Item ID #

TCC-D4-I-026

Device

Gynekoil (variant); Margulies Spiral (variant)

Device Type

Linear

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene; Barium sulfate

Developer

Lazar C. Margulies, M.D.

Manufacturer and Distributor

Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp. (USA)

Patent

U.S.: 3,200,815 (original design)

Size

Spiral: 33mm (H) x 37mm (W); Stem: 80mm (L)

Description

Variant design of the Gynekoil or Margulies Spiral with the lower edge of the coil being flat. The stem has seven bulb notches. The present device has been bent from storage. The device was not designed that way. Device contains 22% barium sulfate for radiopacity.

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; Coils; Gynekoil; Margulies Spiral

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