Device

Shield Device

Item ID #

TCC-D1-I-002

Device

Shield Device

Device Type

Closed Loop

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Inert Plastic; Ultrathane?

Developer

Hugh J. Davis, M.D.; Robert Israel, M.D.

Size

34mm x 36mm (H x W)

Description

Experiemental design. Modified heart or shield with magnet in the central spoke. Cervical threads (absent here) would be attached through the lower eyelet at the cervical end of the central spoke. This device was tested on 12 women at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Contraceptive Clinic. See: Israel, Robert and Hugh J. Davis. "Effect of Intrauterine Contraceptive Devices on the Endometrium". JAMA, Feb 28, 1966, v195, no9, p.144-148.

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Creation Date

1965

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;

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