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The HCu280 is a small IUD with 280mm2 of copper surface. It is used in China and is one of only a few Chinese-designed products with a string to facilitate removal.
July 20, 2016
The National Population and Family Planning Commission (NPFPC) in China distributed 1.3 million HCu280 IUDs in 2010.
One systematic review of the HCu280 IUD found that the product caused fewer side effects than the TCu220 IUD and had equal efficacy. In a study comparing the HCu280 to the Gamma300, the HCu280 also had significantly lower side effects.
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