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Akira Suzuki, Hisao Yabe, Yoshihiro Iida, Hideo Ito, Yoshio Tashiro, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamada, Hiroshi Ishii, Jin Kira, Takeshi Yokoi: Endoscope system including endoscope and protection cover. Olympus Optical, Watson Cole Stevens Davis P L L C, April 14, 1998: US05738630 (12 worldwide citation)

An endoscope system including an endoscope having an insertion section which extends from a proximal end to a distal end and is inserted into a cavity under inspection and an operation section connected to the proximal end of the insertion section, and a protection cover including an insertion secti ...


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Akira Suzuki, Hisao Yabe, Yoshihiro Iida, Hideo Itoh, Yoshio Tashiro, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamada, Keiichi Arai, Hiroshi Ishii, Masaaki Nakazawa, Koji Yamaya, Yasuhito Kura: Endoscope system including both reusable-type and cover-type endoscopes. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, March 9, 1999: US05879288 (12 worldwide citation)

An endoscope system provided with an electronic or optical endoscope is provided therein with an illuminating optical system, an observation optical system, a flow passage system and a forceps channel. Cleaning and disinfection operations are performed on the endoscope so that the endoscope is reusa ...


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Hisao Yabe, Yoshihiro Iida, Akira Suzuki, Hideo Ito, Yoshio Tashiro, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamada: Washing apparatus for a protection cover for an endoscope. Olympus Optical, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, January 30, 1996: US05487376 (10 worldwide citation)

In an endoscope system including an endoscope having an insertion section insertable into a cavity under inspection and an operation section to which a proximal end of the insertion section is connected, and a disposable protection cover having an insertion section cover for covering the insertion s ...


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Kenji Ikeda, Osamu Tamada, Yoshihiro Tamura: Flexible flat cable. Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Jordan B Bierman Muserlian and Lucas Bierman, May 2, 2000: US06057511 (10 worldwide citation)

A flexible flat belt made up of a plurality of covered wires abutting each other in side-by-side relationship. Imaginary lines on the peripheries of the covered wires which are parallel to and remote from the axes of the wires determine at least one plane. The adjacent wires form troughs parallel to ...


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Hisao Yabe, Minoru Yamazaki, Yoshihiro Iida, Akira Suzuki, Hideo Ito, Osamu Tamada, Yoshio Tashiro: Endoscope apparatus of an endoscope cover system for preventing buckling of an endoscope cover. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, March 31, 1998: US05733243 (9 worldwide citation)

A cover system endoscope apparatus in which an insert part cover sheath for isolating the insert part of a cover endoscope is airtightly connected to a distal end constructive part of a tip part of an insert part cover. The insert part cover sheath is composed of a soft resin such as polyurethane ex ...


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Hisao Yabe, Yoshihiro Iida, Akira Suzuki, Hideo Ito, Yoshio Tashiro, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamada, Tatsuya Furukawa: Endoscope cover for endoscope system having uniform flexibility. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, November 18, 1997: US05688221 (8 worldwide citation)

An endoscope cover according to the present invention has an arrangement that at least a portion of a control-portion cover for covering the control portion of a cover-type endoscope that corresponds to a soft portion of the cover-type endoscope has uniform flexibility that does not deteriorate the ...


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Hisao Yabe, Akira Suzuki, Minoru Yamazaki, Hideo Ito, Yoshihiro Iida, Yoshio Tashiro, Osamu Tamada: Endoscope cover type endoscope. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, July 23, 1996: US05538496 (8 worldwide citation)

A covering endoscope having a curving portion composed of a plurality of curving pieces and an observation optical system and an endoscope cover having an inserting path for inserting the endoscope and a contained unit provided along the inserting path. A side of the curving pieces facing the contai ...


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Hisao Yabe, Yoshio Tashiro, Yoshihiro Iida, Akira Suzuki, Hideo Itoh, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamada, Yasuhito Kura: Endoscope cover apparatus for use with cover-type endoscope and endoscope cover holding apparatus. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, December 16, 1997: US05697887 (5 worldwide citation)

An endoscope cover apparatus including a joint portion for fixing a control portion of an endoscope disposed adjacent to an operator, and extending insertion-portion cover disposed in front of the joint portion, a cover leading member disposed in the leading portion of the insertion-portion cover, a ...


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Hisao Yabe, Akira Suzuki, Minoru Yamazaki, Hideo Ito, Yoshihiro Iida, Yoshio Tashiro, Osamu Tamada, Hiroshi Ishii: Endoscope system, cover type endoscope unit, channeled cover type endoscope unit, holding tool in endoscope system, and housing member of cover type endoscope unit. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, November 19, 1996: US05575752 (4 worldwide citation)

An endoscope system detachably provided with a cover endoscope possible of being fitted with a cover and used by covering its outer surface with the cover and a coverless endoscope used without being fitted with the cover. A display range and a visual field range of an image that are obtained in the ...


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Hisao Yabe, Yoshihiro Iida, Akira Suzuki, Hideo Ito, Yoshio Tashibo, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamada: Endoscope apparatus of an endoscope cover system for preventing buckling of an endoscope cover. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, May 7, 1996: US05514074 (4 worldwide citation)

A cover system endoscope apparatus in which an insert part cover sheath for isolating the insert part of a cover endoscope is airtightly connected to a distal end constructive part of a tip part of an insert part cover. The insert part cover sheath is composed of a soft resin such as polyurethane ex ...