Human Fertility

(The TQCC of Human Fertility is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
The future of sperm: a biovariability framework for understanding global sperm count trends20
COVID-19 and hypogonadism: secondary immune responses rule-over endocrine mechanisms20
Microsurgical varicocelectomy effect on sperm telomere length, DNA fragmentation and seminal parameters16
Management of recurrent implantation failure: British Fertility Society policy and practice guideline16
Live birth rate following undisturbed embryo culture at low oxygen in a time-lapse incubator compared to a high-quality benchtop incubator14
Seminal oxidation–reduction potential and sperm DNA fragmentation index increase among infertile men with varicocele13
Probiotic effects on sperm parameters, oxidative stress index, inflammatory factors and sex hormones in infertile men13
Seminal inflammasome activity in the adult varicocele12
Relationships between infertility-related stress, family sense of coherence and quality of life of couples with infertility12
Women’s vitamin D levels and IVF results: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis, considering three categories of vitamin status (replete, insufficient and deficient)11
The importance of the junctional zone of the endometrium in human reproduction10
Effectiveness of the flexible progestin primed ovarian stimulation protocol compared to the flexible GnRH antagonist protocol in women with decreased ovarian reserve10
Experiences of involuntary childlessness and treatment in the UK: what has changed in 20 years?10
Thyroid autoimmunity markers in women with polycystic ovary syndrome and controls10
The psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on fertility care: a qualitative systematic review9
Meeting multiple same-donor offspring: psychosocial challenges9
Changes in the T-helper 1 and 2 cell populations during pregnancy in tacrolimus-treated women with repeated implantation failure and recurrent pregnancy loss9
Infertility and perceived stress: the role of identity concern in treatment-seeking men and women9
Should artificial shrinkage be performed prior to blastocyst vitrification? A systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis8
Hysteroscopy and female infertility: a fresh look to a busy corner8
In vitro rescue immature oocytes – a literature review8
Endometrial miRNome profile according to the receptivity status and implantation failure8
Construction and cryopreservation of an artificial ovary in cancer patients as an element of cancer therapy and a promising approach to fertility restoration7
Socioeconomic status and fertility treatment outcomes in high-income countries: a review of the current literature7
The microbiome and male infertility: looking into the past to move forward6
Risk of embryo aneuploidy is affected by the increase in sperm DNA damage in recurrent implantation failure patients under ICSI-CGH array cycles6
Pronuclear and blastocyst morphology are associated age-dependently with embryo ploidy in in vitro fertilization cycles6
Two-dimensional hysterosalpingo-contrast-sonography compared to three/four-dimensional hysterosalpingo-contrast-sonography for the assessment of tubal occlusion in women with infertility/subfertility:6
‘Battery hens’ or ‘nuggets of gold’: a qualitative study on the barriers and enablers for altruistic egg donation6
The link between infertility-related distress and psychological distress in couples awaiting fertility treatment: a dyadic approach6
The pros and cons of fertility awareness and information: a generational, Swedish perspective6
Endometrial scratching in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom (UK): a follow-up survey5
Quality of life and related constructs in a group of infertile Hungarian women: a validation study of the FertiQoL5
‘Doing it in the right order’: childless men’s intentions regarding family formation5
A review of varicocele treatment and fertility outcomes5
Taking fertility for granted – a qualitative exploration of fertility awareness among young, childless men in Denmark and Sweden5
The intrauterine perfusion of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) before frozen-thawed embryo transfer in patients with two or more implantation failures5
The effect of obesity on human reproductive health and foetal life5
Role of endometriosis in defining cardiovascular risk: a gender medicine approach for women’s health5
The novel use of fertility quality of life (FertiQoL) treatment subscale to assess treatment acceptability in social egg freezing5
‘Womb for work' experiences of Thai women and gestational surrogacy practice in Thailand5
Previous caesarean section is associated with lower subsequent in vitro fertilization live birth rates5
What do Sunni Muslims think about religiously forbidden reproductive options?5
SARS-CoV-2 effects on male reproduction: should men be worried??5
Fertility awareness and parenting intentions among Mexican undergraduate and graduate university students5
Prevalence of subtle distal Fallopian tube abnormalities and their association with endometriosis in infertility patients: a prospective cohort study4
Sperm DNA fragmentation on the day of fertilisation is not associated with assisted reproductive technique outcome independently of gamete quality4
Strictly selected Mono- and non-pronuclear blastocysts could result in appreciable clinical outcomes in IVF cycles4
Endometrial compaction is associated with the increased live birth rate in artificial frozen-thawed embryo transfer cycles4
All aboard the ARCS4
The effect of COVID-19 vaccinations on menstrual cycle and serum anti-Mullerian hormone levels in reproductive age women4
Survey of fertility counselling provision in UK licensed treatment centres during the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic4
The relationship between endometriosis and diet4
Is low anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) level a risk factor of miscarriage in women <37 years old undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF)?4
Motivations for egg donation to previously unknown recipients: donation as a personal, relational act of giving4
Does the ultrasound appearance of the endometrium during treatment with assisted reproductive technologies influence pregnancy outcomes?4
Maternal and child-health outcomes in different endometrial preparation methods for frozen-thawed embryo transfer: a retrospective study4
Elective single versus double blastocyst-stage embryo transfer in women aged 36 years or older: a retrospective cohort study4
Maternal spindle transfer for mitochondrial disease: lessons to be learnt before extending the method to other conditions?4
Fertilisation and early embryonic development of immature and rescue in vitro-matured sibling oocytes3
Identification of long non-coding RNA biomarkers and signature scoring, with competing endogenous RNA networks- targeted drug candidates for recurrent implantation failure3
‘How did you cope with such concerns?’: insights from a monitored online infertility peer support forum3
The first 25 years of Human Fertility3
Performance of ovarian response prediction index (ORPI) in predicting ovarian response and livebirth in the in-vitro fertilisation cycle using a standard stimulation with corifollitropin alpha in a Gn3
Fertility knowledge and its related factors among married men and women in Zanjan, Iran3
CFTR gene variants as a reason for impaired spermatogenesis: a pilot study and a Meta-analysis of published data3
Effectiveness of a video-based education on fertility awareness: a randomized controlled trial with partnered women3
A thank you to Jane Denton!3
Diagnostic value of miR-199a and miR-21 in the plasma of infertile women with dysregulated AMH levels3
Multiple pregnancy rate in patients undergoing treatment with clomifene citrate for WHO group II ovulatory disorders: a systematic review3
Anogenital distance and anti-Müllerian hormone combined improves the diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome3
Pregnancy and birth outcomes of single versus multiple embryo transfer in gestational surrogacy arrangements: a systematic review and meta-analysis3
The effects of tobacco and cannabis use on semen and endocrine parameters in infertile males3
Genetic variants in varicocele-related male infertility: a systematic review and future directions3
Fertility preservation decisions in young women with breast cancer: a qualitative study of health care professionals’ views and experiences3
Management of congenital hypogonadotropic hypogonadism in females3