Patents by Inventor Bruce Kuang-Huay Tan

Bruce Kuang-Huay Tan has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10888332
    Abstract: An intranasal occlusion device having an inflatable balloon within a sponge that is used to prevent drainage of fluid, such as blood and other fluids into the airway during sinus and nasal minor procedures or surgeries, and methods of using the device to occlude an intranasal cavity of a patient. The device provides for suction to remove the fluid and may facilitate office-based minor procedures or surgeries.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: John D. Cramer, Bruce Kuang-Huay Tan
  • Publication number: 20170354420
    Abstract: An intranasal occlusion device having an inflatable balloon within a sponge that is used to prevent drainage of fluid, such as blood and other fluids into the airway during sinus and nasal minor procedures or surgeries, and methods of using the device to occlude an intranasal cavity of a patient. The device provides for suction to remove the fluid and may facilitate office-based minor procedures or surgeries.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: John D. Cramer, Bruce Kuang-Huay Tan