Use of the capillary-cumulus oophorus model for evaluating the selection of spermatozoa.

@article{Rijsdijk2007UseOT,
  title={Use of the capillary-cumulus oophorus model for evaluating the selection of spermatozoa.},
  author={Michelle Rijsdijk and Daniel Franken},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2007},
  volume={88 6},
  pages={
          1595-602
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To establish the action of the cumulus mass on the function of human spermatozoa. DESIGN A prospective, controlled clinical study. SETTING Academic infertility clinic. PATIENT(S) Semen donors and IVF patients. INTERVENTION(S) Donor human cumulus oophorus complex was aspirated into a glass Pasteur pipette. The semen of selected IVF patients was then loaded into the pipette, and the spermatozoa were allowed to transverse the cumulus matrix. The penetrated spermatozoa were then… CONTINUE READING