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1. (WO2013110953) LANCING DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/110953    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2013/050179
Publication Date: Fri Aug 02 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Tue Jan 29 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: A61B 5/15
A61B 5/151
Applicants: OWEN MUMFORD LIMITED
Inventors: MARSHALL, Jeremy
EVANS, Timothy
Title: LANCING DEVICE
Abstract:
A lancing device comprises a lancet body (14) of elongate form and having a sharp tip (16) at the forward end thereof; a drive spring (26) for imparting generally longitudinal movement to said lancet body, and a housing (10) receiving said lancet body and having an aperture (22) in the forward end thereof through which the sharp tip (16) of the lancet body projects in use when the device is fired. The device includes means (28, 30, 32) for controlling movement of the lancet body (14) to cause the tip of the lancet to execute a lateral movement when it projects from said aperture.