January RRM Journal Club: Unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss and unexplained infertility: twins in disguise
1 Chelsea W Fox, Ricardo F Savaris, Jae-Wook Jeong, Tae Hoon Kim, Paul B Miller, Creighton E Likes, David P Schammel, Steven L Young, Bruce A Lessey, Unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss and unexplained infertility: twins in disguise, Human Reproduction Open, Volume 2020, Issue 1, 2020, hoz021, https://doi.org/10.1093/hropen/hoz021
"Is B-cell CLL/lymphoma 6 (BCL6) endometrial expression, a surrogate biomarker of endometriosis, elevated in women with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss (uRPL) and unexplained infertility (UI) compared to fertile subjects? - Fox et. al.1
Review the findings of this study in the IIRRM Journal club. What could this study suggest for potential treatment and future investigations for recurrent miscarriage and unexplained pregnancy loss? - Download the article ahead of the webinar.
IIRRM Journal Club sessions provide a critical appraisal of published research relevant to the field of Restorative Reproductive Medicine. Sessions are designed to increase providers’ competence to critically evaluate research by increasing their knowledge of the scientific method, research design, and common biases. Download a note-taking sheet with question prompts to consider when evaluating medical research here.
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Presented by: Joseph Stanford, MD, MSPH.
Dr. Stanford is the Director of the Office of Cooperative Reproductive Health and Professor in the Department of Family Preventive Medicine, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He has authored or coauthored numerous articles concerning pregnancy, prenatal care, natural family planning, fertility, and related topics. His research has been funded by the NICHD, the CDC, and several private foundations.
Dr. Stanford is actively involved in many professional associations, including the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, the AAFCP, and the IIRRM. He has served on national scientific advisory committees for the NICHD and the FDA in the USA.