clinics. INTERVENTION(S): None. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Some neonatal characteristics were compared in 1,311 ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[2010, 94(5):1680-1683]

Cited: 88 times

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The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system and endometriosis staging.

Mariana Kefalás Oliveira Gomes, Rui Alberto Ferriani, Júlio Cesar Rosa e Silva, Ana Carolina Japur de Sá Rosa e Silva, Carolina Sales Vieira, Francisco José Cândido dos Reis,

This study aims to determine whether the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system can influence American Society for Reproductive Medicine endometriosis staging scores, as assessed through second-look laparoscopies, and to compare the results with those obtained with a GnRH agonist. Both treatments reduced the extent of pelvic endometriotic lesions in patients with chronic ... Read more >>

Fertil Steril (Fertility and sterility)
[2007, 87(5):1231-1234]

Cited: 16 times

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First meiosis errors in immature oocytes generated by stimulated cycles.

M Cristina Magli, Anna P Ferraretti, Andor Crippa, Michela Lappi, Elisabetta Feliciani, Luca Gianaroli,

OBJECTIVE: To investigate chromosomal errors detected by first polar body (PB) biopsy in relation to the nuclear maturity of the oocytes. DESIGN: Retrospective study. SETTING: Reproductive medicine unit. PATIENT(S): Eighty-seven cycles were examined by PB biopsy for aneuploidy. Indications were maternal age >or=38 years (49 cycles), repeated IVF failures (22 ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[2006, 86(3):629-635]

Cited: 27 times

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Laparoscopic management of hydrosalpinges before in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer: salpingectomy versus proximal tubal occlusion.

E S Surrey, W B Schoolcraft,

OBJECTIVE:To compare ovarian response and IVF-ET cycle outcome in patients with hydrosalpinges managed by either laparoscopic salpingectomy or proximal tubal occlusion. DESIGN:Retrospective analysis. SETTING:Tertiary-care assisted reproductive technology program. PATIENT(S):One hundred four consecutive fresh IVF-ET cycles in 94 patients with tubal-factor infertility. INTERVENTION(S):Laparoscopic salpingectomy (group 1: 35 cycles) or bipolar proximal ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[2001, 75(3):612-617]

Cited: 29 times

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Interleukin 1beta, interleukin-6, and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in endometriotic tissue and in endometrium.

A Bergqvist, C Bruse, M Carlberg, K Carlström,

OBJECTIVE:To compare the levels of IL-1beta, IL-6, and TNFalpha in endometriotic tissue and in endometrium from women with endometriosis and healthy controls. DESIGN:Open. SETTING:Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at a university hospital. PATIENT(S):Twenty-six women with endometriosis and 22 controls operated on for clinical indications. INTERVENTION(S):ELISA in homogenized tissue samples collected ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[2001, 75(3):489-495]

Cited: 82 times

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Use of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device in the treatment of rectovaginal endometriosis.

L Fedele, S Bianchi, G Zanconato, A Portuese, R Raffaelli,

OBJECTIVE:To evaluate the effectiveness of a levonorgestrel-releasing IUD as therapy for endometriosis of the rectovaginal septum. DESIGN:Prospective therapeutic non-randomized, self-controlled clinical trial analyzing changes in pain symptoms and size of lesions induced by the levonorgestrel-releasing IUD over 12 months. SETTING:Tertiary referral center for treatment of deep endometriosis. PATIENT(S):Eleven symptomatic patients ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[2001, 75(3):485-488]

Cited: 114 times

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Use of an aromatase inhibitor for induction of ovulation in patients with an inadequate response to clomiphene citrate.

M F Mitwally, R F Casper,

OBJECTIVE:To use aromatase inhibition for induction of ovulation in women in whom clomiphene citrate (CC) treatment was unsuccessful. DESIGN:Prospective trial in infertility patients treated with CC. SETTING:Two tertiary-referral infertility clinics associated with the Division of Reproductive Sciences, University of Toronto. PATIENT(S):Twelve patients with anovulatory polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and 10 ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[2001, 75(2):305-309]

Cited: 212 times

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Transient ovarian failure: a complication of uterine artery embolization.

P Amato, A C Roberts,

OBJECTIVE:To report a case of transient ovarian failure shortly after arterial embolization for treatment of uterine fibroids, followed by recovery of ovarian function. DESIGN:Case report. SETTING:A university-based hospital. PATIENT:A 49-year-old woman with menorrhagia and anemia secondary to uterine fibroids and refractory to medical management. The follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) level on ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[2001, 75(2):438-439]

Cited: 50 times

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Immunobiology of endometriosis.

D I Lebovic, M D Mueller, R N Taylor,

OBJECTIVE:To provide a review of the humoral and cellular immunology of endometriosis and to discuss the rationale for future approaches to diagnosis and treatment. DESIGN:Literature survey. RESULT(S):Defective immunosurveillance in women who are destined to develop endometriosis may allow for the survival of ectopic endometrial tissue. The evidence includes endometrial cell ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[2001, 75(1):1-10]

Cited: 380 times

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Timed analysis of the nuclear maturation of oocytes in early preantral mouse follicle culture supplemented with recombinant gonadotropin.

R G Cortvrindt, Y Hu, J Liu, J E Smitz,

OBJECTIVE:To analyze the effects of combined FSH and variable doses of LH on the nuclear maturity and capacity to resume meiosis in oocytes from preantral follicles from prepubertal mice. DESIGN:Prospective, randomized, and controlled in vitro laboratory experiment. SETTING:Academic research environment. INTERVENTION(S):Meiosis was studied after somatic cell removal or after stimulation ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[1998, 70(6):1114-1125]

Cited: 31 times

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Hydrosalpinx fluid has embryotoxic effects on murine embryogenesis: a case for prophylactic salpingectomy.

T Mukherjee, A B Copperman, C McCaffrey, C A Cook, M Bustillo, M F Obasaju,

OBJECTIVE:To ascertain if hydrosalpinges are associated with reduced pregnancy rates and increased pregnancy loss after IVF-ET. Increased volume and leakage of hydrosalpinx fluid may exert negative effects on follicular development and embryo quality and/or render the uterine environment hostile to embryogenesis. We undertook this study to examine the effect of ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[1996, 66(5):851-853]

Cited: 50 times

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Pulmonary edema: a complication of local injection of vasopressin at laparoscopy.

T Tulandi, F Béique, M Kimia,

OBJECTIVE:To report a case of pulmonary edema after local injection of vasopressin at laparoscopy. SETTING:University teaching hospital. PATIENT:A 24-year-old woman who underwent a laparoscopic myomectomy. INTERVENTION:Injection of vasopressin (10 mL of 0.5 U/mL) into the uterine wall overlying the myoma. RESULTS:Bradycardia, atrioventricular block, and pulmonary edema. CONCLUSIONS:The use of vasopressin ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[1996, 66(3):478-480]

Cited: 26 times

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Hormone replacement therapy modifies the capacity of plasma and serum to regulate prostacyclin and endothelin-1 production in human vascular endothelial cells.

T Mikkola, V Ranta, A Orpana, L Viinikka, O Ylikorkala,

OBJECTIVE:To determine if hormone replacement therapy (HRT) modifies the ability of plasma or serum to regulate the synthesis of vasodilatory prostacyclin and that of vasoconstrictive endothelin-1 by cultured human umbilical vein endothelial cells. DESIGN:Plasma and serum collected before and during the sixth treatment cycle of HRT from 13 healthy postmenopausal ... Read more >>

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[1996, 66(3):389-393]

Cited: 17 times

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A.I.D. and AIDS--too close for comfort.

E P Peterson, N J Alexander, K S Moghissi,

Fertil. Steril. (Fertility and sterility)
[1988, 49(2):209-210]

Cited: 6 times

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