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Linear; Plastic and metal
Polyethylene ?; Copper wire
Dr. Rustom P. Soonawala, Family Planning Association of India and the Wadia Maternity Hospital of Bombay (India)
28mm x 32mm
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.
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.
Intrauterine Contraception; Intrauterine Devices; Copper; Soonawala; Y-shaped devices