Predicting a Successful IUI Pregnancy Outcome by Calculating the Number of Morphologically Normal-Motile Sperm Per Insemination
In many centers drug induced ovulation induction (OI) followed by intrauterine insemination (IUI) have become standard therapy for non-tubal factor related infertility. As the initial treatment for infertile couples, IUI is commonly used and is a cost effective procedure (1). The success of IUI is dependent on the ovulation induction regimen (2) as well as seminal parameters (3). Cumulative pregnancy rates for three cycles have approached those of a single IVF treatment when gonadotropins (GT) are combined with IUI (4).
Various studies have reported on different “cut-off” or “threshold” values for percent…
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