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Rapid Communication
Published On: January 26, 2018

Vitrified Xenograft Survived Human Ovarian Follicles Using Erythropoietin

Dehghani Tafti E1,2 Fathi R1*, Tahaei LS1, Fatehi R1, Ebrahimi B1, Khodaverdi S3, Eimani H1 and Abtahi NS1
Xenotransplantation is a useful method for studying ovarian function to improve cryopreservation and grafting protocols. Due to graft rejection, many strategies have been presented to reduce problems like hormone therapy. In present study, erythropoietin (EPO) and human menopausal gonadotropin (HMG) were applied in xenotransplantation of human ovarian tissue into the castrated nude mice....

Short Communication
Published On: January 26, 2018

Mitochondria and Aged Women Egg

Wang LJ1, Feng HL2* and Xiang WP1*
Since the first “test-tube baby” named Louise Joy Brown was born in 1978 [1,2], human in vitro fertilization (IVF) has become widely accepted by infertile couples for fertility treatments. There are more than 0.2 million babies born every year and a cumulative total of 6.5 million IVF babies have been born worldwide [3,4]. Moreover, the average pregnancy rate (PR) in overall cycles has significantly increased from 11.1%...

Research Article
Published On: January 26, 2018

Reproductive Features and Insulin Sensitivity in Cameroonian Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Consulting for Infertility

Dohbit JS, Sobngwi E, Kemfang JD, Foumane P, Tochie JN*, Elong FA, Bate B and Mboudou ET
Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), characterized by ovulatory dysfunction, polycystic ovary (PCO), hyperandrogenism and insulin resistance is the commonest endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age. It is an intriguing pathology that involves the perpetuation of a vicious circle with reproductive, endocrine and metabolic components. We aimed to assess the,reproductive features and insulin...

Research Article
Published On: January 26, 2018

Female Genital Cutting: Issues and Perspectives

Ossai EN1*, Aniwada EC2 and Nwobi EA2
Background: Female genital cutting is a form of discrimination against women based on inequalities between the sexes. One of the targets of Sustainable Development Goals is the elimination of all harmful practices including female genital cutting by the year 2030. The aim of this paper is to review relevant publications on female genital cutting. Methods: A systematic review of literature was conducted...

Research Article
Published On: February 23, 2018

NK-Cell Count and Its Function in Producing Interferon Gamma Associated with the Cervical Cancer Natural History

Utami TW* and Parsaoran MM
Objective: Natural killer cell (NK-cell) has an important role in tumor immunosurveilance. We investigate the NK-cell count and its function in producing IFN-γ on normal cervix, subclinical high risk-HPV (hr-HPV) infection, precancerous lesion, and cervical cancer in order to understand the natural history of uterine cervical cancer....

Short Communication
Published On: March 30, 2018

Isthmocele: A Frequently Overlooked Consequence of a Cesarean Section Scar

Jose C* and Pacheco LA
The number of deliveries performed by cesarean section has been increasing steadily over the last 3 decades [1,2]. This trend is not limited to the United States but also worldwide. Among factors that resulted in a higher cesarean section rate is that there has been a constant...