Device and method for treatment of sinusitis

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7520876
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A method of treating a constricted sinus passageway of a patient includes traversing the canine fossa region of the patient so as to form a passageway in the sinus cavity. An elongate member is inserted through the passageway, the elongate member having an inflation member such as a balloon disposed thereon. The inflation member is positioned within the constricted passageway. The inflation member is expanded so as to expand at least a portion of the constricted sinus passageway.

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ENTELLUS MEDICAL, INC.MAPLE GROVE, MN34

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Keith, Peter T St. Paul, US 204 16480
Ressemann, Thomas V St. Cloud, US 83 6172
Truit, Theodore O St. Cloud, US 1 194

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