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Nobuyuki Matsuura, Raifu Matsui, Toshio Nakamura, Hisao Yabe, Masaaki Nakazawa: Endoscopic system and method for positioning an indwelling tube. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, September 7, 2004: US06786864 (397 worldwide citation)

An endoscope including; a fixing member detachably mounted to a distal end portion of an endoscope insertion part for detachably fixing and holding a distal end portion of an indwelling tube or a distal end portion of a guide member for guiding the indwelling tube, both of which are provided along t ...


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Hisao Yabe: Endoscope having bent circuit board. Olympus Optical, Ladas & Parry, May 3, 1988: US04741327 (180 worldwide citation)

An endoscope of this invention includes a solid-state image sensor in a hard distal end portion of an insertion section thereof. A body cavity can be observed by utilizing the solid-state image sensor and an image reproduction apparatus. An objective optical system consisting of a plurality of objec ...


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Takeshi Yokoi, Hironobu Takizawa, Hidetake Segawa, Hitoshi Mizuno, Hideyuki Adachi, Hiroki Moriyama, Hisao Yabe: Capsule-type medical device and medical system. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, October 4, 2005: US06951536 (148 worldwide citation)

The capsule-type medical device in accordance with the present invention is advanced the inside of the somatic cavities and lumens of humans being or animals for conducting examination, therapy, or treatment. The capsule-type medical device comprises a plurality of hard units and a soft linking unit ...


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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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Koji Yamaya, Tatsuya Furukawa, Takahiro Kishi, Tsugio Okazaki, Haruhiko Kaiya, Hisao Yabe, Tsutomu Ishiguro: Endoscope whose distal cover can be freely detachably attached to main distal part thereof with high positioning precision. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, January 19, 1999: US05860913 (114 worldwide citation)

In an endoscope of the present invention, while a cover indicator on a distal cover is aligned with a scope indicator on a main distal part, the distal cover is put on the main distal part in an axial direction at a certain insertion angle. Thereafter, the distal cover is rotated while being thrust ...


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Hisao Yabe, Hisao Ogiu, Toshiyuki Takara, Koji Takamura, Masaaki Nakazawa, Akinobu Uchikubo, Tomoaki Sato, Atsushi Miyazaki, Akibumi Ishikawa, Takeaki Nakamura: Solid state imaging apparatus. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, April 17, 1990: US04918521 (113 worldwide citation)

This solid state imaging apparatus is provided within the tip part of an insertable part of an endoscope and is provided with an image forming optical system for forming images. This image forming optical system forms an optical image on the imaging surface of a solid state imaging chip provided in ...


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Hisao Yabe: Electronic endoscope tip. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, May 23, 1989: US04832003 (110 worldwide citation)

A solid state imaging device chip is contained in a tip of an insertable part and has its imaging surface arranged in parallel with the axis of the insertable part. The solid state imaging device chip is fitted to one surface side of a base member. A circuit substrate fitted with an electronic part ...


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Hisao Yabe: Endoscope apparatus capable of monochrome display with respect to specific wavelength regions in the visible region. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, December 5, 1989: US04885634 (91 worldwide citation)

An endoscope apparatus equipped with a device for generating color image signals for a normal color display from image signals picked up by using a solid image pickup element under an illuminating device covering the visible light region, and output terminals adapted to output those image signals wh ...


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Hisao Yabe, Teruo Eino: Endoscope using a chip carrier type solid state imaging device. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein & Kubovcik, May 17, 1988: US04745470 (87 worldwide citation)

A solid state imaging device and a substrate to which this solid state imaging device is fitted is contained in the tip part of an endoscope. Conductive parts are formed on at least one side surface of the substrate. The positions of the conductive parts, when that the conductive parts are overlappe ...


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Hisao Yabe: Endoscope with a detachable observation unit at its distal end. Olympus Optical, January 23, 1990: US04895138 (80 worldwide citation)

An endoscope includes an insertion section inserted into the patient's body. A distal end member is provided at the distal end of the insertion section. An illuminating system for illuminating a desired portion is attached to the end member. An observation unit is detachably attached to the distal e ...