May Journal Club: Dopamine, vascular permeability, and inflammation as relates to endometrium, pelvic pain, and pregnancy loss

Dr. Carpentier shares his experience with and looks into the science behind the use of dexamphetamine treatment as a novel off-label treatment for a number of female chronic disorders that do not respond well to conventional therapy including recurrent pregnancy loss, inflammation, and ongoing pain.    The primary article of focus for this journal club, “The neurotransmitter dopamine modulates vascular permeability in the endothelium”, along with a list of references can be downloaded to accompany the webinar.

Journal Club: The Effect of Intravenous immunoglobulin on Th1 and Th2 lymphocytes and improvement of pregnancy outcome in recurrent pregnancy loss

Women with elevated natural killer (NK) cell frequency and function during pregnancy, suffer from recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL). In the present study, the possible effect of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) administration on Th1 and Th2 cell frequency, cytokine secretion, and expression of transcription factors is compared between RPL patients and control group. This article is explored in this months Journal Club.

Journal Club: Luteal Start Vaginal Micronized Progesterone Improves Pregnancy Success in Women with Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Presented by Dr. Joseph Stanford Referenced Article: Luteal start vaginal micronized progesterone improves pregnancy success in women with recurrent pregnancy loss. Stephenson, Mary D. et al.  Fertility and Sterility, Volume 107, Issue 3, 684 – 690.e2 Download the article Objective To assess the effectiveness of luteal start vaginal micronized P in a recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) cohort. Design Observational cohort study using prospectively collected data. Setting Not applicable. Patient(s) Women seen between 2004 and 2012 with a history of two or more unexplained pregnancy losses <10 weeks in size; endometrial biopsy (EB) performed 9–11 days after LH surge; and one or more subsequent pregnancy(ies). […]

Journal Club: Peri-Conceptional Progesterone Treatment in Women with Unexplained Recurrent Miscarriage

Presented by Drs. Joseph Stanford and Paul Carpentier We’re sorry, this content is only available to current IIRRM Members.  Please Log In below or click here to become a member of the International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine.  Need to renew? Just login below and visit your account page. As a member in addition to accessing our library of webinars, conferences, and continuing education. We also host multiple live webinars most month of the year, as well as regional and international conferences. CME accredited webinars include Grand Rounds, Journal Clubs, updates in research, and a new series for RRM teachers and […]

Journal Club: Early Supplementation of Progestogens to Prevent Miscarriage

Early Supplementation of Progestogens to Prevent Miscarriage February 2017 Journal Club Presented by Dr. Joseph Stanford  REF: Saccone, Gabriele & Schoen, Corina & Franasiak, Jason & Scott, Richard & Berghella, Vincenzo. (2016). Supplementation with progestogens in the first trimester of pregnancy to prevent miscarriage in women with unexplained recurrent miscarriage: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials. Fertility and Sterility. 107. 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2016.10.031. We’re sorry, this content is only available to current IIRRM Members.  Please Log In below or click here to become a member of the International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine.  Need to renew? Just login below and […]

Journal Club: Progesterone in Women with Recurrent Miscarriages

A Randomized Trial of Progesterone in Women with Recurrent Miscarriages January Journal Club with Dr. Paul Carpentier REF Article: Coomarasamy, Arri & Williams, Helen & Truchanowicz, Ewa & Seed, Paul & Small, Rachel & Quenby, Siobhan & Gupta, Pratima & Dawood, Feroza & Koot, Y & Bender Atik, Ruth & Bloemenkamp, Kitty & Brady, Rebecca & Briley, Annette & Cavallaro, Rebecca & Cheong, Ying & J Chu, Justin & Eapen, Abey & Ewies, Ayman & Hoek, Annemieke & Rai, Rajendra. (2015). A Randomized Trial of Progesterone in Women with Recurrent Miscarriages. The New England journal of medicine. 373. 2141-2148. 10.1056/NEJMoa1504927.  […]

Grand Rounds: The Fertility Assessment and Research Clinic

Grand Rounds: The Fertility Assessment Research Clinic Mater Mother’s Hospital  Dec. 2012 We’re sorry, this content is only available to current IIRRM Members.  Please Log In below or click here to become a member of the International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine.  Need to renew? Just login below and visit your account page. As a member in addition to accessing our library of webinars, conferences, and continuing education. We also host multiple live webinars most month of the year, as well as regional and international conferences. CME accredited webinars include Grand Rounds, Journal Clubs, updates in research, and a new series […]