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Minoru Tsuruta, Shiro Bito, Shuichi Kimura, Akito Mukaizawa, Seiji Kuramoto, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Akio Nakata, Akihiro Taguchi, Kazuhiko Oozeki, Hitoshi Mizno, Shuichi Takayama, Yoshinao Oaki, Keisuke Saito, Toshihiko Suzuta: Surgical device for stapling and/or fastening body tissues. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, February 14, 1995: US05389098 (901 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues, comprises an insertion section extending from an operation section for insertion into a body cavity, stapling member connected to a distal end of the insertion section, for treating body tissues with a high-frequency current within a body ca ...


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Hisao Ogiu, Hideki Shimonaka: Apparatus for suturing coeliac tissues. Olympus Optical, November 25, 1980: US04235238 (811 worldwide citation)

A coeliac tissue-suturing apparatus comprising a flexible tubular member having a passage extending therethrough and inserted into a channel of an endoscope, a needle having one end concentrically fixed to that end of the tubular member which is inserted into the endoscope and having the other end m ...


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Raifu Matsui, Ryuta Sekine, Keiichi Arai: Endoscopic surgery apparatus. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick P C, March 5, 2002: US06352503 (800 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an endoscopic surgery apparatus for performing treating operation in a body cavity of a patient with the use of treating tools in combination with an endoscope, in which insertion sections allowing the insertion of treating tools are externally arranged in a side ...


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Seiji Kuramoto, Shiro Bito, Minoru Tsuruta, Shuichi Kimura, Akito Mukaizawa, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Akihiro Taguchi, Akio Nakada: Surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, March 7, 1995: US05395030 (767 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues, which comprises a staple-applying section containing a plurality of staples, a staple pusher incorporated in the staple-applying section, for applying the staples, an anvil section for deforming the staples, thereby to staple the body tissue ...


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Minoru Tsuruta, Shiro Bito, Shuichi Kimura, Seiji Kuramoto, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Akio Nakata, Toshihiko Suzuta: Surgical device for stapling and/or fastening body tissues. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, December 10, 1996: US05582611 (744 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues, comprises an insertion section extending from an operation section for insertion into a body cavity, stapling member connected to a distal end of the insertion section, for treating body tissues with a high-frequency current within a body ca ...


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Minoru Tsuruta, Toshihiko Suzuta, Akio Nakada, Seiji Kuramoto, Hiroki Hibino, Shiro Bito, Akito Mukaizawa: Surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, November 21, 1995: US05467911 (684 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a surgical device for applying surgical fasteners to body tissues in order to fasten the body tissues together. The device comprises an operation section having a housing having an inner space completely sealed from the outside, drive elements electrically driven and arranged in ...


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Kuniaki Kami, Hideyuki Adachi, Koichi Umeyama, Yoshihiro Kosaka, Seiji Yamaguchi, Eiichi Fuse, Michio Sato, Masakazu Nakamura, Yasundo Tanaka, Takashi Fukaya, Kiyotaka Matsuno, Katsuya Suzuki: Medical system for reproducing a state of contact of the treatment section in the operation unit. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, August 23, 1994: US05339799 (632 worldwide citation)

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 subj ...


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Shiro Bito, Isami Hirao, Kazuhiko Oozeki, Minoru Tsuruta, Akito Mukaizawa, Akio Nakada, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Shuichi Kimura, Toshihiko Suzuta, Seiji Kuramoto: Tissue fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, August 19, 1997: US05658300 (613 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for fastening together opposing portions of a body organ. The instrument comprises a first support for supporting the first opposing portion of the body organ, a second support opposing the first support, for supporting the second opposing portion of the body organ, and a displ ...


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Toshiya Sugai, Hiroyuki Nagamizu, Minoru Tsuruta, Yoshihito Shimizu, Toshihiko Suzuta, Norikiyo Shibata, Shinichi Nishigaki, Naoki Uchiyama, Yoshinao Oaki: Medical treatment instrument. Olympus Optical, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, August 8, 2000: US06099537 (553 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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Shiro Bito, Isami Hirao, Kazuhiko Oozeki, Minoru Tsuruta, Akito Mukaizawa, Akio Nakada, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Shuichi Kimura, Toshihiko Suzuta, Seiji Kuramoto: Tissue-fixing surgical device, and method of fixing tissues. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, July 22, 1997: US05649937 (548 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for fastening together opposing portions of a body organ. The instrument comprises a first support for supporting the first opposing portion of the body organ, a second support opposing the first support, for supporting the second opposing portion of the body organ, and a displ ...