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Chinese hospital gets automatic 'sperm extractor' for donors

Press Trust of India  |  London 

According to China's Weibo social platform the automatic sperm extractors are being introduced in a hospital in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province.

The pink, grey and white machine has a massage pipe at the front which can be adjusted according to the height of its user, the Daily Mail reported.

Speed, frequency, amplitude and temperature in the machine can be controlled.

It has a small screen on the top which plays films for the users to help them with the extraction process.

The director of the urology department at Zhengzhou Central Hospital said the machine was being used by infertility patients who find it difficult to retrieve sperm the old fashioned way.

The machine costs USD 2,800, the paper said.

First Published: Sun, September 23 2012. 13:35 IST