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Chang John Y, Makower Joshua, Vrany Julia D, Walke Amrish Jayprakash: Apparatus and methods for dilating and modifying ostia of paranasal sinuses and other intranasal or paranasal structures. Acclarent, Chang John Y, Makower Joshua, Vrany Julia D, Walke Amrish Jayprakash, BUYAN Robert D, March 30, 2006: WO/2006/034008 (153 worldwide citation)

Sinusitis and other disorders of the ear, nose and throat are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches with flexible or rigid instruments. Various methods and devices are used for remodeling or changing the shape, size or configuration of a sinus ostium or duct or other anatomica ...


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John Y Chang, Joshua Makower, Julia D Vrany, Amrish Jayprakash Walke: Apparatus and methods for dilating and modifying ostia of paranasal sinuses and other intranasal or paranasal structures. Acclarent, Steptoe & Johnson, May 8, 2012: US08172828 (70 worldwide citation)

Sinusitis and other disorders of the ear, nose and throat are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches with flexible or rigid instruments. Various methods and devices are used for remodeling or changing the shape, size or configuration of a sinus ostium or duct or other anatomica ...


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John Y Chang, Joshua Makower, Julia D Vrany, Amrish Jayprakash Walke: Apparatus and methods for dilating and modifying ostia of paranasal sinuses and other intranasal or paranasal structures. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, May 13, 2014: US08721591 (23 worldwide citation)

Sinusitis and other disorders of the ear, nose and throat are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches with flexible or rigid instruments. Various methods and devices are used for remodeling or changing the shape, size or configuration of a sinus ostium or duct or other anatomica ...


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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, Frost Brown Todd, March 28, 2017: US09603506 (3 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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Ketan P Muni, Hung V Ha, Randy S Chan, Nga K Van: Frontal sinus spacer. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, May 16, 2017: US09649477 (2 worldwide citation)

Substance delivering spacer devices may comprise expandable reservoirs that are implantable in paranasal sinuses and other cavities, openings and passageways of the body to maintain patency and to provide sustained local delivery of a therapeutic or diagnostic substance. Delivery apparatus including ...


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Ketan P Muni, Carlos F Fernandez, Joshua Makower, John Y Chang, William M Facteau: Devices, systems and methods useable for treating frontal sinusitis. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, April 4, 2017: US09610428 (1 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems and methods wherein a dilator, such as a balloon or other expandable member, is positionable within the frontal sinus ostium and adjacent frontal recess and useable to dilate the frontal sinus ostium and substantially all of the frontal sinus recess without requiring repositioning a ...


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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, Frost Brown Todd, January 31, 2017: US09554691 (1 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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Eric Goldfarb, John H Morriss, John Y Chang, William M Facteau: Methods and devices for facilitating visualization in a surgical environment. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, February 21, 2017: US09572480 (1 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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Joshua Makower, John Y Chang, Ketan P Muni, John H Morriss, Hung V Ha, Isaac J Kim, Julia D Vrany: Methods and apparatus for treating disorders of the ear nose and throat. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, November 14, 2017: US09814379 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for treating disorders of the ear, nose, throat or paranasal sinuses, including methods and apparatus for dilating ostia, passageways and other anatomical structures, endoscopic methods and apparatus for endoscopic visualization of structures within the ear, nose, throat or par ...


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Thomas R Jenkins, Eric Goldfarb, Tom Thanh Vo, Joshua Makower, Robert N Wood, Ronda M Heiser, Christopher Larsen, Daniel T Harfe: Methods and apparatus for treating disorders of the ear nose and throat. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, November 28, 2017: US09826999

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 ...