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What is IUI Treatment?

IUI is the direct placement of processed, highly motile, concentrated sperm into the uterine cavity that is released from the seminal plasma and other cells.

Who needs IUI Treatment?

Any of the following conditions can benefit from IUI Treatment

  • Difficulty having vaginal intercourse, for example, due to a physical disability or mental problem
  • If the couple wants to use donor sperm
  • Male Infertility
  • Other causes such as cervical infection, endometriosis in the wife


IUI Treatment

  • Simple
  • Safe
  • Economical


IUI is defined as direct placement of the processed sperm into the uterine cavity at any point above the internal os.

AIM : To Increase the Number of Sperms reaching the tubes.

IUI is most commonly used for unexplained infertility. It is also used for couples affected by mild endometriosis, problems with ovulation, mild male factor infertility, and cervical factor infertility.

INSEMINATION FOR MALE FACTOR INFERTILITY

Studies have shown that intrauterine insemination can be effective for some cases associated with poor sperm quality. However, if the total motile sperm count at the time of insemination (after the processing) is less than 5 million, the chances for pregnancy are substantially lower. If the total motile sperm count is below 1 to 5 million, success rates are very low. Therefore, in vitro fertilization with ICSI (injecting sperm into the eggs) is usually done in these cases.

IUI is most commonly used for unexplained infertility. It is also used for couples affected by mild endometriosis, problems with ovulation, mild male factor infertility, and cervical factor infertility. Insemination is a reasonable initial treatment that should be utilized for a maximum of about 3-4 months in women who are ovulating (releasing eggs) on their own. It is reasonable to try IUI for longer than this in women with polycystic ovaries (PCOS) and lack of ovulation that has been given drugs to ovulate.



IUI FOR MALE FACTOR COST In Ahmedabad

If you are moving to fertility treatment using a fertility drug, IUI Treatment may be the first thing on your mind. The best part is that it is fairly simple compared to assisted reproductive techniques like IVF. However, the fact cannot be ignored that the cost usually varies from clinic to clinic. Sunflower Hospital is a specialized platform for the selection and selection of IUI treatments. The amount you may have to pay depends on various factors such as type of ovulation induction, the Medicine & Injection given same.

IUI or intra-uterine fertilization is an infertility treatment procedure in which sperm enters the uterus directly. In this artificial insemination process, the sperm is concentrated and washed off to be placed directly into the uterus. It is the best remedy for men who are suffering from infertility or women without tubal problems. IUI is not recommended for women who have had previous pelvic or severe endometriosis. In addition to the initial cost of IUI treatment, couples should also consider other costs such as tracking ovulation, ovulation induction, and ultrasound scans.



IUI


Indication of IUI

  • Difficulty having vaginal intercourse, for example, due to a physical disability or mental problem
  • If the couple wants to use donor sperm
  • Male Infertility
  • Other causes such as cervical infection, endometriosis in the wife

Role of USG in IUI

Ultrasound monitoring in IUI cycle

  • Ultrasound monitoring through trans vaginal sonography is done starting from day 7 after administration of ovulation induction agent or day 9 of natural cycle.
  • Ovulation trigger is administered when follicle reaches maturity i.e. > 18 mm mean diameter
  • The potential signs of impending ovulation are

Presence of a dominant follicle (usually more than 16 to 18 mm)

  • Peri vascular blood flow encompassing 3/4th of follicular circumference. Perifollicular blood flow PSV > 10 cm/sec.
  • Anechoic area, double contour, around the follicle (possible ovulation within 24 hrs.)
  • Separation and folding of the follicle lining (ovulation within 6 to 10 hrs.)
  • Thickened proliferative endometrium

How USG confirms that there is ovulation?

  • Sonography does appear to be very reliable in confirming ovulation once ovulation hasoccurred. Disappearance of the follicle is noted in 91 percent of cases after ovulation.

Success Rate of IUI
Success Rate of IUI


Average Success rate of IUI is 15% but at sunflower we have been giving succesful Pregnancy through IUI at around 20-30% & Last Nov.- 2020 the pragnancy rate was 40%.

    Intrauterine insemination success rates vary considerably and depend on
  • age of the woman
  • type of ovarian stimulation used (if any) duration of infertility
  • cause of infertility
  • number and quality of motile sperm other factors


How many infertility treatment cycles should be done with insemination?

The chances for success per month drop off after about 3 attempts and drop considerably more after about 4-5 unsuccessful attempts. Therefore, IUI treatment is usually recommended for a maximum of about 3 or 4 times.



Complication in IUI

  • The risk for complications with intrauterine insemination is very low.
  • There is minimal risk of hyperstimulation associated with the use of ovulation induction medications. However Proper technique and adequate monitoring reduce risks.
  • Multiple pregnancies with Ovulation induction and IUI.
  • Though complications of IUI are infrequent, they include infection, uterine cramping