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Review Chapters 1-Liquid Nitrogen Handling, Safety and Risks Laboratory cf Catt and Lingham (2016) SIRT Training manual. Chapter 2.10
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Review Chapters 1-CELL STRUCTURE Basic Cell Biology
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Review Chapters 2-MEIOSIS & MITOSIS Basic Cell Biology MEIOSIS & MITOSIS
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Review Chapters 3-CELL MEMBRANE STRUCTURE & TRANSPORT Basic Cell Biology Some of the questions will help you to better understand what happens during freezing and how oocytes and embryos can take up nutrients.
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Review Chapters 4-CELL CYCLE REGULATION Basic Cell Biology
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Review Chapters 5-CELL FUNCTION METABOLISM Basic Cell Biology
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Review Chapters 6-CELL SIGNALING AND COMMUNICATION Basic Cell Biology
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Review Chapters 0-GENERAL European Union Tissues and Cells Directive
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Andrology

Review Chapters 1-Gonadogenesis Andrology - Spermatogenesis Six weeks after fertilisation, the early embryo has a basic format that can develop into either male or female. How much do you know of the critical stages called gonadogenesis?
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Review Chapters 2-Development of the testis Andrology - Spermatogenesis After the population of the mesonephros with primoidial germ cells and the expression of SRY gene, the development of the testis follows a specific pattern where the sex determination is defined. Ref chapter 3, IVF Edler and Dale
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Review Chapters 3-Testicular maturation and descent Andrology - Spermatogenesis
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Review Chapters 4-Structure of the testis Andrology - Spermatogenesis The structure of the testis details a delicate and intricate structure. These questions assess your basic knowledge of the structure of the testis.
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Review Chapters 5-Spermatogenesis Andrology - Spermatogenesis The process of turning primordial stem cells into spermatozoa is called spermatogenesis
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Review Chapters 6-Spermiogensis Andrology - Spermatogenesis The process of Spermiogensis involves a close relationship between the germ cells and the sertoli cells. But do you know what is what?
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Review Chapters 7-Spermiation Andrology - Spermatogenesis The differentiation of a spermatid into a spermatozoon is called Spermiation and involves the release of the spermatid by the Sertoli cells after the spermatid has undergone significant modification .
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Review Chapters 8-Male Reproductive Endocrinology - the basics Andrology - Spermatogenesis Reproductive endocrinology in the male uses the same pituitary hormones as in the female but their control is very different.
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Review Chapters 1-Nomenclature related to semen quality Androlology -Basic Semen Analysis Refer to Section A1.2 of the WHO Manual 5th edition
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Review Chapters 2-Lower reference limits forSemen Parameters- WHO Manual Androlology -Basic Semen Analysis What are the lower reference limits for the following semen characteristics? - see Table A1.1 Lower reference limits (5th centiles and their 95% confidence intervals) for semen characteristics
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Review Chapters 3-Makler Chamber Androlology -Basic Semen Analysis Questions on using the Makler Chamber
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Review Chapters 4-Specimen Rejection or Acceptance Androlology -Basic Semen Analysis When a sample is presented to an Andrology Laboratory, the sample must meet a minimium standard of information to be accepted as a true sample. These rules, as set out in a clinics policy manual, are part of the accreditation. process.
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Review Chapters 1-WHO5-Sample Collection Andrology - WHO Manual 5th Edition WHO laboratory manual for the Examination and processing of human semen FIFTH EDITION
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Review Chapters 2-WHO5-Sperm Vitality Andrology - WHO Manual 5th Edition Reference WHO 2010 (5th Edition) Chapter 2.6
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Review Chapters 3-WHO5-Hypo Osmotic Swelling Test Andrology - WHO Manual 5th Edition Review your knowledge of the HOS Test Please read section 2.6.3 of the WHO5 manual.
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Review Chapters 4-WHO5-Antisperm Antibodies Andrology - WHO Manual 5th Edition The assessment of Antisperm Antibodies directly in semen or indirectly in Serum is a common primary investigation for new semen analysis. Read Sections 2.4.3, 2.4.4 and 2.20 (Testing) for this module. This module is designed for individual staff work
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Review Chapters 5-WHO5-Antisperm Antibodies-Comments Andrology - WHO Manual 5th Edition This module should test your understanding of ASAB
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Review Chapters 6-WHO5 - Significance of low WHO sperm morphology value Andrology - WHO Manual 5th Edition The low cutoff value of 4% for sperm morphologically normal sperm has caused some confusion. In this quiz, we explore some of the reasons why the new low value has been developed and of factors that may influence it.
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Review Chapters 1-WHO Manual_Immature Sperm Panel A Identification of Immature Spermatozoa Identify the form of immature sperm from the Image (Ref:WHO Manual Analysis 5th Edition)- Approval for use pending from WHO
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Review Chapters 2-WHO Manual_Immature Sperm Panel B Identification of Immature Spermatozoa WHO Manual_Immature Sperm Panel B - Identification of Immature Spermatozoa . Approval for use pending from WHO
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Review Chapters 3-WHO Manual_Immature Sperm Panel C Identification of Immature Spermatozoa Approval for use pending from WHO
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Review Chapters 1-The Johnson Score Pathology of Azoospermia The Johnson score is an assessment of the degree of spermatogenesis found in a testicular biopsy {Ref Elder 2011, In Vitro Fertilisation, Chapter 10}
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Review Chapters 2-Testicular failure Pathology of Azoospermia Testicular failure can be either Congenital Acquired. Indicate the reason for the following conditions. {Ref Elder 2011, In Vitro Fertilisation, Chapter 10}
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Review Chapters 3-Obstructive/Non-obstructive Azoospermia Pathology of Azoospermia What are the differences between Obstructive Azoospermia (OA) and Non-Obstructive Azoospermia (NOA)
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Review Chapters 4-Aetiology of Obstructive Azoospermia Pathology of Azoospermia What are the causes of OA?
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Review Chapters 5-Diagnosis of Obstructive Azoospermia Pathology of Azoospermia Clinical aspects associated with the diagnosis of Obstructive Azoospermia
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Review Chapters 9-Diagnosis of Azoospermia Pathology of Azoospermia Try to identify the following conditions
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Review Chapters 1-Properties of the oocyte factor Sperm-borne oocyte activating factor (SOAF) What are the properties of a SOAF?
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Review Chapters 0-Types of underwear and semen profile LifeStyle and Semen Profiles A recent study in Human Reproduction suggested the type of underear (loose or tight) (boxers or non boxers) may affect semen quality.
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Review Chapters 0-Marijuana smoking and semen profile LifeStyle and Semen Profiles A report from USA researchers looked at the effect of past and current marijuana smoking on semen and endocrine profiles. Their observations were
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Review Chapters 0-Paternal smoking habits and semen profile LifeStyle and Semen Profiles In a small study from Sweden, the authors looked at the semen profile of 104 young healthy men and related the characteristics to their fathers smoking habits around the time of their conception. They found..
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Review Chapters 0-Sperm Cryopresrvation from men with non-obstructive azoospermia Sperm Cryropreservation In this article in Human Reproduction using a sperm VD device, what results were obtained from the vitrification of limited numbers of sperm
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Review Chapters 0-Sperm Morphology 001 WorkShop Training Morphology The image shows a number of spermatozoa. Identify each sperm as normal or abnormal according to WHO 5th Ed Criteria.
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Review Chapters 0-Sperm morphology 002 WorkShop Training Morphology The image shows a number of spermatozoa. Identify each sperm as normal or abnormal according to WHO 5th Ed Criteria.
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Review Chapters 0-Sperm Morphology 003 WorkShop Training Morphology The image shows a number of spermatozoa. Identify each sperm as normal or abnormal according to WHO 5th Ed Criteria.
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Review Chapters 0-Sperm Morphology 004 WorkShop Training Morphology The image shows a number of spermatozoa. Identify each sperm as normal or abnormal according to WHO 5th Ed Criteria.
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Review Chapters 0-Sperm Morphology 005 WorkShop Training Morphology The image shows a number of spermatozoa. Identify each sperm as normal or abnormal according to WHO 5th Ed Criteria.
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Review Chapters 1-Sperm Morphology WHO6th Competency 3A WorkShop Training Morphology WHO 6th Edition Plate 3 (1st panel). Identify each spermatozoon as normal or abnormal. This work is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO licence (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO)
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Review Chapters 2-Sperm Morphology WHO6th Competency 3B WorkShop Training Morphology WHO 6th Edition Plate 3 (2nd panel). Identify each spermatozoon as normal or abnormal. This work is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO licence (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO)
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Review Chapters 3-Sperm Morphology WHO6th Competency 3C WorkShop Training Morphology WHO 6th Edition Plate 3 (3rd panel). Identify each spermatozoon as normal or abnormal. This work is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO licence (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO)
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Review Chapters 4-Sperm Morphology WHO6th Competency 3D WorkShop Training Morphology WHO 6th Edition Plate 3 (4th panel). Identify each spermatozoon as normal or abnormal. This work is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO licence (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO)
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Review Chapters 1-Combining MACS with density gradient or swim-up improve sperm select Sperm selection techniques This paper explores whether adding MACS (magnetic-activated cell sorting) after swimup or DG centrifugation improves the quality of sperm for insemination.
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Review Chapters 1-Bisphenol A and its threat to male fertility Reproductive toxicity and Male Infertility Questions from the review by Cariati, et.al. on the role and action of BPA on male fertility.
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Review Chapters 1-Spinal Cord Injury and ICSI Spinal Cord Injury and ICSI Questions arising from a pape by Gianmartin Cito , et.al. (2020) on the treatment outcomes of sperm from clients with spinal cord ijuries (SCI).
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Review Chapters 0-AI Driven Innovations in Automated Semen Analysis: Dr. Ashok Agarwal Automated Semen Analysis Part of a video - Moving sperm forward - exxplores the advantages and disavantages of automated semen analysis
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Review Chapters 0-When ICSI killed Andrology The Invisble Male In the first of three video from the International IVF Initiative, Dr Alan Pacy talks about how ICSI changed male infertility mangament
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Embryology

Review Chapters 0-Cytoplasmic granulation patterns in Mature oocyte Follicles & Oocytes IN this exercise, identify the type of oocyte granulation in the image according to Hu, et.al. 2021 Fertil & Steril Doi: 10.1016/J.Fertnstert.2021.06.026
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Review Chapters 1-Cytoplasmic granulation patterns in Mature oocyte Follicles & Oocytes In this exercise, identify the type of oocyte granulation in the image according To Hu, Et.Al. 2021 Fertil & Steril Doi: 10.1016/J.Fertnstert.2021.06.026
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Review Chapters 0-Effects of POP in follicular fluid on IVF [Egypt] Environment - Effects of Pesticides on IVF Higher concentrations of any studied PCBs and pesticides are associated with thinner endometrial thickness. The higher the level of PCB the lower the retrieval, fertilization, and embryo cleavage rates and ICSI outcomes. However, more data are needed
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Review Chapters 0-March 2105. Current Clinical Embryology Questions arising from IVFDaily posting during March 2015.
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Review Chapters 1-Effects of POP in follicular fluid on IVF [USA] Environment - Effects of Pesticides on IVF Persistent organic pesticides were measured in the follicular fluid of 32 US women undertaking IVF - what were their authors conclusions?
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Review Chapters 5-May 2014 Embryology Current Clinical Embryology Questions arising from IVDaily links in May 2014.
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Review Chapters 6-June 2014 Embryology Current Clinical Embryology Questions from articles released in June 2014.
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Review Chapters 7-July, 2014 Embryology Current Clinical Embryology Quiz on articles listed in IVFDaily during July, 2014.
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Review Chapters 8-August, 2014 Embryology Current Clinical Embryology QC questions from articles published in August 2014.
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Review Chapters 9-September 2014 Embryology Current Clinical Embryology Test your knowledge about current information published in September 2014.
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Review Chapters 10-October 2014 Embryology Current Clinical Embryology QUestions arising from October 2014 publications.
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Review Chapters 12-December 2014 Current Clinical Embryology Questions from the 2014 December IVF Daily lists
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Review Chapters 1- New Guidelines for Embryo Assessment [ALPHA/ESHRE] Clinical Embryology Alpha Scientists in Reproductive Medicine and ESHRE Special Interest Group of Embryology as published in Human Reproduction
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Review Chapters 2-SIRT/Monash Masters of Clinical Embryology/Fertaid IVF Lab Quiz [Part A] Clinical Embryology Questions provided by Monash Masters of Clinical Embryology for a 2010 SIRT conference
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Review Chapters 3-SIRT/Monash Masters of Clinical Embryology/Fertaid IVF Lab Quiz [Part B] Clinical Embryology Questions provided by Monash Masters of Clinical Embryology for a 2010 SIRT conference (part B)
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Review Chapters 1-Chapter 1 - Male Gametogenesis SIRT Textbook - Basic and Clinical Embryology Textbook of Assisted Reproduction for Scientists in Reproductive Technology (2009) Ed Steven Fleming and Simon Cooke Vivid Publishing ISBN 0980545919-Please read/review Chapter 1 -`Male Gametogensis` by Helen Nicholson and Stephen Assinder. Pages 3-3
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Review Chapters 2-Chapter 2 - Female Gametogenesis SIRT Textbook - Basic and Clinical Embryology Please read Chapter 2 on Female Gametogenesis by Anne-Marie Griffin and Seven Fleming.
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Review Chapters 3-Chapter 3 - Ovarian Stimulation SIRT Textbook - Basic and Clinical Embryology Please read Chapter 3 Ovarian Stimulation by Kee Jiet Ong and Shay Way Seng. in 'Textbook of Assisted Reproduction for Scientists in Reproductive Technology (2009) Ed Steven Fleming and Simon Cooke Vivid Publishing ISBN 0980545919'
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Review Chapters 4-Chapter 4 - Culture Medium SIRT Textbook - Basic and Clinical Embryology Please read Chapter 4 - Development of modern culture medium by Patrick - Quinn and Thomas Poole
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Review Chapters 5-Chapter 5 Culture Systems and Environments. SIRT Textbook - Basic and Clinical Embryology Please Read Chapter 5 Culture Systems and Environments. by Simon Cooke
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Review Chapters 7-Chapter 7- Semen analysis SIRT Textbook - Basic and Clinical Embryology Please read Chapter 7 - Ejaculated sperm analysis and preparation. by Martine Nijs
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Review Chapters 0-MEA-Mouse embryo Assay-Quality Control Culture Medium A paper by Mestres, et.al. (2019) explored how, by infusing mineral oil used in the MEA with low-dose peroxide, the sensitivity of the MEA may be improved to detect low levels of toxicity.
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Review Chapters 0-Laboratory Controlled Factors impacting IVF Culture Media Culture Medium In the Irvine Scientific sponsored webinar entitled "Laboratory Controlled Factors impacting IVF Culture Media" by Jason Swain, the following questions arise about handling culture medium.
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Review Chapters 1-Culture Media- Oil Culture Medium Oil has been used since the start of IVF to allow the culture of embryos in small droplets. Yet most accept oil with a degree of familiarity but what does it contain?
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Review Chapters 2-Culture Media- Oil Preparation Culture Medium Virtually all clinics use commercially prepared oil mainly because they wash, sterilise and QC each batch. However, there may be some questions about how oil is prepared.
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Review Chapters 3-Culture Media - Composition -EDTA Culture Medium IVF Culture media is complex and highly specialised with a different media for every possible function. This section contains questions that may arise as to the role of EDTA
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Review Chapters 4-Culture Media _Macromolecules - the early years Culture Medium IVF started with very simple systems largely derived from tissue culture. How much do you know of the early years use of macrmolecules? [ref Meintjes Ch 8 EMBRYO CULTURE]
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Review Chapters 1-Global Media Queries Embryo Culture Review of information provided by the Global Medium Scientific Team to queries about global media. [See Product Information in PDF]
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Review Chapters 2-Embryo Culture- Concepts of Human Embryo Metabolism Embryo Culture Questions to explore the general concepts governing human embryo metabolism {Ref Embryo Culture:Chpt 6 Media composition: energy Sources an Metabolism]
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Review Chapters 3-Embryo Culture- Concepts of Changing Environments Embryo Culture Underpinning much of the philosophy of current culture media is the tubal and uterine environments. The section explores the potential differences [Ref EMBRYO CULTURE, Chap 6]
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Review Chapters 4-Embryo Culture- The Natural Environment Embryo Culture Current IVF Culture media is based on the tubal and uterine environments. But what is the natural world [Ref EMBRYO CULTURE, Chap 6]. This section tests you knowledge of the mid-cycle natural environment.
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Review Chapters 5-Embryo Culture- The Atmosphere - Oxygen Embryo Culture Considerable variation exists between clinics over the atmosphere inside incubators. Oxygen is one component that varies.
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Review Chapters 6-Embryo Culture- The Atmosphere - Low Oxygen Embryo Culture Before IVF it was known embryos grew better under reduced O2 levels yet the clinic data to support this remains insufficient - or is it? [see Kovacic Cp 15 EMBRYO CULTURE]
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Review Chapters 7-Embryo Culture - Contamination Embryo Culture Embryo culture is far from a sterile process.
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Review Chapters 8-Effect of Light on IVF Culture Embryo Culture
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Review Chapters 0-Monozygotic multiple pregnancies Basic Embryology A case report where after monochorionic triamniotic triplets were delivered, time-laspe microscopy identified ICM splitting prior to transfer.
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Review Chapters 1-ATPase activity in the human embryo. Basic Embryology based upon Houghton et. al (2003),NA+, K+ ATPase activity has a role in blastocyst formation. How much you know about the formation of the blastocoel.
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Review Chapters 0-Trophectoderm RNA analysis PGD Questions relate to the analysis of trophectodermal RNA
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Review Chapters 0-Euploidy rates and ovarian stimulation and response. PGD In a large study (2230 IVF/PGT-A cycles, 12 298 embryos and 930 single FET cycles) demonstrates the safety of ovarian stimulation in terms of aneuploidy and implantation potential of euploid embryos was explored.
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Review Chapters 1-Polar Body Biopsy PGD A study comparing the results
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Review Chapters 3-Aneuploidy rates in natural and stimulated cycles. PGD A USA clinic examined the aneuplody rates in natural stimualtion cycles and compared their results with matched stimualed cycles.
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Review Chapters 1-Chapter 2 - Media and Embryo Interactions. Culture Media, Solutions and Systems The rise in IVF Success rates may be attributed to both an improvement in embryo culture media and the important interacting aspects of the culture system (Quinn)
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Review Chapters 2-Chapter 2 - Energy Substrates Culture Media, Solutions and Systems Meeting the needs for the metabolism of the embryo is the primary aspect of culture media.
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Review Chapters 1-The development of human IVF. ACE consensus meeting report: Culture systems Do you know when key events occurred in the history of the development of IVF culture media? These questions from the section by Henry Leese.
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Review Chapters 2-Key Stages in the History of Human IVF Culture Media ACE consensus meeting report: Culture systems Questions from the section by Henry Leese on the early history of IVF from the ACE Consensus meeting on Culture Systems
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Review Chapters 6-Optimization of culture systems ACE consensus meeting report: Culture systems Thomas Ebner reviewed how to optimise an IVF Culture system
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Review Chapters 10-The effect of normal and red light on mouse embryo development and implantation Effect of light on mouse embryo development. Comparing the effects of red and normal light, the authors reported...
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Review Chapters 0-Blastomere Cleavage Plane Orientation Time-Lapse Embryo Assessment Questions relate to an article by Desai, et. al. (2019) in Fertility & Sterility on the prognosis of blastomere cleavage plane orientation during the transition from pronuclear to 4 cell embryo
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Review Chapters 2-Blastocyst cytoplasmic strings Time-Lapse Embryo Assessment In an article by Ebner, et al. the observations on the presence and implications of blastocoel cytoplasmic strings suggested
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Review Chapters 0-In vivo human embryology In vivo embryology in a 2019 Human reproduction article, Munne et.al. performed uterine lavarge on 134 clients after IUI
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Review Chapters 0-What happens when there is only a single embryo for transfer Embryo Transfer In some circumstances, there is only one embryo available for transfer. In this article, the authors compared the outcomes between a day 3 and a day 5 transfer.
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Review Chapters 0-Embryo quality and Birthweight Embryo Quality In an multivariable modle looking for associations between embryo quality and the birthweight of IVF children after SET of cryopreserved blasotcysts,
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Review Chapters 1-Difference between IVF and ICSI Embryo Metabolism The metabolism in embryos created by IVF or by ICSI were explored.
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Review Chapters 0-PVP Concentrations and Embryo Quality ICSI In a paper by chinese authors, the concentration of PVP on embryo quality was explored.
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Review Chapters 0-Antioxidant and IVF Antioxidants and Embryo Culture In a paper by Gardner et.al, 2020 RMBO, the authors explore the results of adding additional antioxidants to routine culture media.
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Review Chapters 0-Can follicular fluid differentially influence sperm-egg interactions Follicle Development Chemical signals from eggs facilitate cryptic female choice in humans were examined by Fitzpatrick, et. al.
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Review Chapters 0-Impact of a Controlled Culture Temperature Gradient on Mouse Embryo Development and Morphokinetics Effect of temperature on embryo development. Walters EA, Brown JL, Krisher R, Voelkel S, Swain JE. Impact of a controlled culture temperature gradient on mouse embryo development and morphokinetics. Reprod Biomed Online. 2020;40(4):494-499. doi:10.1016/j.rbmo.2019.12.015
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Review Chapters 0-What are mosaic embryos Management of Mosaic Embryos
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Nursing/Clinical/Counselling

Review Chapters 1-Menstrual events -the basics The Menstrual Cycle
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Review Chapters 1-The Basics - GnRH Hormones The main endocrine interactions controlling follicle development - GnRH
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Review Chapters 2-The Normal Endocrine Range-Females Hormones Questions about the normal range of the important reproductive hormones in the female cycle. (ref Elder et. al. 2011 In Vitro Fertilisation, Chapter 2)
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Review Chapters 3-AMH Hormones Questions about AMH
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Review Chapters 1-COH-Protocol for Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation ART COH is the heart of IVF in that it allows the collection of more than 1 oocyte and 1 embryo. There are several variations on how COH can be applied.
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Review Chapters 2-COH-/Clomiphene ART Questions that may arise about the use of Clomiphene in place of GnRH
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Review Chapters 3-COH- AboutGnRH ART Questions that may arise in relation to the use of GnRH
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Review Chapters 4-Poor Responder ART There remains various definitions of a poor responder. ITs meaning may apply to individual patients, clinical protocols and publications. But what is a poor responder? ESHRE makes a start .
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Review Chapters 1-Risk of mental illness after unsuccessful fertility treatment Client Management Which clients are likely to suffer from mental illness after failed fertility treatment
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Review Chapters 1-Cumulative Pregnancy Rates Age and Cycle Management Cumulative Pregnancy Rate Analysis is a powerful tool to understand the chance of pregnancy over several cycles
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Review Chapters 0-The impact of endometriosis lesions on ovarian reserve Endometriosis a This study looked at the impact of endometriosis on AMH and AFC levels and pregnancy outcomes
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Review Chapters 0-Endometrial thickness and pregnancy rates Endometrial thickness Questions from a Canadian study on over 40,000 cycles on the relationship between endometrial thickness and pregnancy in fresh and frozen cycles.
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Review Chapters 0-The impact of periconceptional maternal lifestyle on biomarkers of placental develeopment. Lifestyle - Clincial and Pregnancy Implications The impact of periconceptional maternal lifestyle on clinical features and biomarkers of placental development and function
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Review Chapters 0-The effect of a short period of dietary supplementation alters the rate of embryo cleavage Lifestyle - Clincial and Pregnancy Implications Fifty-five couples received the 6-week study intervention of a daily supplement drink enriched with omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D plus additional olive oil and olive oil–based spread, and 56 couples received the control intervention.
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Review Chapters 1-Pregnancy Outcomes for FET cycles Frozen embryo Transfers Questions relating to Human Reproduction Updates article by 2018 Abha Maheshwari, et.al. summarizing an updated meta-analysis on pregnancy and pediatric outcomes between fresh and frozen transfers.
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Review Chapters 1-Semen Analysis for Nurses Laboratory Issues for Nurses Some common questions nurses should understand when discussing semen profiles with patients.
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Review Chapters 2-Embryology for Nurses Laboratory Issues for Nurses This module has been prepared as a basic training modules for nursing and non-embryology staff. It covers the various stages of embryo development from fertilisation to implantation and should allow the participant to speak comfortably with patients
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Review Chapters 2-Patient Preparation Specimen Collection - Phlebotomy
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Review Chapters 0-Stimulation of clients with PCOS Ovarian Stimulation In this study, the reseachers compared agonist and antagonist protocols in PCOS patients undergoing ICSI
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Review Chapters 0-The Poseidon Criteria of Low Prognosis Patients Undergoing ART The POSEIDON Criteria The POSEIDON Criteria divides poor prognosis into 4 groups. Whar are their characteristics?
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Review Chapters 0-SGA and infertility IVF Children IN thsi danish study, the authors observed the following relatinships between children born SGA and infertility
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Review Chapters 0-IVF offspring infectious morbidity risk IVF Children The incidence of offspring infectious morbidity risk in IVF, OI and babies conceived spontaneously was studied
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Review Chapters 0-BMI and live cumulative birth rate [in a Chinese population]. BMI and cumulative birth rate A single clinic study from chinese authors explored the relationship btewen BMI and the cumulative live birth rate
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Review Chapters 0-The Neandertal Progesterone Receptor Genetics in Reproductive Medicine The Neandertal Progesterone Receptor in western Eurasia may provide some reproductive advantage
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Review Chapters 1-Chromosomes and DNA - the basics -1 Genetics in Reproductive Medicine Some questions on the very basic level of genetic awareness
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Review Chapters 2-Chromosomes and DNA - the basics -2 Genetics in Reproductive Medicine
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Review Chapters 21-Andrology - Blood In Semen Andrology Australia Fact Sheets Blood in semen, also called haematospermia, can happen to men at any age after puberty. It is most common in men aged 30 to 40 years and in men over 50 years of age with benign prostate enlargement (BPH). The majority of cases go away in time without
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Review Chapters 22-Andrology - Klinefelter’s syndrome Andrology Australia Fact Sheets Klinefelter’s syndrome is a genetic condition that only affects males. It is congenital, which means that the condition is present from birth.
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Review Chapters 23-Andrology - Undescended testes - Part 1 Andrology Australia Fact Sheets In most boys, the testes grow first in the abdomen and then move down (descend) into the scrotum before or just after birth. Undescended testes is a condition when one or both of the testes are not lowered into the scrotum at birth.
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Review Chapters 24-Andrology - Undescended Testes - Part 2 Andrology Australia Fact Sheets What clinical management tools are available for clients with undescended testes
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Review Chapters 0-Ethical Dilemma -using PGT to find deaf embryos Survey for Counselling practice Should clinics apply PGT to test embryos for deafness where they are derived from and who request them clients who are deaf? Read the open access article by Jacqueline Mae Wallis and vote below.
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Laboratory Practice

Review Chapters 0-Obstetric and perinatal outcomes of pregnancies conceived with embryos cultured in a time-lapse moni Time-Lapse Embryo Culture Review of pregnancy outcomes of a trial involving standard and time-lapse embryo culture.
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Review Chapters 1-CryoSafety - Anoxia CryoSafety What do you know about the risk of ANOXIA?
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Review Chapters 2-CryoSafety - Prevention CryoSafety What measures should you take to minimise the risk of working with cryogenic material?
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Review Chapters 1-Levey-Jennings Charts Key Performance Indicators The Levey-Jennings Plot is a generic tool to manage variables
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Review Chapters 3-Using a Levey-Jennings Chart to Evaluate Performance Key Performance Indicators The laboratory needs to document that quality control materials are assayed and that the quality control results have been inspected to assure the quality of the analytical run. But what to look for?
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Review Chapters 3-Using Westgard Rules Key Performance Indicators How do you decide if and when to act on a control chart. IVFTraining has used Basic Lessons in Laboratory Quality Control QC Workbook as a tool to explore the ins and out of Levey-Jennings Charts & Westgard Rules
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Review Chapters 4-Usable number of blastocysts a good KPI Key Performance Indicators In a retrospective study culture media was changes, this study compared a number of a number of KPIs to clinical outcomes. They observed...
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Review Chapters 5-Definitions of Key performance Indicators Key Performance Indicators In a Cooper Surgical Webinar, M. Nijs explores the evaluation of KPIs.
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Review Chapters 1-Checklist for dealing with an external infectious risk Emergency Activities [COVID-19]
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Clinic Practice

Review Chapters 0-Testing the fetal fraction of cell free DNA of ART conceptions Prenatal testing of ART conceptions Is the fetal fraction (FF) of circulating cell-free DNA (cfDNA) affected in pregnancies following ART treatment with either fresh or frozen embryo transfer (ET) compared with natural conception?
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Review Chapters 0-GnRH Trigger with hCG supplementation Stimulation
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Review Chapters 1-A Close Look at Viruses and Their Relevance to ART COVID-19 These questions have been drawn from the educational video- SESSION 1: IVF IN THE TIME OF COVID-19.International IVF Initiative. Part 1 A Close Look at Viruses and Their Relevance to ART Dr. Kay Elder
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Review Chapters 0-Polar body biopsy and PGT-A Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Read the open access ESHRE report on polar body biopsy and PGT-A than answer the questions.
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Review Chapters 0-Infertility treatments during pregnancy and the risk of autism spectrum disorder in the offspring Autism risks in IVF offspring Review the article'Infertility treatments during pregnancy and the risk of autism spectrum disorder in the offspring Michael Davidovitch, et.al. Prog. Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry Volume 86, 30 August 2018, Pages 175-179
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Review Chapters 1-RTCA-Overall Summary RTCA Code of Practice (as of 2015) How much of the background aspect of the code do you know?
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Review Chapters 2-Critical Criteria RTCA Code of Practice (as of 2015) There are a number of critical criteria each clinic needs to meet each with a number of measures the auditing body can use to satisfy comliance.
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Review Chapters 3-Compliance RTCA Code of Practice (as of 2015) The Organisation must comply with statutory and regulatory requirements
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Review Chapters 4-Key Personnel - Nursing and Counselling RTCA Code of Practice (as of 2015) The Organisation must ensure access to competent staff.
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Review Chapters 5-Key Personnel - Medical and Scientific RTCA Code of Practice (as of 2015) The Organisation must appoint, or ensure access to, a Medical Director, a Scientific Director, a Nurse Manager and a Senior Counsellor.
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Review Chapters 6-Complaints Process RTCA Code of Practice (as of 2015) The Organisation must acknowledge and investigate complaints.
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Review Chapters 7-Adverse Events RTCA Code of Practice (as of 2015) The Organisation must acknowledge and investigate adverse events.
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Review Chapters 8-Identification and Traceability RTCA Code of Practice (as of 2015) The Organisation must ensure that gametes, embryos and patients are correctly identified and matched at all times.
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Review Chapters 9-Medication Management RTCA Code of Practice (as of 2015) The Organisation must ensure the safe management of drug storage, supply and administration
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Review Chapters 10-Multiple Pregnancy RTCA Code of Practice (as of 2015) The Organisation must minimise the incidence of multiple pregnancy
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Review Chapters 11-Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome and Emergency Care RTCA Code of Practice (as of 2015) The Organisation must minimise the incidence of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS).
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Review Chapters 0-PDG/PGS Cycle Management Questions relating to the use of PDG and PGS
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Review Chapters 3-IVF/ICSI Cycle Management Questions relating the use of IVF and ICSI
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Review Chapters 3-AMH and follicle recruitment. Cycle Management Anto mullerian hormone (AMH) is produced by growing pre- and early antral follicles and is a marked of fecundity and oocyte yields after stimulation.
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Review Chapters 0-Spermatogenic Failure. Azoospermia, Oligospermia, Male Factor Infertility In an article in Human Reproduction (2018), a group from Denmark looked at the change in sperm quality over a 15 year period. The following questions arose from this study.
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Review Chapters 1-Client Decision making on the use of PGT-A PGT-A Screening In a survey of 117 clients in a USA clinics on the decision making process to use or not to use PGT-A, the following observations were made:
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Review Chapters 0-Testosterone Treatment for POR Poor responders (POR) In a meta analysis for RTC studies by Novento et.al looking at the impact of testosterone supplementation of live births rates, the authors reported
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Review Chapters 1-Interpregnancy Interval Interpregnancy What are the relationships between interpregnancy interval and singleton pregnancy outcomes after frozen embryo transfer?
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Review Chapters 1-IVF and ICSI for first cycle normospermic couples. IVF or ICSI for normospermic males
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Review Chapters 1-Androgen Supplementation Androgen supplementation in infertile women Play the webinar online and answer the following questions.
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Review Chapters 0-Cumulative live birth rates for women returning to ART treatment for a second ART-conceived child Repeat ART Pregnancies
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Review Chapters 0-Imprinting disorders in children born after ART: Imprinting and ART Imprinting disorders in children born after ART: a Nordic study from the CoNARTaS group - Human Rpeoduction May 2020
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Review Chapters 0-Prediction of Cumulative Pregnancy Rate Prediction of Cumulative Pregnancy Rate
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Review Chapters 0-The risk of severe maternal morbidity in women with twin pregnancies Severe maternal morbidity and twin pregnancies In a comparison between naturally conceived twin pregnancies and those from medical assisted conceptions, the authors reported ..
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Journal Club

Review Chapters 4-2015/4 Use of Ionophores- van Blerkom et.al RBMonline Embryology Journal Club Jonathan van Blerkom, Jacques Cohen, Martin Johnson (2015) A plea for caution and more research in the ‘experimental’ use of ionophores in ICSI. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, Vol. 30, Issue 4, p323–32
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Review Chapters 0-IVF Treatments IVFDaily MailOuts
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Review Chapters 0-Follicles, eggs and embryos IVFDaily MailOuts
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Review Chapters 0-IVFDaily 2018.18 IVFDaily MailOuts Questions arising from the articles listed in IVDdaily mailout 2017.18
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Review Chapters 0-IVFDaily 2018.27 IVFDaily MailOuts Questions arising from IVFDaily 2018.27
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Review Chapters 0-IVFDaily 2018.32 IVFDaily MailOuts Questions arising from IVFDaily mailout 2018.32
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Review Chapters 1-Andrology IVFDaily MailOuts
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Review Chapters 5-IVFDaily 2018.29 IVFDaily MailOuts Questions arising from the articles listed in IVDdaily mailout 2017.29
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Textbooks and Manuals

Review Chapters 1-Air Handling and VOC Control SIRT Manual and logbook Read chapter 2.2 and answer the following questions.
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Review Chapters 0-Chapter 8. Volatile organic carbons (VOC) IVF Troubleshooting and Problem Solving Read Chapter 8 - gases, air quality and VOC and answer the following questions on VOC
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Review Chapters 0-Chapter 8. Volatile organic carbons (VOC) IVF Troubleshooting and Problem Solving Read Chapter 8 - gases, air quality and VOC and answer the following questions on VOC in an IVF laboratory
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