Item ID #

TCC-D1-I-028

Device

Lippes Loop D - Postpartum

Device Type

Linear

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene; Barium sulfate

Developer

Jack A. Lippes, M.D.

Size

32mm (L) x 32mm (W)

Description

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.

Preview

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Creation Date

1970

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; Lippes Loop; Postpartum

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