Device

Antigon

Item ID #

TCC-D1-I-018

Device

Antigon

Device Type

Closed Loop; Plastic & Metal

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene; Magnet

Developer

Paul Erik Lebech, Denmark; Mogens Osler, Denmark

Manufacturer and Distributor

Antigon, Svend Ludvig Schroder, Denmark

Patent

U.S. No. 3,467,087

Size

32mm (L) x 25mm (W)

Description

Injection molded translucent polyethylene with magnetic strip inside one long side. Upper bar is notched with the "arms" angled downward. Rounded cervical end. Two nylon cervical threads (not present here) would be attached at the rounded end. Shield-shaped. Device designed so that it could be compressed within the insertion tube then resume its shape within the uterine cavity and adjusting to such.

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Creation Date

1969

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; Danish IUDs; Shield-shaped IUDs

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