Device

Ancor Device

Item ID #

TCC-D4-I-029

Device

Ancor Device (lg.)

Device Type

Linear

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Plastic

Developer

Michael S. Burnhill

Manufacturer and Distributor

American Caduceus Industries, N.Y.

Patent

U.S.: 3,537,445

Size

28mm (L) x 33mm (W)

Description

Anchor-shaped device with eyelets for cervical threads in each of the cervical ends. One fundal arm ends in a spade or arrowhead. The device is radiopaque. Would have been issued with a braided nylon cervical thread.

Preview

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Creation Date

1968

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; Anchor-shaped

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