How does Sperm Slow increase success in sperm selection?
We spoke with María Celda, a specialist in the laboratory at Vida Fertility about the Sperm Slow technique. “This method not only improves fertilization and embryonic development rates but also stands out for its ability to select sperm with lower DNA fragmentation, particularly beneficial in cases of male infertility.”
What is Sperm Slow and how does the technique work?
Sperm Slow is a natural approach in sperm selection, representing a significant advancement. By mimicking the natural interaction between the egg and sperm through hyaluronic acid, this medium improves fertilization and embryonic development rates.
Its ability to select sperm with lower DNA fragmentation, especially useful in cases of male infertility, makes it a valuable complement in the laboratory. Unlike FertileChip, Sperm Slow can be used with cryopreserved samples, offering flexibility without compromising the quality of sperm selection.
A natural approach in sperm selection.
The use of Sperm Slow represents an advancement in sperm selection for assisted reproduction treatments. Its approach based on the natural interaction between the egg and sperm has been shown to increase success rates, especially in cases of male infertility.
This medium contains hyaluronic acid, allowing it to mimic the conditions of the natural process by which the egg selects the sperm. Those with a higher affinity for the medium and that show a closer interaction with the environment surrounding the egg demonstrate a higher fertilization capacity. This fact leads to a selection of higher quality and affinity.
Benefits of Using the Sperm Slow Technique in Your Fertility Treatment
Various studies show an improvement in fertilization rates and embryonic development by reducing the risk of selecting sperm with DNA fragmentation.
The use of Sperm Slow complements the sperm capacitation techniques used in the laboratory. This medium is used at the time of microinjection. Unlike FertileChip, this medium can be used with cryopreserved samples regardless of their concentration and motility, allowing the selection of sperm with a lower percentage of DNA fragmentation regardless of the initial low quality.
These innovative tools, developed by Vida Fertility, open new perspectives and opportunities for those looking to build their family through assisted reproduction treatments. In the pursuit of excellence and hope, FertileChip and SpermSlow stand as essential allies in this journey toward motherhood.