07344507 is referenced by 177 patents and cites 1863 patents.

A lancet driver is provided wherein the driver exerts a driving force on a lancet during a lancing cycle and is used on a tissue site. The driver comprises of a drive force generator for advancing the lancet and a processor coupled to the drive force generator capable of changing the direction and magnitude of force exerted on the lancet during the lancing cycle. The driver further includes a human interface on the housing providing at least one output for communicating with the patient.

Title
Method and apparatus for lancet actuation
Application Number
10/237261
Publication Number
7344507 (B2)
Application Date
September 5, 2002
Publication Date
March 18, 2008
Inventor
Dirk Boecker
Palo Alto
CA, US
Jon Hewitt Leonard
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Don Alden
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Dominique M Freeman
La Honda
CA, US
Barry Dean Briggs
Campbell
CA, US
Agent
Heller Ehrman
Paul Davis
Assignee
Pelikan Technologies
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/14
A61B 5/00
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