F. Mol MD PhD

Main activities
Patient care, Research
Gynaecologist, specialist in Reproductive Medicine
Focus of research

Current projects

Medical assisted reproduction
Home-based monitoring of ovulation to time frozen embryo transfer in IVF - the ANTARCTICA-2
Trial registration: NTR27578; toetsing online NL62924.01817; ZonMW 843002807, ‘doelmatigheidsonderzoek 2018

What is the effectiveness of IUI-OH in couples with unexplained or mild male subfertility and a poor prognosis on natural conception? - EXIUI study
Triagregistration NTR5599, toetsingonline ABR NL57383.018.16. SEENEZ project: ZonMW-grantnr 837004023

Fertility preservation
The safety of controlled ovarian stimulation in women with breast cancer: standard stimulation versus alternative stimulation protocols; the STIM-trial.
Trialregistration: Dutch Trial Register: NTR4108. Support: Virtutis Opus, Nuts Ohra

Early pregnancy
Management of ectopic pregnancy [CRD42018102160] IPD SRMA

Past projects

The freeze-all strategy in IVF: who benefits?
Trial registration: NTR5235; Support: The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (2014 ZonMW Doelmatigheid grant 837002510)

Outcome measures in IVF
Trial registration: not applicable; Support: other

Randomised controlled trial of salpingo(s)tomy versus salpingectomy for tubal pregnancy; impact on future fertility (ESEP-study)
Trial registration: Current controlled trials: ISRCTN37002267 ( Dutch Trial Register: NTR 115 (
Support: The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMW Agiko grant 920-03-328, Zonmw Clinical fellow grant 40-00703-97-05-154)

Methotrexate versus Expectant management in women with ectopic pregnancy ( 
Trial registration: Current controlled trials:ISRCTN48210491 ( Dutch Trial Register: NTR611 (

Support: The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (Zonmw Clinical fellow grant 40-00703-97-05-154)

Vrouwen met een buitenbaarmoederlijke zwangerschap (EUG) moeten eileidersparend geopereerd worden om hun vruchtbaarheid te behouden.
Trial registration: not applicable; Support: The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (Zonmw grant 91501009 Kennisbenutting)


Key publications
  • Mol F, van Mello NM, Strandell A, Strandell K, Jurkovic D, Ross J, Barnhart KT, Yalcinkaya TM, Verhoeve HR, Graziosi GCM, Koks CAM, Klinte I, Hogström L, Janssen ICAH, Kragt H, Hoek A, Trimbos-Kemper TCM, Broekmans FJM, Willemsen WNP, Ankum WM, Mol BW, van Wely M, van der Veen F, Hajenius PJ [Contributors: Dijkman AB, Thurkow AL, van Dessel HJHM, van der Linden PJQ, Bouwmeester FW, Oosterhuis GJE, van Beek JJ, Emanuel MH, Visser H, Doornbos JPR, Pernet PJM, Friederich J, Pettersson F, Sabetirad Z, Nilsson K, Tegerstedt G, Platz-Christensen JJ]] , Salpingotomy versus salpingectomy in women with tubal pregnancy (ESEP study): an open-label, multicentre, randomised controlled trial. LANCET 2014;383 (9927):1483-1489 [PubMed]
  • Mol F, Mol BW, Ankum WM, van der Veen F, Hajenius PJ, Current evidence on surgery, systemic methotrexate and expectant management in the treatment of tubal ectopic pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. HUM REPROD UPDATE 2008;14 (4):309-319 [PubMed]
  • Mol F, van den Boogaard E, van Mello NM, van der Veen F, Mol BW, Ankum WM, van Zonneveld P, Dijkman AB, Verhoeve HR, Mozes A, Goddijn M, Hajenius PJ, Guideline adherence in ectopic pregnancy management. HUM REPROD 2011;26 (2):307-315 [PubMed]
  • Mol F, van Mello NM, Mol BW, van der Veen F, Ankum WM, Hajenius PJ, Ectopic pregnancy and pelvic inflammatory disease: a renewed epidemic?. EUR J OBSTET GYN R B 2010;151 (2):163-167 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

Prof. dr. F. van der Veen (Reproduction and development])

Prof. dr. S. Repping (Reproduction & Development -- Human Reproduction)

Prof. dr. M. Goddijn MD PhD (Reproductive Medicine)

Other research related activities
  • Contribution to guidelines and protocols, NVOG ectopic pregnancy guideline