Item ID #

TCC-D2-I-015

Device

Dalkon Shield - Nulliparous

Device Type

Membrane

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer; Barium sulfate

Developer

Hugh J. Davis, M.D.; Irwin Lerner, M.D.

Manufacturer and Distributor

A. H. Robins Co., Richmond, Virginia

Size

21mm (L) x 21mm (W)

Description

A membrane-type device with webbed fundal-seeking lateral fins. The dimensions of the standard Dalkon Shield were lessened. Aimed at the woman who had never been pregnant. Cervical thread.

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 laws.

Keywords

Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Dalkon Shield

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