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Andrology Lab (The Services The Andrology Lab Provides)

Andrology Lab (The Services The Andrology Lab Provides)

Rathimed Fertility Centre offers most advanced andrology laboratory services including semen analysis, strict criteria morphology (Kruger), sperm viability testing, sperm DNA fragmentation Index, specimen preparation for Intrauterine Insemination and groundwork for full range of fertility treatments. Rathimed Fertility Centre offers patient oriented individualized treatment strategies to overcome any severe causes of infertility in couples. We have a team of well trained and experienced fertility specialists who strive to work towards reducing the time of pregnancy in couples who are planning to have a baby. We work together to set a clear goal for developing an individualized management strategy for faster conception and delivery.

Andrology laboratory services at Rathimed Fertility centre include:

Semen Analysis, sperm morphology and sperm viability testing: An appointment is fixed for sperm collection and the sample is evaluated for the sperm volume (amount in milliliters), concentration (number of sperm in each milliliter), motility (percentage of sperm that are moving) and morphology (normal appearance when compared to a standard for sperm). Sperm morphology is determined through the Krugers Strict criteria for a standard sperm morphology assessment. Computerized sperm motility analysis and enhancement helps determine the percentage of sperms with their tails moving. The above informations determine if abnormal sperm morphology treatment or male infertility treatment is required.

Sperm Cryopreservation: Rathimed Fertility centre Andrology Laboratory offers fertility preservation option for male and female patients. Sperm cryopreservation is most viable method of preserving healthy sperms from the male partner during an insemination or in vitro fertilization treatment cycle. Sperm cryopreservation is the best choice for males who wish to preserve their fertility due to concerns regarding a future exposure or disease treatment (chemotherapy or radiation) that could affect their sperm count and fertility.

Freezing and Storage

For sperm cryopreservation, the sperm sample is divided into insemination doses, cryopreserved, and stored in liquid nitrogen in specifically labeled and secured containers.

Sperm DNA Fragmentation: Sperm DNA fragmentation is a male fertility testing that calculates the amount of DNA damage seen in sperm DNA.Sperm carry massive amounts of genetic information intact to the egg. Rathimed Fertility centre provides the most advanced and accurate Sperm Chromatin Structure Analysis (SCSA) Testing to understand the percentage of sperm DNA damage in the sperm genetic makeup. Abnormality in the sperm DNA morphology provides insight into why fertility issues are occurring and helps rectify.

Intrauterine Insemination (IUI): Rathimed Fertility centre offers Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) procedure using partner or donor sperm. For this, fresh sample is collected, washed and concentrated on the day of IUI procedure. Washing and centrifugation of the sperm sample improve the chance of successful pregnancy and also avoids irritation of the uterine tissue. The concentrated sperm sample is placed into the uterus through a simple minimally invasive procedure. In case of using frozen sperms, the sperm sample is thawed and the healthiest sperms are injected directly into the uterine cavity. Rathimed Fertility Centre follows a comprehensive treatment approach for treating male infertility with a team of qualified experts and advanced technology to ensure maximum success for Assisted Reproductive Techniques. To know more about Andrology laboratory services, book an appointment now.


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