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The protocols are to help you conceive. The long protocol for ICSI has higher success rates associated with studies revealing higher oocyte transfers. The difference between these is best explained by an Infertility specialist who is specialized in doing these procedures.
Getting a Thalassemia screening for both of you before ICSI is recommended to make sure there are no abnormalities associated.
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