ICSI – Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection
In traditional IVF, the sperm are mixed with the woman’s egg in a laboratory. If ICSI is needed, a small needle is used to inject a sperm into the center of the egg. The fertilized egg grows in a laboratory for one to five days, then it is placed in the woman’s uterus (womb).
- He may produce too few sperm
- His sperm may be not be shaped correctly or move in a normal fashion
- The sperm may have trouble attaching to the egg
- A blockage in his reproductive tract may keep sperm from getting out