intrauterine insemination

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intrauterine insemination (IUI),

placement of sperm that have been washed of seminal fluid directly into the uterus to bypass the cervix.

intrauterine insemination (IUI)

artificial insemination in which specially washed sperm is injected through the cervix directly into the uterus.

intrauterine insemination

Turkey baster insemination Reproduction medicine The direct introduction of sperm in the uterus, a maneuver used in unexplained or ♂-factor infertility. See Artificial reproductive technology.

in·tra·u·ter·ine in·sem·i·na·tion

(IUI) (in'tră-yū'tĕr-in in-sem'i-nā'shŭn)
Placement of sperms that have been washed of seminal fluid directly into the uterus to bypass the cervix.
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The prevalence and influence of luteinizing hormone surges in stimulated cycles combined with intrauterine insemination during a prospective cohort study.
A controlled study of human chorionic gonadotrophin induced ovulation versus urinary luteinizing hormone surge for timing of intrauterine insemination.
Conclusion: The best chance of pregnancy was found in cases with anovulatory infertility, a history of prior pregnancy, and high midluteal progesterone levels following treatment with gonadotrophins and intrauterine insemination.
Prognosis factors of pregnancy after intrauterine insemination with the husband's sperm: Conclusions of an analysis of 2,019 cycles.
When couples were unsuccessful or unable to use IVI at home, they turned to intrauterine insemination in the doctor's office.
11 November 2011 - Swedish medical technology company Vitrolife AB (STO:VITR) unveiled today an agreement with US ParentPlus LLC to co-develop new products for intrauterine insemination (IUI), a method of artificial insemination.
Couples usually go through dozens of tests, countless surgeries, timed intercourse, and intrauterine insemination before moving to IVF.
A rubber inseminating catheter with blunt tip fitted with a disposable graduated syringe was used for intrauterine insemination of hens.
Day uses acupuncture to increase the effectiveness of western fertility treatments such as intrauterine insemination (IUI) or in-vitro fertilization (IVF).
Two assisted reproduction techniques are applied in the hospital: intrauterine insemination (artificial insemination) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection," he added.

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