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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 (636 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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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 (560 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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Shiro Bito, Isami Hirao, Kazuhiko Oozeki, Minoru Tsuruta, Akito Mukaizawa, Akio Nakada, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Toshihiko Suzuta, Shuichi Kimura, Seiji Kuramoto, Naoki Uchiyama, Norikiyo Shibata: Tissue-fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissue. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, May 25, 1999: US05906625 (483 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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Kouji Fujio, Isami Hirao, Sakae Takehana, Yasuhiro Ueda, Takashi Tsukaya, Yoshinao Oaki, Seiji Kuramoto: Ultrasonic diagnosis and therapy system in which focusing point of therapeutic ultrasonic wave is locked at predetermined position within observation ultrasonic scanning range. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, December 5, 1995: US05471988 (383 worldwide citation)

Provided on the side of a distal end of an insertion part are an observation ultrasonic transducer for acquiring an ultrasonic image and a therapeutic ultrasonic transducer for outputting a therapeutic ultrasonic wave so as to be focused. Positioning or the like between the observation ultrasonic tr ...


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Shiro Bito, Isami Hirao, Kazuhiko Oozeki, Minoru Tsuruta, Akito Mukaizawa, Akio Nakada, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Shuichi Kimura, Toshihiko Suzuta, Seiji Kuramoto, Naoki Uchiyama: Tissue-fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, August 25, 1998: US05797931 (237 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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Kouji Fujio, Isami Hirao, Sakae Takehana, Yasuhiro Ueda, Takashi Tsukaya, Yoshinao Oaki, Seiji Kuramoto: Ultrasonic diagnosis and treatment system. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, February 23, 1999: US05873828 (118 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic diagnosis and treatment system having a thin tube which is capable of being inserted into a body cavity, and which has at its extreme end an observing ultrasonic vibrator for emitting ultrasonic waves for observation and a treating ultrasonic vibrator for emitting strong ultrasonic wav ...


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Mamoru Kaneko, Hitoshi Ueno, Sakae Takehana, Isami Hirao, Nobuyuki Doguchi, Takeshi Ozawa, Takefumi Uesugi, Katsuichi Imaizumi, Yasukazu Kogen, Makoto Tomioka, Tadashi Hirata, Masahiro Kawauchi: Fluorescent diagnostic system and method providing color discrimination enhancement. Olympus Optical, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, July 23, 2002: US06422994 (64 worldwide citation)

A fluorescent imaging device to prevent the breakdown of a fluorescent image high-sensitivity imaging apparatus has a light source for endoscope use which selectively switches between an excitation light and a white light. This introduces a light into a light guide of an endoscope and such light is ...


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Takeshi Ozawa, Mamoru Kaneko, Akihiro Horii, Atsushi Okawa, Hiroki Hibino, Hiroyuki Sangu, Hitoshi Ueno, Hitoshi Mizuno, Jun Hiroya, Katsuichi Imaizumi, Hidemichi Aoki, Masahiro Ohno, Eiji Yasuda, Yoshinao Oaki, Kenji Yoshino, Sakae Takehana, Isami Hirao, Takefumi Uesugi, Toshimasa Kawai: Light scanning devices of a water-tight structure to be inserted into a body cavity to obtain optical information on inside of a biological tissue. Olympus Optical, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, December 4, 2001: US06327493 (61 worldwide citation)

A light scanning device has a tip structure which includes a light scanning part connected to a light source, and which is insertable into a body cavity and is formed so as to be water-tight. A controlling part controls the light scan through the tip structure, and the tip structure and the controll ...


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Hitoshi Ueno, Takeshi Ozawa, Kazunari Nakamura, Isami Hirao, Hiroshi Ibe, Koichi Yoshimitsu, Yuichi Morizane, Mamoru Kaneko, Shunya Akimoto, Masaki Terakubo, Katsuichi Imaizumi, Nobuyuki Doguchi, Sakae Takehana: Endoscope with a single image pick-up element for fluorescent and normal-light images. Olympus Corporation, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, November 1, 2005: US06960165 (37 worldwide citation)

In a light source unit, a switchable filter section in which an RGB filter and a fluorescence observation filter can be shifted into the light path is disposed in front of a lamp. When fluorescence image mode is selected, excitation light in a part of the wavelength band of the blue wavelength band ...