Frequently Asked Questions About ICSI Treatment

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Frequently Asked Questions About ICSI Treatment

Frequently Asked Questions About ICSI Treatment

ICSI treatment is one of the most effective and successful fertility treatments. At Saishree IVF, all kinds of fertility treatments are performed under expert supervision and leading fertility specialists in Pune.

What is ICSI Treatment?

ICSI (Intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection) is one of the many ART procedures (Assisted-reproductive technique) in which a single sperm is injected into the matured egg for fertilization. The aim is to choose only the best quality sperm to inject directly with the female partner’s mature egg.

Are IVF and ICSI both different fertility treatments?

Yes. In ICSI, the embryologist selects a single good quality sperm to inject directly in the egg, outside in a laboratory setup, whereas, in IVF, fertilization takes place in a petri dish where so many sperm are placed near a mature egg.

Who is an ideal candidate for ICSI treatment?

  • Men with low sperm count
  • Men with poor sperm morphology (abnormal shape) or poor motility
  • Men suffering from dysfunctional ejaculation due to deficient sperm production
  • Couples who had multiple failed attempts to succeed IVF process
  • Couples who consider frozen sperm or eggs for the fertilization process
  • Women suffering from moderate or severe endometriosis
  • Unexplained infertility

What are the advantages of ICSI treatment?

  • It effectively eliminates the male infertility complications by injecting sperm cells directly into an egg.
  • It is a perfect solution for men dealing with low sperm count, poor motility, or other sperm-related problems.
  • Men who are paralyzed or have performed irreversible vasectomy can still enjoy parenthood via ICSI treatment.
  • Couples who failed in IVF treatment can still become parents via ICSI procedure.

How much is the cost of ICSI treatment?

Every fertility clinic or hospital has a different price quote depending on their services, advanced infrastructure, and add-on facilities. Typically, the best ICSI centre in Pune may charge you around 45000 to 65000 for the entire ICSI treatment process.

What is the success rate of ICSI treatment?

ICSI, when performed along with IVF procedure, it highly boosts the pregnancy chances and doubles up the success rate for couples dealing with male infertility problems.

The average success rate for live birth via ICSI treatment are as follows (remember the percentage may vary depending on the patient’s health condition, age, and lifestyle routine)

Women under age 35 – 49%

Women under age 35-40 – 45%

Women under age 41-45 – 29%

Women under age 46-49 – 6%

According to the research reports, around 50- to 80% of eggs get fertilized during the ICSI procedure, making it the key to success in improving the couple’s odds of fertilization.

Does the patient need to rest after ICSI treatment?

The embryo transfer  is often performed after two to three days of fertilization. The patient is asked not to take any stress, maintain a healthy diet, practice yoga, and meditate to keep their mind and body calm.Bed rest is not required  . A relaxed body and a positive mind always plays a considerable role in improving the chances of successful pregnancy and live birth.

At Saishree IVF, we ensure every patient receive world-class treatment and care to boost their chances of conceiving. Infertility is a medical condition that can be cured with proper treatment, medicine, and a few changes in lifestyle habits. To learn more, kindly visit our clinic where we perform the best ICSI treatment in Pune and ensure that no patient is deprived of enjoying parenthood.



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