07207974 is referenced by 346 patents and cites 16 patents.

An insertion device for inserting at least a portion of at least one piercing member of an insertion set through the skin of a patient, including: a device housing and a carrier body for movement between an advanced position and a retracted position. The carrier body includes a receiving structure to support the insertion set in a position with the at least one piercing member oriented for insertion through the skin of the patient at a predetermined angle relative to the skin of the patient. A driver urges the carrier body with a controlled force and speed to place at least a portion of the at least one piercing member of the insertion set through the skin of the patient to install the insertion set to the patient. The receiving structure is removable from the insertion set while maintaining installation of the insertion set to the patient.

Title
Insertion device for an insertion set and method of using the same
Application Number
10/370831
Publication Number
7207974 (B2)
Application Date
February 21, 2003
Publication Date
April 24, 2007
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
Assignee
Medtronic MiniMed
CA, US
IPC
A61M 5/20
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