Are tests of sperm DNA damage clinically useful?

By Zaira Salvador BSc, MSc.
Last Update: 06/26/2018

Absolutely, especially in cases of pregnancy loss by IVF and ICSI, as well as to increase IUI pregnancy rates. However, the true clinical utility of these tests is still to be established, as available studies are still small and few in number.

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BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI).
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). License: 3185-CV.
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