BASAL ULTRASOUND EVALUATION
Transvaginal ultrasound to be performed by day 3 of the menstrual cycle to assess the basal status of the ovaries.
SERIAL EVALUATION OF FOLLICOLAR GROWTH
Serial ultrasound evaluation of spontaneous monofollicular growth (spontaneous cycle IUI) or stimulated by taking follicular growth-inducing drugs for a period varying between 7 and 15 days(stimulated cycle IUI).
Administration of hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) for ovulation induction, once one or twofollicles with a diameter greater than 17-18mm are displayed.
SPERM PREPARATION IN THE LAB
Collection, washing and preparation of semen in the laboratory.
INTRAUTERINE INSEMINATION (IUI)
Transfer of the processed seminal fluid into the uterus by trans-cervical catheter.
LUTEAL PHASE SUPPORT AND PREGNANCY TESTING
Luteal phase support and serum beta-hCG dosage (14 days after insemination).