Results of a retrospective cohort study show that use of intracytoplasmic sperm injection is on the rise but cast doubt on whether the technology is improving reproductive outcomes. Brian Levine, MD, MS provides commentary.
A small study by investigators from Harvard University suggests that cryopreserved embryo transfer (CET) is a strong independent risk factor for placenta accreta in women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF)/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).
Transition programs prepare adolescent patients for their transfer from pediatric to adult healthcare. Primary care physicians must incorporate sexual health self-management into transition planning for adolescents and young adults, but most especially for those with chronic illness or developmental disabilities.
Women whose male partners have been exposed to three common environmental chemicals may have a harder time getting pregnant, according to the results of a prospective study published in Fertility & Sterility by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other institutions.
Fertility preservation in reproductive-age women with cancer remains an important but under-represented topic. This review covers the risks of infertility associated with specific cancer treatments, and fertility preservation strategies for patients who are undergoing them.