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Nakajima Masaaki, Nakanishi Taichi, Ninomiya Ichiro, Nakamura Tetsuya, Fushimi Masahiro, Eguchi Masaru, Ohara Kenichi: Imaging instrument for capusle endoscope. Asahi Optical, August 21, 2001: JP2001-224553 (71 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a small-sized imaging instrument for capsule endoscope with small power consumption.SOLUTION: This imaging device for capsule endoscope comprises a lighting means for lighting a subject part within a body cavity, an image sensor having a photoelectric converting mean ...


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Nakajima Masaaki, Nakanishi Taichi, Ninomiya Ichiro, Nakamura Tetsuya, Fushimi Masahiro, Eguchi Masaru, Ohara Kenichi: Capsule endoscope. Asahi Optical, August 21, 2001: JP2001-224551 (48 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a miniaturized capsule endoscope capable of receiving power supply when required.SOLUTION: This capsule endoscope comprises a lighting means for lighting in vivo and an imaging means for talking the image of the part lighted by the lighting means, which are provided ...


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Ninomiya Ichiro, Nakajima Masaaki, Nakamura Tetsuya, Fushimi Masahiro, Nakanishi Taichi, Eguchi Masaru, Ohara Kenichi: Capsulated endoscope. Asahi Optical, April 24, 2001: JP2001-112740 (34 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a practical capsulated endoscope having good productivity regarding assembly and being miniaturized. SOLUTION: The capsulated endoscope, in which an internal image formed by an objective lens under the illumination of an illuminating body is focused on an image senso ...


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Nakajima Masaaki, Ninomiya Ichiro, Nakamura Tetsuya, Fushimi Masahiro, Nakanishi Taichi, Eguchi Masaru, Ohara Kenichi: Power transmission system. Asahi Optical, August 24, 2001: JP2001-231186 (34 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a power transmission system for operating an apparatus, e.g. a radio capsule, held in a living body for a long time.SOLUTION: The power transmission system comprises a plurality of antennas 29 for transmitting power toward a radio capsule 28 held in a living body in ...


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Nakajima Masaaki, Nakanishi Taichi, Ninomiya Ichiro, Nakamura Tetsuya, Fushimi Masahiro, Eguchi Masaru, Ohara Kenichi: Capsule endoscope. Asahi Optical, August 28, 2001: JP2001-231744 (31 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a capsule endoscope which can assure safety to the human body and can maintain a good signal transmission state.SOLUTION: This capsule endoscope has an illumination means which illuminates the inside of the living body, an imaging means which picks up the image of th ...


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Nakajima Masaaki, Ninomiya Ichiro, Nakamura Tetsuya, Eguchi Masaru, Fushimi Masahiro, Nakanishi Taichi, Ohara Kenichi: Capsule endoscope. Asahi Optical, September 11, 2001: JP2001-245844 (31 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a miniaturized capsule endoscope.SOLUTION: The sealed capsule of the capsule endoscope houses a lighting means to light the inside of a living organism, an imaging means to image the part illuminated by the lighting means and a transmission means to transmit an image ...


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Ninomiya Ichiro, Nakajima Masaaki, Nakamura Tetsuya, Fushimi Masahiro, Nakanishi Taichi, Eguchi Masaru, Ohara Kenichi: Capsule endoscope. Asahi Optical, April 6, 2001: JP2001-091860 (31 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a practicable capsule endoscope which is good in assembly workability and is downsized. SOLUTION: This capsule endoscope has a main block which supports an objective lens and an illumination body, an electric element holding cylinder which is integrally disposed to e ...


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Suzuki Naoki, Sumiyama Kazutaka, Tarumoto Tetsuya, Matsushita Minoru, Ohara Kenichi, Hashiyama Toshiyuki: Flexible endoscope. Asahi Optical, Jikei Univ, September 10, 2002: JP2002-253481 (31 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a flexible endoscope by which a bending state of an inserting part flexible tube which is inserted to the body and its change are continuously detected and displayed without exposure to radiation.SOLUTION: The endoscope consists of bending state detecting means 30 an ...


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Ninomiya Ichiro, Nakajima Masaaki, Nakamura Tetsuya, Fushimi Masahiro, Nakanishi Taichi, Eguchi Masaru, Ohara Kenichi: Capsule endoscope. Asahi Optical, April 17, 2001: JP2001-104241 (30 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a miniaturized and practical capsule endoscope to be assembled easily. SOLUTION: This capsule endoscope forms an image of an object image illuminated by an illuminator and formed by an objective lens in an image sensor and transmits image signals from the image senso ...


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Ninomiya Ichiro, Nakajima Masaaki, Nakamura Tetsuya, Fushimi Masahiro, Nakanishi Taichi, Eguchi Masaru, Ohara Kenichi: Capsule endoscope. Asahi Optical, April 17, 2001: JP2001-104287 (27 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To obtain a capsule endoscope that is downsized, adapted to practical use and easy to assemble. SOLUTION: A capsule endoscope comprising a main block holding objective lens and illuminator and a cylinder holding electric elements, in which the image sensor on which the image is ...