AltraVita view from the outside

AltraVita is a specialized fertility clinic that was originally established to carryout the many in vitro fertilization techniques, always following the guidelines given by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE). Made up of Endocrinology Experts of both national and internacional reputation, AltraVita is proud […]

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Teratospermia: abnormal sperm morphology

It consists of an alteration within the sperm shape, in which more than 95% of sperm have an strange morphology, leading thus to male infertility because of an sperm factor.

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Treatments for male infertility

Good morphology spermatozoa

Thanks to the assisted reproduction techniques there are several treatments that can be applied to solve male infertility. Depending on the infertility degree a different technique will be applied.

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IMSI (Intracytoplasmic Morphologically Selected Sperm Injection)

Super ICSI

IMSI is based on the technical developments of the microinjection procedure known as “ICSI”. Within IMSI, sperm selection is carried out through further evaluation of their appropriate morphology, since it is possible to observe them with a 6,300 magnifications facing the 400 magnifications of common ICSI. Therefore, certain microstructural aspects of sperm which may go unnoticed for the embryologist’s eye can be displayed in detail.

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