Current Research in Medicine

Efficacy of Intra Uterine Insemination in the Treatment of Infertility

Nabila Kamil Yaaqoub and Bushra Mohammed Majed

DOI : 10.3844/amjsp.2011.47.50

Current Research in Medicine

Volume 2, Issue 1

Pages 47-50


Problem statement: To assess efficacy of IUI in treatment of infertility. Tikrit teaching hospital. Approach: 42 infertile couple underwent standard evaluation for infertility, woman given medication to stimulate development of mature follicles, washed semen specimen placed in uterine cavity using sterile flexible catheter, coincide with ovulation time. Results: Of 42 infertile couples pregnancy occur in 26(61.9%), (19.1%) in primary and (42.9%) in secondary infertility, (21.3%) of them was male infertility and (40.6%) of unexplained infertility. Pregnancy was less with prolong duration of infertility (35.7%) with 3-5 years, (21.3%) with 5-7 years and (4.8%) with 8 and more years of infertility. Conclusion: IUI is less expensive, less invasive and effective in treatment of couples with unexplained or male infertility.


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