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Ancor Device (prototype)
Michael S. Burnhill
25mm (L) x 26mm (W)
Triangular-shaped device with a serpentine inner stem, bulbed joint on upper transverse beam, eyelet at cervical junction for cervical threads. Varying-width fin along outer edge. This was a prototype for Burnhill's Ancor Device. Unlikely that it was ever used clinically.
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; Anchor-shaped; Prototype IUDs