Surgical sperm retrieval PESA TESE

In cases where no sperm is in the ejaculate, sperm may be extracted from the testicles under anaesthesia.

Surgical sperm retrieval PESA TESE

When there is no sperm in the man’s ejaculate, his consultant may recommend a surgical sperm retrieval. Under anaesthetic, a fine needle is passed into the testicles to remove sperm directly. The sperm can then be injected into the egg via ICSI during an IVF cycle.