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PHD THESIS

VA Akande. Assessment of pelvic disease with reference to fertility. 2001 Faculty of Medicine, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bristol.

BOOK / CHAPTERS

Valentine Akande and Sanjay Vyas.  Ovarian surgery. In Laparoscopic surgery for benign gynaecology. Eds Alfred Cutner & Sanjay Vyas. RCOG press 2011

Siassakos D., Akande V. and Nardo LG. Utrasonography and incidental ovarian pathology. Ultrasonography in Reproductive Medicine and Infertility. Ed Botros Rizk, University of South Alabama

Valentine Akande, Elinor Medd and Kevin Jones. Infertility. In Ambulatory Gynaecology. Chapter 7 Ed K Jones.

Valentine Akande and Uma Gordon. Is prolonged bed rest after embryo transfer useful?. Contemporary Perspectives on Assisted Reproduciton Technology. 2006 Eds G Allahbadia, Rubina Merchant.

Draycott T, Patel R, Akande V. The inside track. How to pass the MRCOG part II OSCE. RCOG press (2005)

Akande V, Jenkins J. Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin. Therapeutic Drugs 2nd edition, Churchill Livingstone Ed. C Dollery. (1998) pp208-212

Hull MGR, Akande V, Emovon E. Uterine factors and implantation after IVF. Evidence-Based Fertility Treatment, RCOG press, Eds A Templeton, I Cooke, PMS O’Brien (1998) pp 300-318.

REVIEWS

Pandian Z, Akande VA, Harrild K, Bhattacharya S (2008) Surgery for tubal infertility. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008 Jul 16;(3):CD006415.

Akande VA. Tubal disease: towards a classification.Reprod Biomed Online. 2007 Oct;15(4):369-75

Edey K, Draycott T, Akande V. Early pregnancy assessment units.Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Mar;50(1):146-53

Akande VA, Vyas SK. Questioning the ubiquity of Pipelle endometrial sampling in the management of menstrual disorders. BJOG (2003) 2003 Nov;110(11):971-4.

Akande VA. Tubal Pelvic Damage: Prediction and Prognosis. Human Fertility (2002) 5(1) S15-20

Akande VA, Jenkins JM. Surgical versus medical treatment of fibroids. Advances in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2000) 18, 7-14.

Akande VA, Mathur R, Keay S, Jenkins J. The choice of luteal support following pituitary down-regulation, controlled ovarian hyperstimulation and IVF. BJOG (1996) 103, 963-66.

Mathur R, Joels L, Akande V, Jenkins J. The prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome BJOG (1996) 103, 740-746.

UK NATIONAL GUIDELINES

Akande V, Turner C, Horner P, Horne A, Pacey A; British Fertility Society.Impact of Chlamydia trachomatis in the reproductive setting: British Fertility Society Guidelines for practice. Hum Fertil (Camb). 2010 Sep;13(3):115-25.

McTavish A, Akande V, Bloor D, Cutting R. Quality Manual for the: British Fertility Society, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, Association of Clinical Embryologists. Hum Fertil (Camb). 2011

ORIGINAL PAPERS

El Hakim EA, Gordon UD, Akande VA.(2009) The relationship between serum Chlamydia antibody levels and severity of disease in infertile women with tubal damage. Arch Gynecol Obstet.

El Hakim EA, Epee M, Draycott T, Gordon UD, Akande VA. Significance of positive Chlamydia serology in women with normal-looking Fallopian tubes.Reprod Biomed Online. 2009 Dec;19(6):847-51

Crofts JF, Ellis D, Draycott TJ, Winter C, Hunt LP, Akande VA. Change in knowledge of midwives and obstetricians following obstetric emergency training: a randomised controlled trial of local hospital, simulation centre and teamwork training. BJOG. 2007 Dec;114(12):1534-41.

Akande V, Garas A, Cahill D. The effect of diclofenac and paracetamol on pregnancy and implantation rates in infertile women undergoing IVF treatment. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2006 Nov;26(8):785-7

Draycott T, Sibanda T, Owen L, Akande V, Winter C, Reading S, Whitelaw A. Does training in obstetric emergencies improve neonatal outcome? BJOG. 2006 Feb;113(2):177-82.

DJ Cahill, J Meadowcroft, VA Akande, and E Corrigan. Likelihood of natural conception following treatment by IVF. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2005

Kailasam C, Akande V, Gordon UD. Levonorgestrel hormone releasing intrauterine system (Mirena) as a contraceptive in egg donors: case report. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2005 Mar;22(3):137-40

Akande VA, Keay SD, Hunt LP, Mathur RS, Jenkins JM, Cahill DJ. The practical implications of a raised serum FSH and age on the risk of IVF treatment cancellation due to a poor ovarian response. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2004 Jul;21(7):257-62

Akande VA, Cahill DJ, Wardle PG, Rutherford AJ, Jenkins JM. The predictive value of the “Hull & Rutherford” classification for tubal damage. BJOG. 2004 Nov;111(11):1236-41

Akande VA, Hunt LP, Cahill DJ, Jenkins JM Differences in time to natural conception between women with unexplained infertility and infertile women with minor endometriosis. Hum Reprod. 2004 Jan;19(1):96-103

Akande VA, Hunt LP, Cahill DJ, Jenkins JM. Differences in time to natural conception between women with unexplained infertility and infertile women with minor endometriosis Human Reproduction (2003) Jan;19(1):96-103.

Akande VA, Hunt LP, Cahill DJ, Caul EO, Ford WCL, Jenkins JM Tubal damage in infertile women: prediction using Chlamydia serology Human Reproduction (2003) 18: 1797-1801

Keay SD, Liversedge NH, Akande VA, Mathur RS, Jenkins JM. Serum insulin-like growth factor 1 concentrations following pituitary desensitisation do not predict the ovarian response to gonadotrophin stimulation prior to in vitro fertilisation Human Reproduction (2003) 18: 1841-1847.

Akande VA, Fleming CF, Hunt LP, Keay SD & Jenkins JM. Biological versus chronological ageing of oocytes, distinguishable by raised FSH levels in relation to the success of IVF treatment. Human Reproduction (2002) 17 (8) 2003-2008.

Akande AV, Asselin J, Keay SD, Cahill DJ, Muttukrishna S, Groome NP, Wardle PG. Inhibin A, inhibin B and activin A in follicular fluid of infertile women with tubal damage, unexplained infertility and endometriosis. American Journal of Reprod Immunol (2000) 43(2): 61-9

Mathur RS, Akande AV, Keay SD, Hunt LP, Jenkins JM. Distinction between early and late ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. Fertility and Sterility (2000) 73:5: 901-907

Hull MGR, Williams JAC, McLaughlin EA, Akande VA, Ray B, Ford WCL. The contribution of subtle oocyte or sperm dysfunction to endometriosis-associated or unexplained infertility: a controlled comparison with tubal infertility and the use of donor sperm in IVF treatment. (1998) Human Reproduction 13, 1825-1830.

Sowter MC, Akande VA, Hull MGR. Hydrosalpinx and in-vitro fertilisation: outcome is not improved by spontaneous or surgical drainage. (1997) Human Reproduction 12, 2147-2150

LETTER/ COMMENTARY / CASE REPORT

Akande VA, Murphy DJ. Neurological sequelae in IVF babies. Lancet 2002, 360 717-18

Akande VA, Patel R. Oral contraceptive associated with a 7-fold increase in the risk of vulvar vestibulitis. Evidence based Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2003) 5, 24-25

Eckford S, Hirshowitz L, Akande V. Maloplakia of the uterine cervix. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (1994) vol. 14/No 1, 51-52.

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Akande VA, Jenkins JM. The predictive value of the Hull and Rutherford Classification for tubal damage. Human Fertility 2002, 5 (3) 146-147.

Akande AV, LP Hunt, DJ Cahill, JM Jenkins. Factors affecting the difference in time to conception between women with unexplained infertility and infertile women with superficial endometriosis (2001) Human Fertility, 4, 214, P38.

Akande AV, JM Jenkins. A study of the prediction of Chlamydia infection causing infertility, the value of treatment independent management and prognosis for pregnancy in 1119 women following laparoscopy. Proceedings of the 29th British Congress of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, July 2001.

Akande AV, JM Jenkins. The relationship of Tubal pelvic damage (TPD) and Chlamydia serology to severity of disease and functional potential for pregnancy (2001) Human Fertility, 4, 66, P15.

Akande AV, JM Jenkins. What is the prognostic value of chlamydia serology for pregnancy and live birth rates? (2000) Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, Abstract series 25, 185, p68.

Akande AV, DJ Cahill. Serum CA-125 is not a reliable predictor of pregnancy when comparing women with tubal disease and endometriosis. Proceedings of Endometriosis 2000, 7th Biennial World Congress London 14-17 May 2000, N 220.

Akande AV, LP Hunt, JM Jenkins, DJ Cahill. Differences in time to achieve pregnancy between women with unexplained infertility and infertile women with superficial endometriosis. Proceedings of Endometriosis 2000 7th Biennial World Congress London 14-17 May 2000, N 130.

Akande AV, RS Mathur, EU Emovon, MGR Hull, JM Jenkins. Risk factors for Tubal Pelvic Infective Damage (TPID) and prediction using Chlamydia serology. Human Fertility (2000) 3, 2; P9.

Akande AV, Hull MGR. Tubal pelvic infective damage (TPID) and Chlamydia serology in relation to severity of disease and functional potential for pregnancy. Proceedings of the Royal College of Obstetricians National Trainees Meeting, Bristol May 1999.

Akande AV, Hull MGR. Tubal pelvic infective damage (TPID) and chlamydia serology in relation to severity of disease. P30, Proceedings of the BFS Annual conference, April 1999, Newcastle, UK.

Akande AV, Hull MGR. Severity of tubal pelvic infective damage (TPID) and chlamydia serology in relation to functional potential for pregnancy. P29, Proceedings of the British Fertility Society Annual conference, April 1999, Newcastle, UK.

Mathur RS, Akande AV, Hunt LP, Jenkins JM. Difficulty in predicting the risk of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) may be explained by the occurrence of two distinct forms distinguishable by time of onset. P4, Proceedings of the BFS Annual conference, April 1999, Newcastle.

Keay SD, Liversedge N, Mathur R, Akande V, Jenkins JM. Defining poor ovarian response to gonadotrophin stimulation prior to assisted conception. Human Fertility (1999), 2; F3 p80.

Emovon E, Akande V, Ashcroft S, Mathur R, Gordon UD. Do dummy runs before embryo transfer affect implantation rates in IVF treatment? Human Fertility (1999), 2, F4 p81

Akande AV, Keay SD, Cahill DJ, Muttukrishna S, Groome NP, Asselin J, Wardle PG. Activin-A, Inhibin-A, Inhibin-B levels in the dominant follicle of infertile women with endometriosis. (1998) Fertility and Sterility 70 (3), Suppl 1, S307.

Akande AV, Hull MGR, Fleming CF, Hunt LP McDermott A. Premature ovarian ageing in ovulating women: reduced ovarian capacity and implanting ability of fertilised oocytes distinguishable by raised FSH levels. (1998) Human Fertility 1, 109-110.

Keay SD, Liversedge N, Mathur R, Akande V, Jenkins JM. Basal serum IGF 1 concentrations are poorly predictive of ovarian response to gonadotrophin stimulation. (1998) Human Fertility 1, 126

Akande AV, Keay SD, Mathur RS, Jenkins JM, Hull MGR. Luteal phase progesterone levels are poor predictors of pregnancy after IVF and GIFT treatment. (1998) Human Fertility 1, 118.

Cahill DJ, Akande V, Muttukrishna S, Asselin J, Groome NP, Wardle PG. Ovarian function in endometriosis-associated infertility: follicular fluid activin and inhibin (1998). Proceedings of the VI World congress on endometriosis June 30-July 1998, pp130.

SD Keay, Corrigan E, Akande AV, Wardle PG, Hull MGR, Jenkins JM. A survey of computerisation within In Vitro Fertilisation centres and views on electronic transfer of information to the human fertilisation and embryology authority (1997). Proceedings of the BFS Winter workshop Cambridge 18th-19th December 1997.

Mathur RS, Akande AV, Sowter MS, Gordon UD, Jenkins JM. The antecedents of early versus late ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) in women undergoing assisted conception. (1997) Journal of Reproduction and Fertility Abstract series 19, 69

Cahill DJ, Akande AV, Williams J Sowter M. The safety of diclofenac (Voltarol) as an analgesic agent for oocyte recovery. (1997) Journal of reproduction and Fertility Abstract series 19, 69

Mathur RS, Akande AV, Kay SD, Harbottle SJ, Jenkins JM, Hull MGR. Late onset OHSS after ovarian stimulation is poorly predicted by peak oestradiol concentration and the number of oocytes collected. (1997) Human Reproduction Volume 12 abstract book 1, 333.

Akande AV, Keay SD, Rennie A, Jenkins JM. Current problems and future possibilities of handling information regarding infertility treatment. (1997) Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Health Information Management Research, Sheffield, England. pp. 175-177.

Sowter MC, Akande VA, Hull MGR. IVF treatment in women with hydrosalpinx: does transvaginal drainage at oocyte recovery improve outcome? (1997) Human Reprod Volume 12 abstract book 1, 261.

Akande AV, Keay SD, Mathur RS, Sowter M. The practical implications of a raised basal serum FSH level on the chance of poor ovarian response and cancellation of IVF treatment. (1997) Journal of Reproduction and Fertility Abstract series 19, 8

Akande AV, Fleming CF, McDermott A, Hull MGR. Ovarian ageing indicated by raised FSH concentrations and a reduction in the ability of fertilised oocytes to implant (1997) Human Reproduction Volume 12 abstract book 1, 262.

Sowter MC, Akande VA, Hull MGR. In-vitro fertilisation treatment in women with hydrosalpinx. Does trans-vaginal drainage at the time of oocyte recovery improve outcome? Proceedings of the XV annual scientific meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia. September 1996

Keay SD, Rennie A, Liversedge NH, Mathur R, Akande V, Jenkins JM. Reliability of IVF databases-suggestions for improvement. (1996) Journal of the British Fertility Society 1, No2; 14, in supplement to Human Reproduction 11, 7