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.
Types of in vitro fertilization available today
By Blanca Paraíso MD, PhD, MSc (gynecologist), Dr. María Arqué (medical director at fertty international), Sara Salgado BSc, MSc (embryologist), Zaira Salvador BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 09/14/2017