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Table 1 Viability and acrosomal status in spermatozoa selected for ICSI or PICSI

From: An efficiency comparison of different in vitro fertilization methods: IVF, ICSI, and PICSI for embryo development to the blastocyst stage from vitrified porcine immature oocytes

Treatment Total Spermatozoa
n
A/AR (%) D/AR (%) A/NAR (%) D/NAR (%)
Control 600 432 (72 ± 1.4)a 29 (5 ± 1.4)a 108 (18 ± 1.8)a 31 (5 ± 0.4)a
PVP-ICSI 600 319 (53 ± 0.9)b 180 (30 ± 1.1)b 82 (14 ± 2.3)a 19 (3 ± 0.2)a
HA-PICSI 600 504 (84 ± 2.3)c 50 (8 ± 1.9)a 42 (7 ± 1.8)b 4 (1 ± 0.3)a
  1. Percentage data are presented as mean ± SD values
  2. PVP Polyvinilpyrrolidone, HA Hyaluronic acid, A/AR live/acrosome reacted, D/AR dead/acrosome reacted, A/NAR live/non-acrosome reacted, D/NAR dead/non-acrosome reacted, n number of sperm examined
  3. a,b,cValues in the same column with different letters are significantly different (P < 0.05)