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Iui Treatment

What is IUI Treatments and how it is useful?

IUI treatment also known as artificial insemination, it is a simple procedure in which a number of spermatozoa, previously washed and selected in the laboratory, are placed in the uterus of the woman, where she must find her way to the ovule.

IUI Treatment, also known as artificial insemination, is a simple treatment. A lower cost fertility that can be very effective, especially when combined with fertility drugs, be it clomiphene or inject able PSH medications. This procedure works by identifying the most mobile sperm in a semen sample. The prepared sperm is placed directly into the uterus through a thin catheter, without going through the cervix. This procedure can be performed with donor sperm, in the absence of a partner or if the man is infertile.

IUI is a procedure done in the office.

IUI Treatments is painless, it is one of the simplest methods of infertility treatment, it is also the last stop before in vitro. Statistics on the effectiveness of insemination range from 5 to 25 percent.

Recommended for

this treatment is recommended in cases where there are difficulties to conceive naturally. This may be due to problems with male fertility (decreased sperm count or low motility), or problems with a woman’s fertility, for example, damage or blockage of the fallopian tubes or ovulation disorders.

This is recommended as an option when there is reasonable possibility of success. Candidates must have a healthy weight and a healthy uterus. The chances of success are reduced with age, but the oldest woman who succeeded in having a baby with IVF was 66 years old.

When is it recommended?

The in vitro fertilization with own eggs and semen of the couple is a laboratory technique that consists of fertilizing the ova, previously extracted, with the sperm of your partner’s semen. Once fertilized, the ovum becomes a pre-embryo and enters the uterus to continue its development.

Usually, in a normal menstrual cycle only one egg develops each month. For in vitro fertilization it is desirable to obtain more than one ovule, so it is necessary to stimulate the ovaries hormonally to obtain several mature ovules at the same time. This type of in vitro fertilization is ideal when there is an insufficient amount of sperm to perform an artificial insemination or when there is obstruction or damage to the fallopian tubes, since there is no other possibility of getting a pregnancy. This technique is also recommended after having made several attempts at artificial insemination without getting pregnant.