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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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Matt McLean, John Morriss, Hanson Gifford III: Prosthetic heart valve devices, prosthetic mitral valves and associated systems and methods. Twelve, Perkins Coie, May 19, 2015: US09034032 (65 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for implantation at a native mitral valve having a non-circular annulus and leaflets. One embodiment of the device includes a valve support having a first region configured to be attached to a prosthetic valve with a plurality of prosthetic leaflets and a second region. The devic ...


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Matt McLean, John Morriss, Hanson Gifford III: Prosthetic heart valve devices, prosthetic mitral valves and associated systems and methods. Twelve, Perkins Coie, May 19, 2015: US09034033 (54 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for implantation at a native mitral valve having a non-circular annulus and leaflets. One embodiment of the device includes a valve support having a first region configured to be attached to a prosthetic valve with a plurality of prosthetic leaflets and a second region, and an an ...


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Matt McLean, John Morriss, Hanson Gifford III: Prosthetic heart valve devices, prosthetic mitral valves and associated systems and methods. Twelve, Perkins Coie, May 26, 2015: US09039757 (49 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for implantation at a native mitral valve. One embodiment of the device includes a valve support having a first region and a second region, and anchoring member having a longitudinal dimension with a first portion configured to contact tissue at the non-circular annulus, a second ...


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John Morriss, Greg Liu, Kate Hames: Iontophoresis methods. Acclarent, Steptoe & Johnson, June 5, 2012: US08192420 (31 worldwide citation)

A method of anesthetizing a tympanic membrane of an ear of a patient using iontophoresis is disclosed. The method involves delivering an anesthetizing drug solution to an ear canal of the patient's ear, wherein the drug solution includes an anesthetic and a buffer, and wherein the drug solution has ...


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Mark Hirotsuka, Michael Hendricksen, Darin C Gittings, John Morriss: Suture anchors with one-way cinching mechanisms. Foundry Newco XI, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, October 1, 2013: US08545535 (25 worldwide citation)

Various devices, systems and methods for knotless anchoring of sutures to repair bodily tissue are disclosed. These devices allow sutures to be anchored to bone or other tissues, and more specifically provide a suture anchor which eliminates the need for the operator to knot the suture to secure the ...


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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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John Morriss, Hanson Gifford III: Prosthetic heart valve devices and associated systems and methods. Twelve, Perkins Coie, September 8, 2015: US09125740 (12 worldwide citation)

Prosthetic heart valve devices for percutaneous replacement of native heart valves and associated systems and method are disclosed herein. A prosthetic heart valve device configured in accordance with a particular embodiment of the present technology can include an expandable support having an outer ...


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Philip Evard, Ketan P Muni, John Morriss, John Chang: Catheters with non-removable guide members useable for treatment of sinusitis. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, February 10, 2015: US08951225 (11 worldwide citation)

Balloon catheter, guide catheter and method for dilating openings in paranasal sinuses. A non-removable guide member (e.g., guidewire) extends from the distal end of the balloon catheter. The non-removable guide member initially passes through the opening of the paranasal sinus and is followed by th ...


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Eric Goldfarb, John Morriss, John Y Chang: Endoscopic methods and devices for transnasal procedures. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, February 23, 2016: US09265407 (8 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.