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BOOKS

  1. Transurethral Resection. Prentice-Hall International, London: 1977.
  2. Microsurgery. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore: 1979.
  3. How To Get Pregnant. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1980, hardback; Warner Books, New York, 1981, paperback. Published in the United States, Australia, England, Spain, Israel and Germany.
  4. The Male: From Infancy To Old Age. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1981, hardback and paperback. Published in the United States, Spain and England.
  5. Reproductive Microsurgery In The Male And Female. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore: 1984.
  6. How Not To Get Pregnant, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1987.
  7. How To Get Pregnant With The New Technology, Warner Books, New York, 1991, hardback; Warner Books, New York, 1991, paperback.
  8. How To Get Pregnant With The New Technology, Revised Edition, Warner Books, New York, 1998, quality paperback.
  9. How To Get Pregnant (The classic guide to overcoming infertility, completely revised and updated), Little Brown & Co., New York, 2005.
  10. How To Get Pregnant Paperback Version (The classic guide to overcoming infertility, completely revised and updated), Little Brown & Co., New York, 2007.
  11. Y Men Are Different (A history of the Y chromosome in ancient man, modern man, and wild animals, and how it affects the behavior of men compared to women), Little Brown & Co., New York).

SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES

  1. Silber, SJ, McDonald, FD: Calcification of the seminal vesicles and vas deferens in a uremic patient. J Urol, 105:542, 1971.
  2. Silber, SJ: Idiopathic hypercalciuria. New Eng J Med, 284-503, 1971.
  3. Silber, SJ, Gikas, PW, McDonald, FD: Active lupus glomerulitis with hematoxylin bodies but negative urinalysis. J Urol, 106:812, 1971.
  4. Silber, SJ, Thompson, N: Mannitol induced central nervous system toxicity in renal failure. Invest Urol, 9:310, 1972; Yearbook Urol, (abst), 1972.
  5. Silber, SJ, Konnak, J, McDonald, FD: Acute changes in serum calcium after renal transplantation. J Urol, 107:533, 1972; Rev Surg (abst), Sept/Oct, 1972; Urol Dig (abst), Oct, 1972.
  6. Lapides, J, Diokno, AC, Silber, SJ, Lowe, BS: Clean, intermittent self-catheterization in the treatment of urinary tract disease. Transactions Am Assoc Genitourinary Surg, 63:92, 1971; J Urol, 107-458, 1972.
  7. Silber, SJ, Moyad, RA: Renal echinococcus. J Urol, 108:699, 1972; Urol (abst), 1972.
  8. Silber, SJ, Cittan, S, Friedlander, G: Testicular neoplasm in father and son. J Urol, 108:889, 1972.
  9. Silber, SJ, Breakey, B, Campbell, D, Williams, H, Fellman, S: Placenta percreta invading the bladder. J Urol, 109:615, 1973.
  10. Silber, SJ, Crudup, J: Kidney transplantation in inbred rats. Am J Surg, 125:551, 1973.
  11. Silber, SJ, Diokno, A: Agranulocytosis from cephalosporins. JAMA, 224:1427, 1973.
  12. Silber, SJ, Thornbury, J: The fate of non-absorbable intraureteral suture. J Urol, 110:40, 1973.
  13. Kalish, M, Silber, SJ, Herwig, K: Papillary necrosis: result of intravesical instillation of formalin. Urol, 2:315, 1973.
  14. Silber, SJ, Chang, CY: Primary lymphoma of the kidney. J Urol, 110:282, 1973.
  15. Silber, SJ: Carcinoma in the bladder left behind. J Urol, 110:675, 1973.
  16. Silber, SJ, Miller, JFAP, Morris, PJ: Attempts to induce specific immunosuppression in the rat by selective recruitment of antigen-sensitive cells. Aust NZ J Surg, 44:428, 1974.
  17. Silber, SJ: Prevention of acute tubular necrosis in renal transplantation by chronic salt loading of the recipient. Aust NZ J Surg, 44:410, 1974; Brit J Urol (abst), 468, 1974.
  18. Silber, SJ, Crudup, J: Three kidney rat model. Invest Urol, 11:466, 1974.
  19. Silber, SJ, Malvin, R: Compensatory and obligatory renal growth in rats. Am J Phsiol, 226:114, 1974.
  20. Silber, SJ: Treatment of renal trauma by angiographic injection of autologous clot. Arch Surg, 110:206, 1975. Brit J Urol (abst), 47:232, 1975.
  21. Silber, SJ: Chronic salt loading of donor and recipient in renal transplantation. Surg, 75:573, 1974; JAMA (abst), July, 1974; Urol Surv (abst), 24:322, 1974.
  22. Silber, SJ: Renal transplantation between adults and children. JAMA, 228:1143, 1974; Urol Dig (abst), 1975.
  23. Kalish, M, Greenbaum, L, Silber, SJ, Goldstein, H: Traumatic renal hemorrhage treatment by arterial embolization. J Urol, 112:138, 1974.
  24. Silber, SJ: Extra renal function in patients with duplication anomaly: obligatory and compensatory renal growth. J Urol, 112:423, 1974.
  25. Silber, SJ: Compensatory and obligatory renal growth in babies and adults. Aust NZ J Surg, 44:421, 1974.
  26. Silber, SJ: Renal transplantation between salt drinking and water drinking rats. Am Soc Neph (abst), 7:83, 1974.
  27. Silber, SJ: Growth of baby kidneys transplanted into adults. Surg Forum, 26:579, 1975.
  28. Silber, SJ: Growth of baby kidneys transplanted into adults. Arch Surg, 111:75, 1976.
  29. Silber, SJ, Chang, CY, Gould, F: Regression of metastases after nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma. Brit J Urol, 47:259, 1975.
  30. Silber, SJ: Transplantation of rat kidneys with acute tubular necrosis into salt-loaded and normal recipients. Surg, 77:487, 1975.
  31. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery in clinical urology. Urol, 6:150, 1975.
  32. Silber, SJ, Miller, JFAP, Morris, P: Specific immunosuppression in renal allotransplantation: selective recruitment of antigen-sensitive lymphocytes. Am Soc Neph (abst), Nov, 1975.
  33. Silber, SJ, Clark, R: Treatment of massive hemorrhage after renal biopsy with angiographic injection of clot. New Eng J Med, 292:1387, 1975.
  34. Silber, SJ, Collins, E, Clark, R: Treatment of hemorrhage from renal trauma by angiographic injection of clot. J Urol, 115:16, 1976; Urol Times (abst), Jan, 1976.
  35. Silber, SJ, Miller, JFAP, Morris, PJ: Graft-versus-host reactivity and renal allograft survival in rats given allogenic speen cells or spleen allografts. Transplantation, 22:160, 1976.
  36. Silber, SJ, Clark, RE: Management of bleeding after renal biopsy (reply to letter to the editor). New Eng J Med, 292:1047, 1975.
  37. Silber, SJ, Kelly, J: Successful autotransplantation of an intra-abdominal testis to the scrotum by microvascular technique. J Urol, 115:452, 1976.
  38. Friend, DS, Galle, J, Silber, SJ: Fine structure of human sperm, vas deferens epithelium, and testicular biopsy specimens at the time of vasectomy reversal. Anat Rec, 184:584, 1976.
  39. Silber, SJ: Microscopic technique for reversal of vasectomy. Surg Gynec & Obst, 143:630, 1976.
  40. Silber, SJ: Perfect anatomical reconstruction of vas deferens with a new microscopic surgical technique. Fertil Steril, 28:72, 1977.
  41. Silber, SJ, Galle, J, Friend, D: Microscopic vasovasostomy and spermatogenesis. J Urol, 117:299, 1977.
  42. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery in pediatric urology. Chapter in 1975 Int'l Symp Ped Surg, ed. by J. Duckett.
  43. Silber, SJ: Letter to editor: vasectomy reversal. New Eng J Med, 296:886, 1977.
  44. Silber, SJ: Microscopic vasectomy reversal. Fertil Steril, 28:1191, 1977; Letter to editor. Fertil Steril, 28:1191-1202, 1977.
  45. Silber, SJ: Sperm granuloma and reversibility of vasectomy. Lancet, aa:588, 1977.
  46. Silber, SJ: Vasectomy and vasectomy reversal: microsurgical approach. Presented at Program for Applied Research on Fertility Regulation (PARFR), Dec. 1977.
  47. Silber, SJ, Cohen, RS: Microsurgical techniques for reversal of tubal ligation. Presented at Program for Applied Research on Fertility Regulation (PARFR), Dec. 1977.
  48. Silber, SJ: Transplantation of a human testicle for anorchia. Fertil Steril, 30:181, 1978.
  49. Silber, SJ: Vasectomy and vasectomy reversal. Mod Trends, Fertil Steril, 29:125, 1978; Mod Med (abst), 179, 1978; J Cont Ed Urol (abst), May, 1978:31; Urol Digest (abst), March ,1979:23.
  50. Silber, SJ: Vasectomy and vasectomy reversal: microsurgical approach. Chapter in Symp of Urol Clinics of N America, ed. by Stuart Howards, 5:573, 1978.
  51. Silber, SJ: Microscopic vasoepididymostomy: specific microanastomosis to the epididymal tubule. Fertil Steril, 30:565, 1978.
  52. Silber, SJ: Dealing with fertility problems after vasectomy reversal. Cont Ob/Gyn, 12:105, 1978.
  53. Silber, SJ, Cohen, RS: Normal intrauterine pregnancy after reversal of tubal sterilization in the wife and vasectomy in the husband. Fertil Steril, 30:606, 1978; Letter to editor. Fertil Steril, 31:90, 1979.
  54. Silber, SJ: Epididymal extravasation following vasectomy as cause for failure of vasectomy reversal. Fertil Steril, 30:309, 1979; Urol Dig (abst), 18:43, 1979.
  55. Silber, SJ: Letter to editor: impalpable testis. J Urol, 121:545, 1979.
  56. Silber, SJ: Microsurgical aspects of varicocoele. Fertil Steril, 31:230, 1979.
  57. Bigazzi, PE, Alexander, NJ, and Silber, SJ: Studies on human testicular biopsies. Chapter for Vasectomy, Immunologic and Pathophysiologic Effects, ed. by I. H. Lepow and R. Crozier, Academic Press, 1979.
  58. Shapiro, EI, Silber, SJ: Open-ended vasectomy, sperm granuloma, and post-vasectomy orchialgia. Fertil Steril, 32:546-550, 1979.
  59. Silber, SJ: Vasectomy and reversal of vasectomy. In Voluntary Sterilization: A Decade of Achievement. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Voluntary Sterilization. May 7-10, 1979, Seoul, Korea, ed. by M.E. Schima and I. Lubell.
  60. Silber, SJ: Ejaculatory duct obstruction. J Urol, 124-294, 1980.
  61. Silber, SJ, Rodriguez-Rigau, L: Pregnancy after testicle transplant: importance of treating the couple. Fertil Steril, 33:454-455, 1980.
  62. Silber, SJ: Vasoepididymostomy to the head of the epididymis: recovery of normal spermatozoal motility. Fertil Steril, 34:149-153, 1980.
  63. Silber, SJ, Cohen, RS: Microsurgical reversal of female sterilization: the role of tubal length. Fertil Steril, 33:598, 1980.
  64. Silber, SJ, Cohen, RS: Laparoscopy for cryptorchidism. J Urol, 124:928, 1980.
  65. Silber, SJ: Reversal of vasectomy and the treatment of male infertility. J Androl, 1:261, 1980.
  66. Silber, SJ: Evolution of microsurgery of the epididymis. Chapter for Progress in Reproductive Biology, Epididymis and Fertility: Biology and Pathology, ed by C. Bollack and A. Clavert, pages 114-122, 1981.
  67. Silber, SJ: Reversal of vasectomy and the treatment of male infertility. Chapter in Symp of Urol Clinics of N America, 8:53, 1981.
  68. Silber, SJ: The intra-abdominal testes: microvascular autotransplantation. J Urol, 125:329, 1981.
  69. Silber, SJ, Cohen, RS: Microsurgical reconstruction of the fallopian tube for reversal of tubal sterilization. Chapter for Microsurgery in Gynecology II, ed by Jordan M. Phillips, pages 129-132, 1981.
  70. Silber, SJ, Rodriguez-Rigau, LJ: Quantitative analysis of testicle biopsy: determination of partial obstruction and prediction of sperm count after surgery for obstruction. Fertil Steril, 36:480, 1981.
  71. Silber, SJ: Testicular transplantation and autotransplantation. Chapter in Vascular Problems in Urologic Surgery, ed., by R.A. Straffon and A. C. Novick, pp. 337-349, 1982.
  72. Silber, SJ: Reversal of vasectomy and the treatment of male infertility. Chapter for Techniques Microchirurgicales de la Sterilite, ed. by E. Cornier, Masson Publishing, France, pp. 158-161, 1982.
  73. Silber, SJ: Recent advances in microsurgery of the male genitalia. Annales Chirurgiae et Gynaecoogiae, Finland, 71:80, 1982.
  74. Silber, SJ: Recovery of spermatogenesis after testicle autotransplantation in an adult male. Fertil Steril, 38:632, 1982.
  75. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery for the undescended testicle. Chapter in Symp of Urol Clinics of N America, 9:429, 1982.
  76. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery for obstruction of the vas deferens and epididymis. Contraception Fertilite' Sexualite', Paris, France, March, 1983, 465-474.
  77. Silber, SJ, Cohen, RS: Simultaneous treatment of the wife in infertile couples with oligospermia. Fertil Steril, 4:505, 1983.
  78. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery for vasectomy reversal and vasoepididymostomy. Urol, 23:505, 1984.
  79. Silber, SJ, Cohen, R: Microsurgical reversal of tubal sterilization: Factors affecting pregnancy rate, with long term follow-up. Obstet Gynecol 64:679, 1984.
  80. Silber, SJ: Impotence. Chapter in Avances in Internal Medicine, by invitation, Volume 30, Year Book Medical Publishers, 1984.
  81. Silber, SJ: Diagnosis and treatment of obstructive azospermia. Chapter in Male Sexual Dysfunction: Diagnosis and Management of Hypogonadism, Infertility and Impotence, ed. by R. J. Santen and R. S. Swerdloff, Marcel Dekker, 1986.
  82. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery of the Male and Female Reproductive Tract, Article 129, Raven Press, 1986.
  83. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery for Vasectomy Reversal and Vasoepididymostomy, Chapter in Male Contraception: Advances and Future Prospects, ed. by G. Zatuchni and R. Goldsmith, Harper & Row, 1986.
  84. Silber, SJ, Cohen, R: Microsurgical Reversal of Tubal Sterilization: Factors Affecting Pregnancy Rate, With Long Term Follow-Up, ed. R. Pitkin, 1986 Yearbook Medical Publishers.
  85. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery. For: Merit Students Encyclopedia, Macmillan Educational Company, (New York) 183.
  86. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery of the male genitalia. Chapter in Pediatric and Adult Reconstructive Surgery, 2nd edition, ed. by J. Libertino, 1974.
  87. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery in andrology. Chapter in Proceedings of the Int'l Congress "Therapy in Andrology," Int'l Congress Series, volume 596, 1983.
  88. Silber, SJ: Diagnosis and treatment of obstructive azoospermia. Chapter in Current Therapy of Infertility - III, ed by Garcia, C; Mastroianni, L; Amelar, R; Dubin, L. B.C. Decker, Inc., Publisher, 1988.
  89. Silber, SJ, Asch, R, Ord, T, Borrero, C, Balmaceda, J: New treatment for infertility due to congenital absence of vas deferens. The Lancet, October 10, 1987, page 850.
  90. Silber, SJ: Pregnancy caused by sperm from vasa efferentia. Fertil Steril 49(2), 373:75, February 1988.
  91. Patrizio, P, Silber, SJ, Ord, T, Balmaceda, JP, Asch, RH: Two births after microsurgical sperm aspiration in congenital absence of the vas deferens. The Lancet, December 10, 1988, page 1988.
  92. Silber, SJ: Pregnancy after vasovasostomy for vasectomy reversal: A study of factors affecting long term return of fertility in 282 patients followed for 10 years. Human Reprod 4(3), 318:322, 1989.
  93. Silber, SJ: Apparent fertility of human sperm from caput epididymis. J Androl 10(4), 263:269, July/August 1989.
  94. Silber, SJ: Results of specific tubule vasoepididymostomy: The role of epididymis in sperm maturation. Urol, October 1988.
  95. Silber, SJ, Ord, T, Balmaceda, J, Asch, R, Borrero, C: Pregnancy with sperm aspiration from the proximal head of the epididymis: A new treatment for congenital absence of the vas deferens. Fertil Steril 50(3), 525:528, September 1988.
  96. Silber, SJ: Surgical treatment of male infertility, Chapter in Infertility: A Comprehensive Text, ed. Machelle Seibel, Appleton & Lange, September 1989, ISBN 0-8385-4024-4.
  97. Silber, SJ: Relationship of semen parameters to pregnancy outcome, Chapter in Infertility: A Comprehensive Text, ed. Machelle Seibel, Appleton & Lange, September 1989, ISBN 0-8385-4024-4.
  98. Silber, SJ: Results of microsurgical vasoepididymostomy: Role of epididymis in sperm aspiration. Human Reprod 4(3), 298:303, 1989.
  99. Silber, SJ: The relationship of abnormal semen parameters to male infertility. Human Reprod 5(1), 947:953, October 1989.
  100. Silber, SJ: Results of microsurgical vasoepididymostomy: Role of epididymis in sperm maturation. Human Reprod 4(3) 298:303, 1989.
  101. Silber, SJ, Ord, T, Balmaceda, J, Patrizio, P, Asch, RH: Congenital absence of the vas deferens: The fertilizing capacity of human epididymal sperm. N Engl J Med, 323:1788-1792 (December 27), 1990.
  102. Patrizio, P, Moretti-Rojas, I, Ord, T, Balmaceda, J, Silber, S, Asch, RH: Low incidence of sperm antibodies in men with congenital absence of the vas deferens. Fertil Steril 52(6), 1989.
  103. Gerli, S, Remohi, J, Patrizio, P, Borrero, C, Balmaceda, JP, Silber, SJ, Asch, RH: Programming of ovarian stimulation with Norethindrone Acetate in IVF/GIFT cycles. Human Reprod, 4(7), 746:748, 1989.
  104. Silber, SJ: Fertilizing capacity of epididymal sperm for GIFT: from Basics to Clinics, ed. Capitanio, Asch, DeCecco, Croce, Raven Press, New York, 1989, ISBN: 0-88167-509-1.
  105. Silber, SJ: Quantitative evaluation of spermatogenesis in men with congenital absence of the vas deferens by testicular histology. Human Reprod, 5(1) 89:93, 1990.
  106. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery and Andrology: Pregnancy after vasovasostomy for vasectomy reversal. Microsurg & Androl, 56:416-424, 1991.
  107. Speirs, AL, Asch, RH, Silber, SJ: When predictions don't predict. Aust NZ J Obstet Gyn, 31(4), 346:347, 1991.
  108. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery, Andrology, and Its Role in IVF. Chapter in 1990, Advances in Assisted Reproductive Technologies, ed. by S. Mashiach, Z. Ben-Rafael, N. Laufer, J.G. Schenker.
  109. Asch, RH, Silber, SJ: Microsurgical Epididymal Sperm Aspiration and Assisted Reproductive Techniques. Chapter in 1991, Frontiers in Human Reproduction, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 626:101-110, June 28, 1991.
  110. Silber, SJ, Ord, T, Balmaceda, J, Patrizio, P, Asch, RH: Letter to editor: Cystic fibrosis and congenital absence of the vas deferens. New Eng J Med, 64:65, July 4, 1991.
  111. Silber, SJ: Effect of age on male fertility. Seminars in Reprod Endo, ed. L. Speroff, 9:241-248, August, 1991.
  112. Davis, RO, Overstreet, JW, Asch, RH, Ord, T, Silber, SJ: Movement characteristics of human epididymal sperm used for fertilization of human oocytes in vitro. Fertil Steril, 56:1128-35, December, 1991.
  113. Patrizio, P, Bronson, R, Silber, SJ, Ord, T, Asch, RH: Testicular origin of immunobead-reacting antigens in human sperm. Fertil Steril, 57:183-186, January, 1992.
  114. Asch, R, Patrizio, P, Silber, SJ: Ultrastructure of human sperm in men with congenital absence of the vas deferens: Clinical implications. Fertil Steril, 58(1), 190:193, July, 1992.
  115. Patrizio, P, Silber, SJ, Ord, T, Marello, E, Balmaceda, JP, Asch RH: Replacement of frozen embryos generated from epididymal sperm: The first two pregnancies. Human Reprod, 7(5), 652:653, 1992.
  116. Patrizio, P, Silber, SJ, Ord, T, Moretti-Rojas, I, Asch, RH: Relationship of epididymal sperm antibodies to their in vitro fertilization capacity in men with congenital absence of the vas deferens. Fertil Steril, 58:1006-10, 1992.
  117. Ord, T, Marello, E, Patrizio, P, Balmaceda, JP, Silber, SJ, Asch, RH: The role of the laboratory in the handling of epididymal sperm for assisted reproductive technologies. Fertil Steril, Communications-in-Brief, 57(5), 1103:1106, 1992.
  118. Patrizio, P, Ord, T, Silber, SJ, and Asch, RH: Basic physiologic mechanisms in human epididymal sperm (abst), 4th International Meeting of Andrology on Treating Male Infertility New Possibilities, Bellagio, Italy, June, 1992.
  119. Silber, SJ: The relationship of abnormal semen values to pregnancy outcome. Technological Advances in Infertility, ed. Seibel, Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., 1993.
  120. Silber, SJ: Surgical management of male infertility. Technological Advances in Infertility, ed. Seibel, Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., 1993.
  121. Silber, SJ: Epididymal sperm aspiration as a new treatment for male infertility. For: Book of Proceedings of the III International Annual Symposium on IVF & Assisted Reproductive Techniques (Buenos Aires, Argentina): Unpublished data.
  122. Silber, SJ: Epididymal surgery. For: Infertility. Book of Proceedings of the 25th Study Group of the Royal College of Ob/Gyns, ed. A.A. Templeton and J. O. Drife, Springer-Verlag, London, England, October 1992, ISBN: 3-540-19743-5.
  123. Silber, SJ: Microcirugia y fertilizacion in vitro para la azoospermia obstructiva. Chapter for Avances En Reproduccion Asistida, ed. Jose Remohi, Antonio Pellicer, and Fernando Fonilla-Musoles, Diaz de Santos, S.A., Madrid, Spain, August 1992, ISBN: 84-7978-042-8.
  124. Silber, SJ: Congenital absence of the vas deferens. The fertilizing capacity of human epididymal sperm. Book of Proceedings for First International Scientific Meeting of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, ed. F.H.M. Tsakok, P. Liauw, and S.L. Yu, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., Singapore, August 1992, ISBN: 981-02-0794-8.
  125. Rojas, FJ, Balmaceda, JP, La, A, Silber, SJ, Ord, T, Asch, RH, and Patrizio, P: Penetration of zone-free hamster oocytes using human sperm aspirated from the epididymis of men with congenital absence of the vas deferens: comparison with human in vitro fertilization. Fertil Steril, 58:1000-1005, 1992.
  126. Silber, SJ: Recent Advances in Male Reproductive Surgery for Annual Progress in Reproductive Medicine, ed. Asch and Studd, The Parthenon Publishing Group, New York, 1993, ISBN: 1-85070-376-0.
  127. Silber, SJ: Treatment of Male Factor Infertility for Progress in Infertility, Fourth edition, ed. Behrman, Patton, and Holtz, Little, Brown and Company (Inc.), Boston/New York/Toronto/London, 1993, ISBN: 0-316-08782-3.
  128. Silber, SJ: A Modern View of Male Infertility: Brief Report for The Infertile Male, the Book of Proceedings of The Fertility Society of Australia Meeting held in Adelaide, Australia in November, 1992, ed. Flaherty and Matthews, CSIRO Australia, 1994, ISBN: 0 643 05584 3.
  129. Asch, R.H., Patrizio, P. and Silber, S.J. (1992) Ultrastructure of human sperm in men with congenital absence of the vas deferens: clinical implications. Fertil Steril 58, 190-193.
  130. Patrizio, P, Asch, RH, Handelin, B, Silber, SJ: Aetiology of congenital absence of the vas deferens: Genetic study of three generations. Human Reprod, 8(2), 215:220, 1993.
  131. Rojas, FJ, Patrizio, P, Do, J, Silber, SJ, Asch, RH, and Moretti-Rojas, I: Evidence for a cAMP-synthesizing adenyl yl cyclase (AC) system in human epididymal sperm. The Endocrine Society, 1993 (unpublished data).
  132. Patrizio, P, Asch, RH, Handelin, B, Silber, SJ: Infertile men with isolated congenital absence of the vas deferens: A new population of carriers for cystic fibrosis in mutation. Human Reprod, 8(2), 215:220, 1993.
  133. Silber, SJ: Techniques for the resolution of testicular obstruction for Reconstructive Urology, ed. Webster, Kirby, King, Goldwasser, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Boston, 1993.
  134. Woolcott, RJ, Silber, SJ, Cohen, R: A series of fifty seven ultrasound guided transvaginal GIFT (TV-GIFT) procedures. Abstract submitted to The American Fertility Society for consideration at their November 1994 Meeting.
  135. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery of the male genitalia for infertility. Reconstructive Urologic Surgery, ed. Libertino, C. V. Mosby/St. Louis, 1994 (1997), pp. 571-586.
  136. Silber, SJ: Conventional IVF versus ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) for patients requiring MESA (microsurgical epididymal sperm aspiration) for "Frontiers in Endocrinology, Perspectives on Assisted Reproduction," eds. Mori, Aono, Tominaga, and Hiroi, the Book of Proceedings of the VIIIth World Congress on IVF and ART held in Kyoto, Japan, in September 1993 (June 1994), ISBN: 88-85974-14-7.
  137. Silber, SJ: The use of epididymal sperm in assisted reproduction. Male Factor in Human Infertility, Frontiers in Endocrinology, Vol. 8, (Ed. J. Tesarik), Book of Proceedings of the Ares Serono Symposia, Ares-Serono Symposia Publications, 335-368, Paris, France, July 1994.
  138. Silber, SJ, Devroey, P, Van Steirteghem, AC Conventional IVF versus ICSI (intracytoplasmic injection) for patients requiring microsurgical epididymal sperm aspiration. Human Reprod 9(9), 1705-1709, 1994.
  139. Devroey, P, Liu, J, Nagy, Z, Tournaye, H, Silber, SJ, Van Steirteghem, AC: Normal fertilization of human oocytes after testicular sperm extraction and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (TESE and ICSI). Fertil Steril 62(3), 639-641, 1994.
  140. Woolcott, R, Stanger, J, Cohen, R, Silber, SJ: Refinements in the methodology of injection for transvaginal gamete intra Fallopian transfer. Human Reprod 9(8), 1466-1468, 1994.
  141. Van Steirteghem, AC, Devroey, P, Joris, H, Nagy, P, Liu, L, Camus, M, Wisanto, A, Staessen, C, Silber, SJ, and Liebaers, I. (1994). Criteria of patient selection for micromanipulation-assisted conception. In Male Factor in Human Infertility, Ares Serono Symposium Series, Frontiers in Endocrinology, Vol. 8, J. Tesarik (ed), 325-334.
  142. Araujo, E, Tadir, Y, Patrizio, P, Ord, T, Silber, SJ, Berns, M, and Silber, SJ: Relative force of human epididymal sperm correlated to the fertilizing capacity in vitro. Fertil Steril 1994 62(3), 585-590, 1994.
  143. Nagy, Z, Liu, J, Janssenswillen, C, Silber, SJ, Devroey, P, Van Steirteghem, AC: Comparison of fertilization, embryo development and pregnancy rates after intracytoplasmic sperm injection using ejaculated, fresh & frozen-thawed epididymal and testicular spermatozoa. Fertil Steril 1994 (in press).
  144. Woolcott, R, Silber, SJ, and Cohen, R: A Series of Fifty-Seven Ultrasound Guided Transvaginal (TV-GIFT) Procedures. Abstract presented at the VIIIth World Congress on IVF and ART, Kyoto, Japan, in September 1993.
  145. Silber, S.J., Devroey, P., Tournaye, H., and Van Steirteghem, A.C. (1995). Fertilizing capacity of epididymal and testicular sperm using intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). Presented at the Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia in Brisbane, Australia (Oct 1994) and published in Reprod Fertil Dev 7, 281-293.
  146. Mercier, B, Verlingue, C, Lissens, W, Silber, SJ, Novelli, G, Bonduelle, M, Raguenes, O, Quere, I, Audrezet, MP, Ferec, C (1995): Is congenital bilateral absence of vas deferens a primarily form of cystic fibrosis? Results of a large study of the CFTR gene in CBAVD patients. Am J Hum Genet 56, 272-277.
  147. Liu, J., Lissens, W., Silber, S.J., Devroey, P., Liebaers, I., and Van Steirteghem, A.C. (1994). Birth after preimplantation diagnosis of the cystic fibrosis F508 mutation by polymerase chain reaction in human embryos resulting from intracytoplasmic sperm injection with epididymal sperm. JAMA 23, 1858-1860.
  148. Nagy, Z, Liu, J, Janssenwillen, C, Silber, S, Devroey, P and Van Steirteghem, A: (1995) Comparison of fertilization, embryo development and pregnancy rates after intracytoplasmic sperm injection using ejaculated, fresh & frozen-thawed epididymal and testicular spermatozoa. Fertil Steril 63, 808-815.
  149. Devroey, P, Liu, J, Nagy, Z, Goossens, A., Tournaye, H., Camus, M., Van Steirteghem, A. and Silber, SJ. (1995) Pregnancies after testicular sperm extraction (TESE) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) in non-obstructive azoospermia. Human Reprod 10(6), 1457-1460.
  150. Devroey, P, Silber, S, Nagy, Z, Liu, J, Tournaye, H, Joris, H, Verheyen, G, and Van Steirgeghem, A. (1995) Ongoing pregnancies and birth after intracytoplasmic sperm injection with frozen-thawed epididymal spermatozoa. Human Reprod 10, 903-906.
  151. Chillon, M., Casals, T., Mercier, B., Bassas, L.L., Lissens, W., Silber, S.J., Romey, M.C., Ruiz-Romero, J., Verlingue, C., Claustres, M., Nunes, V., Ferec, C., and Estivill, X. (1995) Complexity of mutations and phenotypes in the CFTR gene: Congenital absence of the vas deferens caused by variable CFTR exon 9 deletion in infertile males with a cystic fibrosis mutation in the other chromosome. N Eng J Med, 323(22), 1475-1480.
  152. Silber, S.J. (1995). What forms of male infertility are there left to cure? Human Reprod 10(3), 503-504.
  153. Silber, S.J., Van Steirteghem, A.C., and Devroey, P. (1995) Sertoli cell only revisited. (Editorial), Human Reprod 10(5), 1031-1032.
  154. Silber, S.J. Sertoli cell only syndrome (Letter to the Editor), Hum Reprod 11, 229.
  155. Silber, S.J., Nagy, Z., Liu, J., Tournaye, H., Lissens, W., Ferec, C., Liebaers, I., Devroey, P. and Van Steirteghem, A.C. (1995) The use of epididymal and testicular sperm for ICSI: The genetic implications for male infertility. Human Reprod, 10(8), 2031-2043.
  156. Silber, S.J., Van Steirteghem, A.C., Liu, J., Nagy, Z., Tournaye, H., and Devroey, P. (1995). High fertilization and pregnancy rate after intracytoplasmic sperm injection with spermatozoa obtained from testicle biopsy. Human Reprod 10(1), 148-152.
  157. Silber, S.J., Devroey, P., and Van Steirteghem, A.C. (1995). Fertilizing capacity of epididymal and testicular sperm with ICSI. In Epididymis: Role and Importance in Male Infertility Treatment. Hamamah, S., Mieusset, R., and Dacheux, J.L. (eds). Ares-Serono Symposia Series - Frontiers in Endocrinology, Vol. 11, 129-140. Book of Proceedsings, Deauville, France.
  158. Van Steirteghem, A.C., Nagy, Z., Liu, J., Joris, H., Janssenswillen, C., Silber, S., and Devroey, P. (1995). Embryo development after ICSI using testicular, epididymal and ejaculated spermatozoa. In Epididymis: Role and Importance in Male Infertility Treatment. Hamamah, S., Mieusset, R., and Dacheux, J.L. (eds). Ares-Serono Symposia Series - Frontiers in Endocrinology, Vol. 11, 141-148. Book of Proceedings, Deauville, France.
  159. Silber, S.J. (1995). The use of epididymal and testicular sperm for ICSI. Book of Proceedings, IX World Congress on IVF and ART, (eds. Aburumieh, A., Bernat, E., Dohr, G., Feichtinger, W., Fischl, F., Huber, J., Muller, E., Szalay, S., Urdl, W., and Zech, H.), Vienna, Austria, April 3-7, 1995, 115-118.
  160. Nagy, Z., Silber, S.J., Liu, J., Devroey, P., Janssenwillen, C., and Van Steirteghem, A. (1995). Using ejaculated, fresh, and frozen-thawed epididymal and testicular spermatozoa gives rise to comparable results after intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Fertil Steril 63, 808-815.
  161. Liebaers, I., Bonduelle, M., Legein, J., Buysse, A., Magnus, M., Wisanto, A., Silber, S., Devroey, P., Van Assche, E., and Van Steirteghem, A. (1995). Malformation rates from IVF and/or assisted fertilization with epididymal spermatozoa. In Epididymis: Role and Importance in Male Infertility Treatment. Hamamah, S., Mieusset, R., and Dacheux, J.L. (eds). Ares-Serono Symposia Series - Frontiers in Endocrinology, Vol. 11. Book of Proceedings, Deauville, France.
  162. Reijo, R., Lee, T-Y, Salo, P., Alagappan, R., Brown, L.G., Rosenberg, M., Rozen, S., Jaffe, T., Straus, D., Hovatta, O., de la Chapelle, A., Silber, S., and Page, D.C. (1995). Diverse spermatogenic defects in humans caused by overlapping, de novo Y deletions encompassing a novel RNA-binding protein gene. Nat Genet 10, 383-393.
  163. Silber, S.J., Van Steirteghem, A.C., Nagy, P., and Devroey, P. (1996) Normal pregnancies resulting from testicular spermatid extraction (TESE) and ICSI in azoospermia due to maturation arrest. Fertil Steril 66, 110-117.
  164. Tournaye, H., Camus, M., Goossens, A., Liu, J., Nagy, P., Silber, S., Van Steirteghem, A.C., and Devroey, P. (1995) Recent concepts in the management of infertility because of non-obstructive azoospermia. Hum Reprod 10, 115-119.
  165. Tournaye, H., Liu, J., Nagy, P.Z., Camus, M., Goossens, A., Silber, S., Van Steirteghem, A.C., and Devroey, P. (1995) Correlation between testicular histology and outcome after intracytoplasmic sperm injection using testicular sperm. Human Reprod 11, 127-132.
  166. Tournaye, H., Camus, M., Ubaldi, F., Liu, J., Nagy, Z., Joris, H., Silber, S., Van Steirteghem, A. and Devroey, P. (1995) What if surgery fails: Microsurgical epididymal sperm aspiration (MESA) or testicular sperm extraction (TESE)? Presented as handout at the Postgraduate Pre-Congress Course of the International Symposium "Andrology in the Nineties," Genk, October 1995.
  167. Silber, S.J. and Lenahan, K. (1995) Sertoli cell surgery: spermatid retrieval and ICSI in azoospermic patients with maturation arrest. Hum Reprod Update 1(6), Video Item 26.
  168. Silber, S.J. (1997) Epididymal/testicular spermatozoa and intracytoplasmic sperm injection for Book of Proceedings of the IXth World Congress on Human Reproduction in Philadelphia, PA, May 28 - June 1, 1996 - New Horizons in Reproductive Medicine (eds. C. Coutiferis and L. Mastroianni), Chapter 45, 347-354.
  169. Silber, S.J. (1998) ICSI Today: A personal review. For Book of Proceedings of the International Symposium on ICSI, Thessaloniki, Greece, September 18-22, 1998, Hum Reprod 13 (Suppl 1), 208-218.
  170. Silber, S.J. (1996) Epididymal and testicular spermatozoa and intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Assisted Reprod Rev, 6(1), 45-53.
  171. Novero, V., Silber, S., Goossens, A., Van Steirteghem, A.C., Tournaye, H., and Devroey, P. (1996) Seminoma discovered in two males undergoing successful testicular sperm extraction for intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Fertil Steril 65(5), 1051-1054.
  172. Silber, S. (1996) Response to Letter to the Editor from Khalifa, Y. and Grudzinskas, J.G., Micro-epididymal sperm aspiration or percutaneous epididymal sperm aspiration? The dilemma. 11(3), 680-681.Devroey, P., Nagy, P, Tournaye, H., Liu, J., Silber, S. and Van Steirteghem, (1996) Outcome of intracytoplasmic sperm injection with testicular spermatozoa in obstructive and non-obstructive azoospermia. Hum Reprod 11(5), 1015-1018.
  173. Silber, S.J., Van Steirteghem, A., Nagy, Z., Liu, J., Tournaye, H. and Devroey, P. (1996) Normal pregnancies resulting from testicular sperm extraction and intracytoplasmic sperm injection for azoospermia due to maturation arrest. Fertil Steril 66(1), 110-117.
  174. Silber, S.J. (1998) The use of epididymal sperm for the treatment of male infertility. In: Bailliere’s clinical obstetrics and gynaecology. Male infertility, A. Van Steirteghem, P. Devroey and H. Tournaye (guest editors), Harcourt, Brace, Kent, U.K., 739-752.
  175. Silber, S.J., Nagy, Z., Devroey, P., Tournaye, H. and Van Steirteghem, A.C. (1997) Distribution of spermatogenesis in the testicles of azoospermic men: the presence or absence of spermatids in the testes of men with germinal failure. Hum Reprod 12, 2422-2428.
  176. Silber, S.J., Devroey, P., Camus, M. and Van Steirteghem, A.C. (1997) The effect of female age and ovarian reserve on pregnancy rate in male infertility: treatment of azoospermia with sperm retrieval and intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Hum Reprod, 12, 2693-2700.
  177. Response to Letter to the Editor of Fertility Sterility re:
  178. Silber, SJ, Van Steirteghem, AC, Nagy, Z, Liu, J, Tournaye, H and Devroey, P (1996) Normal pregnancies resulting from testicular sperm or spermatid extraction and ICSI for azoospermia due to maturation arrest. Fertil Steril 66, 110-117.
  179. Van Steirteghem, A., Nagy, P., Joris, H., Verheyen, G., Smitz, J., Camus, M., Tournaye, H., Ubaldi, F., Bonduelle, M., Silber, S., Liebaers, I. and Devroey, P. (1996) The development of intracytoplasmic sperm injection. In Human Conception In Vitro, 1995, Proceedings of the Third Bourn Hall Meeting. Edwards, R.G., Beard, H.K. and Howles, C.M. (eds.), Hum Reprod, Vol. 11, Supplement 1, September 1996, 59-72.
  180. Reijo, R., Lee, T.-Y., Sao, P., Alagappan, R., Brown, L.G., Rosenberg, M., Rozen, S., Jaffe, T., Straus, D., Hovatta, O., de la Chapelle, A., Silber, S. and Page, D.C. (1996) Diverse spermatogenic defects in humans caused by Y chromosome deletions encompassing a novel RNA-binding protein gene. In Genetics and Assisted Human Conception, 1995, Proceedings of the ESHRE Symposium on Genetics and Outcomes of Assisted Reproductive Technology, Van Steirteghem, A., Devroey, P. and Liebaers, I. (eds.), Hum Reprod, Vol. 11, Supplement 4, December 1996, 27-54.
  181. Lissens, W., Mercier, B., Tournaye, H., Bonduelle, M., Ferec, C., Seneca, S., Devroey, P., Silber, S., Van Steirteghem, A. and Liebaers, I. (1996) Cystic fibrosis and infertility caused by congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens and related clinical entities. In Genetics and Assisted Human Conception, 1995, Proceedings of the ESHRE Symposium on Genetics and Outcomes of Assisted Reproductive Technoogy, Van Steirteghem, A., Devroey, P., and Liebaers, I. (eds.), Hum Reprod, Vol 11, Supplement 4, December 1996, 55-80.
  182. Tournaye, H., Goossens, A., Ubaldi, F., Silber, S., Van Steirteghem, A.C. and Devroey, P. (Abstr) (1997) Are there any predictive factors for successful testicular sperm recovery in azoospermic patients? 12th Annual Meeting of European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 30-July 3, 1996. Hum Reprod, Vol 11, Abstract Book 1.
  183. Silber, S.J., Liu, J., Van Steirteghem, A., Tournaye, H., Nagy, Z. and Devroey. P. (1997) Response to Letter-to-the-Editor, The disappearing Y chromosome - “I told you so!,” Fertil Steril 67, 408-409.
  184. Silber, S.J. and Johnson, L. (1998) Are spermatid injections of any clinical value? ROSNI and ROSI revisited. Hum Reprod 13, 509-523.
  185. Silber, S.J. (1997) Relationship of abnormal semen values to male-factor infertility. Chapter for Infertility - A Comprehensive Text, Second Edition. (Ed., Machelle M. Seibel), Appleton & Lange (Stamford, CT), 253-260.
  186. Silber, S.J. (1997) Surgical management of male-factor infertility. Chapter for: Infertility - A Comprehensive Text, Second Edition. (Ed., Machelle M. Seibel), Appleton & Lange (Stamford, CT), 277-296.
  187. Silber, S.J. (1997) Editorial Comment re: Congenital absence of the vas deferens: An incomplete penetrance of cystic fibrosis gene mutations (Shin et al), J Urol 158, 1798-1799. Pregnancies of children derived from ICSI using the sperm of Y-deleted infertile men.
  188. Silber, S.J., Tournaye, H., Verheyen, G., Nagy, P., Devroey, P. and Van Steirteghem, A.C. (1997) For Book of Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of in Vitro Fertilization and Assisted Reproduction, Monduzzi Editore, Italy, (eds. Gomel, V. and Leung, P.C.K.), Vancouver (Canada), May 24-28, 1997.
  189. Silber, S.J. (1998) Genetics of male infertility. In: The proceedings of the international conference on advances in reproductive medicine, K.G. Dastidar, S.G. Dastidar & N.N.R. Chowdhury (eds), November 15-18, 1997, Science City, Calcutta, India, 1-7.
  190. Silber, S.J. and Johnson, L. (1998) Mise au point sur le rosni et le rosi. Contraception Fertilite Sexualite 26, IX-XVI.
  191. Silber, S.J. (1998) ICSI with epididymal and testicular sperm in azoospermic men. In: Filicori, M. and Flamigni, C. (editors) Treatment of infertility: the new frontiers. Princeton Junction, New Jersey, Communications Media for Education, Inc., 359-362 (Book of Proceedings from meeting of same name in Boca Raton, FL in Jan 98).
  192. Craft, I., Devroey, P., Schlegel, P., Tesarik, J., Silber, S., Jones, G., (1998) Panel Discussion: Gonadal sperm retrieval techniques: indications and limits. In: Filicori, M., and Flamigni, C. (editors) Treatment of infertility: the new frontiers. Princeton Junction, New Jersey, Communications Media for Education, Inc., 413-426 (Book of Proceedings from meeting of same name in Boca Raton, FL in Jan 1998).
  193. Silber, S.J. (1999) Vasectomy. In: Knobil, E. and Neill, J.D. (editors) Encyclopedia of Reproduction. Academic Press. Vol 4, 977-985.
  194. Crabbe, E., Verheyen, G., Silber, S., Tournaye, H., Van de Velde, H., Goossens, A. and Van Steirteghem, A. (1998) Enzymatic digestion of testicular tissue may rescue the intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycle in some patients with non-obstructive azoospermia. Hum Reprod 13, 2791-2796.
  195. Silber, S.J., Verheyen, G. and Van Steirteghem, A.C. (1998) Letter to the Editor. Spermatid Conception. Hum Reprod 13, 2976-2977.
  196. Silber, S.J., Alagappan, R., Brown, L.G. and Page, D.C. (1998) Y chromosome deletions in azoospermic and severely oligozoospermic men undergoing intracytoplasmic sperm injection after testicular sperm extraction. Hum Reprod 13, 3332-3337.
  197. Silber, S.J. (1998) Editorial: The cure and proliferation of male infertility. J Urol 160, 2072-2073.
  198. Tournaye, H., Merdad, T., Silber, S., Joris, H., Verheyen, G., Devroey, P. and Van Steirteghem, A. (1999) No differences in outcome after intracytoplasmic sperm injection with fresh or with frozen-thawed epididymal spermatozoa. Hum Reprod 14, 90-95.
  199. Silber, S.J. (1999) The disappearing male. In: Jansen, R. and Mortimer, D. (editors) Towards Reproductive Certainty. The Parthenon Publishing Group, New York/London, Chap. 63, 499-506.
  200. Silber, S. (1999) The treatment of azoospermia with surgery and ICSI. In: Glover, T.D. and Barratt, C.L.R. (editors) Male Fertility & Infertility. Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom., Chap. 10, 180-190.
  201. Page, D.C., Silber, S. and Brown, L.G. (1999) Men with infertility caused by AZFc deletion can produce sons by intracytoplasmic sperm injection, but are likely to transmit the deletion and infertility. Hum Reprod 14, 1722-1726.
  202. Silber, S.J. (1999) ICSI with epididymal and testicular sperm retrieval in Male Sterility and Motility Disorders (eds. Hamamah, Oliveness, Mieusset, Frydman) Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., 239-242. (Book of Proceedings from Serono Symposia on Male Sterility, Paris, France in 1998).
  203. Silber, S. J. (1997) Editorial Comment in response to Shin, D., Gilbert, F., Goldstein, M. and Schlegel, P. Congenital absence of the vas deferens: incomplee penetrance of cystic fibrosis gene mutations. J Urol 158, 1794-1799.
  204. Silber, S.J. (2000) Microsurgical TESE and the distribution of spermatogenesis in non-obstructive azoospermia. Hum Reprod 15, 2278-2284.
  205. Silber, S.J., Johnson, L., Verheyen, G. and Van Steirteghem, A.C. (2000) Round spermatid injection. Fertil Steril 73, 897-900.
  206. Silber, S.J. (2000) New concepts in operative andrology: a review. Intl J Androl, 23, Suppl. 2, 66-76. (This was also presented at the Third Asian and Oceanic Andrology Congress in Makuhari, Japan in June 2000.
  207. Silber, S.J. (2000) Evaluation and treatment of male infertility. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 (guest eds., Blanco, J.D. and Keye, R.K. ), 854-888.
  208. Silber, S.J. (2001) The varicocele dilemma. Hum Reprod Update, 7, 70-77.
  209. Silber, S.J. (2001) Is varicocelectomy useful for treatment of male-factor infertility? Contemp Ob/Gyn, 46(5), 104-106.
  210. Silber, S.J. (2002) The use of spermatids in azoospermia. Chapter on Human Reproduction, second edition (eds. Remohi, Pellicer, Simon and Navarro), pp. 347-356, McGraw-Hill Interamerica.
  211. Faddy, M.J., Silber, S.J. and Gosden, R.G. (2001) Intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection and infertility. Nature Genetics (29), 131.
  212. Kuroda-Kawaguchi, T., Skaletsky, H., Brown, L.G., Minx, P.J., Cordum, H.S., Waterston, R.H., Wilson, R.K., Silber, S., Oates, R., Rozen, S. and Page, D.C. (2001) The AZFc region of the Y chromosome features massive palindromes and uniform recurrent deletions in infertile men. Nature Genetics 29, 279-286.
  213. Silber, S.J. and Repping, S. (2002) Transmission of male infertility to future generations: lessons from the Y chromosome. Hum Reprod Update 8(3), 217-229.
  214. Repping, S., Skaletsky, H., Lange, J., Silber, S., van der Veen, F., Oates, R.D., Page, D.C. and Rozen, S. (2002) Recombination between palindromes P5 and P1 on the human Y chromosome causes massive deletions and spermatogenic failure. Am J Hum Genet, 71, 906-922.
  215. Oates, R.D., Silber, S., Brown, L.G. and Page, D.C. (2002) Clinical characterization of 42 oligospermic or azoospermic men with microdeletion of the AZFc region of the Y chromosome, and of 18 children conceived via ICSI. Hum Reprod 17(11), 2813-2824.
  216. Silber, S. (2002) El uso de las expermatides en la azoospermia. In Human Reproduction (2nd edition) (eds. Remohi, J., Pellicer, A., Simon, C. and Navarro, J.), Spain, 347-356.
  217. Silber, S., Escudero, Lenahan, K., Abdelhandi, I., Kilani, Z. and Munne, S. (2003) Chromosomal abnormalities in embryos derived from testicular sperm extraction Fertil Steril. 79(1), 30-38.
  218. Eldar-Geva, T., Brooks, B., Margalioth, E.J., Zylber-Haran, E., Gal, M. and Silber, S.J. (2003) Successful pregnancy and delivery after calcium ionophore oocyte activation in a normozoospermic patient with previous repeated failed fertilization after intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Fertil Steril 79, Suppl. 3, June 2003, 1656-1658.
  219. Repping, S., van Daalen, S.K.M., Korver, C.M., Brown, L.G., Marszalek, J.D., Gianotten, J., Oates, R.D., Silber,S., van der Veen, F., Page, D.C. and Rozen S. (submitted 10/03) A family of human Y chromosomeshas dispersed throughout Northern Eurasia despite a deletion of half of the Azoospermia Factor c region. Am J Hum Genets.
  220. Repping, S., Skaletsky, H., Brown, L., van Daalen, S.K.M., Korver, C.M., Pyntikova, T., Kuroda-Kawaguchi, T., de Vries, J.W.A., Oates, R.D., Silber, S., van der Veen, F., Page D.C. and Rozen, S. (2003) Polymorphism for a 1.6-Mb deletion of the human Y chromosome persists through balance between recurrent mutation and haploid selection. Nature Genets 35(3), 247-251.
  221. Silber, S.J. (2003) Genetics of male infertility: evolution of the X and Y chromosome and transmission of male infertility to future generations. In: Essential IVF (eds. van Blerkom, J. and Gregory, L.), pp.111-149, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, USA.
  222. Miller, D, Summers, J and Silber, S (2004) Environmental versus genetic sex determination: a possible factor in dinosaur extinction? Fertil Steril 81(4), 954-964.
  223. Silber, S.J. (2004) Evaluating the infertile male (Part 1 / Oct 2004). Contemp Ob/Gyn 49(10), 80-88.
  224. Silber, S.J. and Grotjan, H. E. (2004) Microscopic vasectomy reversal 30 years later: A summary of 4010 cases by the same surgeon. Review article. J Androl 25(6), 845-859.
  225. Silber, S.J. (2005) Testis biopsy and the infertile male. In: Office Andrology (eds. Patton, P.E. and Battaglia, D.E.), pp. 215-240, Humana Press, Totowa, New Jersey.
  226. Silber, S.J., Lenahan, K.M., Levine, D.J., Pineda, J.A., Gorman, K.S., Friez, M.J., Crawford, E.C. and Gosden, R.G. (July 7, 2005) Ovarian transplantation between monozygotic twins discordant for premature ovarian failure. N Engl J Med 353:1, Brief Report, 58-63.
  227. Telfer, E.E., Gosden, R.G., Byskov, A.G., Spears, N., Albertini, D., Andersen, C.Y., Anderson, R., Braw-Tal;, R., Clarke, H., Gougeon, A., McLaughlin, E., McLaren, A., McNatty, K., Schatten, G., Silber, S. and Tsafriri, A. (2005) Correspondence: On regenerating the ovary and generating controversy. Cell 122, 821-822.
  228. Repping, S, Korver, CM, Oates, RD, Silber, S, van der Veen, Fulco, Page, DC, Rozen, S (2004) Are sequence family variants useful for identifying deletions in the human Y chromosome? Letter to Editor, Am J Hum Genet 75:514-528.
  229. DeMatteo, K, Silber, S, Porton I, Lenahan, K, Junge, R and Asa, C. (2006) Preliminary tests of a new reversible male contraceptive: Open-ended vasectomy and microscopic reversal. J Zoo & Wildlife Med (JZWM), 37(3): 313-317.
  230. Silber, S.J. (2004) Evaluating the infertile male (Part 2 / Dec 2004). Contemp Ob/Gyn.
  231. Silber, Sherman J. (November 2005) What’s the best way to evaluate and treat male infertility? Patient Care Journal, 20-28.
  232. McKinnon, A.O., Trounson, A.O. and Silber, S.J. (2006) Chapter entitled: Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) for Current Therapy in Equine Reproduction (eds, JC Samper, JF Pycock, and AO McKinnon), Saunders Elsevier, St. Louis, MO.
  233. Gosden, RG, Treloar, SA, Martin, NG, Cherkas, LF, Spector, TD, Faddy, MJ and Silber, SJ (in press) Prevalence of premature ovarian failure in monozygotic and dyzygotic twins. Hum Reprod.
  234. Petrucco, O.M., Silber, S.J., Chamberlain, S., Warnes, G.W. and Davies, M.J. (submitted 11/06). Live births following day surgery reversal of female sterilization in the over 40 age group: A realistic option in Australia? MJA (Medical Journal of Australia).
  235. Silber, SJ and Gosden, RG (submitted 12/06) Ovarian transplantation between monozygotic twins discordant for ovarian failure. N Eng J Med Letter.
  236. Kagawa, N, Kuwayama, M, Nakata, K, Vajta, G, Silber, S, Manabe, N and Kato, O. Production of the first offspring from oocytes derived from fresh and cryopreserved pre-antral follicles of adult mice. Reprod Biomed Online 14(6), 693-699, 2007.
  237. Silber, SJ, DeRosa, M, Pineda, J, Lenahan, K, Grenia, D, Gorman, K and Gosden, RG. A series of monozygotic twins discordant for ovarian failure: ovary transplantation (cortical versus microvascular) and cryopreservation. Hum Reprod 23(7), 1531-1537, 2008.
  238. Silber SJ, Grudzinskas G and Gosden, RG. Successful pregnancy after microsurgical transplantation of an intact ovary. N Engl J Med 359(24); 2617-2618, 2008.
  239. Connolly, M, Pollard, M, Connolly, M, Hoorens, S, Kaplan, B and Oskowitz, S and Silber, S. Long-term economic benefits attributed to IVF conceived children: A lifetime tax calculation. Am J Manag Care 14(9) 598-604, 2008.
  240. Homburg, R, van der Veen, F, and Silber, SJ (2008) Oocyte vitrification – Women’s emancipation set in stone. Fertil Steril 91:4, Suppl, 1319-1320.
  241. Kagawa, N, Silber S, and Kuwayama, M. Successful vitrification method for bovine and human ovarian tissue. RBMOnline 18(4), 568-577, 2009.
  242. van der Steeg, J, Steures, P, Eijkemans, M, Habbema, JDF, Hompes, PGA, Kremer, JAM, van der Leeuw-Harmsen, L, Bossuyt, PMM, Repping, S, Silber, SJ, Mol, BWJ, and van dere veen, F (2009) Controversial role of sperm count in male fertility. Hum Reprod, 2009.
  243. Arav, A, Gavish, Z, Elami, A, Natan, Y, Revel, A, Silber, S, Gosden, RG, and Patrizio, P. Ovarian function 6 years after cryopreservation and transplantation of whole sheep ovaries. Reproductive Bio/Medicine Online 20:48-52, 2010.
  244. Lange, J, Skaletsky, H, van Daalen, SKM, Embry, SL, Korver, CM, Brown, LG, Oates, RD, Silber, S, Willard, HF, Repping, S, and Page, DC. Isochromosomes and sex disorders as byproducts of homologous recombination that maintains human Y-chromosomal palindromes. CELL 138:855-869.
  245. Boutelle A, Lenahan K, Bauman KL, Krisher R, Asa CS, Silber S. Vitrification of oocytes from endangered Mexican wolves (submitted 7/09).
  246. Connolly M, Postma M and Silber S (2009) Abstract: What’s on the mind of IVF consumers? RB 2009/4461, Received June 14, 2009, Sent for refereeing June 15, 2009, on web June 15, 2009.
  247. Silber S, Kagawa N, Kuwayama M, and Gosden R. Duration of fertility after fresh and frozen ovary transplantation. Doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert 2009.12.073.
  248. Silber S. Forthcoming 2010. “To transplant or not to transplant.” In Oncofertility: Reflections from the humanities and social sciences, eds. Teresa K. Woodruff, Laurie Zoth, Lisa Campo-Engelstein, and Sarah Rodriguez. New York: Springer Press.
  249. Zhang J., Chang L., Sone, Y. and Silber S. Mini-IVF utilizing gentle ovarian stimulation, vitrification, and frozen embryo transfer. Submitted 3/12/10 to RBM Online.
  250. Osada H., Silber S.J., Kakinuma K., Magasojo M., Kato K., Kato O. A surgical procedure to conserve the uterus for future pregnancy in patients suffering from massive adenomyosis. Submitted 3/12/10 to RBM Online.
  251. Silber S.J., Summers, J. and Miller, D. Human male infertility and dinosaur extinction. Submitted 3/12/10 to RBM Online.
  252. Silber SJ. Chapter entitled “Sperm retrieval for azoospermia and ICSI success rates” for Human Fertility (journal of the British Andrology Society) (ed. Sheena Lewis). Submitted April 2010.
  253. Silber SJ. Chapter entitled “Ovary transplantation: fresh and frozen” for Current Opinion in Obstetrics & Gynecology (eds. Drs. Pratibha and Sinha). Submitted April 2010.
  254. Silber SJ. Chapter entitled “Fresh ovarian tissue and whole ovary transplantation” for Fertility Preservation: Advances and Controversies (eds. Drs. Botros Rizk and Mohamed Bedaiwy). Submitted May 2010.

FILMS

  1. Silber, SJ: Transurethral prostatectomy. Am Urol Assoc Med Film Lib, 1977; 1977 Am Urol Assoc Meeting; 1978 Am Urol Assoc Western Section Meeting.
  2. Silber, SJ: Microscopic technique for vasovasostomy. Am Urol Assoc Med Film Lib, 1976; 1976 Am Urol Assoc Meeting; 1977 Am Coll Surg Meeting; 1978 Am Fertil Soc Meeting; 1979 Prog Applied Research on Fertil, Brazil Meeting.
  3. Silber, SJ: Microscopic vasovasostomy: Update on technique, 1980.
  4. Silber, SJ: Techniques of microvascular anastomosis in testicular auto-transplantation and revascularization. Spectacular Problems in Surgery Symposium, 1977 Am Coll Surg Meeting.
  5. Silber, SJ: Human testicular transplantation between identical twins. 1978 Am Urol Assoc Meeting; 1978 Am Fertil Soc Meeting; 1981 Microsurgery in Urology, Padua, Italy; 1981 Am Coll Surg Meeting, Manitoba Chapter.
  6. Silber, SJ: Microsurgical reversal of tubal sterilization: Tubocornual anastomosis. 1978 Am Coll Surg Meeting.
  7. Silber, SJ: Microscopic vasoepididymostomy. 1979 Prog Applied Research on Fertil, Brazil Meeting; 1980 Am Fertil Soc Meeting, 1980 Am Urol Assoc Meeting, 1980 Am Coll Surg Meeting; 1981 Controversies in Clinical Urology, Cleveland Clinic; 1981 Workshop in Fertil Surg, Cleveland, Ohio; 1981 Microsurgery in Urology, Padua, Italy; 1981 Am Coll Surg, Manitoba Chapter; 1982 Reconstructive Microsurgery, Presbyterian Hospital, Oklahoma City; 1982 Symp Microchirurgie de la Sterilite', Brussels, Belgium; 1982 Congres de 10eme Anniversaire de Revue Contraception-Fertilite-Sexualite, Paris, France.
  8. Silber, SJ: Sperm movement. 1980 Am Fertil Soc Meeting, 1980 Am Urol Assoc Meeting.
  9. Silber, SJ: Laparoscopy for cryptorchidism. 1981 Am Coll Surg, Manitoba Chapter.
  10. Silber, SJ: Microvascular homotransplantation of human fallopian tube and ovary. 1984 Am Coll of Surg Meeting, San Francisco; 1985 Am Fertil Soc Annual Meeting, Chicago.
  11. Silber, SJ: Microsurgery for male sterility, 1985 Am Urol Assoc Meeting, Atlanta, GA; 1985 Am Fertil Soc Meeting, Chicago; Selection to Norwich Eaton Film Library, 1985; "Best Urological Film," 1985 Am Fertil Soc Meeting; 1986 Annual Microsurgical Symposium, New Orleans, LA.
  12. Silber, SJ: Testicle autotransplantation for high cryptorchidism, 1985 Amer Urol Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
  13. Silber, SJ: Microsurgical correction of sterility caused by accidental ligation of vas during routine infant herniorraphy, 1986 Amer Urol Assoc, New York.
  14. Silber, SJ: Epididymal sperm aspiration and in vitro fertilization for obstructive azospermia, 1990 Amer Fertil Soc Meeting.
  15. Silber, SJ: Microsurgical end-to-side vasoepididymostomy, 1990 Amer Fertil Soc Meeting.
  16. Silber, SJ: In vitro fertilization (IVF) and GIFT procedures for infertility, 1990.
  17. Silber, SJ: Microsurgical retrieval of epididymal sperm for IVF: Technical details, 1992 Amer Fertil Soc Meeting.
  18. Silber, SJ: Non-surgical transvaginal ultrasound-guided GIFT, 1992 Amer Fertil Soc Meeting.
  19. Silber, SJ, Van Steirteghem, AC, Devroey, P: TESE (Testicular Sperm Injection). Accepted for showing at the 1994 Amer Fertil Soc Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.
  20. Silber, SJ and Lenahan, K: Sertoli cell surgery: Spermatid retrieval in azospermic patients with maturation arrest. 1995 Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Seattle, WA.
  21. Silber, SJ and Lenahan, K: Sertoli cell surgery: Spermatid retrieval and ICSI in azoospermic patients with maturation arrest. Accepted for showing at 1996 Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Boston, MA.
  22. Silber, SJ: Microsurgical technique of sperm retrieval under local anesthesia. Accepted for showing at 1998 Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Francisco, CA.
  23. Silber, SJ: Ovarian tissue preservation in cancer patients. Accepted for showing at 1998 Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Francisco, CA.
  24. Silber, SJ, Lenahan, K, Hicks, J and Wilson, M: Sperm retrieval techniques. Winner of Best Video in Urology Category at 1999 Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Toronto, Canada.
  25. Silber, SJ, Lenahan, K and Hicks, J. Sperm distribution in the testes of azoospermic men. Selected for presentation at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, San Diego, CA, October 21-25, 2001.
  26. Transplantation of human ovary between identical twins. Submitted to 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 2004. This movie has been proposed for award.
  27. Fish and Bear Behavior. Submitted to 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 2004.
  28. An encounter with the Hadzi bushmen: The absence of infertility in hunter gatherer stone age societies (2006), ASRM.
  29. Reproduction and Behavior in Penguins, and How The Dinosaurs Became a. Extinct (2006), ASRM.
  30. Reproduction in exotic wild animals: Lessons for the infertile patient (2007). a. Submitted to ASRM.
  31. Reproduction and behavior in grizzly bears: The lonely male (2007), ASRM.
  32. Fish and Bear Reproductive Behavior (2005).
  33. Sexual Behavior in Grizzly Bears and Fish (2005).
  34. Absence of Infertility in Stone Age Hadzi Bushmen (2005).
  35. Summer in Antarctica (2006).
  36. Reproductive Behavior in Penguins (2006).
  37. Reproduction in African Wildlife (2007).
  38. Dr. Silber Explains Assisted Reproductive Technology (2007).
  39. Dr. Silber Explains “The Biological Clock” (2007).
  40. Osada Procedure for Massive Adenomyosis: Preserving Uterus (7/08).
  41. Transplantation of Human Ovary Between Identical Twins

TV SPECIAL DOCUMENTARIES ABOUT DR. SILBER

  1. Baby Lab 1 and 2 – Discovery Health (2004).
  2. Twins – Montel Williams Show (2004).
  3. A Child Against All Odds – BBC (2007).
  4. Gift of Life – BBC (2007).
  5. Menopause at 22 – Bonny’s Gift – Discovery Health (2007).
  6. Freezing Ovaries – Japanese Broadcasting Company (2007).
  7. Discovery Health – Miracle Babies (2008).

NON-SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

  1. Silber, SJ: Parnassian psychiatry. Med Opin & Rev, 5:54, 1969.
  2. Silber, SJ: Review of poetry therapy. Med Opin & Rev, April, 1970, p. 44.
  3. Silber, SJ: Stillbirth, a poem. Med Opin & Rev, 7:77, 1971.
  4. Silber, SJ: Television, a poem. New Eng J Med, 286:846, 1972.
  5. Silber, SJ: Death's other kingdom. Resident Staff Physician, January, 1974, p. 87 (presented as first prize essay for Soc for Health and Human Values, Am Assoc Med Col, 1972 Meeting).
  6. Silber, SJ: Trying to fall asleep, a poem. JAMA, 231:290, 1975.