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Joshua Makower, John Y Chang: Devices, systems and methods for diagnosing and treating sinusitis and other disorders of the ears, nose and/or throat. Acclarent, Steptoe & Johnson, March 27, 2012: US08142422 (93 worldwide citation)

Sinusitis, enlarged nasal turbinates, tumors, infections, hearing disorders, allergic conditions, facial fractures and other disorders of the ear, nose and throat are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches and, in many cases, flexible catheters as opposed to instruments having ...


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Joshua Makower, John Y Chang: Devices, systems and methods for diagnosing and treating sinusitis and other disorders of the ears, nose and/or throat. Acclarent, Steptoe & Johnson, June 1, 2010: US07727186 (71 worldwide citation)

Sinusitis, enlarged nasal turbinates, tumors, infections, hearing disorders, allergic conditions, facial fractures and other disorders of the ear, nose and throat are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches and, in many cases, flexible catheters as opposed to instruments having ...


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Joshua Makower, John Y Chang: Devices, systems and methods for diagnosing and treating sinusitis and other disorders of the ears, nose and/or throat. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, December 9, 2014: US08905922 (8 worldwide citation)

Sinusitis, enlarged nasal turbinates, tumors, infections, hearing disorders, allergic conditions, facial fractures and other disorders of the ear, nose and throat are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches and, in many cases, flexible catheters as opposed to instruments having ...


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Joshua Makower, John Y Chang, Eric Goldfarb, John Morriss, William M Facteau: Devices, systems and methods for diagnosing and treating sinusitis and other disorders of the ears, Nose and/or throat. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, August 11, 2015: US09101384 (6 worldwide citation)

Various diagnostic procedures and devices are used to perform imaging studies, mucus flow studies, air/gas flow studies, anatomic dimension studies, endoscopic studies and transillumination studies. Devices and methods for visually confirming the positioning of a distal end portion of an illuminatin ...


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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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Joshua Makower, John Y Chang: Devices, systems and methods for diagnosing and treating sinusitis and other disorders of the ears, nose and/or throat. Acclarent, Frost Brown Todd, October 28, 2014: US08870893 (2 worldwide citation)

Sinusitis, enlarged nasal turbinates, tumors, infections, hearing disorders, allergic conditions, facial fractures and other disorders of the ear, nose and throat are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches and, in many cases, flexible catheters as opposed to instruments having ...


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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 ...