Developer

Jack Lippes

Item ID #

TCC-D2-I-002

Device

Lippes Loop C (old)

Device Type

Linear

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene; barium sulfate; nylon threads

Developer

Jack Lippes, M.D.

Manufacturer and Distributor

Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp. (USA)

Patent

U.S.: 3,250,271

Size

38mm (L); 32mm (W) at widest pt.

Description

Double S flexible polyethylene with barium sulfate for radiopaqueness. Two blue nylon threads attached at cervical end.

Preview

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Creation Date

1966

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; Lippes Loop

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