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Title:
FRONTAL SINUS DILATION CATHETER
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2014195719
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:
PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a balloon dilation device and a method for the treatment of sinusitis.SOLUTION: A balloon dilation catheter 10 includes: a substantially rigid inner guide member 14; and a movable shaft 30 coupled to a balloon 36 that is slidably mounted on the substantially rigid inner guide member. To treat a sinus cavity of a subject using the balloon dilation, the substantially rigid inner guide member is advanced into a drainage pathway of the sinus cavity (e.g., frontal recess) of the subject via a nasal passageway. The shaft and balloon are advanced in a distal direction over the substantially rigid inner guide member to place the balloon in the drainage pathway. The balloon is inflated to expand or otherwise remodel the drainage pathway.

Inventors:
JOHN R DRONTLE
ANTHONY J HANSON
Application Number:
JP2014124131A
Publication Date:
October 16, 2014
Filing Date:
June 17, 2014
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ENTELLUS MEDICAL INC
International Classes:
A61F2/958; A61M25/092; A61M25/10
Domestic Patent References:
JP2009505691A2009-02-12
JP2006501894A2006-01-19
JP2000042121A2000-02-15
JPH07505317A1995-06-15
JP2008523954A2008-07-10
Foreign References:
US5466222A1995-11-14
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Patent business corporation north Aoyama International



 
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