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Eric Goldfarb, John Morriss, John Y Chang, William M Facteau: Methods and devices for facilitating visualization in a surgical environment. Acclarent, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, July 14, 2009: US07559925 (154 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for visually confirming the positioning of a distal end portion of an illuminating device placed within a patient include inserting a distal end portion of an illuminating device internally into a patient, emitting light from the distal end portion of the illuminating device, obs ...


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Anton Clifford, Greg Liu, John Morris, Joshua Makower, William Facteau, Eric Goldfarb, John Y Chang: System and method for the simultaneous bilateral integrated tympanic drug delivery and guided treatment of target tissues within the ears. Acclarent, Steptoe & Johnson, August 21, 2012: US08249700 (70 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for treating a patient having a head with a first ear and a second ear function by mounting a support system to the head of the patient so that the support system is aligned with a target tissue of the first ear; applying a therapeutic agent to the first ear by energizing an iont ...


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Thomas Jenkins, Eric Goldfarb, Tom Thanh Vo, Joshua Makower, Robert N Wood Jr, Ronda M Heiser, Christopher Larsen, Daniel T Harfe: Methods and apparatus for treating disorders of the ear nose and throat. Acclarent, Steptoe & Johnson, April 9, 2013: US08414473 (65 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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Eric Goldfarb, Thomas R Jenkins, Isaac J Kim, Tom T Vo, Thomas J Wisted, Daniel T Harfe: Endoscopic methods and devices for transnasal procedures. Acclarent, Steptoe & Johnson, April 3, 2012: US08146400 (57 worldwide citation)

Medical devices, systems and methods that are useable to facilitate transnasal insertion and positioning of guidewires and various other devices and instruments at desired locations within the ear, nose, throat, paranasal sinuses or cranium. Direct viewing of such placements via an endoscope.


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Isaac J Kim, Eric Goldfarb, Ketan P Muni, Joshua Makower, Robert K Deckman: Adapter for attaching electromagnetic image guidance components to a medical device. Acclarent, Steptoe & Johnson, May 29, 2012: US08190389 (40 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods wherein an adapter is used to attach an electromagnetic image guidance component to a medical device such that an electromagnetic image guidance system may be used to track the location of the medical device within the body of a human or animal subject.


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Anton Clifford, Greg Liu, John Morriss, Joshua Makower, William Facteau, Eric Goldfarb, John Y Chang: System and method for the simultaneous bilateral treatment of target tissues within the ears using a guide block structure. Acclarent, Steptoe & Johnson, April 23, 2013: US08425488 (23 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for treating a patient having a head with a first ear and a second ear, function by mounting a support structure to the head of the patient; aligning the support structure with a target tissue in an ear canal of the first ear; stabilizing the support structure relative to the tar ...


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Isaac J Kim, Eric Goldfarb, Tom T Vo, Robert K Deckman: Guidewires for performing image guided procedures. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, April 22, 2014: US08702626 (22 worldwide citation)

Guidewires and methods useable in conjunction with image guidance systems to facilitate performance of diagnostic or therapeutic tasks at locations within the bodies of human or animal subjects.


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Anton G Clifford, Joshua Makower, John Y Chang, John H Morriss, Earl A Bright II, Eric Goldfarb, Julia D Vrany, Ketan P Muni, William E Bolger, Joseph Roberson: System and method for treatment of non-ventilating middle ear by providing a gas pathway through the nasopharynx. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, May 7, 2013: US08435290 (19 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for providing a gas pathway between the nasopharynx and the Eustachian tube are provided. One device may include a lumen with a valve. A portion of the valve may be tethered to adjacent muscle. Another portion of the valve may be tethered to adjacent cartilage. When the muscle co ...


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Anton G Clifford, Greg Liu, John H Morriss, Joshua Makower, William M Facteau, Eric Goldfarb, John Y Chang: System and method for the simultaneous bilateral integrated tympanic drug delivery and guided treatment of target tissues within the ears. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, September 30, 2014: US08849394 (15 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for treating a patient having a head with a first ear and a second ear function by mounting a support system to the head of the patient so that the support system is aligned with a target tissue of the first ear; applying a therapeutic agent to the first car by energizing an iont ...


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Michael A Goldfarb, Eric Goldfarb: Articulated surgical probe and method for use. Dynamic Surgical Inventions, Levine Bagade Han, July 12, 2011: US07976559 (14 worldwide citation)

A surgical probe includes an articulated digit located at a distal end of a positioning shaft having a longitudinal axis. An actuator is located at a proximal end of the positioning shaft that is operatively connected to the articulated digit so as to move it between a continuous range of positions ...