Better postcoital test for oligospermic patients using split ejaculate artificial insemination

Fertility and Sterility
A Adoni, Z Palti

Abstract

In 25 oligospermic patients who had negative postcoital tests, artificial inseminations were performed with the whole semen and split ejaculates. After 30 minutes, a sample of cervical mucus was obtained and examined microscopically for the presence of motile spermatozoa. There was a significant improvement of 64% using the split ejaculate, as compared with 44% using whole semen. We found a significantly higher sperm count and progressive motility in the split ejaculate (18 patients, 72%).

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Related Concepts

Cell Density
Subfertility
Artificial Insemination
Insemination, Artificial, Homologous
Study, Methodological
Oligospermia
Y-Chromosome-Bearing Sperm

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