09095683 is referenced by 11 patents and cites 294 patents.

An insertion device for use in assisting with the placement of a medical device within the body of a patient is disclosed. For example, the insertion device can be employed to assist with the placement of an introducer, which provides a conduit for insertion of a catheter into the body. In one embodiment, the insertion device comprises a needle that is removably disposed within a bore defined by the medical device, and a needle retraction assembly. The needle retraction assembly can position the needle in any one of a first position wherein a distal tip of the needle is disposed a predetermined distance distal to a distal end of the medical device, a second position wherein the needle distal tip is disposed distal but proximate to the distal end of the medical device, and a third position wherein the needle distal tip is retracted within the medical device bore.

Title
Medical component insertion device including a retractable needle
Application Number
13/405096
Publication Number
9095683 (B2)
Application Date
February 24, 2012
Publication Date
August 4, 2015
Inventor
Ryan C Patterson
Farmington
UT, US
John W Hall
North Salt Lake
UT, US
Agent
Rutan & Tucker
Assignee
C R Bard
NJ, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
A61M 25/06
A61M 5/178
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