ICSI is a process in which a single sperm is implanted directly into a mature egg. ICSI has a higher fertilization rate than IVF because it bypasses the normal fertilization process. This technique has many qualitative and quantitative advantages for sperm/egg defects.
It is a step in the IVF process that is performed in the same way as IVF. When fertilization is difficult or the true cause of infertility is a malefactor, ICSI is suggested. When sperm are unable to fertilize the egg on their own, ICSI is suggested.
In the following circumstances, Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection Treatment is advised:
- IVF will not be effective if your male partner produces insufficient sperm.
- If the sperm motility isn’t up to par,
- Failure of sperm to bind to an egg
- A blockage in the male reproductive system necessitates sperm retrieval surgery.
- Where conventional IVF therapy has failed in the past
ICSI is a difficult decision to make, but it does increase the chances of fertilization. The ICSI therapy will help you conceive whether you have unexplained infertility or previous IVF failures.
Phases of the ICSI Process
- During the ICSI procedure, mature sperm are stored in a specific pipette.
- A small and slender needle is used to immobilize and pick semen.
- After that, The needle is then used to inject the sperm into the cytoplasm of the egg.
- After injecting the sperm, the needle is carefully removed.
- The next day, the eggs are tested for fertilization.
ICSI is a difficult procedure that requires embryologists to have had rigorous preparation. In men with severe male infertility, ICSI significantly increases their chances of having a child. If you have a low sperm count or ejaculation issues, talk to your fertility doctor, Dr. Sonali Gupta of Bliss Care who gives the Best ICSI Treatment In Greater Noida.