05339799 is referenced by 638 patents and cites 18 patents.

A medical system according to the present invention comprises a medical apparatus including an operation unit manipulated by a surgeon and a treatment section formed away from the operation unit for treating a subject, a detector or a pressure sensor for detecting a state of contact between the subject and the treatment section, and a reproduction mechanism for amplifying a small contact pressure according to the output of the detector and thus reproduce the state of contact so that the surgeon can perceive the state of contact.

Title
Medical system for reproducing a state of contact of the treatment section in the operation unit
Application Number
7/870338
Publication Number
5339799
Application Date
April 17, 1992
Publication Date
August 23, 1994
Inventor
Katsuya Suzuki
Hachioji
JP
Kiyotaka Matsuno
Hachioji
JP
Takashi Fukaya
Hachioji
JP
Yasundo Tanaka
Urawa
JP
Masakazu Nakamura
Hachioji
JP
Michio Sato
Hino
JP
Eiichi Fuse
Hachioji
JP
Seiji Yamaguchi
Hachioji
JP
Yoshihiro Kosaka
Hachioji
JP
Koichi Umeyama
Kasukabe
JP
Hideyuki Adachi
Hachioji
JP
Kuniaki Kami
Hachioji
JP
Agent
Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton
Assignee
Olympus Optical
JP
IPC
A61B 10/00
A61B 1/00
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