Sibtain, Hushmukh, Anil Gudi, Amit Shah, Roy Homburg
|Address of Correspondence
Dr. Shabnum Sibtain
Clinical fellow subfertility, Homerton University Hospital Homerton
Row, London E9 6SR, United Kingdom.
Objective: aim is to determine whether IUI, IVF or ICSI
improves the probability of fertilization and live birth in couples
with isolated teratozoospermia.
Study Design: retrospective Study.
Place and Duration: the study conducted from
2009 – 2010, review of notes at fertility unit at Homerton
University Hospital, London.
Methodology: sixteen couples with isolated teratozoospermia
having morphology <5% normal with no other factors affecting
female partner were studied. All 16 couples had IUI and 15 couples
Result: twenty five percent of the couples conceived.
All with IVF and none with IUI factors which were taken into account
were age, ethnicity, type and duration of subfertility and lifestyle.
Homerton hospital provides services to diverse and multi-cultural
east end of London.
Conclusion: this study demonstrated that IVF
may benefit couples with isolated teratozoospermia.
Keywords: Teratozoospermia, Subfertility, IVF.
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