Ultrasound transmission gel in the vagina can impair sperm motility.


The effect of ultrasound transmission gel on sperm motility was assessed because of a few unsatisfactory post-coital tests, encountered after vaginal ultrasonography in otherwise normal couples. Swim-up samples of spermatozoa from donors and patients with asthenozoospermia were incubated in ultrasonic transmission gel at various concentrations. Sperm… (More)