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'IMSI' High Magnification ICSI
When there is significant male infertility, the embryologist injects a sperm into each egg using a technique called ICSI. IMSI is a variation of ICSI using high magnification. ICSI can be useful for:
- Men with poor sperm morphology. Poor morphology makes sperm more susceptible to oxidation damage
- Men with a higher level of DNA fragmentation in their sperm. DNA fragmentation is a sign of oxidation damage
- People with few embryos developing to the blastocyst stage
- People not pregnant despite the transfer of several reasonable quality embryos.