Intracytoplasmic sperm injection

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7068.1334b (Published 23 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1334

Karyotyping should be done before treatment

  1. William Buckett,
  2. Ian Aird,
  3. Murray Luckas,
  4. Charles Kingsland,
  5. Iwan Lewis-Jones,
  6. Peter Howard
  1. Research fellow Lecturer Research fellow Consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology Consultant andrologist Consultant clinical geneticist Reproductive Medicine Unit, Liverpool Women's Hospital, Liverpool L8 7SS

    EDITOR,—Concern has been expressed about the genetic consequences of intracytoplasmic sperm injection for the treatment of male factor infertility.1 2 We wish to report the early results of our chromosomal screening programme for this procedure. The programme was introduced after earlier reports of increased chromosomal abnormalities in pregnancies resulting from treatment …

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