Testicular biopsy Tunisia
A testicular biopsy or puncture is a technique that involves a small incision at the base of the scrotal bursa in order to aspirate a sample of tissue.
It is performed to evaluate the testicular function with regard to the production of spermatozoa or to evaluate chromosomal alterations affecting the germ cells precursors of spermatozoa or in case of azoospermia to verify the existence of spermatozoa in the testicle, which will be frozen for later use in IVF techniques with ICSI.
The testicular biopsy can also have a therapeutic purpose, when it is performed synchronously to the IVF to recover the sperm with which the eggs will be fertilized.
Testicular biopsy price in Tunisia
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Testicular biopsy : for whom?
It is indicated in these cases:
Azoospermic patients with testes of normal volume and consistency, palpable ductus deferens and normal follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) levels.
Azoospermic patients with testes smaller in volume or decreased in consistency and elevated follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) levels.
Patients with absence of the vas deferens, IVF.
it can be performed synchronously to the IVF.
How is it performed ?
The procedure is performed by biopsy under general anaesthesia, allowing the removal of a small fragment of testicular or epididymis tissue which will be examined to see if there are viable, motile spermatozoa or at least small foci of spermatogenesis.
The examination requires fasting from midnight of the day prior to surgery and is appropriate in cases of severe oligo-asthenospermia or azoospermia. The recovered material can be frozen in order to be used the day of the oocyte pick up, by ICSI technique or kept in culture for a very short period before the same ICSI.
Small skin incisions are closed with detached stitches to minimize the risk of hematoma.
Testicular biopsy : aftercare and recovery
After your testicular biopsy in Tunisia, you will have to follow certain recommendations given by the surgeon:
You must maintain the operated area dry.
Professional activities can be resumed after a period of two weeks so that the patient will have enough time to rest.
Sexual intercourses are forbidden during the first postoperative weeks.
You can notice the appearance of bruises that will fade with time.
Sports activities must also be stopped, your surgeon will indicate you the exact period of resumption.
Testicular biopsy Tunisia results
The results of testicular biopsy in Tunisia will be ready after a few days, they show the causes of azoospermia and, in the case of obstructive azoospermia (obstruction of the tube in which sperm circulate from the testicles to the urethra), to collect live sperm in order to carry out an in vitro fertilization with ICSI.
The doctor will discuss the results with you and suggest additional tests or treatments, depending on the problem.