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IMSI for DNA Fragmentation

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Sugarplummy84 Mon 03-Nov-14 20:51:11

Does anyone know about this? My DH has high DNA fragmentation so we have been recommended IMSI (icsi but with a really really strong microscope.) All stories/advice welcome! X

BatteryPoweredHen Mon 03-Nov-14 22:53:32

Yes, we are having IMSI, it's been recommended to us by our clinic and does have a much higher success rate than standard ICSI.

I only found out today, so not really sure why it has been recommended.

Do you mind if I ask which clinic you are with?

Sugarplummy84 Wed 05-Nov-14 06:16:38

Has IMSI been suggested to you for the same reason as us battery?

Anyone else? X

Sugarplummy84 Wed 05-Nov-14 18:49:17

Anyone else??

BatteryPoweredHen Wed 05-Nov-14 19:10:20

No, I just thought if we were going to have ICSI, then we might as well go for the Uber-ICSI, so to speak.

Where did you get your diagnosis of DNA fragmentation from? I don't think it is part if the usual SA in most UK clinics so I think there might be fewer ladies (well, DHs) with the same diagnosis.

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