06099537 is referenced by 572 patents and cites 12 patents.

A medical treatment instrument is provided with a treatment section for treating issue, an insertion section which has at one end the treatment section, and an operating section which is provided at the other end of the insertion section, operates the treatment section, and has a fixed portion and a movable portion. The treatment section is actuated by pivoting the movable portion with respect to the fixed portion. The medical treatment instrument is further provided with an actuating main body and a cover. The cover is displaceable between a first position in which the medical treatment instrument is used and a second position in which the inside of the operating section is uncovered.

Title
Medical treatment instrument
Application Number
8/805556
Publication Number
6099537
Application Date
February 25, 1997
Publication Date
August 8, 2000
Inventor
Yoshinao Oaki
Hachioji
JP
Naoki Uchiyama
Fuchu
JP
Shinichi Nishigaki
Tokyo
JP
Norikiyo Shibata
Yamato
JP
Toshihiko Suzuta
Hachioji
JP
Yoshihito Shimizu
Hachioji
JP
Minoru Tsuruta
Hino
JP
Hiroyuki Nagamizu
Hachioji
JP
Toshiya Sugai
Hachioji
JP
Agent
Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Assignee
Olympus Optical
JP
IPC
A61B 17/10
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