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Lippes Loop

The coil was pulled into a thin tube which was then inserted through the cervix and into the womb. When the coil was shoved from the tube by means of a pin, it reassumed its original form.

In order to demonstrate the position of the coil after insertion, it has been embedded, in the photo, in a pink plastic disc that is suggestive of the shape of the uterus.

Inventory number: 1601
Material: cardboard, plastic
Dimensions, in cm: 34,2 x 3 x 0,7
Date: 2004
Condition: very good
Manufactor: Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation
Donor: Jack Lippes