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Makoto Inaba, Masaaki Hayashi, Toshihiko Hashiguchi, Hiroki Hibino, Hiroyuki Sasa, David E Barlow, Yutaka Ohshima, Kohichiro Ishihara, Yutaka Yanagawa, Motoyuki Tagawa, Shuichi Takayama, Takashi Tsukaya, Frank Klosterman, Jack Goodman: Radioactive ray detecting endoscope. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, February 26, 1991: US04995396 (100 worldwide citation)

A radioactive ray detecting endoscope comprises an elongated insertable part, an ultrasonic imaging apparatus provided in the tip part of the insertable part for transmitting ultrasonic waves toward an observed part, for receiving echoes from the observed part by these ultrasonic waves, and for outp ...


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David E Barlow: Irrigation system for angioscope. Olympus Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, October 1, 1991: US05053002 (62 worldwide citation)

An angioscope has irrigation system with at least two presettable irrigant flow rates. A footswitch under manual control is operatively connected to a roller pump for switching from a high first flow rate to a low second flow rate. Upon an initial filling of a blood vessel under observation with cle ...


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Arnold Miller, David E Barlow, Tatsuya Saitoh: Venous valve-incising device. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, February 11, 1992: US05087264 (23 worldwide citation)

A venous valve-incising device is made up of a flexible insertion member having a distal end, a hard tip attached to the distal end of the insertion member, and a coupling member for detachably coupling the hard tip and the distal end of the insertion member together. The hard tip includes a rod por ...


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David E Barlow: Endoscope washer. Olympus America, Kenyon & Kenyon, February 27, 1996: US05494637 (20 worldwide citation)

Endoscope washer and washing method for providing an endoscope washer which self-disinfects the washing basin and the fluid tubes automatically, each time an endoscope is washed and disinfected. The endoscope washer includes a washing and disinfecting basin having an endoscope holding portion for ho ...


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David E Barlow, Takayasu Mikkaichi, Kensei Nakahashi: Percutaneous or natural-orifice medical procedure and system therefor. Olympus Medical Systems, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, July 2, 2013: US08475361 (13 worldwide citation)

A medical procedure and a system are provided so that two visions are obtainable through natural orifices by means of two observational apparatuses, or one the two visions is selectable. The medical procedure through a natural orifice comprises: forming an orifice in a hollow organ by using a device ...


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Takefumi Uesugi, Kenji Noda, Takayasu Mikkaichi, Kunihide Kaji, David E Barlow: Natural orifice medical operation and endoscopic overtube. Olympus Medical Systems, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, August 2, 2011: US07988656 (11 worldwide citation)

In order to control the pressure in an abdominal cavity of a patient and a pressure in a hollow organ, a medical system includes: a first pressure sensor for measuring the pressure of a gas in the abdominal cavity; a first port for insufflating and evacuating the abdominal cavity; a second pressure ...


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David E Barlow, Kunihide Kaji, Takayuki Suzuki, Masatoshi Sato, Kensuke Hayashi, Takayasu Mikkaichi, Junji Shiono: Treatment device for endoscope. Olympus Medical Systems, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, May 6, 2014: US08715281 (5 worldwide citation)

This treatment device for endoscope is used for cutting body tissue while the treatment device is retractably projected from a catheter. The treatment device includes: a control wire inserted into the catheter; and a cutting electrode mounted at the distal end of the control wire with the cutting el ...


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David E Barlow, Takayasu Mikkaichi, Kensei Nakahashi, Hironobu Kawano, Kunihide Kaji: Medical retainer and medical operation using the same. Olympus Medical Systems, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, September 24, 2013: US08540621 (1 worldwide citation)

A medical retainer is provided capable of independently controlling supplying air and water to a hollow organ like a stomach and a lumen of a small intestine. The medical retainer for sealing a fluid, the retainer being subject to be retained in a gastrointestinal tract of a patient, the medical ret ...


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David E Barlow: Cannulation device with segmented tip. Scully Scott Murphy & Presser PC, September 13, 2007: US20070213687-A1

A cannulation device is provided that includes: an elongated flexible sheath having a lumen and a distal end; a segmented tip including one or more segmental elements disposed at the distal end; a control member disposed in the lumen and fixed to a distal most segmental element of the one or more se ...


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David E Barlow, Takayasu Mikkaichi, Kensei Nakahashi, Hironobu Kawano, Kunihide Kaji: Retainer for medical use and the method using the same. Olympus Medical Systems Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser PC, November 15, 2007: US20070265600-A1

A medical retainer is provided capable of independently controlling supplying air and water to a hollow organ like a stomach and a lumen of a small intestine. The medical retainer for sealing a fluid, the retainer being subject to be retained in a gastrointestinal tract of a patient, the medical ret ...