sperm retrieval


Summary: Procedures to obtain viable sperm from the male reproductive tract, including the TESTES, the EPIDIDYMIS, or the VAS DEFERENS.

Top Publications

  1. Zini A. Use of testicular sperm for intracytoplasmic sperm injection in oligozoospermic couples with high levels of sperm deoxyribonucleic acid fragmentation. Fertil Steril. 2015;104:1376-7 pubmed publisher
  2. Talwar P, Singh S. Chapter 7 Human Epididymal and Testicular Sperm Cryopreservation. Methods Mol Biol. 2017;1568:85-104 pubmed publisher
    ..However, in cases of nonobstructive azoospermia, the outcome depends upon the degree of impairment of spermatogenesis, criteria for sperm freezing, and patient selection [2]. ..
  3. Miller N, Biron Shental T, Pasternak Y, Belenky M, Shefi S, Itsykson P, et al. Fertility outcomes after extended searches for ejaculated spermatozoa in men with virtual azoospermia. Fertil Steril. 2017;107:1305-1311 pubmed publisher
    ..None. Rates of sperm retrieval, fertilization, and pregnancy, take-home baby rate, and missed abortion rate were analyzed and compared...
  4. Kathrins M, Abhyankar N, Shoshany O, Liebermann J, Uhler M, Prins G, et al. Post-thaw recovery of rare or very low concentrations of cryopreserved human sperm. Fertil Steril. 2017;107:1300-1304 pubmed publisher
    ..Failure to retrieve any sperm after thawing of rare or very low concentrations of cryopreserved sperm is an infrequent event and largely limited to those patients with rare quantities of sperm. ..
  5. Esteves S, Roque M, Bradley C, Garrido N. Reproductive outcomes of testicular versus ejaculated sperm for intracytoplasmic sperm injection among men with high levels of DNA fragmentation in semen: systematic review and meta-analysis. Fertil Steril. 2017;108:456-467.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..Infertile couples may benefit from Testi-ICSI if male partners have confirmed high SDF in the ejaculate. ..