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Sperm Microinjection (ICSI)

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection is a variant of in vitro fertilization, which involves directly injecting a single sperm to the oocyte using a high resolution microscope equipped with micromanipulators.

This highly complex assisted reproduction technique is used when the sperm count is very low or when sperm are unable to penetrate the egg.

For this procedure the patient's eggs are extracted, after controlled ovarian stimulation, to subsequently inject one sperm by egg.

After the eggs have been fertilized, are grown in special media for embryonic development is given. This embryo culture can last from 3 to 5 days.

During the time of embryo culture track the same is done to examine its development and determine the best quality for transfer and / or cryopreserved.

The 3 or 5 embryo day, one or two embryos (the best quality) are transferred to the uterus of the mother. For this procedure a very thin catheter that enters vaginally into the uterus, where the embryos are deposited finally under sonographic control is used. This process is painless and requires no anesthesia. The remaining good quality embryos are to be cryopreserved.

Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection is an assisted reproduction technique with excellent results. Our center offers a high rate of pregnancy, according to international standards.