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Masahiro Ishikawa, Koichi Kawashima, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Takayuki Suzuki, Tsutomu Okada: Endoscope. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick P C, June 6, 2000: US06071233 (514 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an endoscope having an opening of a channel tube retracted from a distal end face having an observation window of the insert therein toward a proximal end side. When a plurality of polyps are removed, a picked-up polyp is moved back from the distal end face of the inse ...


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Tetsuya Yamamoto, Masahiro Ishikawa, Koichi Kawashima, Hideki Shimonaka, Koji Kanbara, Takayuki Suzuki, Hiroki Moriyama, Yasuhito Kura, Akira Suzuki: Endoscope system. Olympus Optical, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, May 9, 2000: US06059719 (326 worldwide citation)

An endoscope system in accordance with the present invention comprises a plurality of endoscope modules having different treatment instruments mounted therein, an endoscope to which the endoscope modules can be attached, and a coupling member fixed to the distal part of an insertion unit of the endo ...


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Shotaro Takemoto, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Koichi Kawashima, Sydney Sheung Chee Chung, Raifu Matsui, Takayasu Mikkaichi, Satoshi Miyamoto, Masayuki Iwasaka: Endoscopic suturing system. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, May 12, 2009: US07530985 (236 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic treatment device is used with an endoscope. This treatment device includes a transmission member with a flexible structure having a distal end portion to be inserted into a body and can be operated outside the body, a push rod coupled to the distal end portion, and first and second con ...


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Masahiro Ishikawa, Koichi Kawashima: Hood for an endoscope. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick P C, October 23, 2001: US06306081 (143 worldwide citation)

A hood for an endoscope which is detachably mounted near a distal end portion of the endoscope. The hood has a balloon adapted to be expanded into a substantially cylindrical configuration by injecting a fluid into the balloon, and to be contracted by discharging the fluid out of the balloon. A visu ...


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Masahiro Ishikawa, Keita Suzuki, Koichi Kawashima, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Yoshio Onuki, Ryuta Sekine, Anthony Nicholas Kalloo, Sergey Veniaminovich Kantsevoy: Guide tube. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, January 24, 2006: US06988987 (96 worldwide citation)

There is provided a flexible guide tube which guides an endoscope or a therapeutic device into an abdominal cavity through the mouth and stomach to conduct an observation or a therapeutic treatment in the abdominal cavity. The guide tube includes an insertion section which has a distal end, a periph ...


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Keiichi Arai, Hiroyoshi Watanabe, Keita Suzuki, Yoshihiko Sugi, Koichi Kawashima, Masahiro Ishikawa: Treatment apparatus for endoscope. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, February 10, 2004: US06689130 (93 worldwide citation)

A treatment apparatus to treat a tissue in a body cavity is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a base disposed in the vicinity of a tip-end portion of an endoscope, and an in-tissue inserting portion including a base end supported by the base and a tip end insertable in the tissue in the body cavity ...


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Tokuhiko Tamaki, Koichi Kawashima, Yasuo Sakurai, Kenji Tateiwa: Semiconductor integrated circuit device and method for fabricating the same. Matsushita Electric Industrial, McDermott Will & Emery, September 21, 2004: US06794677 (92 worldwide citation)

Variations in the size of a linear pattern resulting from difference in mask pattern layout are prevented by setting the perimeter of the linear pattern per unit area in a specified range irrespective of the type of a semiconductor integrated circuit device or by adjusting a process condition in acc ...


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Tetsuya Yamamoto, Sydney Sheung Chee Chung, Koichi Kawashima, Junichi Muramatsu, Keita Suzuki, Yoshio Onuki, Yoshihiko Sugi, Tsukasa Kobayashi: Suturing device for endoscope. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Chick P C, December 5, 2006: US07144401 (90 worldwide citation)

A suturing device for an endoscope includes a curved needle rotatably attached on the distal end of the suturing device. A rotary member is provided on the rotation axis of the curved needle for rotating said curved needle and a connecting arm connects the curved needle to the rotary member. The cen ...


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Yuta Okada, Yoshio Onuki, Hideki Shimonaka, Koichi Kawashima: Endoscope suitable to body cavity. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, February 16, 2010: US07662089 (71 worldwide citation)

An endoscope for treatment suitable to the treatment in a body cavity comprises an elongated soft observing optical unit having at least an observing optical system; and a unit inserting tool having a unit inserting channel in which the observing optical unit is inserted and a treatment tool inserti ...


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Shotaro Takemoto, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Yoshio Onuki, Koichi Kawashima, Yuji Sakamoto: Endoscopic treatment instrument, endoscopic treatment system and supporting adaptor. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, August 18, 2009: US07575548 (64 worldwide citation)

In an endoscopic treatment instrument having a plurality of sheaths, a supporting member for directly and indirectly supporting the plurality of sheaths, and a connecting member for directly/indirectly bringing the sheaths and an endoscope in a connected state are provided. The supporting member con ...