Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)


A number of couples are facing difficulty in conceiving due to fertility-related issues worldwide and the Assisted reproductive techniques are the light of hope for them. There are a number of clinics in India where advanced fertility treatment is available and the success rate is also high. New technologies and techniques are emerging out with a greater success rate and more comfort but still, good treatment is available in form of treatments like IVF, ICSI, and many more. The advanced methods to treat infertility are harvesting happiness for these couples and Dr. Roshi Satija is providing the best ICSI treatment in Delhi.

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) is one of the most successful treatments with a success rate of nearly 75-80%. It is a type of IVF procedure where a single sperm is selected from semen of man and is injected into the egg retrieved from the female body directly. The thing that is different from IVF is that the specialist has the freedom to choose best quality egg and sperm for embryo formation to increase the chances of pregnancy. This treatment is equally effective and beneficial in regular as well as other cases like egg freezing, sperm freezing, egg donation, and sperm donation.

Who needs ICSI treatment?

It is best suited for a number of fertility issues. Here are some of the conditions where you can opt for ICSI.

  • When the fertility issue is unknown
  • Failure of conventional IVF
  • When the sperm is abnormal, sperm count is low or sperm motility is low
  • When the issue is related to ejaculation and the sperm for treatment is retrieved surgically from men's testes by the fertility specialist
  • The level of antibodies is greater in sperm

From infertility to a miracle that gives you a baby - the ICSI journey

The following steps are involved in ICSI treatment:

  • Initial consultation with a best ICSI doctor in India
  • Tests and checkups before starting treatment
  • Consultation after tests and efforts by a doctor to regulate the menstrual cycle of the female
  • The doctor prepares ovaries of the female partner to produce several eggs
  • For final maturation of eggs, HCG injection is injected under ultrasound guidance
  • Collecting eggs from the female body and sperm from the male body
  • Fertilisation of egg and sperm in the laboratory to form an embryo
  • Transferring the embryo in the uterus of the female partner
  • Normal tests to check whether the treatment was successful or not. To find out the status of conception
  • Pregnancy care and checkups

The procedure of ICSI treatment

The intracytoplasmic sperm injection or ICSI treatment is considered as the most successful treatment for male infertility by the best ICSI doctors in Delhi. It is a part of IVF treatment and nearly half of the IVF treatment are combined with ICSI for better results. In this only one quality sperm is required for fertilisation. One good quality sperm is selected and is injected directly into an egg retrieved from the ovaries of the female partner which is already matured. After fertilisation, the fertilised egg is transferred in the uterus to grow fully. Specialised micromanipulation tools, inverted microscope, and other equipment are used in a best ICSI clinic in India to select a good quality sperm and then pick that sperm up in a specially designed ICSI needle to inject in the egg for fertilisation.

Some doctors use this treatment only in severe cases and some other use this for all cases. This method is used in some clinics after IVF failure but some use it from start to increase the chances of conception. In cases where women are young and healthy and only male partner needs infertility treatment, ICSI is used preferably. Also, sometimes the egg production in the ovaries of some women is less and to increase the chances of conception, doctors prefer ICSI over convention IVF. After the failure of IVF, this treatment is highly beneficial due to its greater success rate. Let Dr. Roshi Satija lit up your life with the beautiful rays of a baby's life. She is a specialist of all fertility issues and can suggest you the best treatment for you.

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