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What is intrauterine insemination or iui?

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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Sperm is inserted

Iui is a method to help someone achieve pregnancy.
There are various indications for iui, such as mild sperm abnormalities and unexplained infertility. The semen sample is specially processed in a laboratory, after which the sperm is drawn up into a thin, flexible catheter. The catheter is inserted through the cervix, into the uterus, and sperm is deposited.

In brief: Sperm is inserted

Iui is a method to help someone achieve pregnancy.
There are various indications for iui, such as mild sperm abnormalities and unexplained infertility. The semen sample is specially processed in a laboratory, after which the sperm is drawn up into a thin, flexible catheter. The catheter is inserted through the cervix, into the uterus, and sperm is deposited.
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Dr. Michael Opsahl
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Sperm in Uterus

Intrauterine insemination or IUI refers to the process of placing sperm into the uterine cavity.
The semen requires preparation to isolate the sperm into a neutral fluid. The fertility staff then place the sperm into the uterus with a thin catheter - painless. Reasons for IUI include unexplained infertility to single women without a male partner. Success rates are lower than natural fertility.

In brief: Sperm in Uterus

Intrauterine insemination or IUI refers to the process of placing sperm into the uterine cavity.
The semen requires preparation to isolate the sperm into a neutral fluid. The fertility staff then place the sperm into the uterus with a thin catheter - painless. Reasons for IUI include unexplained infertility to single women without a male partner. Success rates are lower than natural fertility.
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Dr. Michael Opsahl
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