In the case of classical IVF, egg and sperm are placed in the same plate at the lab so that fertilization occurs as it would naturally. Inversely, in ICSI, a previously selected sperm is injected manually inside the egg.
By Blanca Paraíso M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Júlia Roig Navarro M.D. (gynecologist), María Eugenia Ballesteros Moffa M.D., M.Sc., B.Sc. (gynecologist), Miguel Dolz Arroyo M.D., Ph.D. (gynecologist), Sara Salgado B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 09/14/2017