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Live births after intracytoplasmic sperm injection in the management of oligospermia and azoospermia in Nigeria.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12816319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intracytoplasmic sperm injection has revolutionised the management of male infertility. We report two cases that demonstrate the successful application of this technology in Nigeria in the management of both oligospermia and azoospermia. The first case relates to the treatment of a 31-year-old woman who required intracytoplasmic sperm injection of her husband's sperm for the treatment of both tubal fertility and male infertility. She had three embryos transferred on 9th June 1999 and was delivered of healthy male and female infants by caesarean section in January 2000 at 33 weeks gestation. The second case describes a 38-year-old woman who required intracytoplasmic sperm injection of the husband's surgically collected sperm for the management of azoospermia. She had two embryos transferred on 16th December 1999 and was delivered of a healthy male infant by caesarean section on 19th July 2001.
R A Ajayi; J H Parsons; V N Bolton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  African journal of reproductive health     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1118-4841     ISO Abbreviation:  Afr J Reprod Health     Publication Date:  2003 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-06-20     Completed Date:  2003-07-10     Revised Date:  2006-12-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9712263     Medline TA:  Afr J Reprod Health     Country:  Nigeria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  121-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
The Bridge Clinic Limited, 1397a Tiamiyu Savage Street, P.O. Box 70294, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
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MeSH Terms
Infant, Newborn
Infertility, Female / therapy*
Oligospermia / therapy*
Pregnancy Outcome
Sperm Injections, Intracytoplasmic*
Comment In:
Afr J Reprod Health. 2003 Apr;7(1):7-11   [PMID:  12816308 ]

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