Item ID #

TCC-D3-I-026

Device

Copper Y

Device Type

Linear; Plastic and metal

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polyethylene ?; Copper wire

Developer

Dr. Rustom P. Soonawala, Family Planning Association of India and the Wadia Maternity Hospital of Bombay (India)

Size

28mm x 32mm

Description

Y-shaped device with nodule at tip of one arm only to cover the tip of the inserter for ease of insertion. Both arms wrapped in copper wire with 250-300mm2 of surface area covered. Nylon or polyethylene thread off cervical end of device.

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Creation Date

1972

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; Copper; Soonawala; Y-shaped devices

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