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An inflatable catheter for insertion into the maxillary sinus cavity via the nasal opening, which when inflated with sterile water or air will exert pressure on the bone surrounding the sinus and will move intruding bone portions such as may be present upon fracture of the maxilla or other bones to reduce such fracture. The catheter head is formed of a pyramidal shape as to conform to the generally triangular configuration of the maxillary sinus.

Title
Antral catheter for reduction of fractures
Application Number
05/271,197
Publication Number
3800788
Application Date
July 12, 1972
Publication Date
April 2, 1974
Inventor
White Norman S
Agent
Dennison Dennison Townshend & Meserole
IPC
A61f 05/04
A61B 17/00
A61B 17/88
A61B 17/24
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