04677979 is referenced by 245 patents and cites 19 patents.

A disposable lancet assembly is provided, including a housing serving as a lance-holder guide, a lance holder body reciprocable in the housing guide, and a flat-bladed lance mounted in one end of the lance holder body. Included in the invention are integral strategically positioned abutments which serve dual functions providing snap-action drive for the lancet, together with steps for lance movement control. Also included are integral resilient means on the lance holder body providing damping of the lance drive in the puncture direction with automatic withdrawal of the lance into the housing.

Title
Lancet
Application Number
6/743231
Publication Number
4677979
Application Date
June 11, 1985
Publication Date
July 7, 1987
Inventor
James A Burns
Elizabeth
NJ, US
Agent
Robert P Grindle
Assignee
Becton Dickinson and Company
NJ, US
IPC
A61B 17/34
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