Item ID #

TCC-D4-I-004

Device

Lippes Loop D (old) - Cu 220

Device Type

Linear; Plastic and metal

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene; Barium sulfate; Copper; Nylon thread

Developer

Jack A. Lippes, M.D.

Manufacturer and Distributor

Ortho Research Foundation; Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp., NJ

Patent

U.S.: 3,250,271 - original

Size

27.5mm (L) x 30mm (W)

Description

Standard Lippes Loop D of alathon-20 polyethylene with barium sulfate added for radiopacity, to which 10 bands of medical grade copper have been added, resulting in 220mm2 copper surface. Two white nylon (?) cervical threads.

Preview

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Creation Date

1970

Rights

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.

Keywords

Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Lippes Loop; Copper

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