AT395873T - Systems for electrosurgical treatment of head and neck - Google Patents

Systems for electrosurgical treatment of head and neck

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AT395873T
AT395873T AT98964730T AT98964730T AT395873T AT 395873 T AT395873 T AT 395873T AT 98964730 T AT98964730 T AT 98964730T AT 98964730 T AT98964730 T AT 98964730T AT 395873 T AT395873 T AT 395873T
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neck
head
systems
electrosurgical treatment
electrosurgical
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AT98964730T
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German (de)
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David Hovda
Maria Ellsberry
Hira Thapliyal
Philip Eggers
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Arthrocare Corp
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Priority to US08/990,374 priority Critical patent/US6109268A/en
Priority to US09/054,323 priority patent/US6063079A/en
Priority to US09/083,526 priority patent/US6053172A/en
Priority to US09/136,079 priority patent/US6086585A/en
Application filed by Arthrocare Corp filed Critical Arthrocare Corp
Publication of AT395873T publication Critical patent/AT395873T/en

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AT98964730T 1995-06-07 1998-12-14 Systems for electrosurgical treatment of head and neck AT395873T (en)

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US08/990,374 US6109268A (en) 1995-06-07 1997-12-15 Systems and methods for electrosurgical endoscopic sinus surgery
US09/054,323 US6063079A (en) 1995-06-07 1998-04-02 Methods for electrosurgical treatment of turbinates
US09/083,526 US6053172A (en) 1995-06-07 1998-05-22 Systems and methods for electrosurgical sinus surgery
US09/136,079 US6086585A (en) 1995-06-07 1998-08-18 System and methods for electrosurgical treatment of sleep obstructive disorders

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