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  1. The chance of achieving a successful pregnancy through in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET) is limited despite recent scientific advances in this field due to several factors that are known to a...

    Authors: Rukayya Muhammad Babandi, Rais Shuaibu Ibraheem, Rayyan Muhammad Garba, Idris Muhammed Liman, Amina Ismail-Are and Yakubu Samuel
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2023 28:8
  2. Many studies and organizations described bases of pregnancy timing after bariatric surgeries, but there is still a need for uniform scientific evidence for accurate timing.

    Authors: Ahmed Mahmoud Abdou, Mohamed A. Wasfy, Mohamed Negm, Walid A. Mawla, Loay M. Gertallah, Ahmed Embaby, Ahmed Fathy Gomaa, Ahmed Lotfy Sharaf, Ola A. Harb and Abdel-Razik El-Sayed Abdel-Razik
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2023 28:7
  3. The interest in the HPV status of the male has risen after the discovery of HPV shedding in the semen. To date, there is no consensus on the true prevalence of male HPV infection, yet there is a rising body of...

    Authors: Mokhamad Zhaffal and Anastasia Salame
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2023 28:6
  4. Assisted reproductive technology (ART) has positively impacted the field of human reproduction. Over the years, ART procedures have evolved to include several complex techniques, associated with various risks ...

    Authors: Chibuzor Williams Ifenatuoha, Chand Mohammed and Keshav Malhotra
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2023 28:5
  5. Endometriosis is a chronic deliberating disease with devastating effects on reproductive health. The present study aimed to investigate the impact of education based on the theory of planned behavior (TPB) on ...

    Authors: Niusha Zandi, Zahra Behboodi Moghadam, Batool Hossein Rashidi, Masoumeh Namazi and Shima Haghani
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2023 28:4
  6. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOs) women usually exhibit a high luteinizing hormone (LH) and hypersensitivity to exogenous gonadotropins stimulation which is a tremendous risk to ovarian hyperstimulation syndrom...

    Authors: Amina Nagy Elasy and Amany Mohamed Abedlghany
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2023 28:3
  7. The aim of controlled ovarian stimulation is to achieve an optimal number of mature oocytes to obtain good-quality embryos. High follicular fluid (FF) concentrations of FSH, hCG, and LH promote oocyte maturati...

    Authors: Gerardo Barroso-Villa, Carlos Valdespin-Fierro, Ariane-Estrella Weiser-Smeke, Ana-Paula Machargo-Gordillo, Arturo Flores-Pliego, Icela Palma-Lara and Sergio Oehninger
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2023 28:2
  8. Tubal patency testing is an essential part of female subfertility evaluation. Hysterosalpingogram is less invasive and less expensive compared to laparoscopy and dye testing (LDT), i.e., laparoscopic chromoper...

    Authors: Marwa F. Sharaf, Ibrahim Fawzy, Islam T. Elkhateb, Yassin Elmahgoub, Omaima Idris and Mona Aboulghar
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:34
  9. Infertility is a global health problem that represents an increasing trend due to new lifestyles following technological advances since individuals are facing more risk factors than before. The present systema...

    Authors: Sara Abdoli, Seyedeh Zahra Masoumi and Farideh Kazemi
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:33
  10. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common gynecological endocrine disorders affecting up to 10% of all females in their reproductive age, and its cause of onset is still elusive. A spectrum of recent...

    Authors: Koushik Bhattacharya, Ishita Saha, Debanjana Sen, Chaitali Bose, Gargi Ray Chaudhuri, Sulagna Dutta, Pallav Sengupta, Soumita Bhattacharya, Sharit Shekhar Barman and Alak Kumar Syamal
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:32
  11. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is considered as the most common endocrinopathy among women of childbearing age and the most important cause of anovulatory infertility. The present study aimed to estimate the...

    Authors: Mohsen Kazeminia, Fatemeh Rajati and Mojgan Rajati
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:31
  12. Mayer-Rokitansky Küster-Hauser syndrome MRKHS represents class I of congenital Müllerian anomaly, which resulted from interruption of embryonic development of the paramesonephric ducts in early pregnancy. It i...

    Authors: Hana’ Qudsieh, Suhair Qudsieh and Nesrin Mwafi
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:30
  13. Menopause is an important period in women’s life. It is characterized by many symptoms that affect women’s quality of life. This study aimed to the evaluation of the relation between vitamin D levels and menop...

    Authors: Noaman H. Hakim, Mariam L. Mohamed, Magda M. El-Biely, Omima T. Taha and Ahmed Hassan
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:29
  14. To assess bacterial diversity in infertile couples with their biochemical pregnancy outcomes. Using a retrospective case-control study design, participants were recruited for collection of vaginal swab, follic...

    Authors: Manisha Vajpeyee, Shivam Tiwari, Lokendra Bahadur Yadav and Parikshit Tank
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:28
  15. Insulin-like growth factor (IGF) has unique and well-known functions in female fertility, according to documents reporting improved yield of oocytes, reinforced quality of the embryo, and enhanced live births ...

    Authors: Parivash Afradiasbagharani, Elham Hosseini, Azra Allahveisi and Mahshid Bazrafkan
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:27
  16. The gene expression of anti-Mullerian hormone receptor type 2 (AMHR2) and follicle stimulating hormone receptor (FSHR) in cumulus cells (CCs) isolated from mature and immature oocytes was studied as a possible no...

    Authors: Fateme Montazeri, Seyed Mehdi Kalantar, Farzaneh Fesahat, Mohammad Hasan Sheikhha, Marjan Omidi, Hanieh Shafienia and Seyed Mehdi Hoseini
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:26
  17. Polycystic ovary syndrome is a most common female reproductive disorder, involving endocrine and metabolic disorders with unclear etiology. Androgen-based rodent animal models like DHEA and DHT are most suitab...

    Authors: G. Santhana Kumar, Pravin Tirgar and Mittal Dalal
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:25
  18. A recent systematic review with meta-analysis performed by Tiwari et al. (Middle East Fertil Soc J 26:44, 2021) suggested that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) affects both semen parameters and sexual hormo...

    Authors: Diogo Edele dos Santos, Tamy Colonetti, Lidia Rosi Medeiros, Maria Laura Rodrigues Uggioni, Antonio Jose Grande and Maria Inês da Rosa
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:24
  19. Hydrosalpinx is considered one of the obstacles that could hinder the success of IVF techniques due to the toxic effect of the hydrosalpinx fluid pouring into the uterine cavity. Tubal disconnection by either ...

    Authors: Ahmed S. S. A. Rashwan, Mahmoud Alalfy, Reda I. Riad, Moutaz Elsherbini, M. A. Abdelsalam, Mazen Abdel-Rasheed and Yossra Lasheen
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:23
  20. Density gradient centrifugation (DGC) is commonly used for sperm preparation before assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedures. This technique separates superior motile spermatozoa with normal morpholog...

    Authors: Assila Hadj Ali, Tesnim Ajina, Maroua Ben Ali and Meriem Mehdi
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:22
  21. Pregnancy of unknown location (PUL) is a term used to describe failure of visualization of intrauterine or extrauterine gestational sac in a woman with a positive pregnancy test.

    Authors: Sherif A. Shazly, Ahmad A. Radwan, Mohamed S. Abdo, Hajer Y. Moustafa, Ahmed Yassien Abd-Elkariem, Shimaa Salah Ali, Nermeen B. Ahmed, Esraa M. Hosny, Mostafa H. Abouzeid, Nashwa A. Eltaweel, Ismet Hortu, Amr S. Abdelbadie, Mohamed S. Fahmy, Mohamed I. Attyia, Abdelrahman A. Shawki, Aliaa E. Said…
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:21
  22. The literature has always controversies on the use of freeze-all policy in high-responder women performing intracytoplasmic sperm injection. In this article, we discuss the benefits of freeze-all policy on the...

    Authors: Ehab Mohamed ELhelw, Ahmed Gamal Elden Abou El Serour, Mahmoud Salah Rady and Ahmed Abdeltawab
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:20
  23. In Tokyo, where the highest coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection rates have been reported nationally, we introduced and performed polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing on the patients prior to them ...

    Authors: Yu Horibe, Akira Nakabayashi, Shuko Murata, Tomomi Hashimoto and Tsutomu Tabata
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:19
  24. It has been established that assisted reproductive technology (ART) cycles are usually accompanied by a defective luteal phase, and that luteal phase support (LPS) is mandatory to improve reproductive outcomes...

    Authors: Hasan Maghraby, Amr S. Abdelbadie, Ashraf Aboali and Aboubakr Elnashar
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:18
  25. Blood groups are expressed on the surface of the red cells, and their association with the ovarian reserve and pregnancy outcomes has been an area of interest. The aim of the current study is to study the asso...

    Authors: Nithya Panapakkam Jayakumar, Karuppusami Reka, Chinta Parimala, Aleyamma Thayparmbil Kunjummen and Mohan Shashikant Kamath
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:17
  26. To compare the safety, efficacy, and tolerability of subcutaneous vaginal progesterone suppository for luteal phase support (LPS) in assisted reproduction technology (ART) cycles in patients referred to the Ro...

    Authors: Ashraf Moini, Arezoo Arabipoor, Zahra Zolfaghari, Maria Sadeghi and Fariba Ramezanali
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:16
  27. Nano-fibrous scaffolds provide a three-dimensional matrix that guides sufficient orientation of seeded cells similar to a natural niche. In this research, we designed a silk scaffold to improve the differentio...

    Authors: Zeinab Narimanpour, Maryam Nazm Bojnordi and Hatef Ghasemi Hamidabadi
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:15
  28. Previous studies showed that top-quality embryo transfer (ET), number of transferred embryos, endometrial preparation with natural cycles or mild stimulation, and female BMI independently affected the outcome ...

    Authors: Ibrahim Albahlol, Mohamad Ghanem, Layla Elboghdady, Emad Sedeek, Yaser Mesbah, Adel Helal and Mohamed Abdelaziz
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:13
  29. Frozen embryo transfer procedure is becoming more common in assisted reproduction technology. The effect of this technology is still not yet well studied in developing countries with limited resources, includi...

    Authors: R. Muharam, Erda Ayu Umami and Hartono Gunardi
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:12
  30. False passage is a possible complication during operative hysteroscopy and can lead to termination of the intended procedure. The aim of this study is to describe two techniques to overcome the complication of...

    Authors: T. Hota, O. M. Abuzeid, R. Raju, J. Holmes, J. Hebert and M. I. Abuzeid
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:11
  31. Chromosomal abnormalities represent an important cause of human infertility. Little is known about the prevalence of chromosomal abnormalities among Egyptian couples with infertility. We estimated the cytogene...

    Authors: Faeza El-Dahtory, Sohier Yahia, Rabab Ahmed Rasheed and Yahya Wahba
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:10
  32. Premature ovarian failure (POF)/premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) is characterized by disrupting ovarian function under 40 years old. A major health problem of this disorder is female infertility. There ar...

    Authors: Roya Kabodmehri, Seyedeh Hajar Sharami, Zahra Rafiei Sorouri and Nasrin Ghanami Gashti
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:9
  33. The global prevalence of obesity has soared to a concerning height in the past few decades. Interestingly, the global decline in semen quality is a parallel occurrence that urges researchers to evaluate if obe...

    Authors: Gargi Ray Chaudhuri, Arnab Das, Swaraj Bandhu Kesh, Koushik Bhattacharya, Sulagna Dutta, Pallav Sengupta and Alak Kumar Syamal
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:8
  34. Repeated implantation failure (RIF) is the main challenge in assisted reproduction; the present study aimed to compare the obstetric and perinatal outcomes between RIF and control patients who experienced a su...

    Authors: Saeideh Dashti, Maryam Mirzaei, Maryam Eftekhar and Esmat Mangoli
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:6
  35. Reports have shown that humans are consistently exposed to environmental toxicants such as phthalate (PHT) during their daily activities. This results in reproductive dysfunction and infertility-related issues...

    Authors: V. Emojevwe, E. K. Nwangwa, A. O. Naiho, M. O. Oyovwi and B. Ben-Azu
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:5
  36. It is estimated that approximately 8–12% of couples globally face problems associated with infertility. A large number of men exhibit suboptimal sperm parameters. Sperm motility is one of the factors that is m...

    Authors: Srinjoy Chakraborty and Sudipta Saha
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:4
  37. A complex of effector and predominant regulatory immune responses are induced in the female reproductive tract (FRT) due to insemination that is necessary to achieve pregnancy. The expression of immune regulat...

    Authors: Nasrin Sereshki, Mitra Rafiee, Razieh Alipour, David Wilkinson and Vahid Ahmadipanah
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:3
  38. Menopause is a biological process when a woman’s reproductive capability is no longer functional. A naturally or artificially caused premenopausal is known as early menopause occurs between the ages 40–45, whi...

    Authors: Kamila Thasneem, Iyshwarya Bhaskar Kalarani, Prema Jayaprasad, Vajagathali Mohammed and Ramakrishnan Veerabathiran
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:2
  39. Embryo implantation is a tightly regulated sequence of events regulated by ovarian steroids, estrogen and progesterone, and their downstream targets. Ovarian steroids regulate most of the genes involved in emb...

    Authors: Kanmuna Ray Talukdar, Purbajyoti Saikia and Hirendra N. Sarma
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2022 27:1
  40. To evaluate the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in predicting the success rate of intrauterine insemination (IUI) treatment among infertile couples and also to determine the importance of each of the param...

    Authors: Azadeh Akbari Sene, Zahra Zandieh, Mojgan Soflaei, Hamid Mokhtari Torshizi and Kourosh Sheibani
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2021 26:46
  41. Fetal hypoxia is one of the major causes of high perinatal morbidity and mortality rates. Doppler ultrasound tests such as cerebroplacental ratio (CPR) evaluation are commonly used to assess blood flow disturb...

    Authors: Mariam Lotfy Mohamed, Salwa Adel Mohamed and Amal Mohamed Elshahat
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2021 26:45
  42. The novel beta-coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has infected millions of people globally with high risk among males than females. However, the effect of COVID-19 andrology is still a subject of dispute. We plann...

    Authors: Sagar Tiwari, Niranjan KC, Sajan Thapa, Anuja Ghimire, Sanjeev Bijukchhe, Guru Sharan Sah and Ronny Isnuwardana
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2021 26:44
  43. Men with non-obstructive azoospermia constitute a challenging subgroup of male infertility patients in whom a genetic cause of defective spermatogenesis may be a contributing factor. The aim of this prospectiv...

    Authors: Mai Emad, Hossam El-Din Omar, Abdel-Razik Khalifa, Emad A. Ahmed and Emad Abdel Rhim Taha
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2021 26:43
  44. Tobacco smoking is considered as one of the lifestyles factors that influence the sperm DNA methylation and global sperm DNA methylation and that may affect the sperm phenotype. This study was performed to inv...

    Authors: Mohammed M. Laqqan and Maged M. Yassin
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2021 26:41
  45. Understanding the global prevalence and phenotypic features of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is important as geographic factors and ethnic variations can significantly alter the clinical syndrome. The aim o...

    Authors: Maja Mitrašinović-Brulić, Mihaela Buljan and Damir Suljević
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2021 26:40
  46. Affordable conventional semen analysis remains a fundamental procedure to be performed routinely during the diagnosis of male infertility. Advanced semen analyses provide valuable clinical insights in treatmen...

    Authors: Bashir M. Ayad, Ibukun P. Oyeyipo, Gerhard Van der Horst and Stefan S. Du Plessis
    Citation: Middle East Fertility Society Journal 2021 26:39

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