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ICSI infertility treatment or Intracytoplasmic sperm injection is a form of assisted reproductive technology for treating infertility.

Collection of Sperm in ICSI Infertility Procedure

When it is not possible to collect the sperm through masturbation, the sperm can be retrieved non-surgically from the testes or the epididymis.

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Retrieving Eggs

  • In order to go through such ICSI , the woman is given regular injections and close monitoring for two weeks prior to the retrieval of eggs
  • The mature eggs are collected with the help of vaginal ultrasound guidance
  • The embryos are selected and placed in the uterus using a catheter
  • If there are spare embryos, they are frozen, so that they can be used for future attempts if necessary.

What to Expect?

At Malpani Infertility Clinic treatment is conducted on an outpatient basis and you will only need a very short recovery period. Bed rest is not needed

Purpose of ICSI Procedure

This procedure of Intracytoplasmic sperm injection is primarily meant for treating infertility in men. Couples who have had failed fertiliisation after IVF treatment are also excellent candidates for ICSI


Summary: ICSI  or Intracytoplasmic sperm injection is a popular option for many couples, as it is a successful treatment for infertile men.

Authored by : Dr Aniruddha Malpani, MD and reviewed by Dr Anjali Malpani.

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