07220227 is referenced by 55 patents and cites 12 patents.

An adapter for an endoscope of the present invention includes: a locking device for attaching and detaching that attaches and locks this adapter for an endoscope onto a predefined position on an endoscope control part; and a first treatment tool locking device that keeps a treatment tool at a first predefined position. Furthermore, at the first predefined position, a guidewire entry aperture of the treatment tool and an entry aperture of a forceps plug are separated in such a way as to face each other along substantially the same line.

Title
Adapter for endoscope and endoscope
Application Number
10/899693
Publication Number
7220227 (B2)
Application Date
July 27, 2004
Publication Date
May 22, 2007
Inventor
Takashi Otawara
Tokyo
JP
Tae Mitsuya
Sagamihara
JP
Osamu Tamada
Tokyo
JP
Hidenobu Kimura
Tokyo
JP
Hiroaki Kubokawa
Sagamihara
JP
Kenichi Adachi
Northport
NY, US
Jin Ito
Tokyo
JP
Yasushi Ohkoshi
Tokyo
JP
Tsuyoshi Nakagawa
Tokyo
JP
Isao Sasaki
Tokyo
JP
Agent
Scully Scott Murphy & Presser PC
Assignee
Olympus Corporation
JP
IPC
A61B 1/00
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