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Testicular Biopsy & Semen Freezing

A testicular biopsy (extraction of cells for a test) is often prepared to assess whether any sperm are present within the testes in cases of Azoospermia, the medical condition of a man not having any measurable level of sperm in his semen.

It is a surgical procedure in which we remove a piece of the tissue from the testicle for examination under the microscope. It is done under anaesthesia so it is not painful. It is a procedure people recover from quickly.

Any samples recovered are frozen then. This facilitates any IVF treatment at a later date—all we will have to do is retrieve the frozen sample instead of ask for a new one. Semen freezing is a facility that couples use if the husband is not immediately available at the time of IVF treatment (for example, in the case of working abroad).


 

 


 

 

 

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The IVF & Genetic Centre
St-1, Block 3, Shahrah-e-Firdous, Clifton, Karachi 75600

For appointments and coordination please contact our team:

Mrs. Najma Zia
(+92) 321-928 5381

Mrs. Fatima
(+92) 341-646 4643

Dr. Sitwat Azeem
(+92) 315-86 77 077

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