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Celebrating World IVF Day 2023

New Content ItemWorld IVF Day is celebrated every year on 25th July to recognise the advances made in fertility medicine since the first successful birth resulting from IVF in 1978.

To celebrate the 45th anniversary of World IVF Day, and to commemorate the 45th birthday of the first IVF baby Louise Brown, we have assembled some of our most impactful articles on IVF and assisted reproductive technology.

Article Collection: AI in IVF and Embryology Lab

Edited by:
Zaher Merhi: SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University and Maimonides Medical Center, USA
Marco Mouanness: Rejuvenating Fertility Center, USA

Submission Status: Open until 31 March 2024

Empowering Hope and Science on World IVF Day

New Content ItemRead the recent blog post by Section Editor Dr Tarun Jain on the progresses made in IVF research, as well as an inspiring message for the future.

Read the blog here.

Histone acetylation and the role of histone deacetylases in normal cyclic endometrium
Palak Gujral, Vishakha Mahajan, Abbey C. Lissaman & Anna P. Ponnampalam  
Review  |   Published: 13 August 2020

Does mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccine influence patients' performance during IVF-ET cycle?
Raoul Orvieto, Meirav Noach-Hirsh, Aliza Segev-Zahav, Jigal Haas, Ravit Nahum & Adva Aizer  
Research  |   Published: 13 May 2021

High serum Antimullerian hormone levels are associated with lower live birth rates in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome undergoing assisted reproductive technology
Reshef Tal, Charles M. Seifer, Moisey Khanimov, David B. Seifer & Oded Tal  
Research  |   Published: 10 March 2020

Lifestyles and sexuality in men and women: the gender perspective in sexual medicine
Daniele Mollaioli, Giacomo Ciocca, Erika Limoncin, Stefania Di Sante, Giovanni Luca Gravina, Eleonora Carosa, Andrea Lenzi & Emmanuele Angelo Francesco Jannini   
Review  |   Published: 17 February 2020

Smoke, alcohol and drug addiction and female fertility
Cristina de Angelis, Antonio Nardone, Francesco Garifalos, Claudia Pivonello, Andrea Sansone, Alessandro Conforti, Carla Di Dato, Felice Sirico, Carlo Alviggi, Andrea Isidori, Annamaria Colao & Rosario Pivonello   
Review |   Published: 12 March 2020

Bisphenol A: an emerging threat to female fertility
Claudia Pivonello, Giovanna Muscogiuri, Antonio Nardone, Francesco Garifalos, Donatella Paola Provvisiero, Nunzia Verde, Cristina de Angelis, Alessandro Conforti, Mariangela Piscopo, Renata Simona Auriemma, Annamaria Colao & Rosario Pivonello 
Review  |   Published: 14 March 2020

Do human embryos have the ability of self-correction?
Raoul Orvieto, Chen Shimon, Shlomit Rienstein, Anat Jonish-Grossman, Hagit Shani & Adva Aizer 
Research  |   Published: 06 October 2020

Inositol is an effective and safe treatment in polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Dorina Greff, Anna E. Juhász, Szilárd Váncsa, Alex Váradi, Zoltán Sipos, Julia Szinte, Sunjune Park, Péter Hegyi, Péter Nyirády, Nándor Ács, Szabolcs Várbíró & Eszter M. Horváth 
Review  |   Published: 26 January 2023

Intra-ovarian injection of platelet-rich plasma into ovarian tissue promoted rejuvenation in the rat model of premature ovarian insufficiency and restored ovulation rate via angiogenesis modulation
Shahin Ahmadian, Sepideh Sheshpari, Mohammad Pazhang, Alberto Miranda Bedate, Rahim Beheshti, Mehran Mesgari Abbasi, Mohammad Nouri, Reza Rahbarghazi & Mahdi Mahdipour 
Research  |   Published: 05 August 2020

The effectiveness of different down-regulating protocols on in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer in endometriosis: a meta-analysis
Xue Cao, Hong-yang Chang, Jun-yan Xu, Yi Zheng, Yun-gai Xiang, Bing Xiao, Xu-jing Geng, Li-li Ni, Xi-ying Chu, Shi-bo Tao, Yan He & Gen-hong Mao 
Research  |   Published: 29 February 2020


COVID-19 and assisted reproductive technology services: repercussions for patients and proposal for individualized clinical management
Carlo Alviggi, Sandro C. Esteves, Raoul Orvieto, Alessandro Conforti, Antonio La Marca, Robert Fischer, Claus Y. Andersen, Klaus Bühler, Sesh K. Sunkara, Nikolaos P. Polyzos, Ida Strina, Luigi Carbone, Fabiola C. Bento, Daniela Galliano, Hakan Yarali, Lan N. Vuong, Michael Grynberg, Panagiotis Drakopoulos, Pedro Xavier, Joaquin Llacer, Fernando Neuspiller, Marcos Horton, Matheus Roque, Evangelos Papanikolaou, Manish Banker, Michael H. Dahan, Shu Foong, Herman Tournaye, Christophe Blockeel, Alberto Vaiarelli, Peter Humaidan & Filippo M. Ubaldi
Commentary |   Published: 13 May 2020

Growth hormone activates PI3K/Akt signaling and inhibits ROS accumulation and apoptosis in granulosa cells of patients with polycystic ovary syndrome
Yan Gong, Shan Luo, Ping Fan, Huili Zhu, Yujing Li & Wei Huang 
Research |   Published: 07 December 2020

Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) in spermatogenesis and male infertility
Meghali Joshi & Singh Rajender 
Review |   Published: 30 October 2020

Increased risk of maternal and neonatal complications in hormone replacement therapy cycles in frozen embryo transfer
Liping Zong, Peihao Liu, Liguang Zhou, Daimin Wei, Lingling Ding & Yingying Qin 
Research |   Published: 04 May 2020

Status of racial disparities between black and white women undergoing assisted reproductive technology in the US
David B. Seifer, Burcin Simsek, Ethan Wantman & Alexander M. Kotlyar 
Research |   Published: 19 November 2020

The 2019 PGDIS position statement on transfer of mosaic embryos within a context of new information on PGT-A
N. Gleicher, D. F. Albertini, D. H. Barad, H. Homer, D. Modi, M. Murtinger, P. Patrizio, R. Orvieto, S. Takahashi, A. Weghofer, S. Ziebe & N. Noyes
Debate |   Published: 29 May 2020

Risk of hypertension in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression
Mina Amiri, Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani, Samira Behboudi-Gandevani, Razieh Bidhendi-Yarandi & Enrico Carmina 
Review  |   Published: 17 March 2020

Organoid technology in female reproductive biomedicine
Heidar Heidari-Khoei, Fereshteh Esfandiari, Mohammad Amin Hajari, Zeynab Ghorbaninejad, Abbas Piryaei & Hossein Baharvand 
Review  |   Published: 18 June 2020

Advanced paternal age: effects on sperm parameters, assisted reproduction outcomes and offspring health
Iman Halvaei, Julia Litzky & Navid Esfandiari 
Review |   Published: 13 November 2020

Non-coding RNAs in polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Liangshan Mu, Xiaoting Sun, Mixue Tu & Dan Zhang 
Review |   Published: 14 January 2021


Does mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccine influence patients' performance during IVF-ET cycle?
Raoul Orvieto, Meirav Noach-Hirsh, Aliza Segev-Zahav, Jigal Haas, Ravit Nahum & Adva Aizer 
Research  |   Published: 13 May 2021
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Bisphenol A: an emerging threat to female fertility
Claudia Pivonello, Giovanna Muscogiuri, Antonio Nardone, Francesco Garifalos, Donatella Paola Provvisiero, Nunzia Verde, Cristina de Angelis, Alessandro Conforti, Mariangela Piscopo, Renata Simona Auriemma, Annamaria Colao & Rosario Pivonello 
Review  |   Published: 14 March 2020
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Lifestyle-, environmental-, and additional health factors associated with an increased sperm DNA fragmentation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Anett Szabó, Szilárd Váncsa, Péter Hegyi, Alex Váradi, Attila Forintos, Teodóra Filipov, Júlia Ács, Nándor Ács, Tibor Szarvas, Péter Nyirády & Zsolt Kopa 
Review  |   Published: 18 January 2023
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Inositol is an effective and safe treatment in polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Dorina Greff, Anna E. Juhász, Szilárd Váncsa, Alex Váradi, Zoltán Sipos, Julia Szinte, Sunjune Park, Péter Hegyi, Péter Nyirády, Nándor Ács, Szabolcs Várbíró & Eszter M. Horváth  
Review |   Published: 26 January 2023
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Status of racial disparities between black and white women undergoing assisted reproductive technology in the US
David B. Seifer, Burcin Simsek, Ethan Wantman & Alexander M. Kotlyar 
Research |   Published: 19 November 2020
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Therapeutic options for premature ovarian insufficiency: an updated review
Qiao-yi Huang, Shao-rong Chen, Jia-ming Chen, Qi-yang Shi & Shu Lin 
Review |   Published: 04 February 2022
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Lifestyles and sexuality in men and women: the gender perspective in sexual medicine
Daniele Mollaioli, Giacomo Ciocca, Erika Limoncin, Stefania Di Sante, Giovanni Luca Gravina, Eleonora Carosa, Andrea Lenzi & Emmanuele Angelo Francesco Jannini 
Review |   Published: 17 February 2020
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Oocyte cryopreservation review: outcomes of medical oocyte cryopreservation and planned oocyte cryopreservation
Zachary Walker, Andrea Lanes & Elizabeth Ginsburg 
Review |   Published: 07 January 2022
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The complex microbiome from native semen to embryo culture environment in human in vitro fertilization procedure
Jelena Štšepetova, Juliana Baranova, Jaak Simm, Ülle Parm, Tiiu Rööp, Sandra Sokmann, Paul Korrovits, Madis Jaagura, Karin Rosenstein, Andres Salumets & Reet Mändar 
Research |   Published: 16 January 2020
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The impact of endometrial preparation for frozen embryo transfer on maternal and neonatal outcomes: a review
Jacqueline C. Lee, Martina L. Badell & Jennifer F. Kawwass 
Review |   Published: 28 February 2022
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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    4.4 - 2-year Impact Factor
    5.3 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.429 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.059 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    8 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
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