A Borini

Summary

Affiliation: Tecnobios Procreazione
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Endometrial preparation for frozen-thawed embryo transfer with or without pretreatment with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist
    Luca Dal Prato
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Center for Reproductive Health, Bologna, Italy
    Fertil Steril 77:956-60. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Pregnancies and births after oocyte cryopreservation
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Fertil Steril 82:601-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Polar body morphology and spindle imaging as predictors of oocyte quality
    Lucia De Santis
    Vita Salute University, H S Raffaele, IVF Unit, Milan, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 11:36-42. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Live birth after IVF in a 46-year-old woman
    Luca Dal Prato
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, I 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 11:452-4. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Best protocol for frozen-thawed embryo transfer-cost benefit analysis needed
    Luca Dal Prato
    Fertil Steril 86:1554-5; author reply 1555-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Tailoring FSH and LH administration to individual patients
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 11:283-93. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for embryo implantation potential
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, Bologna 40125, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 10:653-68. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Cumulative pregnancy rates resulting from the use of fresh and frozen oocytes: 7 years' experience
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125, Bologna, Italy Bologna
    Reprod Biomed Online 12:481-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Artificial reproductive technology achievements for optimizing embryo quality
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1034:252-61. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Clinical efficiency of oocyte and embryo cryopreservation
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Bologna, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1127:49-58. 2008

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Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint Endometrial preparation for frozen-thawed embryo transfer with or without pretreatment with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist
    Luca Dal Prato
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Center for Reproductive Health, Bologna, Italy
    Fertil Steril 77:956-60. 2002
    ..To test the efficacy of endometrial preparation with exogenous steroids, without pretreatment with gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist, in women with normal ovarian function...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pregnancies and births after oocyte cryopreservation
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Fertil Steril 82:601-5. 2004
    ..To determine the potential of oocyte cryopreservation techniques...
  3. ncbi request reprint Polar body morphology and spindle imaging as predictors of oocyte quality
    Lucia De Santis
    Vita Salute University, H S Raffaele, IVF Unit, Milan, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 11:36-42. 2005
    ..In aged patients, a trend was observed between low retardance and poor embryo quality, although in general the association between retardance and oocyte developmental performance did not reach statistical significance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Live birth after IVF in a 46-year-old woman
    Luca Dal Prato
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, I 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 11:452-4. 2005
    ..At this age IVF is not a cost-effective treatment compared with oocyte donation, but it may be offered in countries in which gamete donation is forbidden...
  5. ncbi request reprint Best protocol for frozen-thawed embryo transfer-cost benefit analysis needed
    Luca Dal Prato
    Fertil Steril 86:1554-5; author reply 1555-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Tailoring FSH and LH administration to individual patients
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 11:283-93. 2005
    ..A therapeutic 'window' of LH concentrations, below which oestradiol production is inadequate and above which LH may be detrimental to follicular development has been described...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for embryo implantation potential
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, Bologna 40125, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 10:653-68. 2005
    ..In summary, selecting the best embryo for transfer is a decision that should be based on choices made during the different stages of assisted reproductive technologies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cumulative pregnancy rates resulting from the use of fresh and frozen oocytes: 7 years' experience
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125, Bologna, Italy Bologna
    Reprod Biomed Online 12:481-6. 2006
    ..This outcome provides valuable information for appraising the chances of clinical success when the option of embryo cryopreservation is not available...
  9. ncbi request reprint Artificial reproductive technology achievements for optimizing embryo quality
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1034:252-61. 2004
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  10. doi request reprint Clinical efficiency of oocyte and embryo cryopreservation
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Bologna, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1127:49-58. 2008
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  11. doi request reprint [Gamete quality and preserving fertility]
    A Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Bologna, Italy
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 37:S14-7. 2008
    ..Moreover, it seems that these results can be improved by the vitrification technique...
  12. doi request reprint Focus on breast and ovarian cancer
    A Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Bologna, Italy
    Placenta 29:184-90. 2008
    ..In this review we evaluated the relation between induction of ovulation and breast and ovarian cancer and then the possible options for fertility preservation in patients with these types of tumors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fertility preservation in women after the cancer
    Michela Lappi
    Tecnobios Procreazione Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 18:293-302. 2012
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  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of IVF and ICSI when only few oocytes are available for insemination
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 19:270-5. 2009
    ..0 versus 21.9%), implantation (14.4 versus 12.7%) and miscarriage rates (18.2 versus 28.6%) respectively. In conclusion, ICSI does not seem to yield better outcomes...
  15. doi request reprint The efficacy and safety of human oocyte cryopreservation by slow cooling
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Bologna, Italy
    Semin Reprod Med 27:443-9. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Sperm DNA fragmentation: paternal effect on early post-implantation embryo development in ART
    A Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, Bologna, Italy
    Hum Reprod 21:2876-81. 2006
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  17. doi request reprint Multicenter observational study on slow-cooling oocyte cryopreservation: clinical outcome
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Bologna, Italy
    Fertil Steril 94:1662-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of oocyte cryopreservation by a single slow-cooling protocol involving sucrose (0.2 mol/L) in the freezing solution...
  18. doi request reprint Oocyte donation programs: strategy for improving results
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Center for Reproductive Health, Bologna, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1221:27-31. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint Cryopreservation of mature and immature oocytes
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 53:763-74. 2010
    ..A randomized study in a comparable group of patients would be appropriate to define the best protocol to apply...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of reduced dose of triptorelin at the start of ovarian stimulation on the outcome of IVF: a randomized study
    L Dal Prato
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Bologna, Via Dante 15, I 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Hum Reprod 16:1409-14. 2001
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of a reduced daily dose of triptorelin, administered at the start of ovarian stimulation, on the results of IVF and intracytoplasmic sperm injection...
  21. ncbi request reprint Criteria to assess human oocyte quality after cryopreservation
    G Coticchio
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 11:421-7. 2005
    ..In summary, encouraging advances have been made in the field of oocyte cryopreservation, but presently no protocol can ensure standards of success and safety comparable to those guaranteed by embryo storage...
  22. ncbi request reprint Freezing a few testicular spermatozoa retrieved by TESA
    A Borini
    Tecnobios, Centre for Reproductive Health, Bologna, Italy
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 169:27-32. 2000
    ..This study represents our preliminary experience in freezing testicular spermatozoa collected by TESA. Preliminary observations show that it is possible to freeze a few testicular spermatozoa inside evacuated zona pellucida...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based clinical outcome of oocyte slow cooling
    A Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 15:175-81. 2007
    ..4%. Oocyte cryopreservation can contribute considerably to the overall clinical success, ensuring a cumulative rate approaching that achievable with embryo storage...
  24. ncbi request reprint A PolScope evaluation of meiotic spindle dynamics in frozen-thawed oocytes
    E Sereni
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 19:191-7. 2009
    ..These parameters increased after 1 h, although were not restored to the value observed before freezing. No significant changes were observed by extending the culture to 2 h...
  25. ncbi request reprint Vitrification may increase the rate of chromosome misalignment in the metaphase II spindle of human mature oocytes
    G Coticchio
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 19:29-34. 2009
    ..4 +/- 2.6 microm) (P = 0.001). Therefore, under the conditions tested, vitrified-warmed oocytes maintain a MII spindle with a bipolar organization. However, chromosome alignment appears to be partly compromised...
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of oocyte cryopreservation after slow cooling with a protocol utilizing a high sucrose concentration
    A Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15 University of Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Hum Reprod 21:512-7. 2006
    ..However, the clinical efficiency of these protocols has not been exhaustively explored and therefore remains controversial...
  27. ncbi request reprint Half-dose depot triptorelin in pituitary suppression for multiple ovarian stimulation in assisted reproduction technology: a randomized study
    L Dal Prato
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Center for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, I 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Hum Reprod 19:2200-5. 2004
    ..Pituitary suppression by depot GnRH agonist may be excessive for ovarian stimulation in assisted reproduction technology. This study compares the efficacy of standard and half-dose depot triptorelin in a long protocol...
  28. ncbi request reprint Meiotic spindle imaging in human oocytes frozen with a slow freezing procedure involving high sucrose concentration
    V Bianchi
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna and University of Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Hum Reprod 20:1078-83. 2005
    ..One of the major concerns derived from the cryopreservation of meiotically mature oocytes is possible damage to the cytoskeletal apparatus, and in particular the meiotic spindle...
  29. ncbi request reprint Truths and myths of oocyte sensitivity to controlled rate freezing
    G Coticchio
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 15:24-30. 2007
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  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of duration of estradiol replacement on the outcome of oocyte donation
    A Borini
    Tecnobios, Center for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, I-40125 Bologna, Italy
    J Assist Reprod Genet 18:185-90. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Endometrial receptivity is tolerant to a wide duration of E2 treatment (until 2 months), while waiting for oocytes available for donation, but best results are achieved with a treatment range of 11 to about 40 days...
  31. ncbi request reprint Freezing spermatozoa obtained by testicular fine needle aspiration: a new technique
    E Sereni
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 16:89-95. 2008
    ..3%. One biochemical pregnancy was obtained. The procedure yielded excellent recovery and good motility rates after thawing. However, because of the low number of cases, any conclusion about the efficiency of the technique is premature...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sucrose concentration influences the rate of human oocytes with normal spindle and chromosome configurations after slow-cooling cryopreservation
    G Coticchio
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Bologna, Italy
    Hum Reprod 21:1771-6. 2006
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  33. ncbi request reprint Differential sucrose concentration during dehydration (0.2 mol/l) and rehydration (0.3 mol/l) increases the implantation rate of frozen human oocytes
    V Bianchi
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 14:64-71. 2007
    ..Increased oocyte survival rates can be achieved by moderately high sucrose concentrations in the freezing and thawing solutions. This also ensures elevated success rates in terms of fertilization, embryo development and clinical outcome...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cryopreservation of human oocytes
    G Coticchio
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 4:152-7. 2001
    ..Therefore, it is reasonable to envisage that appropriate modification of current freezing techniques will increase survival rates and make oocyte storage an important option in IVF treatment...
  35. ncbi request reprint Mouse oocyte meiotic resumption and polar body extrusion in vitro are differentially influenced by FSH, epidermal growth factor and meiosis-activating sterol
    G Coticchio
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Bologna, 40125, Italy
    Hum Reprod 19:2913-8. 2004
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  36. ncbi request reprint Perifollicular vascularity and its relationship with oocyte maturity and IVF outcome
    A Borini
    Tecnobios, Centerfor Reproductive Health, Bologna, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 943:64-7. 2001
    ..13.7%)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Oocyte cryopreservation: a biological perspective
    G Coticchio
    Giovanni Coticchio, Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, University of Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 115:S2-7. 2004
    ..Oocyte cryopreservation remains a realistic objective, provided that more systematic approaches are applied, such as thorough analysis of the plasmalemma permeability to water and the diverse cryoprotectants...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of sperm DNA damage in assisted reproduction
    Nicoletta Tarozzi
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, I 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 14:746-57. 2007
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  39. ncbi request reprint GnRH analogs: depot versus short formulations
    L Dal Prato
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Center for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, I 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 115:S40-3. 2004
    ..Low doses of short GnRH-a allow shorter treatment, requiring lower amounts of gonadotropins. This possibility should be considered in view of its economic advantage...
  40. doi request reprint Pelvic factor infertility: diagnosis and prognosis of various procedures
    Carlo Bulletti
    Physiopathology of Reproduction, Cattolica s General Hospital and University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1127:73-82. 2008
    ..The conventional use of HSG and/or SH may increase the time required to find an adequate treatment by which to achieve a successful pregnancy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Anomalies in sperm chromatin packaging: implications for assisted reproduction techniques
    Nicoletta Tarozzi
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 18:486-95. 2009
    ..Data are also provided to support the idea of a relationship between defective antioxidant system activity and impairment of chromatin packaging...
  42. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of the metaphase II spindle of human oocytes through polarized light and high-performance confocal microscopy
    Giovanni Coticchio
    Center for Reproductive Health, Tecnobios Procreazione, Bologna, Italy
    Fertil Steril 93:2056-64. 2010
    ..To determine whether Polscope analysis can predict different spindle and chromosome configurations of the oocyte metaphase II (MII) spindle...
  43. doi request reprint Inadvertent recombinant human follicle stimulating hormone bolus instead of human chorionic gonadotrophin leads to the retrieval of competent oocytes in IVF program
    Veronica Bianchi
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Casa di Cura Città di Udine, Udine, Italy
    Fertil Steril 92:1747.e1-3. 2009
    ..To present a case where recombinant human FSH (r-hFSH) was accidentally used instead of hCG and resulted in oocyte maturation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Impact of intracytoplasmic morphologically selected sperm injection on assisted reproduction outcome: a review
    Marco Nadalini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, I 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 19:45-55. 2009
    ..In addition, a brief analysis of preliminary data regarding the relationship between IMSI and assisted reproduction treatment outcome is presented...
  45. ncbi request reprint Sperm-hyaluronan-binding assay: clinical value in conventional IVF under Italian law
    Nicoletta Tarozzi
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, I 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 19:35-43. 2009
    ..029) were found. The results underline the ability of hyaluronan to select spermatozoa with higher DNA integrity and morphology. Nevertheless, the clinical value of the HBA in the management of male infertility seems to be limited...
  46. ncbi request reprint Fate of stored embryos: our 10 years experience
    M Cattoli
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, Bologna 40125, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 115:S16-8. 2004
    ..3) An unexpected proportion of couples, who did not conceive, still have their embryos stored and this forces us to reflect on the difficulty of getting over the treatment failure...
  47. ncbi request reprint Perifollicular vascularity monitoring and scoring: a clinical tool for selecting the best oocyte
    Andrea Borini
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Center for Reproductive Health, Via Dante, 15 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 115:S102-5. 2004
    ..In our study, women who received embryos originating from oocytes developed in well vascularized follicles had a statistically higher pregnancy rate than women who received embryos chosen without considering follicles of origin...
  48. pmc Qualitative and morphometric analysis of the ultrastructure of human oocytes cryopreserved by two alternative slow cooling protocols
    Giovanni Coticchio
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Bologna, Italy
    J Assist Reprod Genet 27:131-40. 2010
    ..To ascertain possible cell damage from cryopreservation, the ultrastructure of human oocytes cryopreserved by slow cooling was assessed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effect of piroxicam administration before embryo transfer on IVF outcome: a randomized controlled trial
    Luca Dal Prato
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, I 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 19:604-9. 2009
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  50. ncbi request reprint Influence of thyroid hormone on mouse preantral follicle development in vitro
    Sandra Cecconi
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche L Aquila, Via Vetoio 10, 67100 L Aquila, Italy
    Fertil Steril 81:919-24. 2004
    ..To evaluate the role of 3,3',5-triiodothyronine (T(3)) on ovarian follicle development in vitro...
  51. ncbi request reprint Oocyte freezing: a positive comment based on our experience
    Andrea Borini
    Reprod Biomed Online 7:120. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint What criteria for the definition of oocyte quality?
    Giovanni Coticchio
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Via Dante 15, 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1034:132-44. 2004
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Use of antagonists in ovarian stimulation protocols
    Luca Dal Prato
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, I 40125 Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 10:330-8. 2005
    ..Finally, in antagonist cycles, ovulation triggering is possible by GnRH agonists, avoiding the deleterious effect of HCG and thus preventing OHSS...
  54. doi request reprint A putative mitotic checkpoint dependent on mTOR function controls cell proliferation and survival in ovarian granulosa cells
    Aylin Yaba
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, SA
    Reprod Sci 15:128-38. 2008
    ..Follicles cultured in rapamycin did not undergo atresia. mTOR inhibition results in a reduction in granulosa cell proliferation, supporting a model in which stress and nutritional cues may directly influence ovarian follicle growth...
  55. ncbi request reprint Vaginal gel versus intramuscular progesterone for luteal phase supplementation: a prospective randomized trial
    Luca Dal Prato
    Tecnobios Procreazione, Centre for Reproductive Health, Via Dante 15, I 40125, Bologna, Italy
    Reprod Biomed Online 16:361-7. 2008
    ..One daily dose appears sufficient to induce clinical pregnancies and live births at a rate comparable to intramuscular supplementation...