Developer

Karl H. Kurz

Item ID #

TCC-D4-I-024

Device

Flexi-T 380 ; Cu Safe 380

Device Type

Linear; Plastic and metal

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene; Barium sulfate; Copper; Nylon thread

Developer

Karl H. Kurz

Manufacturer and Distributor

Prosan International B.V., Arnhem, The Netherlands; Prosan International B.V., Trimedic, Canada

Size

32mm (L) x 28mm (W)

Description

T-shaped device with the ends of the arms turned downward. Copper wire (99.9% pure) wound around stem plus two copper sleeves - one on each arm - for a surface area of 380mm2 of copper. One blue cervical thread, no knot, one end threaded up shaft with the copper wire wound over, securing it. Designed for parous women.

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Creation Date

1990

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; T-Device; Copper

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