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Micro Testicular Sperm Extraction (Micro TESE) FAQs-

Frequently Asked Questions about Micro-TESE are as follows-

1. How does the Micro-TESE procedure work?

The Micro-TESE surgery is carried out in the outpatient clinic. Its duration is usually between 1.5 – 3 hours depending on the intraoperative findings and the patient can leave the clinic 4 hours post the surgery. Please note that you are not allowed to actively participate in traffic within 24 hours of anaesthesia.

2. Will I have severe pain after the surgery?

We carry out the surgery under general anaesthesia. You will have no pain during the surgery. After the surgery, an uncomfortable feeling and pressure in the operating area, especially when walking or during physical exertion, are possible. Severe pain is not expected after this surgery. The symptoms can be alleviated by resting, cooling the scrotum and pain killers (occasionally).

3. What do I have to consider after the surgery?

After the surgery, you will be need rest for a week. You should avoid heavy physical exertion or sports activities within 4 weeks from the surgery. The patient is expected to visit the clinic 1-2 days after the surgery for check-up.

4. What do I have to consider before the surgery?

Before undergoing the process of testicular sperm extraction Micro-TESE, you should-

  • Avoid eating, drinking, and smoking at least 8 hours before the surgery.
  • Sexual abstinence is not necessary.
  • You should shave the genital area at home before the surgery.

5. What is the cost for a Micro-TESE procedure?

The cost of the Micro-TESE procedure for male infertility ranges from INR 50,000- INR 60,000 per procedure. Anaesthesia and postoperative monitoring cost ranges from INR 15000- INR 20,000.

These were some of the most common Micro-TESE FAQs. For more information related to this surgery, visit your nearest Indira IVF clinic today!

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