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1. (IN2150/KOLNP/2011) SILENT EFFUSION REMOVAL

Office : India
Application Number: 2150/KOLNP/2011 Application Date: 24.05.2011
Publication Number: 2150/KOLNP/2011 Publication Date: 28.10.2011
Publication Kind : A
Prior PCT appl.: Application Number:PCTUS2009069388 ; Publication Number:WO2010075502 Click to see the data
IPC:
A61F 11/00
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
F
FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, E.G. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
11
Methods or devices for treatment of the ears, e.g. surgical; Protective devices for the ears, carried on the body or in the hand
Applicants: ACCLARENT, INC.
Inventors: JOHN H. MORRISS
GREG LIU
ROHIT GIROTRA
TOM THANH VO
RICHARD ROY NEWHAUSER
THOMAS JENKINS
JOSHUA MAKOWER
Priority Data: 12/645,339 22.12.2009 US
61/140,805 24.12.2008 US
Title: (EN) SILENT EFFUSION REMOVAL
Abstract:
(EN) A method is disclosed for clearing effusion from an ear. The method mayinclude applying liquid to an ear canal, which is proximal to a perforated tympanicmembrane, which is proximal to a middle ear containing effusion, applying an ear device toseal and pressurize the liquid inside the ear canal, the ear device regulating the amount ofpressure inside the ear canal, and inducing a Eustachian tube, which is distal to the middleear, to open, which causes the fluid to displace the effusion into the Eustachian tube.
Also published as:
EP2367513JP2012513835CN102264322RU2011130914CA2748262RU0002532944
KR1020110105846BRPI0923648EP3106138ES2593357AU2009329902KR1020170101963
KR1020180090394WO/2010/075502