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Immediate sterility after vasectomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  875774     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Phenyl mercuric nitrate as an injection, in a dilution of 0-02% and buffered to pH 7, is a potent spermicidal agent which has been demonstrated to have no harmful side effects. It produces rapid death of all spermatozoa on contact. The injection of 2-5 ml of the solution into the lumen of each vas at the time of vasectomy is a simple procedure and adds no significant time and no complications to the operation. Studies have shown that no viable spermatozoa were present at seminal counts carried out one or two weeks after operation.
D W Hamilton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Australia     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0025-729X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Aust.     Publication Date:  1977 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-08-25     Completed Date:  1977-08-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400714     Medline TA:  Med J Aust     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  402-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Phenylmercury Compounds / pharmacology*
Sperm Motility / drug effects*
Time Factors
Vasectomy / methods*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Phenylmercury Compounds

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