Sjoerd Repping

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint No beneficial effect of preimplantation genetic screening in women of advanced maternal age with a high risk for embryonic aneuploidy
    Moniek Twisk
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 23:2813-7. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of the total motile sperm count to predict total fertilization failure in in vitro fertilization
    Sjoerd Repping
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 78:22-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of spermHALO-FISH to determine DAZ gene copy number
    Sjoerd Repping
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mol Hum Reprod 9:183-8. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Gene copy number reduction in the azoospermia factor c (AZFc) region and its effect on total motile sperm count
    Michiel J Noordam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Mol Genet 20:2457-63. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint A prediction model for ongoing pregnancy after in vitro fertilization in couples with male subfertility
    Janne Meije van Weert
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Reprod Med 53:250-6. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint In vitro fertilization with preimplantation genetic screening
    Sebastiaan Mastenbroek
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 357:9-17. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Effects of antiretroviral therapy on semen quality
    Elisabeth van Leeuwen
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 22:637-42. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Semen quality and drug concentrations in seminal plasma of patients using a didanosine or didanosine plus tenofovir containing antiretroviral regimen
    Selwyn H Lowe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ther Drug Monit 29:566-70. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint [Reproduction with the use of vitrified oocytes]
    Annemieke A de Melker
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, Centrum voor Voortplantingsgeneeskunde, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A1715. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Temporal and developmental-stage variation in the occurrence of mitotic errors in tripronuclear human preimplantation embryos
    Eleni Mantikou
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Reprod 89:42. 2013

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. doi request reprint No beneficial effect of preimplantation genetic screening in women of advanced maternal age with a high risk for embryonic aneuploidy
    Moniek Twisk
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 23:2813-7. 2008
    ..We assessed whether the effect of PGS on live births rates differs in women of advanced maternal age with variable risks for embryonic aneuploidy, and weighed these effects against the results obtained after IVF/ICSI without PGS...
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of the total motile sperm count to predict total fertilization failure in in vitro fertilization
    Sjoerd Repping
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 78:22-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate the capacity of baseline characteristics and total motile sperm count (TMC) to predict total fertilization failure (TFF) in patients undergoing IVF...
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of spermHALO-FISH to determine DAZ gene copy number
    Sjoerd Repping
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mol Hum Reprod 9:183-8. 2003
    ..Furthermore, the spermHALO-FISH technique should prove useful as a genetic mapping technique in other regions of the Y chromosome and similar repetitive regions throughout the genome...
  4. doi request reprint Gene copy number reduction in the azoospermia factor c (AZFc) region and its effect on total motile sperm count
    Michiel J Noordam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Mol Genet 20:2457-63. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that the gene content of the AZFc region has been preserved throughout evolution through a dosage effect of the AZFc genes on TMC safeguarding male fertility...
  5. ncbi request reprint A prediction model for ongoing pregnancy after in vitro fertilization in couples with male subfertility
    Janne Meije van Weert
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Reprod Med 53:250-6. 2008
    ..To assess the predictive capacity of male and female characteristics on in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcome in couples with male subfertility and to construct an IVF prediction model...
  6. ncbi request reprint In vitro fertilization with preimplantation genetic screening
    Sebastiaan Mastenbroek
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 357:9-17. 2007
    ..It has been suggested that the use of preimplantation genetic screening of cleavage-stage embryos for aneuploidies may improve the effectiveness of IVF in these women...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of antiretroviral therapy on semen quality
    Elisabeth van Leeuwen
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 22:637-42. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) on semen quality...
  8. ncbi request reprint Semen quality and drug concentrations in seminal plasma of patients using a didanosine or didanosine plus tenofovir containing antiretroviral regimen
    Selwyn H Lowe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ther Drug Monit 29:566-70. 2007
    ..The authors conclude that ddI and TFV penetrate well into seminal plasma and that the reduced sperm motility deserves further study...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Reproduction with the use of vitrified oocytes]
    Annemieke A de Melker
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, Centrum voor Voortplantingsgeneeskunde, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A1715. 2010
    ..Ten of these patients have undergone ICSI treatment; this resulted in three pregnancies and the birth of two healthy babies from two of these pregnancies...
  10. doi request reprint Temporal and developmental-stage variation in the occurrence of mitotic errors in tripronuclear human preimplantation embryos
    Eleni Mantikou
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Reprod 89:42. 2013
    ..A better insight in the timing of occurrence of mitotic errors in human preimplantation embryos could help in understanding and prevention of these errors and is relevant in the context of PGS. ..
  11. doi request reprint Chromosomal mosaicism in human preimplantation embryos: a systematic review
    Jannie van Echten-Arends
    Section of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 17:620-7. 2011
    ..The prevalence of mosaicism is important in the context of preimplantation genetic screening in which the chromosomal status of an embryo is determined by the analysis of a single cell from that embryo...
  12. ncbi request reprint Semen quality remains stable during 96 weeks of untreated human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection
    Elisabeth van Leeuwen
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 90:636-41. 2008
    ..To evaluate semen parameters during the natural course of asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) infection...
  13. doi request reprint Immunoglobulin G antisperm antibodies and prediction of spontaneous pregnancy
    Esther Leushuis
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 92:1659-65. 2009
    ..To investigate the predictive capacity of immunoglobulin G ASA (direct MAR test) for spontaneous ongoing pregnancy in subfertile couples...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of partial AZFc deletions
    Jan W A de Vries
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 78:1209-14. 2002
    ..Besides complete AZFc deletions, partial deletions are also associated with impaired spermatogenesis. As a result, these partial deletions that are not recognized by routine PCR are reintroduced into the population by the ICSI technique...
  15. ncbi request reprint A family of human Y chromosomes has dispersed throughout northern Eurasia despite a 1.8-Mb deletion in the azoospermia factor c region
    Sjoerd Repping
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Genomics 83:1046-52. 2004
    ..Our present findings suggest either that the b2/b3 deletion has at most a modest effect on fitness or that, within branch N, its effect has been counterbalanced by another genetic, possibly Y-linked, factor...
  16. doi request reprint Role of semen analysis in subfertile couples
    Jan W van der Steeg
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 95:1013-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the associations between the results of the male partner's semen analysis (classified according to the World Health Organization [WHO] criteria) and fathering a child without any treatment...
  17. doi request reprint Eliminating acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells from human testicular cell cultures: a pilot study
    Hooman Sadri-Ardekani
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Women s and Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Reproductive Biotechnology Research Center, Avicenna Research Institute, The Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research ACECR, Tehran, Iran Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 101:1072-1078.e1. 2014
    ..To study whether acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cells survive in a human testicular cell culture system...
  18. doi request reprint Pregnancy and twinning rates using a tailored embryo transfer policy
    Laura van Loendersloot
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Women s and Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reprod Biomed Online 26:462-9. 2013
    ..The embryo transfer strategy in women with an intermediate prognosis requires further improvement, possibly by refining the prognosis according to the ovarian response after ovarian stimulation...
  19. ncbi request reprint IUI in male subfertility: are we able to select the proper patients?
    Janne Meije van Weert
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reprod Biomed Online 11:624-31. 2005
    ..In conclusion, in the selection of patients with male subfertility for IUI, the use of prediction models including ASA can increase the efficiency of IUI...
  20. ncbi request reprint Preferences of subfertile women regarding elective single embryo transfer: additional in vitro fertilization cycles are acceptable, lower pregnancy rates are not
    Moniek Twisk
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 88:1006-9. 2007
    ..If four, five, or six cycles with elective single ET are needed to match the success rate of three cycles with double ET, the percentage of women with a preference for elective single ET drops from 46% to 40%, 36%, and 35% respectively...
  21. doi request reprint Reproducibility and reliability of repeated semen analyses in male partners of subfertile couples
    Esther Leushuis
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 94:2631-5. 2010
    ..The general assumption is that semen analyses need to be repeated because of a high degree of within-individual variability. However, the precise degree of variability is not well established in male partners of subfertile couples...
  22. doi request reprint Couples with unexplained subfertility and unfavorable prognosis: a randomized pilot trial comparing the effectiveness of in vitro fertilization with elective single embryo transfer versus intrauterine insemination with controlled ovarian stimulation
    Inge M Custers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 96:1107-11.e1. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of IVF with elective single embryo transfer (IVF-eSET) vs. IUI with controlled ovarian stimulation (IUI-COS) as an alternative treatment to reduce the risk for a multiple pregnancy...
  23. doi request reprint A comprehensive gene mutation screen in men with asthenozoospermia
    Liesbeth Visser
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Center for Reproductive Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 95:1020-4.e1-9. 2011
    ..To find novel genetic causes of asthenozoospermia by comprehensively screening known candidate genes derived from mouse models...
  24. doi request reprint Pregnancy outcome after preimplantation genetic screening or natural conception in couples with unexplained recurrent miscarriage: a systematic review of the best available evidence
    Anna M Musters
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 95:2153-7, 2157.e1-3. 2011
    ..Until data from randomized controlled trials become available, this review summarizes the best available evidence of the efficacy of preimplantation genetic screening vs. natural conception...
  25. doi request reprint Perspectives of couples with high risk of transmitting genetic disorders
    Anna M Musters
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 94:1239-43. 2010
    ..We also investigated the couple's familiarity with PGD and presented time trade-off scenarios for PGD versus PND, as PGD treatment is regularly accompanied by waiting lists...
  26. doi request reprint Integration of immunodeficiency virus in oocytes via intracytoplasmic injection: possible but extremely unlikely
    Marjan M C Steenvoorden
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 98:173-7. 2012
    ..To determine if human oocytes can be infected with HIV-1 via intracytoplasmic injection and to determine the infection threshold...
  27. pmc The INeS study: prevention of multiple pregnancies: a randomised controlled trial comparing IUI COH versus IVF e SET versus MNC IVF in couples with unexplained or mild male subfertility
    Alexandra J Bensdorp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Womens Health 9:35. 2009
    ..Secondly, the aim is to perform a cost effective analyses and assess treatment preference of these couples...
  28. doi request reprint Embryo selection in IVF
    Sebastiaan Mastenbroek
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 26:964-6. 2011
    ..The only parameter that could possibly be improved by embryo selection would be time to pregnancy, if embryos with the highest implantation potential are transferred first...
  29. doi request reprint Unravelling the genetics of spermatogenic failure
    Liesbeth Visser
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reproduction 139:303-7. 2010
    ..In this review, we will present an overview of established genetic causes of spermatogenic failure, describe pitfalls in searching for novel genetic factors and discuss research opportunities for the future...
  30. ncbi request reprint CAG repeat length variation in the androgen receptor gene is not associated with spermatogenic failure
    Henrike Westerveld
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 89:253-9. 2008
    ..Here, we clearly show that there is no association between CAG repeat length variation and semen quality...
  31. pmc Lack of detection of XMRV in seminal plasma from HIV-1 infected men in The Netherlands
    Marion Cornelissen
    Laboratory of Experimental Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e12040. 2010
    ..Seminal plasma samples from HIV-1 infected men were examined as they have an increased probability of acquiring sexually transmitted pathogens...
  32. ncbi request reprint Preimplantation genetic screening as an alternative to prenatal testing for Down syndrome: preferences of women undergoing in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection treatment
    Moniek Twisk
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 88:804-10. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Mutations in the human BOULE gene are not a major cause of impaired spermatogenesis
    G Henrike Westerveld
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, H4 205, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 83:513-5. 2005
    ..Mutation screening of the BOULE gene in 156 men with azoospermia or severe oligozoospermia revealed no relevant mutations; thus, mutations in BOULE can be eliminated as a major cause of impaired spermatogenesis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Reduced copy number of DAZ genes in subfertile and infertile men
    Jan W A de Vries
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 77:68-75. 2002
    ..To determine the copy number and identity of the DAZ genes on the Y chromosomes of infertile patients...
  35. doi request reprint Y chromosome TSPY copy numbers and semen quality
    Bita Nickkholgh
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 94:1744-7. 2010
    ..To determine whether variation in testis-specific protein Y-encoded (TSPY) gene copy number affects semen quality...
  36. doi request reprint Influence of embryo culture medium (G5 and HTF) on pregnancy and perinatal outcome after IVF: a multicenter RCT
    Sander H M Kleijkers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 31:2219-30. 2016
    ..Does embryo culture medium influence pregnancy and perinatal outcome in IVF?..
  37. pmc Reducing Inter-Laboratory Differences between Semen Analyses Using Z Score and Regression Transformations
    Esther Leushuis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Academic Medical Center, Center for Reproductive Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Fertil Steril 9:534-40. 2016
    ..We assessed variability between laboratories in semen analyses and evaluated whether a transformation using Z scores and regression statistics was able to reduce this variability...
  38. doi request reprint Genetic and epigenetic stability of human spermatogonial stem cells during long-term culture
    Bita Nickkholgh
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Women s and Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 102:1700-7.e1. 2014
    ..To determine the genetic and epigenetic stability of human spermatogonial stem cells (SSCs) during long-term culture...
  39. doi request reprint Impact of assisted reproductive technology on the incidence of multiple-gestation infants: a population perspective
    Irma Scholten
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 103:179-83. 2015
    ..To study the value of a population view in assessing assisted reproductive technology (ART) multiple-gestation infants...
  40. doi request reprint Molecular origin of mitotic aneuploidies in preimplantation embryos
    Eleni Mantikou
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1822:1921-30. 2012
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: Molecular Genetics of Human Reproductive Failure...
  41. pmc Spermatogonial stem cell autotransplantation and germline genomic editing: a future cure for spermatogenic failure and prevention of transmission of genomic diseases
    Callista L Mulder
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Amsterdam Research Institute Reproduction and Development, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 22:561-73. 2016
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of assisted conception for male subfertility
    Lobke M Moolenaar
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 91105 AZ, Amsterdam, Netherlands Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands Electronic address
    Reprod Biomed Online 30:659-66. 2015
    ..Effectiveness needs to be confirmed in a large randomized controlled trial. ..
  43. doi request reprint Selection of embryos for transfer in IVF: ranking embryos based on their implantation potential using morphological scoring
    Laura van Loendersloot
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Women s and Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Reprod Biomed Online 29:222-30. 2014
    ..The model can be used by embryologists as an objective tool to rank embryos according to implantation potential, thereby aiding the selection of embryos for transfer. ..
  44. doi request reprint Enrichment of spermatogonial stem cells from long-term cultured human testicular cells
    Bita Nickkholgh
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Women s and Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 102:558-565.e5. 2014
    ..To evaluate the degree of enrichment of spermatogonial stem cells (SSCs) from human testicular cell cultures by ITGA6+, HLA-/ITGA6+, GPR125+, and HLA-/GPR125+ magnetic-assisted cell sorting (MACS)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Performance of the postwash total motile sperm count as a predictor of pregnancy at the time of intrauterine insemination: a meta-analysis
    Janne Meije van Weert
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1100 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 82:612-20. 2004
    ..To assess the performance and clinical value of the postwash total motile sperm count (postwash TMC) as a test to predict intrauterine insemination (IUI) outcome...
  46. doi request reprint Low oxygen concentrations for embryo culture in assisted reproductive technologies
    Stephan Bontekoe
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2012
    ..In humans, it is currently unknown which oxygen concentration provides the best success rates of IVF procedures, eventually resulting in the hightest birth rate of healthy newborns...
  47. doi request reprint BMP4-induced differentiation of a rat spermatogonial stem cell line causes changes in its cell adhesion properties
    Gianfranco Carlomagno
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Biol Reprod 83:742-9. 2010
    ..Overall, our results suggest that BMP4 induces early differentiation of SSCs in a direct manner by affecting cell adhesion pathways...
  48. doi request reprint Establishing reference values for age-related spermatogonial quantity in prepubertal human testes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ieva Masliukaite
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Women s and Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 106:1652-1657.e2. 2016
    ..To collect published data on spermatogonial quantity in the testes of healthy children and calculate the reference values of spermatogonial quantities throughout prepuberty...
  49. pmc Measuring Sperm DNA Fragmentation and Clinical Outcomes of Medically Assisted Reproduction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Maartje Cissen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jeroen Bosch Hospital, s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 11:e0165125. 2016
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Risk of poor neonatal outcome at term after medically assisted reproduction: a propensity score-matched study
    Sabine Ensing
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 104:384-90.e1. 2015
    ..To study risk of birth asphyxia and related morbidity among term singletons born after medically assisted reproduction (MAR)...
  51. doi request reprint Live birth rates after MESA or TESE in men with obstructive azoospermia: is there a difference?
    Madelon van Wely
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Women s and Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 30:761-6. 2015
    ..How do live birth rates compare after intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) for men with obstructive azoospermia when using sperm derived from testicular sperm extraction (TESE) versus microsurgical epididymal sperm aspiration (MESA)?..
  52. doi request reprint Potential consequences of clinical application of artificial gametes: a systematic review of stakeholder views
    Saskia Hendriks
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Women s and Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 21:297-309. 2015
    ..This review aims to contribute to this by providing a systematic overview of the potential consequences of clinical application of artificial gametes anticipated by different stakeholders...
  53. doi request reprint Molecular control of rodent spermatogenesis
    Sabrina Z Jan
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1822:1838-50. 2012
    ..Finally, we briefly relate this knowledge to fertility problems in humans and discuss implications for future research. This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: Molecular Genetics of Human Reproductive Failure...
  54. ncbi request reprint Detection of chromosome abnormalities by quantitative fluorescent PCR in ectopic pregnancies
    Mariette Goddijn
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 60:139-44. 2005
    ..To evaluate the potential value of quantitative fluorescent polymerase chain reaction (QF-PCR) in the detection of chromosome abnormalities in ectopic pregnancies...
  55. doi request reprint Propagation of human spermatogonial stem cells in vitro
    Hooman Sadri-Ardekani
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 302:2127-34. 2009
    ..Cryopreserving testicular tissue before chemotherapy and autotransplantation of spermatogonial stem cells at a later stage could theoretically allow for restoration of fertility...
  56. pmc Non-SMC Element 2 (NSMCE2) of the SMC5/6 Complex Helps to Resolve Topological Stress
    Dideke E Verver
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Amsterdam Research Institute Reproduction and Development, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Mol Sci 17:. 2016
    ..We therefore propose that the SMC5/6 complex functions in resolving TOP2A-mediated DSB-repair intermediates generated during replication...
  57. doi request reprint Perceptions of oocyte banking from women intending to circumvent age-related fertility decline
    Marije de Groot
    Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 95:1396-1401. 2016
    ..This exploratory study aimed to gain insight into how women, considering oocyte banking to circumvent age-related fertility decline, perceive this intervention...
  58. doi request reprint Differences in gene expression profiles between human preimplantation embryos cultured in two different IVF culture media
    Sander H M Kleijkers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, GROW School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 30:2303-11. 2015
    ..Is gene expression in human preimplantation embryos affected by the medium used for embryo culture in vitro during an IVF treatment?..
  59. doi request reprint Evaluation of ribonucleic acid amplification protocols for human oocyte transcriptome analysis
    Eleni Mantikou
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Microarray Department and Integrative Bioinformatics Unit, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 105:511-9.e4. 2016
    ..To develop a reliable, reproducible, and sensitive method for investigating gene-expression profiles from individual human oocytes...
  60. doi request reprint Artificial gametes: a systematic review of biological progress towards clinical application
    Saskia Hendriks
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Women s and Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod Update 21:285-96. 2015
    ..This systematic review aimed to provide insight in the progress of biological research towards clinical application of artificial gametes...
  61. doi request reprint Cryopreservation of human embryos and its contribution to in vitro fertilization success rates
    Kai Mee Wong
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Fertil Steril 102:19-26. 2014
    ..High-quality randomized controlled trials should be pursued to find out which cryopreservation protocol is best and whether the time has come to completely abandon fresh transfers. ..
  62. doi request reprint Limitations of embryo selection methods
    Kai Mee Wong
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Semin Reprod Med 32:127-33. 2014
    ..Embryo selection will only be able to improve the time to pregnancy, if embryos with the highest implantation potential are transferred first. ..
  63. ncbi request reprint Is the male genital tract really a sanctuary site for HIV? Arguments that it is not
    Selwyn H Lowe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, International Antiviral Therapy Evaluation Center IATEC, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 18:1353-62. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint The human Y chromosome: a masculine chromosome
    Michiel J Noordam
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Genet Dev 16:225-32. 2006
    ..Many other Y-chromosome structural variants, some of which affect gene copy number, have been reported recently, and future research will be necessary to address the phenotypic effect of these structural variants...
  65. ncbi request reprint Assessment of Chlamydia trachomatis infection of semen specimens by ligase chain reaction
    Yvonne Pannekoek
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Microbiol 52:777-9. 2003
    ..trachomatis...
  66. doi request reprint Subfertility and assisted reproduction techniques are associated with poorer cardiometabolic profiles in childhood
    Martina Pontesilli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical Centre Alkmaar, The Netherlands Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Reprod Biomed Online 30:258-67. 2015
    ..2 to 1.8; diastolic blood pressure: 1.4 mmHg, 95% CI 0.6 to 2.3). Subfertility and conception through ovulation induction and IVF-ICSI each contributed to aspects of an adverse cardiovascular and metabolic profile in childhood...
  67. doi request reprint Preimplantation genetic screening: back to the future
    Sebastiaan Mastenbroek
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Q3 119, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 29:1846-50. 2014
    ..Now, almost 20 years later, we are on the verge of a new era of PGS. But have things really changed or are we simply going back to the future? ..
  68. doi request reprint The SMC5/6 complex is involved in crucial processes during human spermatogenesis
    Dideke E Verver
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Women s and Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Biol Reprod 91:22. 2014
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint The male-specific region of the human Y chromosome is a mosaic of discrete sequence classes
    Helen Skaletsky
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitehead Institute, and Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 9 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    Nature 423:825-37. 2003
    ..9% identity, which is maintained by frequent gene conversion (non-reciprocal transfer). The most prominent features here are eight massive palindromes, at least six of which contain testis genes...
  70. ncbi request reprint PGD--a model to evaluate efficacy?
    Sebastiaan Mastenbroek
    Fertil Steril 85:534-5; author reply 535-6. 2006
  71. pmc Are sequence family variants useful for identifying deletions in the human Y chromosome?
    Sjoerd Repping
    Am J Hum Genet 75:514-7; author reply 517-9. 2004
  72. ncbi request reprint Techniques and reasons to remain interested in the Y chromosome
    Michiel J Noordam
    Fertil Steril 86:1801-2; author reply 1802-3. 2006
  73. ncbi request reprint Comment 1 on Staessen et al. (2004). Design and analysis of a randomized controlled trial studying preimplantation genetic screening
    Sebastiaan Mastenbroek
    Hum Reprod 20:2362-3; author reply 2364-5. 2005
  74. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of preimplantation genetic screening
    Moniek Twisk
    Reprod Biomed Online 11:519-20. 2005
  75. ncbi request reprint Benefits of PGD in patients with recurrent miscarriages?
    Anna M Musters
    Fertil Steril 90:240-1; author reply 241-2. 2008
  76. pmc Recombination between palindromes P5 and P1 on the human Y chromosome causes massive deletions and spermatogenic failure
    Sjoerd Repping
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitehead Institute, and Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02142, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 71:906-22. 2002
    ..The restriction of the associated phenotype to spermatogenic failure indicates the remarkable functional specialization of the affected regions of the Y chromosome...
  77. ncbi request reprint High mutation rates have driven extensive structural polymorphism among human Y chromosomes
    Sjoerd Repping
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Whitehead Institute, and Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    Nat Genet 38:463-7. 2006
    ..Thus, high mutation rates have driven extensive structural polymorphism among human Y chromosomes. At the same time, we found limited variation in the copy number of Y-linked genes, which raises the possibility of selective constraints...
  78. ncbi request reprint Transmission of male infertility to future generations: lessons from the Y chromosome
    Sherman J Silber
    Infertility Center of St Louis, St Luke s Hospital, MO 63017, USA
    Hum Reprod Update 8:217-29. 2002
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Central data collection on PGD and screening
    Sjoerd Repping
    Reprod Biomed Online 12:389; author reply 390. 2006