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Table 3 Percentage of spermatozoa with acrosomal reaction according to the segment of the Fallopian tube and treatment

From: In vitro assessment of some sperm function following exposure to levonorgestrel in human fallopian tubes

  LNG in the medium N Acrosome reacted spermatozoa (%) (Mean ± SEM) p-value
Isthmus     0.57
  Yes 9 15.2 ± 3.3  
  No 9 18.7 ± 2.5  
Ampulla     0.96
  Yes 9 9.1 ± 1.2  
  No 8 9.4 ± 1.9  
Medium     0.28
  Yes 9 5.5 ± 1.9  
  No 9 3.8 ± 2.1  
  1. Medium: refers to the medium used in the experiments in which the tubes were immersed during incubation.