Effect of methylene blue, indigo carmine, and Renografin on human sperm motility.

@article{Sheynkin1999EffectOM,
  title={Effect of methylene blue, indigo carmine, and Renografin on human sperm motility.},
  author={Yefim Sheynkin and Carly Starr and Philip Shihua Li and Marc Goldstein},
  journal={Urology},
  year={1999},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={214-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of commonly used intraoperative vasography and tissue staining agents, indigo carmine, methylene blue, and Renografin, on sperm motility. METHODS Semen from 20 healthy men was obtained after 2 to 4 days of abstinence. Sperm motility was initially evaluated in each specimen. Standard solutions of indigo carmine, methylene blue, and Renografin-60 were diluted 2x and 4x with lactated Ringer's solution. Equal aliquots of sperm were mixed with undiluted and… CONTINUE READING