Reproductive Medicine International

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/RMI-2017/1710007

Handedness Score in Unexplained Infertility, a Contribution to the Debate on Neuronal Function in Fertility

Rifat Taner Aksoy, Mehmet Cinar, Aytekin Tokmak, Enis Ozkaya, Ali Irfan Guzel and Nafiye Yilmaz

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: September 27, 2018

An estimated 15% of couples remain childless after one year of unprotected intercourse, which represents approximately 140 million people worldwide. Despite proper diagnostic work-up and as our knowledge of the events involved in normal conception is still limited, we fail to determine the cause of infertility in nearly half of these cases. Sometimes abnormalities are likely to be present, but are not detected by conventional approaches....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/rmi-2017/1710006

Optimal Paradigms for Measuring Peak Serum Relaxin in Eumenorrheic, Active Females

Ellen Casey, Travis Anderson, Laurie Wideman, Frances F Shofer and Sandra J Shultz

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: August 25, 2018

Sex disparity in anterior cruciate ligament injury is multifactorial. Sex hormones, such as relaxin, may play a role in the increased risk of injury in female athletes. In order to fully investigate this relationship, optimal strategies for capturing serum relaxin concentration across the menstrual cycle must be determined. The aim of this study was to describe the variability in the timing and magnitude of relaxin concentration changes across the menstrual cycle. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/rmi-2017/1710005

Development of Nomogram for Predicting the Success of Labor Induction in Full-Term Singleton Pregnancies

M Angeles Martos, Virginia Engels, Beatriz Bueno, Angel Salcedo, Tirso Perez-Medina and Luis San-Frutos

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 26, 2018

Models for predicting the success of labor induction can be used to improve clinical decision. The aim of this study was to create nomogram based on clinical, sonographic and biochemical parameters, to provide an individualized prediction of success of induction....

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