Obstructive Azoospermia occurs when sperm is being produced in the testes but cannot be found in the semen because of a blockage in the male reproductive tract. The good news is that in most cases of Obstructive Azoospermia, sperm can be recovered through microsurgery and used in an IVF-ICSI treatment.
What causes Obstructive Azoospermia?
- Sexually transmitted disease
- Scar tissue
- Congenital conditions (for example, retrograde ejaculation)
- Genetics (for example, cystic fibrosis)
- Hernia surgery
How can Fakih IVF Fertility Center help me if I have Obstructive Azoospermia?
When the cause of Male Infertility is Obstructive Azoospermia, the simplest procedure is TESA followed by IVF-ICSI treatment. In these cases, sperm is likely to be recovered.
If you are looking for permanent treatment, depending on the cause of the obstruction, you may be able to recover. Our Urology expert, Dr. Rupin Shah, can discuss the best options available to you during consultation.
In order to learn which treatment options are available to you, book an appointment today to discuss previous results with our physicians or to have a semen analysis completed.