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.

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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...

If you conceive a child via IVF or icsi, what traits can you currently select for?

None. You can select traits like sex and certain diseases using an ivf based technology called pgd - preimplantation genetic diagnosis. Read more at www.Sbivf.Com. Read more...
You can't. . At www.Ivfmd.Com, we can help with choosing your baby's gender and limit the odds of certain diseases through ivf with pgd. Traits (like eye color) can't be picked. Read more...

I have a very low sperm and motility count. My wife is 27 years old. Our Dr suggested to go with IVF (icsi). What are the success rate for this age?

Here are some ... The success rate for IVF has been around 25-35% and that for ICSI has been around 65%. Both are the extreme steps for male infertility. Detailing? Ask the Doc of the treating center timely. Read more...