Device

Copper Omega

Developer

Charles Emmet

Item ID #

TCC-D3-I034

Device

Copper Omega - experimental

Device Type

Linear

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polypropylene without barium sulfate; Copper

Developer

Dr. Charles Emmet (England)

Size

35mm x 37mm

Description

Open ring devicemade from polypropylene without barium sulphate, with nodules on both ends. 0.30mm dia. copper wire wrapped around device covering 200-300mm(squared) surface area. Nylon or polyethylene threads off ends. This was an experimental design studied between 1969 and 1975. The Copper Omega was made in both a nullipaous and multiparous size.

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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; Linear IUD; Omega; Copper; Experimental devices

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