Health and Fitness

Surgical Sperm Retrieval – An Overview On Techniques

Infertility is a very sensitive topic for various couples. Seeing other couples having babies without any hassle and you’re trying so hard to conceive can be very disturbing and heart breaking. In recent times, several surgical procedures have been introduced to retrieve sperm. Let’s have a look at surgical sperm collection (SSC) procedure in this post. What is SSR or Surgical sperm retrieval? SSR or surgical sperm retrieval has been developed to collect sperms from testis or epididymis. This treatment has helped million of couples to conceive genetic baby even when there is no ejaculation of sperm. In addition to this, its very simple. Percutaneous Epdidymal Sperm Aspiration (PESA) In this procedure sperm is collected from epididymis with the help of small needle (no cuts are involved). After sample collection, it is examined under microscope to check the presence of sperm. If PESA is not successful, then TESA procedure is…