Item ID #

TCC-D3-I-009

Device

TCu-200; Gyne T

Device Type

Linear

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Injection molded polyethylene with barium sulfate; copper wire; polyethylene threads

Developer

Howard Tatum; Jaime Zipper

Manufacturer and Distributor

G. D. Searle (USA); Population Council (New York, NY)

Size

Cross arm - 32mm; Stem 36mm

Description

T-shaped polyethylene with barium sulfate. Copper wire on stem. Surface area of 200mm(squared). Two polyethylene threads attached at cervical end. First medicated IUD tested for contraceptive use.

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Creation Date

1972

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; Linear IUD; TCu-200

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