09241834 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 1040 patents.

Sinusitis, mucocysts, tumors, infections, hearing disorders, choanal atresia, fractures and other disorders of the paranasal sinuses, Eustachian tubes, Lachrymal ducts and other ear, nose, throat and mouth structures are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches and, in many cases, flexible catheters as opposed to instruments having rigid shafts. Various diagnostic procedures and devices are used to perform imaging studies, mucus flow studies, air/gas flow studies, anatomic dimension studies and endoscopic studies. Access and occluding devices may be used to facilitate insertion of working devices such asendoscopes, wires, probes, needles, catheters, balloon catheters, dilation catheters, dilators, balloons, tissue cutting or remodeling devices, suction or irrigation devices, imaging devices, sizing devices, biopsy devices, image-guided devices containing sensors or transmitters, electrosurgical devices, energy emitting devices, devices for injecting diagnostic or therapeutic agents, devices for implanting devices such as stents, substance eluting or delivering devices and implants, etc.

Title
Devices, systems and methods for treating disorders of the ear, nose and throat
Application Number
14/221621
Publication Number
9241834 (B2)
Application Date
March 21, 2014
Publication Date
January 26, 2016
Inventor
Theodore C Lamson
Pleasanton
CA, US
Julia D Vrany
Los Altos
CA, US
Joshua Makower
Los Altos
CA, US
John Y Chang
Los Altos
CA, US
Agent
Frost Brown Todd
Assignee
Acclarent
CA, US
IPC
A61M 25/00
A61F 2/958
A61B 18/00
A61B 17/00
A61B 19/00
A61B 17/34
A61B 10/06
A61B 5/06
A61M 25/10
A61B 19/02
A61B 17/3207
A61B 17/32
A61B 17/24
A61B 17/16
A61B 17/12
A61F 11/00
A61M 29/00
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