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Masaaki Nakazawa, Toshio Nakamura, Hidenobu Kimura, Tatsuya Furukawa, Koji Yamaya, Nobuyuki Matsuura, Hisao Yabe: Medical treatment method and apparatus. Olympus Corporation, Straub & Pokotylo, John C Pokotylo, January 31, 2006: US06991602 (144 worldwide citation)

A medical treatment method comprises orally inserting a first endoscope having a first treatment tool provided thereto into a body cavity, inserting a first insertion member insertion support tool from at least one of abdominal and transdermal cavities into the body cavity, inserting a second endosc ...


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Isao Sasaki, Tsuyoshi Nakagawa, Yasushi Ohkoshi, Jin Ito, Kenichi Adachi, Hiroaki Kubokawa, Hidenobu Kimura, Osamu Tamada, Tae Mitsuya, Takashi Otawara: Adapter for endoscope and endoscope. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser PC, May 22, 2007: US07220227 (55 worldwide citation)

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 ...


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Takashi Ootawara, Akira Suzuki, Hiroaki Kubokawa, Hidenobu Kimura, Osamu Tamada, Mamoru Nakada, Masayuki Iwasaka: Endoscope and endoscope system thereof. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, August 8, 2006: US07087010 (26 worldwide citation)

Guide wire fixing means is provided for an insertion portion of an endoscope, and a guide wire is releasably engaged when inserting/removing a therapeutic instrument running on the guide wire with a distal end portion of the guide wire inserted into a therapeutic instrument insertion channel of the ...


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Takashi Ootawara, Akira Suzuki, Hiroaki Kubokawa, Hidenobu Kimura, Osamu Tamada, Mamoru Nakada, Masayuki Iwasaka: Method of using a guide wire, therapeutic instrument and endoscope. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, March 11, 2008: US07341555 (19 worldwide citation)

A method of performing treatment on a desired part of a cavity includes use of an endoscope having a guide wire, a therapeutic instrument and a therapeutic instrument elevator base capable of guiding the instrument to a desired position. The guide wire is inserted into an insertion channel of the en ...


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Hitoshi Inaba, Hidenobu Kimura: Video displaying apparatus capable of displaying a video while forming a blanking region. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Cushman Darby & Cushman, November 28, 1995: US05471251 (9 worldwide citation)

A television receiver has a video muting processing function wherein a blanking added video signal is produced by superimposing on a video signal a blanking signal gradually varying in the width in the time direction and consists of a composite signal in which blanking signals are superimposed respe ...


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Naohiro Nakamura, Masaaki Miyagi, Seisuke Takase, Hidenobu Kimura: Endoscope electric connection device. Olympus Medical Systems Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, January 5, 2010: US07641610 (5 worldwide citation)

An endoscope electric connection device accommodated within a scope connector for connecting an electronic endoscope and an external apparatus, the device including a first band having a first contact portion to which a signal line of a transmission cable for transmitting an image signal from an ima ...


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Masaaki Miyagi, Kazuhiko Hino, Takeshi Ogura, Hidenobu Kimura: Connector for medical instrument. Olympus Medical Systems, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, June 18, 2013: US08465330 (5 worldwide citation)

A connector for a medical instrument connected to an external device for medical use is provided, and the connector for a medical instrument includes a plug portion in which electric contact point portions are placed, outer sheath cases connectively provided at the plug portion, a sub frame member i ...


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Raifu Matsui, Nobuyuki Matsuura, Seisuke Takase, Hidenobu Kimura, Takatoshi Yoshida: Endoscopic insertion aid, endoscopic system, and method of inserting insertion portion of endoscope into body cavity by use of endoscopic insertion aid. Olympus Medical Systems, Ostrolenk Faber, March 26, 2013: US08403827 (2 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic insertion aid includes a tube member, a pipeline and a plurality of balloons. The tube member allows an insertion section of an endoscope to be inserted therethrough, and guides the longitudinal movement of the insertion section. The pipeline is provided in the tube member, and communi ...


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Hitoshi Inaba, Hidenobu Kimura: Video muting apparatus. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Cushman Darby & Cushman, January 17, 1995: US05382981 (2 worldwide citation)

The video muting apparatus is provided with a controlling apparatus which calculates the video muting time TM from the correlation between the power feeding time T1 counted by the first counter and the power feed stopping time T2 counted by the second counter and controls the operation of the switch ...


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Atsushi Watanabe, Hideo Ito, Michio Sato, Hidenobu Kimura, Takayasu Miyagi, Tae Nakatsuji, Ryuichi Toyama, Kan Naito: Endoscope. Olympus Optical, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, June 3, 2003: US06572535 (2 worldwide citation)

An endoscope includes an insertion section inserted into the body cavity and a probe provided inside the insertion section for detecting the form of the endoscope. The probe includes a plurality of coil portions arranged in the longitudinal direction of the insertion section of the endoscope and a w ...