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Women with advanced-stage endometriosis and previous surgery respond less well to gonadotropin stimulation, but have similar IVF implantation and delivery rates compared with women with tubal factor
OBJECTIVE To investigate the response to controlled ovarian hyperstimulation and ART outcomes in women with advanced-stage endometriosis and previous surgeries at the Yale IVF program between 1996Expand
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Increased IL‐18 Levels in Seminal Plasma of Infertile Men with Genital Tract Infections
Interleukin (IL)‐18 is a novel cytokine, previously known as interferon (IFN)‐γ inducing factor. We evaluated the levels of IL‐18 and IFN‐γ in seminal plasma (SP) of fertile and infertile men.
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High-dose misoprostol used in outpatient management of first trimester spontaneous abortion
AimThe aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerance of a high dose of vaginal misoprostol for outpatient medical management of missed abortion.Methods Three doses of 400 μgExpand
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Apoptosis and Differential Expression of Apoptosis-Related Proteins in Endometriotic Glandular and Stromal Cells
Objective: Apoptosis is an important regulator of eutopic endometrial function. Endometriosis, the growth of endometrial tissue outside the uterus, could result from increased cellular proliferationExpand
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Increased levels of interleukin‐8 in human seminal plasma
Summary The role of cell‐mediated immunity in the aetiopathogenesis of male infertility is far from being defined. The cytochemokine interleukin‐8 (IL‐8) has a key role in T‐cell mediated immuneExpand
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Increased Pregnancy‐Associated Plasma Protein‐A (PAPP‐A) Concentrations in Peritoneal Fluid of Women with Endometriosis
PROBLEM:  Pregnancy‐associated plasma protein‐A (PAPP‐A) belongs to a group of glycoproteins isolated from extracts of human placenta. Healthy ovarian and uterine tissues are also known to expressExpand
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Determination of interleukin-11 in seminal plasma and elevated IL-11 in seminal plasma of infertile patients with urogenital infection.
This study was conducted to confirm the presence of IL-11 in human seminal plasma, to show eventual differences between IL-11 concentration in fertile and infertile subjects, and to show ifExpand
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Increased rate of endometriosis and spontaneous abortion in an in vitro fertilization program: No correlation with epidemiological factors
Background. There are conflicting data concerning endometriosis and spontaneous abortion (SAB). The aim of the present study was to evaluate if there was any association between endometriosis andExpand
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Increased human placental growth hormone at midtrimester pregnancies may be an index of intrauterine growth retardation related to preeclampsia.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between maternal serum and amniotic fluid levels of human Placental Growth Hormone (hPGH) with the fetal intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) related toExpand
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Expression of urocortin in the extravillous human trophoblast at the implantation site.
Urocortin (UCN) is a 40 amino acid peptide which is closely related to corticotropin-releasing hormone and binds with high affinity to both CRH type 1 and type 2 receptors. UCN is expressed in humanExpand
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