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(Percutaneous Epididymal Sperm Aspiration)PESA Treatment in Bangalore

Percutaneous Epididymal Sperm Aspiration Treatment

What is PESA?

PESA is a treatment method employed when infertility results because of the male partner. It is one of the sperm retrieval processes that is carried out in cases of Obstructive Azoospermia or lack of sperm in semen. It is an invasive technique that involves extracting the sperm form the Epididmysis.

Where is it used?

As mentioned, PESA is used in cases of poor sperm production which could be due to genetic issues, infections, maldescended testes etc. Obstruction of genital tract that is irreversible due to previous surgeries or trauma or infection could also be treated with PESA. A previous vasectomy or absence of vas deferens by birth are also some of the common reasons when PESA is used. It is also used in combination with ICSI or IVF. The success rate for the procedure is similar to IVF and ICSI.

How is it done?

It is performed in a hospital set-up, under general or local anesthesia. Pre-testing might include blood tests and testicular biopsy.  In this procedure, a fine needle is passed through the skin of the epididmysis to retrieve the sperm.

PESA is usually done on the same day as the eggs are collected from the female partner who is going through the IVF cycle. The sperm is retrieved through PESA and the inserted into the eggs or the cytoplasm of the eggs with the help of ICSI.  PESA does not usually require hospitalization and the person can be discharged on the same day.

What are the benefits of PESA?

Good success rate

When used in combination with IUI and IVF, PESA ensures high success rates
of fertilization.

Simple procedure

Simple and short procedure of 20 minutes, with quick recovery. Requires
few instruments and materials with no surgical exploration.

Better alternative for Vasectomy reversal surgery

PESA with IVF offers a better alternative than Vasectomy reversal surgery. Requires no major surgery, retention of contraceptive effectiveness, high pregnancy rates and less time to pregnancy.

State-of-the-Art facility

At Janisthaa, clients are offered best treatment through state-of-the-
art facilities.

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