Imperial College London

Mr SRDJAN SASO

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer
 
 
 
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Institute of Reproductive and Developmental BiologyHammersmith Campus

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Ní Dhonnabháin B, Elfaki N, Fraser K, Petrie A, Jones BP, Saso S, Hardiman PJ, Getreu Net al., 2022, A comparison of fertility preservation outcomes in patients who froze oocytes, embryos, or ovarian tissue for medically indicated circumstances: a systematic review and meta-analysis., Fertil Steril

OBJECTIVE: To compare obstetric outcomes in patients cryopreserving reproductive cells or tissues before gonadotoxic therapy. DESIGN: A literature search was conducted following PRISMA guidelines on Embase, Medline, and Web of Science. Studies reporting obstetric outcomes in cancer patients who completed cryopreservation of oocyte, embryo, or ovarian tissue were included. SETTING: Not applicable. PATIENT(S): Cancer patients attempting pregnancy using cryopreserved cells or tissues frozen before cancer therapy. INTERVENTION(S): Oocyte, embryo, or ovarian tissue cryopreservation for fertility preservation in cancer. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): The total numbers of clinical pregnancies, live births, and miscarriages in women attempting pregnancy using cryopreserved reproductive cells or tissues were calculated. A meta-analysis determined the effect size of each intervention. RESULT(S): The search returned 4,038 unique entries. Thirty-eight eligible studies were analyzed. The clinical pregnancy rates were 34.9%, 49.0%, and 43.8% for oocyte, embryo, and ovarian tissue cryopreservation, respectively. No significant differences were found among groups. The live birth rates were 25.8%, 35.3%, and 32.3% for oocyte, embryo, and ovarian tissue cryopreservation, respectively, with no significant differences among groups. The miscarriage rates were 9.2%, 16.9%, and 7.5% for oocyte, embryo, and ovarian tissue cryopreservation, respectively. Significantly fewer miscarriages occurred with ovarian tissue cryopreservation than with embryo cryopreservation. CONCLUSION(S): This enquiry is required to counsel cancer patients wishing to preserve fertility. Although the limitations of this study include heterogeneity, lack of quality studies, and low utilization rates, it serves as a starting point for comparison of reproductive and obstetric outcomes in patients returning for family-planning after gonadotoxic therapy.

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Kasaven L, Chawla M, Jones B, Al- Memar M, Galazis N, Ahmed-Salim Y, El-Bahrawy M, Lavery S, Saso S, Yazbek Jet al., 2022, Fertility sparing surgery and borderline ovarian tumours, Cancers, Vol: 14, ISSN: 2072-6694

o determine the oncological outcomes following fertility-sparing surgery (FSS) for the management of Borderline Ovarian Tumours (BOTs). A retrospective analysis of participants diagnosed with BOTs between January 2004 and December 2020 at the West London Gynaecological Oncology Centre was conducted. A total of 172 women were diagnosed; 52.3% (90/172) underwent FSS and 47.7% (82/172) non-FSS. The overall recurrence rate of disease was 16.9% (29/172), of which 79.3% (23/29) presented as the recurrence of serous or sero-mucinous BOTs and 20.7% (6/29) as low-grade serous carcinoma (LGSC). In the FSS group, the recurrence rate of BOTs was 25.6% (23/90) presenting a median 44.0 (interquartile range (IQR) 41.5) months, of which there were no episodes of recurrence presenting as LGSC reported. In the non-FSS group, all recurrences of disease presented as LGSC, with a rate of 7.7% (6/78), following a median of 47.5 months (IQR 47.8). A significant difference between the type of surgery performed (FSS v Non-FSS) and the association with recurrence of BOT was observed (Pearson Chi-Square: p = 0.000; x = 20.613). Twelve women underwent ultrasound-guided ovarian wedge resection (UGOWR) as a novel method of FSS. Recurrence of BOT was not significantly associated with the type of FSS performed (Pearson Chi- Square: x = 3.166, p = 0.379). Non-FSS is associated with negative oncological outcomes compared to FSS, as evidenced by the higher rate of recurrence of LGSC. This may be attributed to the indefinite long-term follow up with ultrasound surveillance all FSS women undergo, enabling earlier detection and treatment of recurrences.

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Vali S, Jones BP, Saso S, Yazbek J, Quiroga I, Smith JRet al., 2022, Uterus Transplantation: A 50-Year Journey, CLINICAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, Vol: 65, Pages: 92-100, ISSN: 0009-9201

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Vali S, Jones BP, Saso S, Fertleman M, Testa G, Johanesson L, Alghrani A, Smith Ret al., 2022, Uterine transplantation: Legal and regulatory implications in England, BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vol: 129, Pages: 590-596, ISSN: 1470-0328

Uterus transplantation (UTx) is fast evolving from an experimental to a clinical procedure, combining solid organ transplantation with assisted reproductive technology. The commencement of the first human uterus transplant trial in the United Kingdom leads us to examine and reflect upon the legal and regulatory aspects closely intertwined with UTx from the process of donation to potential implications on fertility treatment and the birth of the resultant child. As the world's first ephemeral transplant, the possibility of organ restitution requires consideration and is discussed herein.

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Jones BP, Kasaven LS, Chan M, Vali S, Saso S, Bracewell-Milnes T, Thum M-Y, Nicopoullos J, Diaz-Garcia C, Quiroga I, Yazbek J, Smith JRet al., 2022, Uterine Transplantation in 2021: Recent Developments and the Future, CLINICAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, Vol: 65, Pages: 4-14, ISSN: 0009-9201

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Kasaven LS, Saso S, Ben Nagi J, Joash K, Yazbek J, Smith JR, Bourne T, Jones BPet al., 2022, TOGadvisor: the role of online feedback in obstetrics and gynaecology, OBSTETRICIAN & GYNAECOLOGIST, Vol: 24, Pages: 7-11, ISSN: 1467-2561

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Salvo G, Ramirez PT, Leitao MM, Cibula D, Wu X, Falconer H, Persson J, Perrotta M, Mosgaard BJ, Kucukmetin A, Berlev I, Rendon G, Liu K, Vieira M, Capilna ME, Fotopoulou C, Baiocchi G, Kaidarova D, Ribeiro R, Pedra-Nobre S, Kocian R, Li X, Li J, Pálsdóttir K, Noll F, Rundle S, Ulrikh E, Hu Z, Gheorghe M, Saso S, Bolatbekova R, Tsunoda A, Pitcher B, Wu J, Urbauer D, Pareja Ret al., 2022, Open vs minimally invasive radical trachelectomy in early-stage cervical cancer: International Radical Trachelectomy Assessment Study., Am J Obstet Gynecol, Vol: 226, Pages: 97.e1-97.e16

BACKGROUND: Minimally invasive radical trachelectomy has emerged as an alternative to open radical hysterectomy for patients with early-stage cervical cancer desiring future fertility. Recent data suggest worse oncologic outcomes after minimally invasive radical hysterectomy than after open radical hysterectomy in stage I cervical cancer. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to compare 4.5-year disease-free survival after open vs minimally invasive radical trachelectomy. STUDY DESIGN: This was a collaborative, international retrospective study (International Radical Trachelectomy Assessment Study) of patients treated during 2005-2017 at 18 centers in 12 countries. Eligible patients had squamous carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, or adenosquamous carcinoma; had a preoperative tumor size of ≤2 cm; and underwent open or minimally invasive (robotic or laparoscopic) radical trachelectomy with nodal assessment (pelvic lymphadenectomy and/or sentinel lymph node biopsy). The exclusion criteria included neoadjuvant chemotherapy or preoperative pelvic radiotherapy, previous lymphadenectomy or pelvic retroperitoneal surgery, pregnancy, stage IA1 disease with lymphovascular space invasion, aborted trachelectomy (conversion to radical hysterectomy), or vaginal approach. Surgical approach, indication, and adjuvant therapy regimen were at the discretion of the treating institution. A total of 715 patients were entered into the study database. However, 69 patients were excluded, leaving 646 in the analysis. Endpoints were the 4.5-year disease-free survival rate (primary), 4.5-year overall survival rate (secondary), and recurrence rate (secondary). Kaplan-Meier methods were used to estimate disease-free survival and overall survival. A post hoc weighted analysis was performed, comparing the recurrence rates between surgical approaches, with open surgery being considered as standard and minimally invasive surgery as experimental. RESULTS: Of 646 patients, 358 underwent open surgery, and 288 underwent mini

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Bayar E, Galazis N, Jones B, Bracewell-Milnes T, Chawla M, Ahmed-Salim Y, Nagi JBet al., 2021, Impact of polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation on assisted reproductive technology outcomes: a systematic review, HUMAN FERTILITY, ISSN: 1464-7273

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Vaulet T, Al-Memar M, Fourie H, Bobdiwala S, Saso S, Pipi M, Stalder C, Bennett P, Timmerman D, Bourne T, De Moor Bet al., 2021, Gradient boosted trees with individual explanations: An alternative to logistic regression for viability prediction in the first trimester of pregnancy, COMPUTER METHODS AND PROGRAMS IN BIOMEDICINE, Vol: 213, ISSN: 0169-2607

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McLean KA, Kamarajah SK, Chaudhry D, Gujjuri RR, Raubenheimer K, Trout I, AlAmeer E, Creagh-Brown B, Harrison EM, Nepogodiev D, Roslani AC, Li E, Pata F, Ramos-De La Medina A, van Ramshorst GH, Sayyed R, Simoes J, Valente DCA, Smart N, Bhangu A, Glasbey JC, Khaw RA, Ahmed W, Akhbari M, Baker D, Borakati A, Mills E, Murray V, Thavayogan R, Yasin I, Glasbey J, Ridley W, Sarrami M, Zhang G, Egoroff N, Pockney P, Richards T, Edwards M, Lee M, Pinkney T, Pearse R, Vohra R, Sohrabi C, Jamieson A, Nguyen M, Rahman A, English C, Tincknell L, Kakodkar P, Kwek I, Punjabi N, Burns J, Varghese S, Erotocritou M, McGuckin S, Vayalapra S, Dominguez E, Moneim J, Bhatia S, Kouli O, Salehi M, Tan HL, Yoong A, Zhu L, Seale B, Nowinka Z, Patel N, Chrisp B, Harris J, Maleyko I, Muneeb F, Gough M, James CE, Skan O, Chowdhury A, Rebuffa N, Khan H, Down B, Fatimah HQ, Siaw-Acheampong K, Benson RA, Bywater E, Dawson BE, Evans JP, Heritage E, Jones CS, Khatri C, Keatley JM, Knight A, Lawday S, Mann HS, Marson EJ, Mckay SC, Mills EC, Pellino G, Picciochi M, Taylor EH, Tiwari A, Simoes JF, Trout IM, Venn ML, Wilkin RJW, Smart NJ, Minaya-Bravo A, Gallo G, Moug S, Di Saverio S, Vallance A, Vimalchandran D, Griffiths EA, Evans RPT, Townend P, Roberts K, McKay S, Isaac J, Satoi S, Edwards J, Coonar AS, Marchbank A, Caruana EJ, Layton GR, Patel A, Brunelli A, Ford S, Desai A, Gronchi A, Fiore M, Almond M, Tirotta F, Dumitra S, Kolias A, Price SJ, Fountain DM, Jenkinson MD, Hutchinson P, Marcus HJ, Piper RJ, Lippa L, Servadei F, Esene I, Freyschlag C, Neville I, Rosseau G, Schaller K, Demetriades AK, Robertson F, Alamri A, Shaw R, Schache AG, Winter SC, Ho M, Nankivell P, Biel JR, Batstone M, Ganly I, Vidya R, Wilkins A, Singh JK, Thekinkattil D, Sundar S, Fotopoulou C, Leung E, Khan T, Chiva L, Sehouli J, Fagotti A, Cohen P, Gutelkin M, Ghebre R, Konney T, Pareja R, Bristow R, Dowdy S, Rajkumar STS, Ng J, Fujiwara K, Stewart GD, Lamb B, Narahari K, McNeill A, Colquhoun A, McGrath J, Bromage S, Baroet al., 2021, Death following pulmonary complications of surgery before and during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, BRITISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY, Vol: 108, Pages: 1448-1464, ISSN: 0007-1323

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Ahmed-Salim Y, Saso S, Meehan H, Galazis N, Phelps D, Jones B, Chan M, Chawla M, Lathouras K, Gabra H, Fotopoulou C, Ghaem-Maghami S, Smith JRet al., 2021, A novel application of calcium electroporation to cutaneous manifestations of gynaecological cancer, European Journal of Gynecological Oncology, Vol: 42, Pages: 662-672, ISSN: 0392-2936

Introduction: Calcium electroporation (CaEP) is a new technique whereby intracellular concentrations of calcium are elevated by transient permeabilisation of the cell membrane using high-voltage electrical pulses. Tumour necrosis is induced with little damage to healthy tissue. Within gynaecological cancer, vulval cancer and vulval intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN) pose challenges for treatment, given the high recurrence rate, persistent symptoms and repeated resections required. In certain cases, CaEP may provide a suitable alternative.Methods: We present a case series of six patients with recurrent vulval squamous cell carcinoma(n=2), VIN III (n=2) and metastatic ovarian cancer (n=2), five of whom were treated with CaEP. This is the first known application of CaEP to gynaecological cancers .Results: The median follow-up time was 14 months (range 2-18 months). Within the cohort of patients, CaEP was applied a total of 10 times, achieving a complete response five times and partial response four times. Symptoms improved within six weeks for eight episodes following CaEP application. Beyond six weeks, symptoms eventually recurred in all patients and four patients required more than one CaEP procedure. CaEP was useful for palliation of distressing symptoms in one case of metastatic ovarian cancer. No intra-operative or post-operative complications have been reported to date. Conclusion: CaEP may be a promising short-term treatment in selected patients with recurrent VIN and vulval cancer, where other treatments had failed. If validated, it could provide an acceptable alternative where surgery is unacceptable. Long term follow-up is required to evaluate effects on recurrence.

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Jones BP, Kasaven L, Vali S, Saso S, Jalmbrant M, Bracewell-Milnes T, Thum M-Y, Quiroga I, Friend P, Diaz-Garcia C, Ghaem-Maghami S, Yazbek J, Lees C, Testa G, Johannesson L, Jones B, Smith JRet al., 2021, Uterine Transplantation: Review of Livebirths and Reproductive Implications, TRANSPLANTATION, Vol: 105, Pages: 1695-1707, ISSN: 0041-1337

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Bracewell-Milnes T, Holland JC, Jones BP, Saso S, Almeida P, Maclaran K, Norman-Taylor J, Nikolaou D, Shah NM, Johnson M, Thum M-Yet al., 2021, Exploring the knowledge and attitudes of women of reproductive age from the general public towards egg donation and egg sharing: a UK-based study., Human Reproduction, Vol: 36, Pages: 2189-2201, ISSN: 0268-1161

STUDY QUESTION: What are the knowledge and views of UK-based women towards egg donation (ED) and egg sharing (ES)? SUMMARY ANSWER: Lacking knowledge of the practices of ED and ES could be an influential factor in donor egg shortages, rather than negative perceptions or lack of donor anonymity and financial incentives. WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY: The increasing age of women trying to conceive has led to donor egg shortages, with ED and ES failing to meet demand. Indeed, in recent years in the UK, ES numbers have fallen. This results in long waiting lists, forcing patients abroad for fertility treatment to take up cross border reproductive care. Previous research suggests a lack of knowledge of ED among members of the general public; however, no study has yet assessed knowledge or views of ES in the general public. STUDY DESIGN, SIZE, DURATION: Six hundred and thirty-five UK-based women over 18 years were voluntarily recruited from social media community groups by convenience sampling. The recruitment period was from February to April 2020. PARTICIPANTS/MATERIALS, SETTING, METHODS: Participants completed a previously validated questionnaire regarding female fertility, ED and ES, including knowledge, perceptions and approval of the practices and relevant legislation. This included ranking key benefits and issues regarding egg sharing. The questionnaire was completed using the online Qualtrics survey software. Statistical analysis was conducted using SPSS. MAIN RESULTS AND THE ROLE OF CHANCE: Regarding knowledge of ED and ES, 56.3% and 79.8%, respectively had little or no prior knowledge. Upon explanation, most approved of ED (85.8%) and ES (70.4%). A greater proportion of respondents would donate to a family member/friend (49.75%) than to an anonymous recipient (35.80%). Overall, ES was viewed less favourably than ED, with ethical and practical concerns highlighted. Women aged 18-30 years were significantly more likely to approve of egg donation practice compa

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COVIDSurg Collaborative Co-authors, 2021, Machine learning risk prediction of mortality for patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2: the COVIDSurg mortality score, British Journal of Surgery, Vol: 108, Pages: 1274-1292, ISSN: 0007-1323

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic tens of millions of operations have been cancelled1 as a result of excessive postoperative pulmonary complications (51.2 per cent) and mortality rates (23.8 per cent) in patients with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection2. There is an urgent need to restart surgery safely in order to minimize the impact of untreated non-communicable disease.As rates of SARS-CoV-2 infection in elective surgery patients range from 1–9 per cent3–8, vaccination is expected to take years to implement globally9 and preoperative screening is likely to lead to increasing numbers of SARS-CoV-2-positive patients, perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection will remain a challenge for the foreseeable future.To inform consent and shared decision-making, a robust, globally applicable score is needed to predict individualized mortality risk for patients with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection. The authors aimed to develop and validate a machine learning-based risk score to predict postoperative mortality risk in patients with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection.

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Keefe D, 2021, Fertility Treatment and Cancers-The Eternal Conundrum: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, OBSTETRICAL & GYNECOLOGICAL SURVEY, Vol: 76, Pages: 343-344, ISSN: 0029-7828

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Elfaki N, Lutaaya N, Hardiman PJ, Saso S, Getreu Net al., 2021, Oocyte cryopreservation for social reasons versus fertility preservation; a systematic review, Publisher: WILEY, Pages: 238-238, ISSN: 1470-0328

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Sorbi F, Capezzuoli T, Saso S, Fambrini M, Corda M, Fantappie G, Petraglia Fet al., 2021, The relation between endometrioma and ovarian cancer, MINERVA OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, Vol: 73, Pages: 347-353, ISSN: 2724-606X

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Hughes T, Bracewell-Milnes T, Saso S, Jones BP, Almeida PA, Maclaren K, Norman-Taylor J, Johnson M, Nikolaou Det al., 2021, A review on the motivations, decision-making factors, attitudes and experiences of couples using pre-implantation genetic testing for inherited conditions, HUMAN REPRODUCTION UPDATE, Vol: 27, Pages: 944-966, ISSN: 1355-4786

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Ahmed-Salim Y, Galazis N, Bracewell-Milnes T, Phelps DL, Jones BP, Chan M, Munoz-Gonzales MD, Matsuzono T, Smith JR, Yazbek J, Krell J, Ghaem-Maghami S, Saso Set al., 2021, The application of metabolomics in ovarian cancer management: a systematic review, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER, Vol: 31, Pages: 754-774, ISSN: 1048-891X

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Jones BP, Saso S, Yazbek J, Thum MY, Quiroga I, Ghaem-Maghami S, Smith JRet al., 2021, Uterine Transplantation Scientific Impact Paper No. 65 April 2021, BJOG-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY, Vol: 128, Pages: E51-E66, ISSN: 1470-0328

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Kasaven LS, Jones BP, Keays R, Saso Set al., 2021, Anaesthetic considerations for fertility-sparing surgery and uterine transplantation, ANAESTHESIA, Vol: 76, Pages: 46-55, ISSN: 0003-2409

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Jones BP, Ranaei-Zamani N, Vali S, Williams N, Saso S, Thum M-Y, Al-Memar M, Dixon N, Rose G, Testa G, Johannesson L, Yazbek J, Wilkinson S, Richard Smith Jet al., 2021, Options for acquiring motherhood in absolute uterine factor infertility; adoption, surrogacy and uterine transplantation, OBSTETRICIAN & GYNAECOLOGIST, Vol: 23, Pages: 138-147, ISSN: 1467-2561

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Barcroft JF, Galazis N, Jones BP, Getreu N, Bracewell-Milnes T, Grewal KJ, Sorbi F, Yazbek J, Lathouras K, Smith JR, Hardiman P, Thum M-Y, Ben-Nagi J, Ghaem-Maghami S, Verbakel J, Saso Set al., 2021, Fertility treatment and cancers-the eternal conundrum: a systematic review and meta-analysis., Human Reproduction, Vol: 36, Pages: 1093-1107, ISSN: 0268-1161

STUDY QUESTION: Does fertility treatment (FT) significantly increase the incidence of breast, ovarian, endometrial or cervical cancer? SUMMARY ANSWER: Overall, FT does not significantly increase the incidence of breast, ovarian or endometrial cancer and may even reduce the incidence of cervical cancer. WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY: Infertility affects more than 14% of couples. Infertility and nulliparity are established risk factors for endometrial, ovarian and breast cancer, yet the association with FT is more contentious. STUDY DESIGN, SIZE, DURATION: A literature search was carried out using Cochrane Library, EMBASE, Medline and Google Scholar up to December 2019. Peer-reviewed studies stating cancer incidence (breast, ovarian, endometrial or cervical) in FT and no-FT groups were identified. Out of 128 studies identified, 29 retrospective studies fulfilled the criteria and were included (n = 21 070 337). PARTICIPANTS/MATERIALS, SETTING, METHODS: In the final meta-analysis, 29 studies were included: breast (n = 19), ovarian (n = 19), endometrial (n = 15) and cervical (n = 13), 17 studies involved multiple cancer types and so were included in each individual cancer meta-analysis. Primary outcome of interest was cancer incidence (breast, ovarian, endometrial and cervical) in FT and no-FT groups. Secondary outcome was cancer incidence according to specific fertility drug exposure. Odds ratio (OR) and random effects model were used to demonstrate treatment effect and calculate pooled treatment effect, respectively. A meta-regression and eight sub-group analyses were performed to assess the impact of the following variables, maternal age, infertility, study size, outliers and specific FT sub-types, on cancer incidence. MAIN RESULTS AND THE ROLE OF CHANCE: Cervical cancer incidence was significantly lower in the FT group compared with the no-FT group: OR 0.68 (95% CI 0.46-0.99). The incidences

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Jones BP, Bracewell-Milnes T, Kasaven L, L'Heveder A, Spearman M, Marcus D, Jalmbrant M, Green J, Odia R, Saso S, Serhal P, Ben Nagi Jet al., 2021, Pre-implantation genetic testing for aneuploidy: motivations, concerns, and perceptions in a UK population, 36th Virtual Annual Meeting of the European-Society-of-Human-Reproduction-and-Embryology (ESHRE), Publisher: SPRINGER/PLENUM PUBLISHERS, Pages: 1987-1996, ISSN: 1058-0468

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Patel S, John S, Pactat G, Saso S, Thakrar Set al., 2021, PERIOPERATIVE ANAEMIA AND ITS PERILS, Publisher: BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, Pages: A182-A182, ISSN: 1048-891X

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Jones BP, Rajamanoharan A, Williams NJ, Vali S, Saso S, Mantrali I, Jalmbrant M, Thum M-Y, Diaz-Garcia C, Ghaem-Maghami S, Wilkinson S, Quiroga I, Friend P, Yazbek J, Smith JRet al., 2021, Uterine Transplantation Using Living Donation: A Cross-sectional Study Assessing Perceptions, Acceptability, and Suitability, TRANSPLANTATION DIRECT, Vol: 7, ISSN: 2373-8731

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Grewal K, Jones B, L'Heveder A, Jindal S, Galazis N, Saso S, Yazbek Jet al., 2021, The use of intra-operative ultrasound in gynecological surgery: a review, Future Science OA, Vol: 7, ISSN: 2056-5623

Ultrasound is a readily available, safe and portable imaging modality that is widely applied in gynecology. However, there is limited guidance for its use intra-operatively especially with complex gynecological procedures. This narrative review examines the existing literature published on the use of intraoperative ultrasound (IOUS) in benign gynecology and in gynecological oncology. We searched for the following terms: ‘intraoperative,’ ‘ultrasonography,’ ‘gynecology’ and ‘oncology’ using Pubmed/Medline. IOUS can minimize complications and facilitate difficult benign gynecological procedures. There is also a role for its use in gynecological oncology surgery and fertility-sparing surgery. The use of IOUS in gynecological surgery is an emerging field which improves visualization in the surgical field and aids completion of minimally invasive techniques.

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Glasbey JC, Omar O, Nepogodiev D, Minaya-Bravo A, Bankhead-Kendall BK, Fiore M, Futaba K, Gabre-Kidan A, Gujjuri RR, Isik A, Kaafarani HMA, Kamarajah SK, Li E, Loeffler MW, McLean KA, Outani O, Ntirenganya F, Satoi S, Shaw R, Simoes JFF, Stewart GD, Tabiri S, Trout IM, Bhangu AA, Glasbey JC, Omar O, Bhangu AA, Siaw-Acheampong K, Benson RA, Bywater E, Chaudhry D, Dawson BE, Evans JP, Glasbey JC, Gujjuri RR, Heritage E, Jones CS, Kamarajah SK, Khatri C, Khaw RA, Keatley JM, Knight A, Lawday S, Li E, Mann HS, Marson EJ, McLean KA, Mckay SC, Mills EC, Nepogodiev D, Pellino G, Picciochi M, Taylor EH, Tiwari A, Simoes JFF, Trout IM, Venn ML, Wilkin RJW, Bhangu A, Glasbey JC, Smart NJ, Minaya-Bravo A, Evans JP, Gallo G, Moug S, Pata F, Pockney P, Di Saverio S, Vallance A, Vimalchandran D, Griffiths EA, Kamarajah SK, Evans RPT, Townend P, Roberts K, McKay S, Isaac J, Satoi S, Edwards J, Coonar AS, Marchbank A, Caruana EJ, Layton GR, Patel A, Brunelli A, Ford S, Desai A, Gronchi A, Fiore M, Almond M, Tirotta F, Dumitra S, Kolias A, Price SJ, Fountain DM, Jenkinson MD, Hutchinson P, Marcus HJ, Piper RJ, Lippa L, Servadei F, Esene I, Freyschlag C, Neville I, Rosseau G, Schaller K, Demetriades AK, Robertson F, Alamri A, Shaw R, Schache AG, Winter SC, Ho M, Nankivell P, Biel JR, Batstone M, Ganly I, Vidya R, Wilkins A, Singh JK, Thekinkattil D, Sundar S, Fotopoulou C, Leung E, Khan T, Chiva L, Sehouli J, Fagotti A, Cohen P, Gutelkin M, Ghebre R, Konney T, Pareja R, Bristow R, Dowdy S, Rajkumar STS, Ng J, Fujiwara K, Stewart GD, Lamb B, Narahari K, McNeill A, Colquhoun A, McGrath J, Bromage S, Barod R, Kasivisvanathan V, Klatte T, Simoes JFF, Abbott TEF, Abukhalaf S, Adamina M, Ademuyiwa AO, Agarwal A, Akkulak M, Alameer E, Alderson D, Alakaloko F, Albertsmeiers M, Alser O, Alshaar M, Alshryda S, Arnaud AP, Augestad KM, Ayasra F, Azevedo J, Bankhead-Kendall BK, Barlow E, Beard D, Benson RA, Blanco-Colino R, Brar A, Minaya-Bravo A, Breen KA, Bretherton C, Buarque IL, Burke J, Caruet al., 2021, Preoperative nasopharyngeal swab testing and postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing elective surgery during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, BRITISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY, Vol: 108, Pages: 88-96, ISSN: 0007-1323

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Jones BP, Rajamanoharan A, Vali S, Williams NJ, Saso S, Thum M-Y, Ghaem-Maghami S, Quiroga I, Diaz-Garcia C, Thomas P, Wilkinson S, Yazbek J, Smith JRet al., 2021, Perceptions and Motivations for Uterus Transplant in Transgender Women, JAMA NETWORK OPEN, Vol: 4, ISSN: 2574-3805

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Sorbi F, Fambrini M, Saso S, Lucenteforte E, Lisi F, Piciocchi L, Cioni R, Petraglia Fet al., 2020, Office hysteroscopy in pre- and post-menopausal women: a predictive model, GYNECOLOGICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, Vol: 37, Pages: 206-210, ISSN: 0951-3590

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