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ICSI in Middle East

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Middle East performing ICSI (Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection).

Bahçeci Health Group

Bahçeci IVF Centre is a world leading fertility and women’s health group. Since 1996, we have seen 30,000 successful births with success rates well above the EU average. Currently, a Bahçeci baby is born every 2.5 hours. We employ over 400 fully qualified, highly experienced and committed staff

4 listed fertility specialists:

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Prof. Mustafa Bahceci M.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Assoc. Prof. Cem Çelik M.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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ICSI

2,950 US$

Anadolu Medical Center

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

Listed fertility specialist:

Dr. Aydın Arıcı MD

Infertility, hormonal and reproductive disorders
Laparoscopic Surgeries

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ICSI

upon request

Medipol Mega University Hospital

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

3 listed fertility specialists:

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Assist. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Acet

IVF, Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist

Assist. Prof. Dr. Lebriz Hale Aktün

Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist

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ICSI

upon request

Koc University Hospital

Koc University Hospital’s Health Sciences Campus spans over an area of 220.000 m2 and serves with 404 Rooms, 73 Intensive Care Units, 12 Operating Rooms and 14 Intervention Rooms to provide healthcare services with its innovative approach and dynamic team at North American standards.

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ICSI

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Rambam Medical Center

Rambam Health Care Campus (RHCC) is located in Haifa, Israel's third largest metropolis. The campus is an extraordinary workplace combines 3 world-class facilities on one site:

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ICSI

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Sourasky Medical Center

A major medical center in Tel Aviv operating three hospitals under its lead, and serves as a teaching and research center as well.

Listed fertility specialist:

Prof. Yariv Yogev

LIS Maternity and Women's Hospital, IVF Director

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ICSI

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Jinemed Hospital

Being the first IVF center of Istanbul, our success rates are the same as that of the most advanced IVF centres in the World. In Jinemed, we help infertile couples not only medically, but spiritually as well.

10 listed fertility specialists:

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Prof. Dr. Teksen Camlibel, MD, FACOG

Chief Executive Officer, Medical Director

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ICSI

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Hadassah University Medical Center

Hadassah medical institution includes two university hospitals in Jerusalem – on Mt. Scopus and in Ein Kerem. Both provide advanced tetriary healthcare services in all medical specialties.

3 listed fertility specialists:

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Prof. Neri Laufer

Reproductive Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Ariel Ravel

Reproductive medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

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ICSI

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Gayrettepe Florence Nightingale Hospital

Gayrettepe Florence Nightingale Hospital adopts the principle of offering the best health care services with the support of the state-of-the-art technology and with Florence Nightingale experience.

Listed fertility specialists:

Dr. Emre Karatekelioglu

In-Vitro Fertilization

Dr. Figen Sungar

In-Vitro Fertilization

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ICSI

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Istanbul Memorial Hospital

Was the first hospital in Turkey to receive the JCI accreditation. It is also a member of the American Hospital Association (AHA).

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ICSI

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About ICSI

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is ICSI?
ICSI (IntraCytoplasmic Sperm Injection) is a fertility procedure used within the IVF (in vitro fertilization) process. ICSI fertility treatment is carried out by injecting a single sperm into an egg, which is then transferred into the womb.
ICSI is used as a fertility procedure when the man has a low sperm count, doesn’t produce enough good-quality sperm that are able to reach and penetrate the egg, or has problems concerning anti-sperm antibodies.
ICSI helps bypass the need for donor sperm. Some couples move from IVF treatment to ICSI if they can’t retrieve enough viable eggs to be fertilized in vitro.

How is ICSI carried out?
The woman first takes fertility drugs to stimulate the ovaries for fertilization while the man produces a sample of sperm. If he has no sperm in his semen, doctors extract it under anesthesia using a needle. The doctor removes the woman’s eggs with a needle and a single sperm is injected into an individual egg. The fertilized eggs become embryos and are transplanted into the uterus. Any remaining embryos may be frozen for possible use in the future.

How often is ICSI used?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of all IVF procedures in the United States involve ICSI. ICSI is one of the most successful procedures for treating male infertility.

What are the chances of success with ICSI?
The chances of a successful ICSI varies between clinics and are dependent on the woman's age, male and female reproductive health, doctor's experience and methods used, among other factors.

According to the Human Fertilization & Embryology Authority from the UK, the percentage of ICSI cycles in 2006 that resulted in a live birth was as follows:

Woman's Age Chances of a live birth as a result of ICSI
under 35 33.2 %
35–37 27.1 %
38–39 20 %
40–42 11.5 %
43–44 4.5 %
over 44 8.5 %

Duration of procedure/surgery : One full cycle of ICSI takes between 4 and 6 weeks to carry out.
The egg and sperm retrieval process takes a full day and couples return two days after for the embryo implant.
Around two weeks later the woman takes a pregnancy test.

Days admitted : None.

Anesthesia : Egg collection may be performed under general anesthesia or local anesthesia.

Recovery : ICSI procedures are carried out on an outpatient basis and require a short recovery time of around a day, when the patient is advised to avoid strenuous activities.

Risks : Because ICSI is a relatively new procedure, there are fewer consensuses regarding risk than with more established procedures.

Risks include:

- Possible higher rates of miscarriage.
- Long-term health of children may be affected, although research has been mostly reassuring.
- Possibility of the male child born through ICSI inheriting his father’s infertility.
- Increased risk of multiple pregnancy.
- Embryos that are frozen are less likely to result in a live birth than newly-fertilized embryos.

After care : - Take pain killers to minimize any discomfort following the ICSI procedures.
- Doctors advise patients to relax as much as possible for the day following egg extraction and implantation.

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