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Safety issue with TT380 Slimline intrauterine contraceptive device
  1. Karen Trewinnard1
  1. Independent Trainer in Sexual Health, Winchester, UK;
  1. Correspondence to Dr Karen Trewinnard; karentrewinnard{at}

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I would l like to bring to the attention of journal readers a serious safety issue with the TT380 Slimline device due to failure of the device to release into the uterine cavity.

After full counselling the patient chose a copper intrauterine device (IUD) for long-term contraception. Pelvic examination was normal and the uterus sounded to 8 cm with use of a sound …

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