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Posted by: Nash | 2009-02-05

IVF with ICSI

Ok I went for the egg aspiration yesterday, they got 5 mature eggs which they did ICSI with. When I called this morning they said 3 are looking really good, the other two are not fertilized as yet.

Now I don’  t understand aren’  t they already fertilized with ICSI?

I must say that I am rather despondent today. I thought there would have been more to work with seeing I had 12 Follicles.

What are the chances of those Embries making it to Blasts?

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Dear Nash

With the procedure of ICSI the eggs are not fertilized already the sperm is just directly injected into the oocyte but fertilization will still need to take place. I would be unable to tell you the chances of your embryos making it to blastocyst stage without looking at the actual quality of the embryos.

Answered by: Dr Y. M. Dasoo

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