Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics

, Volume 21, Issue 10, pp 371–373 | Cite as

Short Communication: Successful Pregnancy and Delivery Following Combined Treatment of In Vitro Maturation (IVM) and Testicular Sperm Extraction (TESE): A Case Report

  • Kohei Fuchinoue
  • Yukiko Nakajo
  • Akiko Yagi
  • Miho Takeda
  • Koichi Kyono


Purpose: To report the efficacy of the combined treatment of in vitro maturation (IVM) and testicular sperm extraction (TESE).

Methods: A couple in which the wife had polycystic ovarian syndrome and the husband had severe oligozoospermia. Oocytes were cultured in vitro for maturation followed by oocytes pickup with natural cycle, and TESE was undergone for husband. Matured oocytes were fertilized by intracytoplasmic sperm injection, and two embryos were transferred to wife's uterine.

Results: This case was achieved during pregnancy and delivery of a healthy female infant.

Conclusions: The combined treatment of IVM and TESE was effective for this couple's specific infertility factors.

In vitro maturation (IVM) polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) severe oligozoospermia testicular sperm extraction (TESE) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kohei Fuchinoue
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Yukiko Nakajo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Akiko Yagi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Miho Takeda
    • 1
    • 2
  • Koichi Kyono
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Gynecology and UrologyLadies ClinicKyonoJapan
  2. 2.Kyono Reproduction Research CenterJapan
  3. 3.3-8-6 OomiyaMiyagi, 989-6221Japan

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