Jacques P Stassart

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OBJECTIVE To present the experience of a large referral center with patients with the rare but specific syndrome of uterus didelphys, obstructed hemivagina, and ipsilateral renal agenesis. DESIGN, PATIENTS Between 1953 and 1991, 15 patients with the syndrome were evaluated by the authors; each patient's records were carefully reviewed. MAIN OUTCOME(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between antimüllerian hormone (AMH) and steroidogenesis in follicles of normoandrogenic ovulatory women undergoing follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) therapy for in vitro fertilization/embryo transfer (IVF-ET). DESIGN Prospective cohort. SETTING Institutional/private practice. PATIENT(S) 26 normoandrogenic(More)
A 40 year old functionally agonadal patient was the recipient of fertilized donated oocytes. She accidentally discontinued all oestrogen support on the day preceding embryo transfer until it was reinstated 12 days later. However, a pregnancy was established and resulted in the birth of healthy normal twin infants. This case report suggests that minimal(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe outcomes of the first 100 consecutive infertility patients participating in a risk-sharing program with uncomplicated eligibility requirements. The program included the costs of FSH-containing gonadotropin preparations and provided a full payment refund if no birth occurred that resulted in a normal infant surviving to an age of 1(More)
Maternal phenylketonuria, PKU, has a detrimental effect on embryogenesis. Infant pathology is independent of fetal genotype, but is directly correlated with excessive phenylalaninaemia throughout pregnancy. Although normal children have been delivered by affected mothers who either had benign hyperphenylalaninaemia or in whom strict diet has apparently(More)
The consequences of pregnancies in untreated phenylketonuria (PKU) mothers are a high incidence of spontaneous abortion, intrauterine growth retardation with microcephaly, congenital malformations, and abnormal intellectual development. PKU fathers, on the other hand, produce normal children. Obviously children of PKU women and men are at least(More)
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