05460167 is referenced by 44 patents and cites 56 patents.

An endoscope cover with a channel covers at least an inserted portion of an endoscope. The endoscope cover has a treatment tool channel into which a treatment tool is inserted and incorporates a treatment tool raising device for moving, to a predetermined position, the treatment tool inserted into the treatment tool channel and protruding from a distal end portion of the treatment tool channel. The endoscope cover includes an endoscope operating portion fixing port portion provided at a proximal end portion of an inserted portion covering portion which covers the inserted portion of the endoscope. The port portion fixes an operating portion of the endoscope inserted into the inserted portion covering portion. A treatment tool raising device operating member connected to the treatment tool raising device for operating the treatment tool raising device is disposed in the endoscope operating portion fixing port portion.

Title
Endoscope cover with channel
Application Number
8/38650
Publication Number
5460167
Application Date
March 29, 1993
Publication Date
October 24, 1995
Inventor
Tatsuya Furukawa
Hachioji
JP
Osamu Tamada
Hachioji
JP
Minoru Yamazaki
Hachioji
JP
Akira Suzuki
Hachioji
JP
Yoshihiro Iida
Tama
JP
Yoshio Tashiro
Hino
JP
Hideo Itoh
Hachioji
JP
Hisao Yabe
Hachioji
JP
Agent
Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton
Assignee
Olympus Optical
JP
IPC
A61B 1/00
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