Device

Quadracoil

Item ID #

TCC-D2-I-028

Device

Quadracoil

Device Type

Linear

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Plastic (specific composition unknown)

Developer

The Pathfinder Fund, USA

Size

33mm (L) x 39mm (W)

Description

Device with four semi-coiled arms with the two upper (fundal) arms being longer in length that the two lower (cervical) arms. One of the upper arms has a knobbed end. The device is comprised of two separate pieces held together by a plastic tube. Long blue thread is inserted into holes in the cervical end of the plastic tube (front and back) with the individual ends being threaded through holes at the ends of the two lower arms.

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; Pathfinder Fund; Quadracoil

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