Treatment with Norplant subdermal implants inhibits sperm penetration through cervical mucus in vitro.

@article{Croxatto1987TreatmentWN,
  title={Treatment with Norplant subdermal implants inhibits sperm penetration through cervical mucus in vitro.},
  author={Horatio B Croxatto and Soledad Diaz and Ana Mar{\'i}a Salvatierra and Patricia Y. Morales and Cecilia Ebensperger and A Brandeis},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={1987},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={193-201}
}
Attempts were made to collect several samples of cervical mucus in each of thirty-three cycles of women using NORPLANT subdermal implants, in seven cycles from NORPLANT-2 rod users, and in 33 control cycles. The attempts to collect a mucus sample were successful on 20 of 77 and 7 of 14 occasions in NORPLANT capsule and rod users, respectively, due to the scanty amount and stickiness found in the majority. All 59 attempts in control subjects were successful. The distance travelled by the fastest… CONTINUE READING

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