Item ID #
Nova T -- Novagard
Plastic and Metal
Polyethylene; Barium sulfate; Copper; Nylon thread
Outokumpo Oy, Helsinki, Finland
Manufacturer and Distributor
Huhtamaeki Oy, Leiras Pharmaceuticals, Finland; AB Kabi, Sweden; Schering AG, West Germany
U.S. No. 3,937,212
32mm (L) x 32mm (W)
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.
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.
Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Nova T; Novagard