The following conditions / situations warrant the implementation of ART

Female Partner  

 
  Tubal factor  
   
  • Tubal blockage due to infection and associated complications
  • Patent but non functional tubes
  • Previously sterilized and in those whom recanalisation is not feasible
  • Congenital absence of tubes
 
  Unexplained infertility  
   
  • Age of the women is more than 36 years, IVF is an earlier option
  • Following six or more failures with intrauterine insemination
 
       
  Polycystic ovarian disease    
    If there is persistent elevation of LH, failure of six or more attempts of intrauterine Insemination or following a poor response to conventional ovulation inducing agents  
  Endometriosis    
    In cases of severe endometriosis and in those cases of mild to moderate where Conventional treatment regimes have failed (as in unexplained)  
  Cervical factor/immunological infertility    
    Presence of Antisperm antibodies either in the cervical mucous or in serology    
         
 

Male Partner  

  • Unexplained infertility
  • Immunological infertility
  • Severe oligoasthenozoospermia
  • Azoospermia - if the couple are unwilling for therapeutic donor insemination
  • Any congenital conditions requiring sperm retrieval procedures from the epididymis or testis
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