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What is icsi?

What is icsi?

It stands for...: Intractyoplasmic sperm injection. It means injecting a single sperm into an egg in a dish under high powered magnification, and is a method for creating embryos during the ivf process. ...Read more

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What is ICSI?

What is ICSI?

Inject sperm in eggs: ICSI is "intracytoplasmic sperm injection" and is a technology using in vitro fertilization (IVF). With IVF, a woman's ovaries are stimulated with fertility hormones. Eggs are then retrieved and combined with sperm in the laboratory. With conventional IVF sperm are added to eggs in a petri dish and fertilization is allowed to proceed naturally. With ICSI a single sperm is injected in the egg. ...Read more

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Who does icsi?

Who does icsi?

Embryologist: Reproductive endocrinologist stimulates the ovary, follow response then retrieve the eggs. The eggs are handed to an embryologist who inject each egg with a single sperm (icsi). ...Read more

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Had anybody had good results using icsi?

Had anybody had good results using icsi?

Only if needed: Hi Random6, ICSI is an in-vitro fertilization procedure in which a sperm that would not normally be able to fertilize an egg is directly injected by a lab technician into an egg. This procedure is usually reserved for men with sub-optimal sperm (i.e., low counts, low motility, etc) or for couples that have failed other IVF protocols. Thousands of healthy babies are born through ICSI every year. ...Read more

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I have icsi paragnancy , is that normal delevry may be riski?

I have icsi paragnancy , is that normal delevry may be riski?

Not high risk: Pregnancies conceived by ivf or icsi are not considered high risk unless their is a high risk issue (unrelated to the fertility treatment). ...Read more

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If you are impotent will you get to have a child through icsi?

If you are impotent will you get to have a child through icsi?

Yes, possible: Impotence refers to the inability to have functional erections but you should have sperm. We have several methods to obtain the sperm which can be used for icsi. You should get evaluated for impotence in case treatment works, then icsi not needed. Further, better sex-life. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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A friend advised me to go for an icsi bt am scared of the price. Whats the range?

A friend advised me to go for an icsi bt am scared of the price. Whats the range?

Variable: The cost can vary between offices. Not including medicine and paying cash for it (no insurance) costs generally range between 8 and 15000. But there are many factors. The success rates vary a lot between offices so it is about balancing cost and success. ...Read more

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Husband, 36yo, has noa, y chrom microdeletion. Mesa result = 5sperm per hpf. For icsi, should use fresh or frozen? Prev icsi failed. Mesa-et = 30days

Husband, 36yo, has noa, y chrom microdeletion. Mesa result = 5sperm per hpf. For icsi, should use fresh or frozen? Prev icsi failed. Mesa-et = 30days

See below: Your husband's condition is unfortunately difficult, and while you may be fortunate, icsi in your case has a rather high risk of being unsuccessful. Have you considered donor sperm or adoption? Good luck. ...Read more

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Do they give u anesthesia during icsi procedure?

Do they give u anesthesia during icsi procedure?

See below: There is usually a very light anesthesia given during the egg retrieval phase. There is none given for implantation. ...Read more

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