Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2733


Live birth by fallopian tube sperm perfusion in hyperprolactinemic woman after failed in vitro-fertilization

Adesanya O.A.1,3*, Shittu L. A. J.1,2, Oyewopo A. O.1,4, Babalola O. S.1,2, Jewo I.2and Ashiru O. A.1,2
  1Medical ART Center, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. 2Department of Anatomy Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Lagos, Nigeria. 3Department of Anatomy, Igbinedion University Okada Edo State, Nigeria. 4Department of Anatomy, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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  • Article Number - 3B11C4D12486
  • Vol.1(1), pp. 011-013, October 2006
  •  Accepted: 25 October 2006
  •  Published: 31 October 2006



The case presented describes a live birth following treatment of a 35-year-old woman with fallopian tube sperm perfusion (FTSP) using donor sperm after three-repeated unsuccessful courses of In-vitro fertilization (IVF) with Percutaneous Epididymal Sperm Aspiration (PESA), Testicular Sperm Extraction (TESE), and donor sperm. The indication of FTSP is hereby explored and discussed.


Key words: Male infertility, intrauterine insemination, hyper-prolactinemia, azoospermia, donor sperm, Lagos.

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