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The procedure Physiological Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection

Physiological Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (PICSI) is an additional technique which can be done with intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) procedure. PICSI is used to help the embryologist in selecting the right sperm. It is a process in which a single sperm is injected directly to the matured egg. PICSI is used for treating patient with severe cases of male infertility.

The PICSI procedure mimics the natural binding of the mature sperm with the oocyte complex. This way the sperm which has been selected in the process is the same which would have succeeded in the natural process of reproduction.