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IUI (Intrauterine Insemination) in Israel

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Israel performing IUI (Intra Uterine Insemination).
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Assuta Hospital

The new Assuta Hospital was opened in 2009, and claims to be the most modern hospital in the middle east.

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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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Rabin Medical Center

The second largest hospital in Israel, Rabin Medical Center is a tertiary care hospital that can handle the most complicated cases in all medical fields.

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Prof. Moshe Hod

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Prof. Benjamin Fisch

Reproductive medicine

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Rambam Medical Center

A large teaching hospital staffed by over 4,000 physicians, nurses, researchers, and allied caregivers, Rambam is Northern Israel’s largest hospital, a tertiary referral center for a population of over 2 million people.

Listed fertility specialists:

Prof. Joseph Itskovitz, MD, DSc

Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology & I.V.F

Dr. Shahar Kol, MD

Attending Physician, I.V.F

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Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical centre in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

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Dr. Dor Jehoshua

IVF Fertility

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Tel Aviv 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.

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Herzliya Medical Center

A private hospital located on the shorelines of Herzliya, just off Tel Aviv, offering healthcare services to both local and foreign patients. The hospital is affiliated with over 500 Israeli physicians, many of whom hold high level positions at public hospitals.

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Dr. Pauline Ostrovsky

Gynecology, In vitro fertilization

Prof. Raoul Orvieto

Gynecology, In vitro fertilization

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Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

One of the largest hospitals in Israel with 900 beds and 700 physicians. The hospital serves 1000 medical tourists annually, providing advanced medical care at the highest western standards.

Listed fertility specialist:

Prof. Raphael Ron-El, MD

Head of Infertility and IVF Division

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About IUI

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 IUI?
IUI (abbreviation for IntraUterine Insemination), is a treatment for infertility and a form of artificial insemination. IUI is carried out by injecting sperm that has been specially treated directly into the uterus.
IUI is used to treat mild male infertility, women with cervical mucus problems and couples where the infertility is unexplained, as well as enabling the use of donor sperm.

How popular is IUI relative to other types of fertility treatment?
IUI is the most common kind of artificial insemination because it is a relatively simple procedure with minimal side effects. IUI is often the first fertility procedure couples try.
Doctors may advise a couple to have three to six months of IUI treatments before moving on to another fertility procedure if the treatment was not successful.

How is IUI carried out?
Sperm are ‘washed’ to remove chemicals and semen and to separate the most viable sperm – also called sperm preparation or sperm spinning.
Washed sperm are inserted into the uterus using a thin tube called a catheter the day after the ovaries release an egg for fertilization.
Sometimes fertility drugs are used to increase the chance of pregnancy.

What affects the chances of success of an IUI procedure?

  • Age of the woman (fertility diminishes with age and the younger the woman, the higher the chances of success)
  • Poor egg or sperm quality
  • Severe endometriosis
  • Damage to the fallopian tubes (usually resulting from infection)

Duration of procedure/surgery : The IUI procedure is quick and straightforward – the insemination takes around 15 to 20 minutes, with another 15 minutes of rest following the procedure.

Days admitted : None.

Anesthesia : The IUI procedure doesn’t require any anesthesia or pain relieving medications.

Recovery : The woman will lie down for around 15 to 30 minutes after the IUI procedure to rest and enable to sperm to work. Afterwards she will be able to resume all normal activities.

Risks : IUI is a relatively painless procedure and carries few risks.

Risks include:

- Some discomfort due to cramps, bleeding and spotting.
- Infection (according to the Mayo Clinic, less than one percent of women experience infection).
- Catheter may be uncomfortable if it is difficult to insert.
- Hyperstimulation due to the use of fertility drugs.

After care : - There may be some light bleeding immediately after the IUI procedure.
- Patients can resume intercourse soon after the IUI procedure.

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