Willem Verpoest

Summary

Affiliation: Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint PGD and HLA matching: not a quick fix
    Willem Verpoest
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 101 Laarbeeklaan, Brussels, Belgium
    Reprod Biomed Online 23:271-3. 2011
  2. pmc The reproductive outcome of female patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) undergoing PGD is not affected by the size of the expanded CTG repeat tract
    Willem Verpoest
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 101 Laarbeeklaan, 1090, Brussels, Belgium
    J Assist Reprod Genet 27:327-33. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The incidence of monozygotic twinning following PGD is not increased
    W Verpoest
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 101 Laarbeeklaan, B 1090 Brussel, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 24:2945-50. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Real and expected delivery rates of patients with myotonic dystrophy undergoing intracytoplasmic sperm injection and preimplantation genetic diagnosis
    W Verpoest
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, UZ Brussel, 101 Laarbeeklaan, B 1090 Brussel, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 23:1654-60. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Chromosomal aneuploidy in embryos conceived with unstimulated cycle IVF
    W Verpoest
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, 101 Laarbeeklaan, B 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 23:2369-71. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Cumulative reproductive outcome after preimplantation genetic diagnosis: a report on 1498 couples
    W Verpoest
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 101 Laarbeeklaan, B 1090 Brussel, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 24:2951-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Prospectively randomized controlled trial of PGS in IVF/ICSI patients with poor implantation
    Christophe Blockeel
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, UZ Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussel, Belgium
    Reprod Biomed Online 17:848-54. 2008
  8. pmc Preimplantation genetic diagnosis for myotonic dystrophy type 1: upon request to child
    Marjan de Rademaeker
    Centre for Medical Genetics, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Belgium
    Eur J Hum Genet 17:1403-10. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic efficiency, embryonic development and clinical outcome after the biopsy of one or two blastomeres for preimplantation genetic diagnosis
    Veerle Goossens
    Department of Embryology and Genetics, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 23:481-92. 2008
  10. pmc Preimplantation genetic diagnosis in female and male carriers of reciprocal translocations: clinical outcome until delivery of 312 cycles
    Kathelijn Keymolen
    Center for Medical Genetics, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, Brussel, Belgium
    Eur J Hum Genet 20:376-80. 2012

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint PGD and HLA matching: not a quick fix
    Willem Verpoest
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 101 Laarbeeklaan, Brussels, Belgium
    Reprod Biomed Online 23:271-3. 2011
    ..The parents as well as both the affected and unaffected children need psychological guidance and the follow-up of these families is essential...
  2. pmc The reproductive outcome of female patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) undergoing PGD is not affected by the size of the expanded CTG repeat tract
    Willem Verpoest
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 101 Laarbeeklaan, 1090, Brussels, Belgium
    J Assist Reprod Genet 27:327-33. 2010
    ..This study aims to analyze the relationship between trinucleotide repeat length and reproductive outcome in a large cohort of DM1 patients undergoing ICSI and PGD...
  3. doi request reprint The incidence of monozygotic twinning following PGD is not increased
    W Verpoest
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 101 Laarbeeklaan, B 1090 Brussel, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 24:2945-50. 2009
    ..We compared the incidence of MZ twin pregnancies in ICSI cycles with PGD, versus ICSI cycles without PGD...
  4. doi request reprint Real and expected delivery rates of patients with myotonic dystrophy undergoing intracytoplasmic sperm injection and preimplantation genetic diagnosis
    W Verpoest
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, UZ Brussel, 101 Laarbeeklaan, B 1090 Brussel, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 23:1654-60. 2008
    ..The secondary outcome parameter of this study was ovarian response as a way to express gonadal function in female DM1 patients...
  5. doi request reprint Chromosomal aneuploidy in embryos conceived with unstimulated cycle IVF
    W Verpoest
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, 101 Laarbeeklaan, B 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 23:2369-71. 2008
    ..Two healthy girls were born and one patient miscarried. Numerical chromosomal abnormalities (aneuploidy) are present even in embryos of young women, and in the absence of ovarian stimulation...
  6. doi request reprint Cumulative reproductive outcome after preimplantation genetic diagnosis: a report on 1498 couples
    W Verpoest
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 101 Laarbeeklaan, B 1090 Brussel, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 24:2951-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the cumulative reproductive outcome of a large cohort of couples undergoing PGD in relation to a number of explanatory variables potentially affecting the prognosis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prospectively randomized controlled trial of PGS in IVF/ICSI patients with poor implantation
    Christophe Blockeel
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, UZ Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussel, Belgium
    Reprod Biomed Online 17:848-54. 2008
    ..3% in the control group). It can be concluded that preimplantation genetic screening does not increase the implantation rates after IVF-intracytoplasmic sperm injection in women with repeated implantation failure...
  8. pmc Preimplantation genetic diagnosis for myotonic dystrophy type 1: upon request to child
    Marjan de Rademaeker
    Centre for Medical Genetics, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Belgium
    Eur J Hum Genet 17:1403-10. 2009
    ..A live-birth delivery rate per cycle with oocyte retrieval of 20% was the outcome. Forty-eight of the 49 children born are in good health and have normal psychomotor development...
  9. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic efficiency, embryonic development and clinical outcome after the biopsy of one or two blastomeres for preimplantation genetic diagnosis
    Veerle Goossens
    Department of Embryology and Genetics, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 23:481-92. 2008
    ..Opting for one- or two-cell biopsy is a balance between the lowest risk for misdiagnosis on the one hand and the highest chance for a pregnancy on the other hand...
  10. pmc Preimplantation genetic diagnosis in female and male carriers of reciprocal translocations: clinical outcome until delivery of 312 cycles
    Kathelijn Keymolen
    Center for Medical Genetics, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, Brussel, Belgium
    Eur J Hum Genet 20:376-80. 2012
    ..Once ET was feasible, the live birth delivery rate was similar to that of PGD in general at our center. PGD is therefore an established option for specific reciprocal translocation carriers...
  11. doi request reprint A proposal for reproductive counselling in carriers of Robertsonian translocations: 10 years of experience with preimplantation genetic diagnosis
    Kathelijn Keymolen
    Center for Medical Genetics, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, B 1090 Brussel, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 24:2365-71. 2009
    ..In the present study, 10 years of experience with preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for Robertsonian translocations is reviewed and these data are used to improve the reproductive counselling in the carriers...
  12. doi request reprint No relationship between the type of pituitary suppression for IVF and chromosomal abnormality rates of blastomeres: an observational study
    Dimitra Kyrou
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 95:563-7. 2011
    ..To investigate whether the incidence of chromosomally abnormal blastomeres is related to the type of pituitary suppression used in ovarian stimulation...
  13. doi request reprint The experience of two European preimplantation genetic diagnosis centres on human leukocyte antigen typing
    Hilde Van De Velde
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, UZ Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 24:732-40. 2009
    ..Both centres have 6 years' experience with technical and clinical aspects of this type of genetic analysis on single blastomeres...
  14. doi request reprint A novel method of luteal supplementation with recombinant luteinizing hormone when a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist is used instead of human chorionic gonadotropin for ovulation triggering: a randomized prospective proof of concept study
    Evangelos G Papanikolaou
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 95:1174-7. 2011
    ..0% vs. 26.7%, respectively). No cases of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) were noticed in either group...
  15. ncbi request reprint Preimplantation genetic diagnosis for Marfan syndrome
    Claudia Spits
    Research Center Reproduction and Genetics, Academisch Ziekenhuis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 86:310-20. 2006
    ..To develop and apply efficient and reliable protocols for preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for Marfan syndrome...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects and clinical significance of GnRH antagonist administration for IUI timing in FSH superovulated cycles: a meta-analysis
    Ioannis P Kosmas
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Dutch Speaking Brussels Free University, Brussels, Belgium
    Fertil Steril 90:367-72. 2008
    ..To compare the administration of GnRH antagonist in gonadotropin intrauterine insemination (IUI) cycles with cycles where no intervention took place...
  17. ncbi request reprint Early and late ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: early pregnancy outcome and profile
    Evangelos G Papanikolaou
    University Hospital, Dutch Speaking Brussels Free University, AZ VUB, Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Laarbeeklaaan 101, 1090 Jette, Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 20:636-41. 2005
    ..This observational study was designed to identify whether the onset pattern of OHSS is associated with the occurrence of pregnancy and the early pregnancy outcome...
  18. ncbi request reprint ICSI: hype or hazard?
    Willem Verpoest
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Dutch speaking Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 9:81-92. 2006
    ..Follow-up studies are essential to the technique of ICSI. It is our duty to inform patients of the concerns and benefits to this treatment, based on the latest data available...