It is the same procedure as AI but the sample of sperm that is used comes for our sperm bank.
â– In case of Azoospermia (total absence of spermatozoa in the ejaculation) and the impossibility of obtaining useful spermatozoa from the testicles or the ejaculatory duct that connects them with the outside.
â– In the presence of severe male disorders non solvable with in vitro fertilization or ICSI.
â– When genetic disorders of the male have high probability of being transmitted to the descendants and transmission cannot be avoided by the diagnosis and selection of the embryos.
â– In case of extreme female sensibilization to Rh factor that has caused previous miscarriages and cannot be solved with other treatments.
â– When the woman does not have a male partner, ether because she Is in a homosexual relationship or because for personal and sentimental reasons she decides to face maternity on her own.
IMER has its own sperm bank, thus notably facilitating this type of procedure.
In Spain gametes donation is anonymous.
Reproduction techniques the selection of the sperm donor Is an exclusive responsibility of the medical team that is applying the treatment and they must preserve the anonymity of the donor.
Under no circumstances can the patient select the donor.
In any case the medical team must do its best to guarantee the immunological compatibility and phenotype resemblance of the sample with the patient
The users of this technique, and their descendants born from it, have the right to know certain general information about the donor, but this will never include his identity, the only exception being when for extraordinary circumstances there is a certain risk for the life of the descendants or when enforced by legal procedures under penal law.