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Raifu Matsui, Ryuta Sekine, Keiichi Arai: Endoscopic surgery apparatus. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick P C, March 5, 2002: US06352503 (812 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an endoscopic surgery apparatus for performing treating operation in a body cavity of a patient with the use of treating tools in combination with an endoscope, in which insertion sections allowing the insertion of treating tools are externally arranged in a side ...


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Nobuyuki Matsuura, Raifu Matsui, Toshio Nakamura, Hisao Yabe, Masaaki Nakazawa: Endoscopic system and method for positioning an indwelling tube. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, September 7, 2004: US06786864 (391 worldwide citation)

An endoscope including; a fixing member detachably mounted to a distal end portion of an endoscope insertion part for detachably fixing and holding a distal end portion of an indwelling tube or a distal end portion of a guide member for guiding the indwelling tube, both of which are provided along t ...


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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 (231 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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Hitoshi Mizuno, Yuichi Ikeda, Toshimasa Kawai, Toshinari Maeda, Koji Takamura, Keiichi Arai, Raifu Matsui, Atsushi Amano, Kazuhiko Arai, Hiroyuki Fukuda: Endoscope holder and endoscope device. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Chick P C, May 27, 2003: US06569084 (98 worldwide citation)

An endoscope device is provided which includes a manipulation portion and an inserted portion connected thereto, and an endoscope holder is provided at an elevated position, for example, on a ceiling. The endoscope device is rotatably suspended from the endoscope holder with its inserted portion ext ...


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Raifu Matsui, Keiichi Arai, Ryuta Sekine: Endoscope. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Chick P C, October 1, 2002: US06458074 (77 worldwide citation)

An endoscope is provided which has a first forceps raising base and a second forceps raising base. The first forceps raising base is provided at a distal end opening of a first treating tool insertion channel formed at a distal end of an insertion section, and is adapted to be raised in a first dire ...


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Hiroki Hibino, Yoshikatsu Nagayama, Mutsumi Yoshikawa, Toshiyuki Takara, Masahito Goto, Akira Suzuki, Sakae Takehana, Yoshinao Oaki, Koichi Hoshimitsu, Yoshisada Aoki, Yasuhiro Ueda, Raifu Matsui: Endoscope apparatus. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, October 29, 1991: US05060632 (69 worldwide citation)

An endoscope apparatus comprises an elongate insert section including an observation window in the distal end portion and inserted into an object to be observed; an observation device for producing an endoscope image, the observation device including a focusing optical system which receives an incid ...


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Shuhei Iizuka, Akihiro Horii, Yasushige Ishihara, Raifu Matsui, Mamoru Kaneko: Light scanning probe apparatus using light of low coherence. Olympus Corporation, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, May 3, 2005: US06888119 (43 worldwide citation)

A flexible shaft driven to rotate is inserted through a transparent sheath having pliability. By a fiber inserted through the inside thereof, low-coherence light is guided and is made to exit to a living-body tissue side which is an observation target through a lens and a prism forming an exit and e ...


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Shotaro Takemoto, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Koichi Kawashima, Sydney Sheung Chee Chung, Raifu Matsui: Endoscopic suturing system. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, March 18, 2008: US07344545 (30 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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Shotaro Takemoto, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Koichi Kawashima, Sydney Sheung Chee Chung, Raifu Matsui: Endoscopic suturing system. Olympus Corporation, Apollo Endosurgery, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, September 13, 2011: US08016840 (21 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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Yuta Okada, Ryuta Sekine, Raifu Matsui: Endoscope therapeutic device. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, July 17, 2012: US08221306 (14 worldwide citation)

In an endoscope therapeutic device having a plurality of introduction guide tubes for introducing a treatment tool into a body cavity, the introduction guide tubes are mutually joined at a position more proximal than bending portions thereof. Accordingly, the effects caused by the movement of the pl ...