May 26, 2015

Intra-Uterine Insemination (IUI)

Intra-uterine insemination (IUI) also known as Artificial Insemination is a process in which the washed/processed  semen is placed directly into the uterine cavity with the help of a thin sterile plastic tube (catheter) in and around the time of ovulation (release of egg from the ovary). Fig. Diagrammatic representation of Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI) It is one of the simplest techniques of assisted reproductive technique (A.R.T.). It forms the first basic and the least invasive treatment technique for infertility management. The purpose of IUI is to introduce the best and the most motile sperms high up in the uterine cavity […]