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Author’s response to Durbin reply concerning safety issue with TT380 Slimline intrauterine device and the new modified device
  1. Karen R Trewinnard
  1. Correspondence to Dr Karen R Trewinnard, Independent FSRH Sexual Health Trainer, Winchester, UK; karentrewinnard{at}

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I want to thank Colin Parker for responding to my recent letter1 on behalf of Durbin plc.2 On first reporting this safety issue to Durbin I was told that the problem of kinking of the inserter tube of the TT380 Slimline IUD had previously been reported. Durbin assured me that this had been addressed and sent me more supposedly modified samples. On examining these I found the introducer …

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