Developer

W. Oppenheimer

Item ID #

TCC-D2-I-007

Device

Oppenheimer Ring

Device Type

Closed Loop

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Silkworm gut; stainless steel wire

Developer

W. Oppenheimer, Israel

Manufacturer and Distributor

W. Oppenheimer, Israel

Size

20mm internal diameter

Description

Silkworm gut strands coiled into a closed loop. Present copy has what appears to be a stainless steel (or silver?) wire looped around one strand and wrapped around itself. Unsure as to the purpose of this wire.

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Creation Date

1959

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; Oppenheimer Ring; Silkworm gut; IUD usage - Israel

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