Item ID #

TCC-D1-I-004

Device

Heart - Single chambered

Device Type

Closed Loop

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene with barium sulfate; nylon thread

Developer

Walter J. Gamble, M.D.; The Pathfinder Fund

Manufacturer and Distributor

The Pathfinder Fund, Massachusetts

Size

30mm x 40mm

Description

Heart-shaped device, single chambered, composed of polyethylene with barium sulfate added for radiopacity. Two blue nylon cervical threads attached to lower (cervical) end of device.

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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 patent laws.

Keywords

Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Heart-shaped IUDs

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