Intracytoplasmic Morphologically Selected Sperm Injection (IMSI)

What is IMSI?

  • IMSI is an advanced laboratory technique used to select sperms for fertilisation.it is a real time method where sperms are selected under very high magnification ( around 6000 times) which is much higher than the standard 400 times magnification high is used in ICSI,.
  • With this magnification the morphology of sperms can be better seen so selecting the sperms with better morphology can improve the embryo quality and decrease the likelihood of failure and the likelihood of miscarriage.

What are the advantages of IMSI?

This technique is found to be useful in cases with recurrent IVF failure and in patients with poor morphology of sperms.