09072827 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 546 patents.

A method and device are disclosed for preventing a needle stick hazard in the event of a collapse of a protective needle flap of a portable drug pump. The device may include a needle guide, a secure space and/or a shield. A point of a needle is optionally deflected into a secure space upon collapse of the protective flap. The space may optionally be shielded. Optionally, the support linking the needle to the pump may pivot and/or translate. Optionally, there may be an exposing position wherein the needle protrudes through an opening in the flap. Optionally, the opening may be non-circular.

Fail safe point protector for needle safety flap
Application Number
Publication Number
9072827 (B2)
Application Date
March 26, 2012
Publication Date
July 7, 2015
Oz Cabiri
Macabim Reut
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel
MEDIMOP Medical Projects
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