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Pedieos IVF Center

10/04/17 – 15:39


Methods of Surgical Sperm Retrieval (MESA – PESA – TESE – TESA)

Microepididymal Sperm Aspiration (MESA) Outpatient microsurgical procedure used to collect sperm in men with blockage of the male reproductive ducts such as prior vasectomy or absence of the vas deferens (Obstructive Azoospermia).  The spermatozoa fo…

Pedieos IVF Center

10/02/17 – 09:36


Natural Conception

For a woman to become pregnant: intercourse must take place around the time when an egg is released from the ovary (ovulation) the systems that produce eggs and sperm have to be working at optimum levels the fallopian tubes must be open and healthy….

Pedieos IVF Center

10/02/17 – 09:31


Male Infertility Diagnostics

Physical Examination and Medical History This is a mandatory procedure for evaluating a man’s fertility. Physicians will complete a medical history chart by asking several questions about time of infertility, lifestyle choices, previous illness, inhe…

Pedieos IVF Center

10/02/17 – 09:29


Male Causes of Infertility

Male infertility accounts for 40-50% of couple’s infertility. Causes of male infertility can be explained by deficiencies in sperm concentration, motility and morphology. These are the four categories of sperm abnormalities: Oligozoospermia : Low spe…

Pedieos IVF Center

10/02/17 – 09:27


MACS

As embryo quality is directly linked with healthy spermatozoa, new methodologies are applied in order to improve the selection of spermatozoa for fertilization. Sperm DNA damage (DNA fragmentation) and subsequent sperm apoptosis is linked to poor emb…