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Comparison of a 24-day and a 21-day pill regimen for the novel combined oral contraceptive, nomegestrol acetate and 17β-estradiol (NOMAC/E2): a double-blind, randomized study

S. Christin-Maitre, D. Serfaty, N. Chabbert-Buffet, E. Ochsenbein, D. Chassard and J.-L. Thomas.

in Human Reproduction

June 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 5788 words.

BACKGROUND

Nomegestrol acetate/17β-estradiol (NOMAC/E2) is a new monophasic oral contraceptive combining NOMAC (2.5 mg), a highly selective...

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Insulin-induced capillary recruitment is impaired in both lean and obese women with PCOS

I.J.G. Ketel, E.H. Serné, R.G. Ijzerman, T.J.M. Korsen, J.W. Twisk, P.G.A. Hompes, Y.M. Smulders, R. Homburg, L. Vorstermans, C.D.A. Stehouwer and C.B. Lambalk.

in Human Reproduction

November 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 5138 words.

BACKGROUND

Insulin resistance, i.e. impaired insulin-mediated glucose uptake (IMGU), is a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes in women with polycystic...

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A less acidic human follicle-stimulating hormone preparation induces tissue-type plasminogen activator enzyme activity earlier than a predominantly acidic analogue in phenobarbital-blocked pro-oestrous rats.

C Timossi, P Damián-Matsumura, A Dominguez-González and A Ulloa-Aguirre.

in MHR: Basic science of reproductive medicine

November 1998; p ublished online November 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 0 words.

Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) exists in multiple molecular forms. In both experimental animals and in humans the production and secretion of less acidic, short-lived FSH glycoforms...

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Semen analysis and prediction of natural conception

Esther Leushuis, Jan Willem van der Steeg, Pieternel Steures, Sjoerd Repping, Patrick M.M. Bossuyt, Ben Willem J. Mol, Peter G.A. Hompes and Fulco van der Veen.

in Human Reproduction

July 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4604 words.

STUDY QUESTION

Do two semen analyses predict natural conception better than a single semen analysis and will adding the results of repeated semen analyses to...

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A double-blind, randomized, dose-finding study to assess the efficacy of the gonadotrophin-releasing hormone antagonist ganirelix (Org 37462) to prevent premature luteinizing hormone surges in women undergoing ovarian stimulation with recombinant follicle stimulating hormone (Puregon). The ganirelix dose-finding study group.

in Human Reproduction

November 1998; p ublished online November 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 0 words.

A multicentre, double-blind, randomized dose-finding study of Org 37462 (ganirelix) was conducted in 333 women undergoing ovarian stimulation with recombinant follicle stimulating hormone...

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Prenatal testing in ICSI pregnancies: incidence of chromosomal anomalies in 1586 karyotypes and relation to sperm parameters

Maryse Bonduelle, Elvire Van Assche, Hubert Joris, Kathelijn Keymolen, Paul Devroey, André Van Steirteghem and Inge Liebaers.

in Human Reproduction

October 2002; p ublished online October 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 10974 words.

BACKGROUND: Prenatal testing was offered in all pregnancies obtained after ICSI with ejaculated or non-ejaculated sperm as part of the evaluation of the safety of ICSI. METHODS: Between 1990...

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microRNAs related to angiogenesis are dysregulated in endometrioid endometrial cancer

Luis A. Ramón, Aitana Braza-Boïls, Juan Gilabert, Melitina Chirivella, Francisco España, Amparo Estellés and Juan Gilabert-Estellés.

in Human Reproduction

October 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 5762 words.

STUDY QUESTION

Which is the role of microRNAs (miRNAs) related to several angiogenesis regulators such as VEGF-A (Vascular endothelial growth factor-A) and...

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Killer immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIRs) and HLA-C allorecognition patterns implicative of dominant activation of natural killer cells contribute to recurrent miscarriages

R.M. Faridi and S. Agrawal.

in Human Reproduction

February 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4798 words.

BACKGROUND

Decidual natural killer (NK) cells play key developmental roles at the feto–maternal interface. Individual differences in NK-cell interactions are...

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Mid-cycle serum levels of endogenous LH are not associated with the likelihood of pregnancy in artificial frozen-thawed embryo transfer cycles without pituitary suppression

G. Griesinger, M. Weig, A. Schroer, K. Diedrich and E.M. Kolibianakis.

in Human Reproduction

October 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 2567 words.

BACKGROUND

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association between clinical pregnancy and serum luteinizing hormone (LH) levels, assessed after...

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The hCG ratio can predict the ultimate viability of the intrauterine pregnancies of uncertain viability in the pregnancy of unknown location population

Tommaso Bignardi, George Condous, Dalya Alhamdan, Emma Kirk, Ben Van Calster, Sabine Van Huffel, Dirk Timmerman and Tom Bourne.

in Human Reproduction

September 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 2385 words.

BACKGROUND

To determine whether hCG ratio at 48 h can predict ultimate viability of intrauterine pregnancies of uncertain viability (IPUVs) in the pregnancy...

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Impact of Italian legislation regulating assisted reproduction techniques on ICSI outcomes in severe male factor infertility: a multicentric survey

R. Ciriminna, M.L. Papale, P.G. Artini, M. Costa, L. De Santis, L. Gandini, L. Parmegiani, G. Ragni, A. Revelli and L. Rienzi.

in Human Reproduction

September 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4297 words.

BACKGROUND

In 2004, a law regulating assisted reproduction techniques (ART) was passed in Italy. The new rules allow for the formation and transfer of a...

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Binding of annexin V to plasma membranes of human spermatozoa: a rapid assay for detection of membrane changes after cryostorage

H.-J. Glander and J.Schaller.

in MHR: Basic science of reproductive medicine

February 1999; p ublished online February 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4615 words.

When the cell membrane is disturbed, phospholipid phosphatidylserine (PS) is translocated from the inner to the outer leaflet of the plasma membrane. This is one of the earliest signs of...

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Live birth rates after IVF are reduced by both low and high progesterone levels on the day of human chorionic gonadotrophin administration

S. Santos-Ribeiro, N.P. Polyzos, P. Haentjens, J. Smitz, M. Camus, H. Tournaye and C. Blockeel.

in Human Reproduction

August 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 5432 words.

STUDY QUESTION

Are low serum progesterone levels on the day of human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) administration detrimental for live birth delivery rates...

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An elevated basal FSH reflects a quantitative rather than qualitative decline of the ovarian reserve

H. Abdalla and M.Y. Thum.

in Human Reproduction

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4777 words.

BACKGROUND: Many cycling women with elevated basal FSH level have been discouraged from undergoing IVF treatment. This is because elevated basal FSH is associated with poorer assisted...

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International Committee for Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technologies world report: Assisted Reproductive Technology 2006

Ragaa Mansour, Osamu Ishihara, G. David Adamson, Silke Dyer, Jacques de Mouzon, Karl Gosta Nygren, Elizabeth Sullivan and Fernando Zegers-Hochschild.

in Human Reproduction

July 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 5121 words.

STUDY QUESTION

What are the access, effectiveness and safety of assisted reproductive technology (ART) worldwide in 2006?

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Rationalizing the management of pregnancies of unknown location: temporal and external validation of a risk prediction model on 1962 pregnancies

B. Van Calster, Y. Abdallah, S. Guha, E. Kirk, K. Van Hoorde, G. Condous, J. Preisler, W. Hoo, C. Stalder, C. Bottomley, D. Timmerman and T. Bourne.

in Human Reproduction

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4272 words.

STUDY QUESTION

Can we accurately define a group of pregnancies of unknown location (PULs) as low risk in order to safely reduce follow-up for these...

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Assessment of impaired glucose tolerance prevalence with hemoglobin A1c and oral glucose tolerance test in 252 Turkish women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a prospective, controlled study

Cem Celik, Remzi Abali, Ercan Bastu, Nicel Tasdemir, Ufuk Goker Tasdemir and Abdulaziz Gul.

in Human Reproduction

April 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 3889 words.

STUDY QUESTION

What is the prevalence of abnormalities in glucose metabolism in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and controls in a Turkish...

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Pre-gravid oral contraceptive use and time to pregnancy: a Danish prospective cohort study

Ellen M. Mikkelsen, Anders H. Riis, Lauren A. Wise, Elizabeth E. Hatch, Kenneth J. Rothman and Henrik Toft Sørensen.

in Human Reproduction

May 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4797 words.

STUDY QUESTION

Is there an association between oral contraceptive (OC) use (age at the start of use, duration of use, ethinylestradiol dose and generation)...

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A single-centre evaluation of two new anti-Müllerian hormone assays and comparison with the current clinical standard assay

Paul Welsh, Karen Smith and Scott M. Nelson.

in Human Reproduction

May 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 3558 words.

STUDY QUESTION

Are the new Ansh Labs Ultra-Sensitive anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) and picoAMH ELISA assays suitable for clinical use and is the...

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Should we worry about the clock? Relationship between time to ICSI and reproductive outcomes in cycles with fresh and vitrified oocytes

P. Bárcena, M. Rodríguez, A. Obradors, V. Vernaeve and R. Vassena.

in Human Reproduction

June 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 6458 words.

STUDY QUESTION

Is there an optimal time to perform ICSI with respect to the times of oocyte pick-up (OPU), in order to maximize the reproductive outcomes in...