Item ID #

TCC-D2-I-011

Device

Massouras Duck's Foot No.2

Device Type

Web; Multiplane

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene or silicone; stainless steel; polyester; barium sulfate

Developer

H. G. Massouras, M.D., University of Athens, Greece

Manufacturer and Distributor

H. G. Massouras, M.D., University of Athens, Greece

Size

77mm (L) x 40mm (W)

Description

Y-shaped device with stainless steel core and three horizontal cross appendages at cervical end of stem. These could be cut to fit uterus. A hole in the rounded cervical end of the stem for threads (not present). Two triangular wings between the 'V' at the fundal end of device. This device was developed to treat and prevent intrauterine or intracervical adhesions associated with Asherman's Syndrome, and was inserted during dilation and curettage of the uterus.

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Creation Date

1969

Rights

Physical rights to the device and the photograph of such are retained by Loma Linda University. Copyrights are observed in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.

Keywords

Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Massouras; Duck's Foot; Intrauterine adhesions; Asherman's Syndrome

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