December 2013

Fertility and Sterility: looking forward after 100 volumes
Craig Niederberger, Antonio Pellicer Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1487-1488
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At the helm of a premier journal
Roger D. Kempers Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1489-1491
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From partner’s desk to iPad
Alan H. DeCherney Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1492-1494
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One hundred volumes of our journal: a milestone of note
Robert W. Rebar Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1495-1496
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Introduction: Risk and safety management in infertility and assisted reproductive technology
David R. Meldrum, Dominique de Ziegler Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1497-1498
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Protocols for tracking and witnessing samples and patients in assisted reproductive technology
Maria José de los Santos, Amparo Ruiz Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1499-1502
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Experience with ISO quality control in assisted reproductive technology
Michael M. Alper Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1503-1508
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Risk and safety management in infertility and assisted reproductive technology (ART): from the doctor’s office to the ART procedure
Dominique de Ziegler, Joseph C. Gambone, David R. Meldrum, Charles Chapron Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1509-1517
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Could safety boards provide a valuable tool to enhance the safety of reproductive medicine?
Richard T. Scott, Nathalie De Ziegler Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1518-1523
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Access to fertility treatment by gays, lesbians, and unmarried persons: a committee opinion
The Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1524-1527
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Finasteride and male infertility: a case for prospective collaborative research databases?
James M. Hotaling Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1528-1529
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Prophylactic salpingectomy in premenopausal women at low risk for ovarian cancer: risk-reducing or risky?
Edward J. Tanner, Kara C. Long, Kala Visvanathan, Amanda N. Fader Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1530-1531
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Normal live births after intracytoplasmic sperm injection in a man with the rare condition of Eagle-Barrett syndrome (prune-belly syndrome)
Steven D. Fleming, Elizabeth Varughese, Vi-Khiem Hua, Amanda Robertson, Fiona Dalzell, Clare V. Boothroyd et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1532-1535
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rs189037, a functional variant in ATM gene promoter, is associated with idiopathic nonobstructive azoospermia
Zhongxiang Li, Jianmin Yu, Tao Zhang, Hongchao Li, Ya Ni et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1536-1541.e1
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Finasteride use in the male infertility population: effects on semen and hormone parameters
Mary K. Samplaski, Kirk Lo, Ethan Grober, Keith Jarvi Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1542-1546
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Association of aberrant expression of sex-determining gene fibroblast growth factor 9 with Sertoli cell–only syndrome
Chia-Ling Chung, Chun-Wun Lu, Yu-Sheng Cheng, Ching-Yi Lin, H. Sunny Sun, Yung-Ming Lin et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1547-1554.e4
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Semen cryopreservation for men banking for oligospermia, cancers, and other pathologies: prediction of post-thaw outcome using basal semen quality
Selene Degl’Innocenti, Erminio Filimberti, Angela Magini, Csilla Krausz, Giuseppe Lombardi, Maria Grazia Fino, Giulia Rastrelli, Mario Maggi, Elisabetta Baldi et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1555-1563.e3
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DNA fragmentation of human sperm can be detected by ligation-mediated real-time polymerase chain reaction
Jung Jin Lim, Jin Il Lee, Dong Hwan Kim, Seung-Hun Song, Hyung Joon Kim, Woo Sik Lee, Dong Ryul Lee et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1564-1571.e5
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Semen quality in relation to antioxidant intake in a healthy male population
Piotr Zareba, Daniela S. Colaci, Myriam Afeiche, Audrey J. Gaskins, Niels Jørgensen, Jaime Mendiola, Shanna H. Swan, Jorge E. Chavarro et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1572-1579
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Second try: who returns for additional assisted reproductive technology treatment and the effect of a prior assisted reproductive technology birth
Barbara Luke, Morton B. Brown, Ethan Wantman, Valerie L. Baker, Daniel R. Grow, Judy E. Stern et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1580-1584
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Preliminary investigation of the impact of anticentromere antibody on oocyte maturation and embryo cleavage
Ying Ying, Yi-ping Zhong, Can-quan Zhou, Yan-wen Xu, Ben-yu Miao, Qiong Wang, Jie Li et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1585-1589
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Does methotrexate administration for ectopic pregnancy after in vitro fertilization impact ovarian reserve or ovarian responsiveness?
Christina E. Boots, Robert L. Gustofson, Eve C. Feinberg Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1590-1593
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The effectiveness of gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist in poor ovarian responders undergoing in vitro fertilization: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Jinsong Xiao, Shuang Chang, Shuangyun Chen Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1594-1601.e9
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A time to look back: analysis of morphokinetic characteristics of human embryo development
Javier Herrero, Alberto Tejera, Carmela Albert, Carmina Vidal, Maria José de los Santos, Marcos Meseguer et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1602-1609.e4
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Thin endometrial stripe does not affect likelihood of achieving pregnancy in clomiphene citrate/intrauterine insemination cycles
Albert Asante, Charles C. Coddington, Louis Schenck, Elizabeth A. Stewart Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1610-1614.e1
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Obstetric and perinatal outcomes in singleton pregnancies resulting from the transfer of blastocyst-stage versus cleavage-stage embryos generated through in vitro fertilization treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Abha Maheshwari, Theodoros Kalampokas, Jill Davidson, Siladitya Bhattacharya Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1615-1621.e10
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Progesterone elevation does not compromise pregnancy rates in high responders: a pooled analysis of in vitro fertilization patients treated with recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone/gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist in six trials
Georg Griesinger, Bernadette Mannaerts, Claus Yding Andersen, Han Witjes, Efstratios M. Kolibianakis, Keith Gordon et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1622-1628.e3
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Peripheral natural killer cell activity as a predictor of recurrent pregnancy loss: a large cohort study
Kinue Katano, Sadao Suzuki, Yasuhiko Ozaki, Nobuhiro Suzumori, Tamao Kitaori, Mayumi Sugiura-Ogasawara et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1629-1634
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Accuracy of a home-based device for giving an early estimate of pregnancy duration compared with reference methods
Sarah R. Johnson, Sonya Godbert, Paul Perry, Pauline Parsons, Louise Roberts, Philip Buchanan, John Larsen, Todd A. Alonzo, Michael Zinaman et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1635-1641.e1
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Differential expression of steroidogenic enzymes according to endometriosis type
Sébastien Colette, Sylvie Defrère, Olivier Van Kerk, Anne Van Langendonckt, Marie-Madeleine Dolmans, Jacques Donnez et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1642-1649
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Identification of multiple and distinct defects in prostaglandin biosynthetic pathways in eutopic and ectopic endometrium of women with endometriosis
Halima Rakhila, Cédric Carli, Marlène Daris, Madeleine Lemyre, Mathieu Leboeuf, Ali Akoum et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1650-1659.e2
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Ovulation-inducing drugs and ovarian cancer risk: results from an extended follow-up of a large United States infertility cohort
Britton Trabert, Emmet J. Lamb, Bert Scoccia, Kamran S. Moghissi, Carolyn L. Westhoff, Shelley Niwa, Louise A. Brinton et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1660-1666
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Prospective evaluation of nighttime hot flashes during pregnancy and postpartum
Rebecca C. Thurston, James F. Luther, Stephen R. Wisniewski, Heather Eng, Katherine L. Wisner et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1667-1672
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Effective method for emergency fertility preservation: random-start controlled ovarian stimulation
Hakan Cakmak, Audra Katz, Marcelle I. Cedars, Mitchell P. Rosen Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1673-1680
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Safety and feasibility of performing two consecutive ovarian stimulation cycles with the use of letrozole-gonadotropin protocol for fertility preservation in breast cancer patients
Volkan Turan, Giuliano Bedoschi, Fred Moy, Kutluk Oktay Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1681-1685.e1
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Potential biomarkers of nonobstructive azoospermia identified in microarray gene expression analysis
Agnieszka Malcher, Natalia Rozwadowska, Tomasz Stokowy, Tomasz Kolanowski, Piotr Jedrzejczak, Wojmir Zietkowiak, Maciej Kurpisz et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1686-1694.e7
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Diminished effect of maternal age on implantation after preimplantation genetic diagnosis with array comparative genomic hybridization
Gary L. Harton, Santiago Munné, Mark Surrey, Jamie Grifo, Brian Kaplan, David H. McCulloh, Darren K. Griffin, Dagan Wells, PGD Practitioners Group et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1695-1703
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Short-term effects of salpingectomy during laparoscopic hysterectomy on ovarian reserve: a pilot randomized controlled trial
Austin D. Findley, Matthew T. Siedhoff, Kumari A. Hobbs, John F. Steege, Erin T. Carey, Christina A. McCall, Anne Z. Steiner et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1704-1708
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Carbon dioxide versus normal saline as distension medium for diagnostic hysteroscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Laurentiu Craciunas, Muhammad Shafique Sajid, Rosemary Howell Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1709-1714.e4
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A new menstrual pictogram for use with feminine products that contain superabsorbent polymers
Julia L. Magnay, Tracy M. Nevatte, Christian Seitz, Shaughn O’Brien Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1715-1721.e4
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Effects of mifepristone on uterine leiomyoma in premenopausal women: a meta-analysis
Qi Shen, Ying Hua, Wenxiao Jiang, Wenwen Zhang, Miaomiao Chen, Xueqiong Zhu et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1722-1726.e10
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Usual dietary isoflavone intake and reproductive function across the menstrual cycle
Amanda C. Filiberto, Sunni L. Mumford, Anna Z. Pollack, Cuilin Zhang, Edwina H. Yeung, Karen C. Schliep, Neil J. Perkins, Jean Wactawski-Wende, Enrique F. Schisterman et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1727-1734
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Association of blood type and patient characteristics with ovarian reserve
Kathryn S. Timberlake, Kristie L. Foley, Bradley S. Hurst, Michelle L. Matthews, Rebecca S. Usadi, Paul B. Marshburn et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1735-1739
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An assessment of current clinical attitudes toward letrozole use in reproductive endocrinology practices
Lindsay Malloch, Alice Rhoton-Vlasak Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1740-1744
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Polycystic ovary syndrome and nonalcoholic fatty liver in obese adolescents: association with metabolic risk profile
Sara F. Michaliszyn, SoJung Lee, Hala Tfayli, Silva Arslanian Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1745-1751
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Effects of sleep deprivation during pregnancy on the reproductive capability of the offspring
Tathiana A. Alvarenga, Marina F.P. Aguiar, Renata Mazaro-Costa, Sergio Tufik, Monica L. Andersen et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1752-1757
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Chronic exposure to a low concentration of bisphenol A during follicle culture affects the epigenetic status of germinal vesicles and metaphase II oocytes
Tom Trapphoff, Martyna Heiligentag, Nady El Hajj, Thomas Haaf, Ursula Eichenlaub-Ritter et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1758-1767.e1
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Delta-like ligand 4 regulates vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2–driven luteal angiogenesis through induction of a tip/stalk phenotype in proliferating endothelial cells
Carmen M. García-Pascual, Ralf C. Zimmermann, Hortensia Ferrero, Carrie J. Shawber, Jan Kitajewski, Carlos Simón, Antonio Pellicer, Raúl Gómez et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1768-1776.e1
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Addition of nitrous oxide to the carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum strongly decreases adhesion formation and the dose-dependent adhesiogenic effect of blood in a laparoscopic mouse model
Roberta Corona, Maria Mercedes Binda, Karina Mailova, Jasper Verguts, Philippe R. Koninckx et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1777-1783
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Laparoscopically assisted biomaterial graft for reconstruction in congenital atresia of vagina and cervix
MengHui Li, ZhenYu Zhang Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Pages 1784-1787
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Uterus transplantation from a deceased donor
Omer Ozkan, Munire Erman Akar, Okan Erdogan, Ozlenen Ozkan, Necmiye Hadimioglu et al. Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Page e41
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Microsurgical subinguinal varicocelectomy with testicular delivery
Paymon Nourparvar, Lindsey Herrel, Wayland Hsiao Vol 100 | No. 6 | December 2013 | Page e42
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