Table 1: Current antifertility treatments for women and men - advantages and disadvantages.

Mode of treatment Advantages Disadvantages
Artificial insemination Inexpensive Low success rates
IVF With egg donation Good success rates High success rates Expensive Not universally permitted
ICSI for male factor infertility Effective Male offspring may be infertile Invasive
TESA, PESA to obtain sperm Effective Invasive