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Re: [IPk] Which Infusion set



The rubber seal leaking I suppose is a possibility though I have not heard
of it, but maybe the same argument would apply to the silhouette/tender. I
will copy the mail to the support staff in Minimed just to check my data.

Thanks

Ray Morrissey

----- Original Message -----
From: John Neale <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 1999 2:00 PM
Subject: Re: [IPk] Which Infusion set


> >John Neale has suggested that you should not use a sof-set with the
> >Disetronic Pump. However there is actually no reason for this. We have
> >successfully used the Sof-Set with the Disetronic Pump since they were
> >launched. (They are also used with almost every portable infusion pump
for a
> >wide range of other applications). So if the Sof-Set is what you want
then
> >it is quite safe to use it.
>
> I bow to your knowledge, Ray.
>
> I read once on the US IP list that the problem is with the small hole that
> is left in the rubber membrane when you have removed the insertion needle.
> This hole is essentially self-sealing. But since the Disetronic pumps at a
> higher pressure, there is a risk that if the canula got blocked, the
> insulin could leak out of this hole before the pressure is reached where
> the No Delivery alarm sounds - thus preventing the alarm from being
> triggered.
>
> Can anyone confirm this?
>
> John
>
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