IUI(Intra Uterine Insemination) Procedure:
Inserting Sperm Into the Uterus
IUI, or intrauterine insemination, is a relatively simple infertility treatment, where a small tube is used to place specially washed sperms directly into the uterus. You may know of IUI by the more commonly used term artificial insemination (AI). IUI and AI are one and the same fertility treatment.
Indication: Detailed consultation for counselling is done before IUI.
Male sub fertility
Teratozoospermia (abnormal sperms)
Cost: IUI is not expensive and is easily affordable to all couples.
Success Rate: depends on cause and age. It varies from 10 to 60 %.
At GIFT the embryologist , prepare sperm depending on the quality,he uses double density method if count is very low and swim up technique for normal count this tends to give better results unlike the ordinary lab preparations. The andrology lab is attached to the IVF lab so the embryologist controls the lab.