What can be combined with in vitro fertilization to help with infertility in a man?
In cases where the man's sperm count is extremely low or there is poor motility (movement of the sperm), doctors may combine in vitro fertilization (IVF) with a procedure called intracytoplasmic sperm injection. In this procedure, a sperm is taken from semen -- or in some cases right from the testicles -- and inserted directly into the egg. Once a viable embryo is produced, it is transferred to the uterus using the usual IVF procedure.
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