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A tissue penetration device and method of using same. The tissue penetration device may optionally include sampling and analyzing functions, which may be integrated. An embodiment provides control of a lancet used for sampling blood. Electric field coils or solenoids may drive the lancet using electromagnetic force. Advancement and retraction of a lancet may be controlled by a feedback loop monitoring the position and velocity of the lancet embodiments of the lancet driver can be configured to follow a predetermined tissue lancing profile. Embodiments of the invention include a lancet and method for using a lancet to maintain the patency of the wound tract once the lancet has cut into the skin.

Title
Tissue penetration device
Application Number
10/127395
Publication Number
7025774 (B2)
Application Date
April 19, 2002
Publication Date
April 11, 2006
Inventor
George Gogue
Beaverton
OR, US
Ray Freeman
Cambridge
GB
Jon Hewitt Leonard
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Barry Dean Briggs
Campbell
CA, US
Don Alden
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Dirk Boecker
Palo Alto
CA, US
Dominique M Freeman
La Honda
CA, US
Assignee
Pelikan Technologies
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/14
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