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Name

  • Sof-Set® QR (Medtronic Diabetes)

Features

  • Introducer needle is removed, leaving a soft, teflon cannula in place
  • Insert straight in
  • Can be used by almost anyone, including people with very little body fat (6mm cannula)
  • Disconnects at the insertion site
  • 24" and 42" tubing
  • 6mm (Sof-Set Micro) or 9mm (Sof-Set® QR) cannula

Advantages

Disadvantages

  • Straight insertion dislodges more easily than angled insertion
  • No clear window to view the point of insertion
  • Requires extra tape to hold down
  • Very short cannula (6mm) version increases crimp risk
  • Does not disconnect at site; 4" tubing tail left hanging

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Close up of Sof-set® showing the introducer needle pulled back.

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Sof-set® mechanical introducer. The 4" tail is clearly visible hanging down from the inserter.

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