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Lippes Loop D - Postpartum
Polyethylene; Barium sulfate
Jack A. Lippes, M.D.
32mm (L) x 32mm (W)
Lippes Loop D - double-s design with 6 spurs added along the uppermost bar, 3 per side. White cervical thread. The Museum Fur Verhutung und Schwanger Shaftsabbruch lists this design as "experimental". The spurs were thought to prevent or reduce expulsion in postpartum women.
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.
Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Lippes Loop; Postpartum