Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) allows in vitro fertilization (IVF) in severe cases of male infertility, since only one sperm is needed for each egg obtained from the woman.
In addition, when there is a total absence of spermatozoa in the ejaculate, these must be obtained through epididymal aspiration or testicular biopsy. For example, in cases of azoospermia due to obstruction in the seminal tract or males with a vasectomy.
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By Elena Santiago Romero M.D. (gynecologist), Eric Saucedo de la Llata M.D. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Neus Ferrando Gilabert B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 05/05/2022