Microsurgical testis sperm extraction

Tolulope Bakare

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Advances in assisted reproductive techniques including in vitro fertilization using intracytoplasmic sperm injection allows for use of testicular sperm to aid in achieving paternity in men with male factor infertility. Microsurgical testis sperm extraction was developed as a sophisticated method of sperm retrieval and increases the probability of successful retrieval of sperm in these men.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Reproduction
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9780128151457
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • In vitro fertilization (IVF)
  • Intracytoplasmic injection (ICSI)
  • Male factor infertility
  • Microsurgical/microdissection testis sperm extraction (micro-TESE)
  • Spermatogenic dysfuntion
  • Testicular sperm extraction (TESE)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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