Device

Web

Developer

Frank Shubeck M.D.

Item ID #

TCC-D3-I-028

Device

Web

Device Type

Web; Special

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Stainless steel; polyether polyurethane

Developer

Frank Shubeck, M.D.

Patent

US: 3,734,090; 22 May 1973

Size

25mm (H) x 50mm (W)

Description

Stainless steel wire in a 'W' shape with a polyether polyurethane membrane of 0.004' thickness covering the wire and forming a web between all the arms. This particular device is not in its intended shape, and much of the polyurethane web as deteriorated and detached.

Preview

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Creation Date

1973

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; Web

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