Device

Birnberg Bow

Item ID #

TCC-D1-I-022

Device

Birnberg Bow; Birnberg Bow II - Regular

Device Type

Closed Loop

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Radio-opaque plastic

Developer

Charles H. Birnberg; John L. Marco

Manufacturer and Distributor

American Caduceus Industries, N.Y.

Patent

U.S. No. 3,253,590

Size

33mm (L) x 22mm (W)

Description

Double-triangle bow design with the narrowed lower triangle implemented in 1962.

Preview

image preview

Creation Date

1962

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 and patent laws.

Keywords

Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Birnberg Bow; Bow IUDs

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