Developer

Lazar Margulies

Item ID #

TCC-D3-I-031.1

Device

Gynekoil (sm.); Margulies Spiral

Device Type

Linear

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Plastic

Developer

Lazar Margulies

Manufacturer and Distributor

Ortho Pharmaceutical, Raritan, NJ

Patent

US: 3,200,815; 08-17-1965

Size

93mm (L) x 26mm (W)

Description

Plastic spiral with a long beaded tail that was designed to descend down the cervical canal. The tail could be trimmed. Often referred to as the Margulies Spiral, although marketed with the name Gynekoil.

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Creation Date

1965

Rights

Physical rights to the device and the photograph of such are retained by Loma Linda University. Copyrights and patent rights are observed in accordance with U. S. copyright and patent laws.

Keywords

Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Gynekoil; Margulies Spiral

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