06997907 is referenced by 429 patents and cites 18 patents.

An insertion set for insertion through the skin of a patient includes at least one piercing member adapted to be secured to an insertion device and a set housing to be removable from the insertion device while maintaining installation of the insertion set. At least a portion of the at least one piercing member is insertable through the skin. The set housing is coupled to the at least one piercing member and is adapted so that it is shaped to fit an insertion device to orient the at least one piercing member for placement through the skin of at least a portion of the at least one piercing member at a predetermined angle relative to the skin to install the insertion set. The at least one piercing member is adapted to be retainable by the insertion device during removal from the insertion set.

Title
Insertion device for an insertion set and method of using the same
Application Number
10/371137
Publication Number
6997907 (B2)
Application Date
February 21, 2003
Publication Date
February 14, 2006
Inventor
Jeffrey F Field
Camarillo
CA, US
April A Marano
Manhattan
CA, US
Jeffery V Funderburk
Fremont
CA, US
Randy W Adair
Valencia
CA, US
Susan M McConnell
Woodland Hills
CA, US
Jason H Safabash
Los Angeles
CA, US
Agent
Medtronic MiniMed
Assignee
Medtronic MiniMed
CA, US
IPC
A61M 5/178
A61M 5/20
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