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ICSI in Spain

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Spain performing ICSI (Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection).
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Clínica Tambre

Tambre is an assisted reproduction centre located in the green and quiet neighbourhood of El Viso, in the heart of Madrid. Its founder, Dr. Pedro Caballero, started his project in 1978 and was part of the Interministerial Commission that drafted the first Assisted Reproduction Law in Spain

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Dr. Elena Santiago, MD

Specialist in Fertility Treatment

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Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital

An ISO certified modern private hospital, which was opened in 2006, and is part of the Quironsalud Hospital Group. This tertiary care hospital has certified medical specialties capable of treating the most complicated medical cases.

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Fundacio Puigvert

Fundació Puigvert state-of-the-art high technology equipment, including robotic surgery and minimally invasive approach, together with some of the world’s leading specialists and over 60 years of experience, allow the clinic to have served over 600.000 patients

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Prof. Ana Polo

Director of the the Reproductive Medicine

Prof. Eduard Ruiz Castañé

Director of the Andrology Department

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GIREXX

A modern, fully equipped fertility clinic, offering IVF, ICSI (with IMSI), egg donations, PGD and more. The staff consists of four resident doctors specializing in human reproduction, supported by embriologysts, lab technicians, and an international service department.

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Dr. Àngel Rocas

Chief Doctor Gynaecologist

Dr. Ramon Brichs

Gynaecologist

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HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Hospital Quirónsalud Malaga

With more than 36 medical specialties, 200 physicians and surgeons of the highest level, Quironsalud Hospital Malaga is one of the most pertinent hospitals in Spain.

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Hospital Quirónsalud Valencia

Hospital Quirónsalud Valencia is ranked as one of the best private schools in Spain, winning nine times in the TOP 20 award in recognition of its management and quality of care.

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Instituto Bernabeu

Since its founding in the early 80's, they keep their vocation and commitment to provide the patients with a holistic care, providing the highest level of care to implement individualized treatments.

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Dr. Belén Lledó

Director of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department

Dr. Jorge Ten

Director of the Reproductive Biology Department

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Ginefiv

A medical group providing services for assisted reproduction, covering all areas involved in the process.

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ProcreaTec

A centre of reproductive treatments that answer to various fertility and genetic problems of both men and women.

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Dr. Lourdes López-Yañez

Clinical and Laboratory areas of Fertility treatment

Dr. Jennifer Rayward

Assisted Reproduction & Gynecology

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About ICSI

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is ICSI?
ICSI (IntraCytoplasmic Sperm Injection) is a fertility procedure used within the IVF (in vitro fertilization) process. ICSI fertility treatment is carried out by injecting a single sperm into an egg, which is then transferred into the womb.
ICSI is used as a fertility procedure when the man has a low sperm count, doesn’t produce enough good-quality sperm that are able to reach and penetrate the egg, or has problems concerning anti-sperm antibodies.
ICSI helps bypass the need for donor sperm. Some couples move from IVF treatment to ICSI if they can’t retrieve enough viable eggs to be fertilized in vitro.

How is ICSI carried out?
The woman first takes fertility drugs to stimulate the ovaries for fertilization while the man produces a sample of sperm. If he has no sperm in his semen, doctors extract it under anesthesia using a needle. The doctor removes the woman’s eggs with a needle and a single sperm is injected into an individual egg. The fertilized eggs become embryos and are transplanted into the uterus. Any remaining embryos may be frozen for possible use in the future.

How often is ICSI used?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of all IVF procedures in the United States involve ICSI. ICSI is one of the most successful procedures for treating male infertility.

What are the chances of success with ICSI?
The chances of a successful ICSI varies between clinics and are dependent on the woman's age, male and female reproductive health, doctor's experience and methods used, among other factors.

According to the Human Fertilization & Embryology Authority from the UK, the percentage of ICSI cycles in 2006 that resulted in a live birth was as follows:

Woman's Age Chances of a live birth as a result of ICSI
under 35 33.2 %
35–37 27.1 %
38–39 20 %
40–42 11.5 %
43–44 4.5 %
over 44 8.5 %

Duration of procedure/surgery : One full cycle of ICSI takes between 4 and 6 weeks to carry out. The egg and sperm retrieval process takes a full day and couples return two days after for the embryo implant. Around two weeks later

Days admitted : None.

Anesthesia : Egg collection may be performed under general anesthesia or local anesthesia.

Recovery : ICSI procedures are carried out on an outpatient basis and require a short recovery time of around a day, when the patient is advised to avoid strenuous activities.

Risks : Because ICSI is a relatively new procedure, there are fewer consensuses regarding risk than with more established procedures. Risks include: - Possible higher rates of miscarriage. - Long-term health of children may be affected, although research has been mostly reassuring. - Possibility of the male child born through ICSI inheriting his father’s infertility. - Increased risk of multiple pregnancy. - Embryos that are frozen are less likely to result in a live birth than newly-fertilized embryos.

After care : - Take pain killers to minimize any discomfort following the ICSI procedures. - Doctors advise patients to relax as much as possible for the day following egg extraction and implantation.

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