Craft I, Shrivastav P. Reproductive potential of men with obstructive azoospermia undergoing percutaneous sperm retrieval and intracytoplasmic sperm injection according to the cause of obstruction. After the initial description of epididymal sperm aspiration in by Temple-Smith et al. Microsurgical epididymal sperm aspiration MESA The use of sperm for IVF obtained from an open epididymal sperm aspiration was reported in 9and the addition of an operating microscope for a MESA was originally described in by Silber and colleagues Talk with your doctor about any factors that apply to you and how they may affect your chances of a successful pregnancy. No special training, and minimal experience required.
During IVF, mature eggs are collected retrieved from your ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab.
Sperm Retrieval Procedures
The simplest and most cost-effective is an aspiration of sperm. After the epididymis is evaluated with the operating microscope, the traditional MESA as described by Schlegel, Goldstein, and colleagues in various publications 2930and more recently by Bernie et al. The impact of obstructive interval and sperm granuloma on outcome of vasectomy reversal. This process will often be very fast at this point, as fluid will drain rapidly after several nearby epididymotomies are made. Multiple eggs are needed because some eggs won't fertilize or develop normally after fertilization. Special training and significant experience required.