08414473 is referenced by 65 patents and cites 934 patents.

A device for dilating an ostium of a paranasal sinus of a human or animal subject may include: a handle; an elongate shaft having a proximal end coupled with the handle and extending to a distal end; a guidewire disposed through at least a portion of the shaft lumen; a dilator having a non-expanded configuration and an expanded configuration; and a slide member coupled with at least one of the guidewire or the dilator through the longitudinal opening of the shaft for advancing the guidewire and/or the dilator relative to the shaft.

Title
Methods and apparatus for treating disorders of the ear nose and throat
Application Number
12/561147
Publication Number
8414473 (B2)
Application Date
September 16, 2009
Publication Date
April 9, 2013
Inventor
Daniel T Harfe
Santa Clara
CA, US
Christopher Larsen
Oakland
CA, US
Ronda M Heiser
San Jose
CA, US
Robert N Wood Jr
Indian Beach
NC, US
Joshua Makower
Los Altos
CA, US
Tom Thanh Vo
Mountain View
CA, US
Eric Goldfarb
Belmont
CA, US
Thomas Jenkins
Oakland
CA, US
Agent
Steptoe & Johnson
Assignee
Acclarent
CA, US
IPC
A61B 1/00
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