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IVF or ICSI, who chooses the technique to be applied in each case and how?

By Sergio Rogel Cayetano M.D. (gynecologist).
Last Update: 03/21/2022

Although until relatively recently the ICSI technique in in vitro fertilization was considered an "extra" (even generating an added cost), today most assisted reproduction laboratories to consider it as one more part of their therapeutic tools. Thus, the team of doctors and embryologists are the ones who usually decide on its use, depending on different criteria, such as quantity and quality of the oocytes obtained, age of the patient, previous decumulation process (to evaluate the maturity of the oocyte extracted), causes of sterility, etc.

 Sergio Rogel Cayetano
Sergio Rogel Cayetano
M.D.
Gynecologist
Bachelor's Degree in Medicine from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche. Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynecology via M. I. R. at Hospital General de Alicante. He become an expert in Reproductive Medicine by working at different clinics of Alicante and Murcia, in Spain, until he joined the medical team of IVF Spain back in 2011.
License: 03-0309100
Gynecologist. Bachelor's Degree in Medicine from the Miguel Hernández University of Elche. Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynecology via M. I. R. at Hospital General de Alicante. He become an expert in Reproductive Medicine by working at different clinics of Alicante and Murcia, in Spain, until he joined the medical team of IVF Spain back in 2011. License: 03-0309100.