[Comparison of two methods of cryoconservation of sperm when in very small numbers].

@article{Bouamama2003ComparisonOT,
  title={[Comparison of two methods of cryoconservation of sperm when in very small numbers].},
  author={Nadia Bouamama and P Briot and Jacques Testart},
  journal={Gynecologie, obstetrique & fertilite},
  year={2003},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={132-5}
}
OBJECTIVE In case of severe oligozoospermia or following testicular biopsy in case of azoospermia, fertilization remains possible by intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). However, if there are only a few spermatozoa available to be preserved for a delayed ICSI, these gametes must be cryopreserved according to a specific method. We have found that, using the straw classical technique, less than 2 sperm were recovered at thawing when 20 sperm were frozen and no sperm were available following… CONTINUE READING