US 11,878,143 B2
Subcutaneous infusion device
Victor Politis, Natick, MA (US); Gary Searle, Norfolk, MA (US); Mark Guarraia, Cranston, RI (US); Joseph Gordon, Mansfield, MA (US); Dave Zitnick, Pawtucket, RI (US); Sharon Mulligan, Pawtucket, RI (US); Ralph Sonderegger, Farmington, UT (US); Thomas Kluck, Washingtonville, NY (US); Joshua D Horvath, San Ramon, CA (US); and Charles G. Hwang, Wellesley, MA (US)
Assigned to Becton, Dickinson and Company, Franklin Lakes, NJ (US)
Filed by Becton, Dickinson and Company, Franklin Lakes, NJ (US)
Filed on May 17, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/415,784.
Application 16/415,784 is a division of application No. 13/984,029, granted, now 10,342,918, previously published as PCT/US2012/000069, filed on Feb. 8, 2012.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/441,265, filed on Feb. 9, 2011.
Prior Publication US 2020/0001005 A1, Jan. 2, 2020
Int. Cl. A61M 5/142 (2006.01); A61M 5/158 (2006.01)
CPC A61M 5/14248 (2013.01) [A61M 5/158 (2013.01); A61M 2005/14252 (2013.01); A61M 2005/1585 (2013.01)] 6 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An infusion device, comprising an inserter that can insert a catheter into a skin surface, comprising:
an infusion device housing, comprising the catheter and a driver for placing said catheter into a skin surface;
an infusion device base, comprising at least one adhesive layer for releasably securing said infusion device base with said skin surface; and
an introducer needle and a catheter septum, wherein said driver comprises:
a push button configured to travel from an initial position extended from the infusion device housing substantially perpendicular to said skin surface to a received position and press said catheter septum toward said skin surface and insert said introducer needle and said catheter into said skin surface;
wherein said push button is configured to be received within the device housing such that a top surface of the push button is substantially flush with a surface of the infusion device housing when activated.