It is a semen bank or Cryo bank that stores human sperm for future use. Semen is stored for different types of patients.
(i) Sperm from donors for women who go on IVF treatment with azoospermia partners.
(ii) Patients who undergo chemotherapy
(iii) Patients who have collection difficulty
(iv) Patients who have low volume and count.
(v) Patients whose male partner is abroad and not available at the time.
In this procedure the sperms are cryoprotected by a specific technique and stored in straws and plunged in liquid nitrogen.