Item ID #

TCC-D2-I-009

Device

Nova T -- Novagard

Device Type

Plastic and Metal

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene; Barium sulfate; Copper; Nylon thread

Developer

Outokumpo Oy, Helsinki, Finland

Manufacturer and Distributor

Huhtamaeki Oy, Leiras Pharmaceuticals, Finland; AB Kabi, Sweden; Schering AG, West Germany

Patent

U.S. No. 3,937,212

Size

32mm (L) x 32mm (W)

Description

Injection-molded polyethylene with barium sulfate added for radiopacity. 200mm2 of copper wire containing a silver core, wrapped around stem. Stem ends in open loop (cervical end) through which two nylon thread - one white; one blue - are attached. The arms meet the stem in a slight 'V' juncture and continue outward with a slight downward bent ending in bulbed ends.

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Creation Date

1979

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; Nova T; Novagard

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