Item ID #
"W" with plastic balls
Plastic and Metal; Multiplane
Metal wire; plastic
28mm (H) x 27mm (W)
We have not been able to find any information regarding this device, which consists of 4 metal wire arms with dark plastic (?) balls at the joints and on the two free ends. A multifilament thread connects the two cervical end joints and is tied in a loop, leaving approximately an inch of free tails.
Physical rights to the device and the photograph of such are retained by Loma Linda University. Copyrights and patent rights are observed in accordance with U. S. copyright and patent laws.
Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Metal IUDs; W-shaped IUDs