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EWG: Female subfertility work-up

Hans Evers
Chair - EWG: Female subfertility work-up

Hans Evers
Johannes LH Evers, MD, PhD, FRCOG
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Director of the Centre for Reproductive Medicine and Biology at the Maastricht University Medical Centre
Programme Leader of the Research Programme Infertility & Early Development in the Division of Developmental Biology, GROW, School for Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Editor-in-Chief, Human Reproduction

Professor JLH (Hans) Evers, MD PhD FRCOG (ad eundem), is a Past-Chairman of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), of the Dutch National Committee on Research in Human Subjects, and of the World Endometriosis Society. He has been on the Editorial Board of Human Reproduction, Fertility & Sterility, and of several other journals.

Hans Evers has (co)authored well over 250 original articles in peer-review journals, on endometriosis, clinical infertility, PGD, reproductive surgery, and the epidemiology and demography of infertility. Among the honours and awards he has received are the fellowship ad eundem of the British Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Established Clinician Award of ESHRE. He is a recipient of the World Infertility Award of the American Infertility Association and a honorary member of scientific societies in the Middle East, Argentina, Australia, India and Argentina.

Ten most recent publications

  1. Kroese AC, de Lange NM, Collins J, Evers JL. Surgery or embolization for varicoceles in subfertile men. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Oct 17;10:CD000479. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD000479.pub5. PubMed PMID: 23076888.
  2. Weemhoff M, Kluivers KB, Govaert B, Evers JL, Kessels AG, Baeten CG. Transperineal ultrasound compared to evacuation proctography for diagnosing enteroceles and intussusceptions. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2012 Sep 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22941114.
  3. Gubbels CS, Land JA, Evers JL, Bierau J, Menheere PP, Robben SG, Rubio-Gozalbo ME. Primary ovarian insufficiency in classic galactosemia: role of FSH dysfunction and timing of the lesion. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2012 Jun 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22729817.
  4. Nelissen EC, Van Montfoort AP, Coonen E, Derhaag JG, Geraedts JP, Smits LJ, Land JA, Evers JL, Dumoulin JC. Further evidence that culture media affect perinatal outcome: findings after transfer of fresh and cryopreserved embryos. Hum Reprod. 2012 Jul;27(7):1966-76. Epub 2012 May 2. PubMed PMID: 22552689.
  5. Schreinemacher MH, Backes WH, Slenter JM, Xanthoulea S, Delvoux B, van Winden L, Beets-Tan RG, Evers JL, Dunselman GA, Romano A. Towards endometriosis diagnosis by gadofosveset-trisodium enhanced magnetic resonance imaging. PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e33241. Epub 2012 Mar 22. PubMed PMID: 22457748; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3310862.
  6. van Leeuwen FE, Klip H, Mooij TM, van de Swaluw AM, Lambalk CB, Kortman M, Laven JS, Jansen CA, Helmerhorst FM, Cohlen BJ, Willemsen WN, Smeenk JM, Simons AH, van der Veen F, Evers JL, van Dop PA, Macklon NS, Burger CW. Risk of borderline and invasive ovarian tumours after ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization in a large Dutch cohort. Hum Reprod. 2011 Dec;26(12):3456-65. Epub 2011 Oct 26. PubMed PMID: 22031719; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3212878.
  7. Notten KJ, Weemhoff M, Kluivers KB, Schweitzer KJ, Mulder F, Stoker J, Beets-Tan RG, Futterer JJ, Vliegen RF, Evers JL, Link G, Bergmans MG, Kampschöer PH, Gondrie ET, van Gestel I, van Dooren I, Dirksen C, Smits LJ, Bossuyt PM, Roovers JP. Protocol for translabial 3D-ultrasonography for diagnosing levator defects (TRUDIL): a multicentre cohort study for estimating the diagnostic accuracy of translabial 3D-ultrasonography of the pelvic floor as compared to MR imaging. BMC Womens Health. 2011 Jun 3;11:23. PubMed PMID: 21639876; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3121676.
  8. van Rij MC, Gielen M, Lulofs R, Evers JL, van Osch L, Muntjewerff N, Geraedts JP, de Die-Smulders CE. Profiles and motives for PGD: a prospective cohort study of couples referred for PGD in the Netherlands. Hum Reprod. 2011 Jul;26(7):1826-35. Epub 2011 May 9. PubMed PMID: 21558075.
  9. Donckers J, Evers JL, Land JA. The long-term outcome of 946 consecutive couples visiting a fertility clinic in 2001-2003. Fertil Steril. 2011 Jul;96(1):160-4. Epub 2011 May 7. PubMed PMID: 21550038.
  10. Fiddelers AA, Nieman FH, Dumoulin JC, van Montfoort AP, Land JA, Evers JL, Severens JL, Dirksen CD. During IVF treatment patient preference shifts from singletons towards twins but only a few patients show an actual reversal of preference. Hum Reprod. 2011 Aug;26(8):2092-100. Epub 2011 May 5. PubMed PMID: 21546387.