Outcome of Intra Uterine Insemination in Sahara International Fertility Centre Pokhara, Nepal
Keywords:Dysfunction, Infertility, Intrauterine insemination
Introduction: The incidence of infertility is about 10 to 15 % among reproductive age group. The cause of infertility may be either due to male factor or female factor or both. The main aim of this study was to evaluate the success rate of intrauterine insemination (IUI) in a private centre of Pokhara.
Materials and Methods: This was a centre based retrospective study done in private fertility centre. Sub-fertile couples who were treated from January 1st 2015 to December 31st 2016 were enrolled for the study. Couples with unexplained male factor, ovulatory dysfunction, unilateral tubal occlusion and ejaculatory dysfunction were included in this study. Three hundred and eighty IUI cases were retrospectively reviewed. Clinical pregnancy rate was the primary outcome.
Result: The success rate of IUI was 15.7%. It was higher among unexplained infertility cases. Clinical pregnancy rate was directly associated with the age of the patients, indications of infertility and number of cycles.
Conclusion: Success rate of IUI in infertile couples who had unexplained infertility, tubal factor, ovulatory dysfunction was higher than male factor infertility and ejaculatory dysfunction.
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