Tag: sperm count

Donor-sperm insemination in Greece

Union of a human egg and sperm

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) stands for a simple, painless procedure in which a gynecologists places the semen sample inside the female’s uterine fundus, pending fertilization and subsequent implantation by the embryo.

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Donor sperm insemination in the USA

Having poor-quality sperm

The only type of sperm donation allowed in the US is anonymous donation. In case the man’s own semen is non-viable or if there is no male partner, the first option is to undergo donor insemination (ID).

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Donor selection

Young sperm donor

It is necessary that those men desiring to become sperm donors meet a series of strict criteria in order to be accepted as donors, ensure quality and, above all, prevent disease transmission.

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Analysis of sperm vitality

Eosin stain in the evaluation of sperm viability

This test is performed when undergoing a seminogram in those cases where the number of immotile sperm is over 40%. It allows us to check whether sperm are dead or alive but immotile.

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Seminal quality

Docotr Nicolás Garrido

For men with alterations in their seminal quality there are several treatment options, which means that even if they have these alterations they can have children.

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Image of a obstructive azoospermia

It occurs when the sperm count after ejaculation is non-existent. The absence of measurable sperm in a man’s ejaculate may be due to different reasons, since there are several types of azoospermia. It is considered as a case of male sterility because of sperm failure.

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