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1. (WO2017156086) DILATION CATHETER ASSEMBLY WITH RAPID CHANGE COMPONENTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/156086    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/021304
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61B 17/24
A61M 29/02
A61M 25/09
Applicants: ACCLARENT, INC.
Inventors: MATLOCK, George, L.
NGO-CHU, Don, Q.
CHAN, Randy, S.
PHILLIPS, Jason, R.
PHAM, Tuan
Title: DILATION CATHETER ASSEMBLY WITH RAPID CHANGE COMPONENTS
Abstract:
A dilation catheter system includes a body and a shaft assembly. The shaft assembly extends passed a distal end of the body. The shaft assembly includes a fixed guide member, a catheter shaft, a dilator, a removable guide member, and a guidewire. The fixed guide member is fixed relative to the body. The dilator is fixed to the catheter shaft. The catheter shaft is operable to expand the dilator. The removable guide member is operable to selectively attach to the body. The catheter shaft is slidably disposed along the removable guide member such that the catheter shaft is configured to translate along the removable guide member. The guidewire is slidably disposed within the removable guide member.