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Dr. Zavos over the years has authored or coauthored a large number of peer-review publications, along with a number of solicited reviews, book chapters and popular press releases. He has also presented numerous abstracts and other presentations at scientific meetings and conferences worldwide.

The following list of papers represents a small selection of his publications that can be viewed and downloaded. These files are in Adobe Acrobat format, and if you do not have the Acrobat Reader, you may download it for free here

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  1. [PDF] Zavos, P.M.: Preparation of human frozen-thawed specimens using the SpermPrep™ filtration method: Improvements over the conventional swim-up method. Fertility and Sterility. 57(6):1326-1330, 1992.
  2. [PDF] Sofikitis, N., Miyagawa, I., Zavos, P.M., Inaga, S., Iino, A., Toda, T., Harada, T., Mio, Y. and Terakawa, N.: Acrosin profiles of human spermatozoa recovered from the new SpermPrepTII filtration column. Tohoku J. Experimental Medicine. 166:451-457, 1992.
  3. [PDF] Sofikitis, N., Miyagawa, I. and Zavos, P.M.: The SpermPrepT filtration method selectively entraps single stranded DNA spermatozoa. Japan. J. Fertility Sterility. 37(3):10-13, 1992.
  4. [PDF] Zavos, P.M and Kofinas, G.D. .: Retrograde ejaculation: preparation of spermatozoa for insemination from retrograde ejaculates using the new SpermPrepT filtration method. Molecular Andrology. 4:121-126, 1992.
  5. [PDF] Sofikitis, N., Miyagawa, I. and Zavos, P.M.: Selection of single-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) spermatozoa via the SpermPrepT filtration column. Fertility and Sterility 59:690-692, 1993.
  6. [PDF] Zavos, P.M., Toda, T. and Sofikitis, N.: Impact of cigarette smoking on human reproduction: its effects on female and male fecundity (Manuscript in Japanese). Japan. J. Fertil. and Steril. 37:743-749, 1993.
  7. [PDF] Antypas, S., Sofikitis, N., Rodriguez, F., Zavos, P.M. and Miyagawa, I.: Bilateral effect of unilateral vasectomy on testicular testosterone biosynthesis. J. Pediatric Surgery. 29(6):1-6, 1994.
  8. [PDF] Correa, J.R., Zavos, P.M.: Preparation and recovery of frozen-thawed bovine spermatozoa via various sperm selection techniques employed in assisted reproductive technologies. Theriogenology. 46:1225-1232, 1996.
  9. [PDF] Zavos, P.M., Correa, J.R., Sofikitis, N., Toda, T., Zarmakoupis-Zavos,P.N.: The usefulness of Pentoxifylline for the recovery of human spermatozoa in assisted reproductive technologies. Middle East Fertility Society Journal. 1(2):128-133, 1996.
  10. [PDF] Correa, J.R., Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N., Zavos, P.M.: Quantitative and qualitative characteristics of frozen-thawed bovine spermatozoa recovered via a conventional and a standardized swim-up technique. Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine. 180:257-264, 1997.
  11. [PDF] Zavos, P.M., Barnes, F.L., Correa, J.R., Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N., Tesarik, J.: Methods for isolation and purification of post-ejaculate human round spermatids for possible use in intracytoplasmic round spermatid injection. Middle East Fertility Society Journal. 2:147-150, 1997.
  12. [PDF] Zavos, P.M., Correa, J.R., Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N.: Effect of treatment of seminal viscosity difficulties with -chymotrypsin on the recovery of spermatozoa for assisted reproductive technologies: comparisons between the SpermPrepT filtration and Percoll gradient centrifugation methods. Middle East Fertility Society Journal,2 (3):223-29, 1997.
  13. [PDF] Zavos, P.M., Correa, J.R., Karagounis, C.S., Ahparaki, A., Phoroglou, C.R., Hicks, C.H., Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N.: An electron microscope study of the axonemal ultrastructure in human spermatozoa from smoking and nonsmoking males. Fertility and Sterility, 69(3):430-434, 1998.
  14. [PDF] Zavos, P.M., Correa, J.R., Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N.: Antisperm antibody treatment mode: levels of antisperm antibodies following incubation in TEST-Yolk buffer and filtration via the SpermPrepTII method. Fertility and Sterility, 69(3):517-21, 1998.
  15. [PDF] Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N., Correa, J.R., Aslanis, P., Antypas, S., Zavos, P.M.: Occurrence of osmotic shock in human spermatozoa: its effects on qualitative measurements in frozen-thawed spermatozoa. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 3(1):66-72, 1998.
  16. [PDF] Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N., Zavos, P.M.:Can the method of sperm preparation for intrauterine insemination affect subsequent pregnancy rates? Comparisons between the SpermPrepTM and the traditional double wash method. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 3(2):164-170, 1998.
  17. [PDF] Zavos, P.M., Correa, J.R., Clark, W., Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N.:Sperm viability in human semen specimens cryostored at 5 C using the Bio-TranzT container system for semen transport. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 3(3): 325-329, 1998.
  18. [PDF] Zavos, P.M., Zarmakoupis, C.N. and Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N.:The impact of cigarette smoking on human reproduction: its effects on female and male fecundity. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 3(3):340-47, 1998.
  19. [PDF] Zavos, P.M., Correa, J.R., Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N.: Assessment of a tablet drug delivery system incorporating nonoxynol-9 coprecipitated with polyvinylpyrrolidone in preventing the onset of pregnancy in rabbits. Fertil. Steril. 69(4): 768-73, 1998.
  20. [PDF] Zavos, P.M., Correa, J.R., Antypas, S., Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N.: Effects of seminal plasma from cigarette smokers on sperm viability and longevity. Fertil. Steril., 69(3); 425-429, 1998.
  21. [PDF] Zavos, P.M.: Impact of cigarette smoking on human reproduction: Its effects on male and female fecundity. Technology, 6:9-16, l999.
  22. [PDF] Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N., Zarmakoupis, C.N., Correa, J.R., Zavos, P.M.: Multiple ejaculate collection via the use of a semen collection device at intercourse versus masturbation. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 4 (3): 228-232, 1999.
  23. [PDF] Zavos, P.M., Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N.: Performing IUI in the office. OBG Management, 4: 78-84, 2000.
  24. [PDF] Zavos, P.M., Antypas, S., Aslanis, P., Zarmakoupis, C.N, Correa, J.R. and Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N.: Development of hyperosmotic shrinkage test to measure the functional integrity of the membrane of human round spermatids retrieved from testes for use in ICSI. Middle East Fertility Society Journal, 5 (2), 115-119, 2000.
  25. [PDF] Zavos, P.M., Zarmakoupis-Zavos, P.N., Correa, J.R., Aslanis, P, Zarmakoupis, C.N.: Assessment of two devices for in vitro preparation of human sperm. Arch Androl., 45:85-90, 2000.

FERTILITY AND STERILITY JOURNAL

  1. Methods for Isolation and Purification of Post-Ejaculate Human Round Spermatids for Possible Use in Intracytoplasmic Round Spermatid Injection (ROSI)
  2. In Vitro Assessment of New Formulations of Nonoxynol-9 (N-9) Coprecipitated With Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) as Possible Vaginal Contraceptives
  3. Epididymal Spermatozoa From Fresh Cadavers Qualitative Parameters and Fertilizing Capacity
  4. Effects of Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) on the Sperm Nucleus Capacity to Fertilize Oocytes

 

Middle East Fertility Society JournalMIDDLE EAST FERTILITY SOCIETY JOURNAL

  1. Can the method of sperm preparation for intrauterine insemination affect subsequent pregnancy rates? Comparison between the SpermPrep( and the traditional double wash method.
  2. The inability to produce semen specimens at the time of seminal evaluation may reflect difficulties with sexual drive and deficient seminal parameters.
  3. The impact of cigarette smoking on human reproduction: its effects on female and male fecundity.
  4. Effect of treatment of seminal viscosity difficulties with a-chymotrypsin on the recovery of spermatozoa for assisted reproductive technologies: comparisons between the SpermPrepTM  filtration and Percoll gradient centrifugation methods.
  5. Methods for isolation and purification of post-ejaculate human round spermatids for possible use in intracytoplasmic round spermatid injection
  6. Development of a hyperosmotic shrinkage test to measure the functional integrity of the membrane of human round spermatids retrieved from testes for use in ICSI
  7. Occurrence of osmotic shock in human spermatozoa: its effects on the qualitative measurements of frozen-thawed spermatozoa.
  8. The usefulness of pentoxifylline for the recovery of human spermatozoa in assisted reproductive technologies.
  9. Multiple ejaculate collection via the use of a semen  collection device at intercourse versus masturbation
  10. Variations in pregnancy rates following intrauterine insemination among infertility centers: can the inseminators make a difference?
  11. Improvements in sperm quantitative and qualitative measurements via the use of a gravity-free centrifugation (GFC) technique during swim-up
  12. Sperm viability in human semen specimens cryostored at 5oC using the Bio-Tranz™ container system for semen transport.

OBG MANAGEMENT

  1. Performing IUI in the Office Setting

THE TOHOKU JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE

  1. Fertilization Potential and Qualitative Characteristics of Human Spermatozoa after Short-Term Cryostorage at 5C in Two Different TEST-Yolk Buffer Preparations
  2. Evaluation of Techniques for the Cryopreservation of Washed Spermatozoa Comparisons between Ham's F-10 and TEST-Yolk Media
  3. Quantitative and Qualitative Characteristics of Frozen-Thawed Bovine Spermatozoa Recovered Via a Conventional and a Standardized Swim-Up Technique

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