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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Masahiro Ishikawa: Vacuum cleaner. Yashima Electric, Beveridge DeGrandi Weilacher & Young, April 11, 1995: US05404612 (103 worldwide citation)

A vacuum cleaner rotates a propeller fan by its suction force. The propeller fan rotates a rotor of a d.c. electric energy generator so as to generate electrical energy, and a d.c. voltage corresponding to the suction force is obtained by the generation. The vacuum cleaner employs the d.c. voltage a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tomohiro Oikawa, Kenichi Shimizu, Shigeru Suzuki, Izumi Tagoku, Masahiro Ishikawa, Takashi Seto: Copier with bookbinding function. Ricoh Company, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, June 3, 1986: US04592651 (61 worldwide citation)

A copier capable of binding copy papers at their center or their edge as desired. A bookbinding device is operatively connected to a paper outlet of the copier. To bind the papers at their center, a folding mechanism of the bookbinding device is activated first in order to form a crease along the ce ...

Masahiro Ishikawa: Vehicle body reinforcement structure. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, November 12, 2002: US06478367 (57 worldwide citation)

A vehicle body reinforcement structure includes a first reinforcement material (

Takaya Otsuki, Masahiro Ishikawa: Heat sink fan. Nidec Corporation, Judge & Murakami IP, May 22, 2007: US07221567 (28 worldwide citation)

A heat sink fan of the present invention includes a heat sink and an axial flow fan, and the axial flow fan includes a motor, an impeller and a housing. An outer wall surface of a cylindrical portion of the housing is formed with an arm which engages with the heat sink and fixes the housing and the ...

Yoshihiro Matsubara, Shinichi Hiramatsu, Masahiro Ishikawa, Kazumi Kawamura: Method of making a spark plug. NGK Spark Plug, Sughrue Mion PLLC, August 2, 2005: US06923699 (23 worldwide citation)

A method of making a spark plug having a noble metal chip joined to an electrode main body of a ground electrode by interposing therebetween an intermediate member. The method comprises the steps of prior to joining the noble metal chip to the electrode main body, joining the intermediate member and ...