No Sperm! Now What?
Towards happiness of fatherhood
Sperm retrieval is any approach used to get sperm for fertility purposes.
There are many methods to get sperm. The technique used depends on why sperm aren’t in the semen, what the patient needs, and the surgeon’s talent.
The facts here should help you and your partner talk with your urologist.
On the base of the penis, sperm and testosterone (male hormone) are made in the scrotum’s two testicles. The sperm moves through the testicles through a coiled tube named the epididymis. They stay there till they’re all set to be used. Each epididymis is linked to the prostate by a tube named the vas deferens. This tube runs beginning from the scrotum into the groin, then the pelvis and behind the bladder. There, each vas deferens connects with a seminal vesicle and forms the ejaculatory duct. For ejaculation, sperm moves through the ejaculatory ducts to mix with fluid from the seminal vesicles, prostate, and other glands to produce semen. The semen journeys through the urethra and comes out the end of your penis.
Sperm retrieval is done when pregnancy is the objective but not possible without help. It is for men who have very little or no sperm in the semen, or men who aren’t capable to ejaculate. In these circumstances, sperm can be retrieved from other parts of the reproductive tract. For good pregnancy results, Sperm Retrieval in Chennai is combined with in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is the process of joining an egg and sperm in a laboratory dish for fertilization. This united sperm and egg are called an embryo. The embryo is relocated to the uterus for development.
Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) is an IVF procedure where a single sperm is injected straight into an egg.