Tag: frozen sperm

Donor-sperm IVF in the USA

IVF using donor sperm

Engaging into a sperm donation programs to undergo an IVF cycle is advisable in cases where there is poor-quality sperm, genetically altered sperm or in case there is no male partner.

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Sperm freezing

Frozen semen

It is the procedure whereby male fertility must be preserved. The semen sample is frozen in pills and kept in banks of liquid nitrogen with an unlimited time of preservation.

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Pregnancy with HIV

Pregnancy being HIV-positive

Having a baby if you are HIV-positive is possible, with no risk of transmitting the desease. If the man is affected, a sperm washing will be carried out; in the case of the woman, a medication during the pregnancy and a cesarean labour will be necessary.

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Indications for ICSI

Poor quality of sperm

ICSI is an assisted reproductive technique indicated in multiple cases to overcome infertility problems. This technique’s efficiency has been proved even in most severe infertility cases in which pregnancy has finally occurred.

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Freezing and vitrification

Freezing and vitrification in assisted reproduction

Both assisted reproductive techniques are widely used. Nonetheless, freezing is easier, more cost effective, and applied to sperm, while vitrification is recommended for eggs and embryos.

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