Device

Copper Omega

Item ID #

TCC-D4-I-016

Device

Copper Omega

Device Type

Linear; Plastic and metal

Classification

intrauterine

Composition

Polypropylene; Copper wire

Developer

Lionel C. R. Emmett, M.D., England

Manufacturer and Distributor

A. H. Robins Co., Richmond, Virginia

Patent

U.S.: 3,973,560

Size

23mm (H) x 28mm (W)

Description

C or omega-shaped polypropylene rod (3mm diam.) around which is wound copper wire covering approximately 200-300mm2 surface area. Blue monofilament cervical threads off both bulbed ends.

Preview

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Creation Date

1976

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; Plastic IUDs; Copper wire IUDs; Omega

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