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Setsuo Takatani, Kunio Awau, Masahiko Kanda: Reflection type oximeter for applying light pulses to a body tissue to measure oxygen saturation. Sumitomo Electric, W G Fasse, D H Kane Jr, September 19, 1989: US04867557 (200 worldwide citation)

A reflection type oximeter comprises light emitting diodes (11 to 16) as first to sixth light sources which emit first and second beams of a wavelength involving a change in absorption due to a change an oxygen saturation of hemoglobin in blood of a tissue of a living body, third and fourth beams of ...


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Yukihiko Nose, Setsuo Takatani, Ichiro Sakuma: Motor driven sealless blood pump. Kyocera Corporation, Spensley Horn Jubas & Lubitz, March 21, 1995: US05399074 (125 worldwide citation)

A centrifugal blood pump, used for heart-lung machines or the like, comprises an impeller, a casing having a suction inlet and a delivery outlet and being equipped with a space for rotatably accommodating the impeller, and a magnetic drive means disposed outside the casing. The impeller is of a rota ...


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Setsuo Takatani, Jonathan P Jaeb, Ronald L Branstetter, Hiroshi Sakai: Noninvasive reflectance oximeter sensor providing controlled minimum optical detection depth. Colin Electronics, Oliff & Berridge, April 20, 1993: US05203329 (114 worldwide citation)

A noninvasive oximeter sensor for controlling and optimizing the minimum detection depth in the tissue of a patient is disclosed. In general, a minimum detection depth of 0.35 mm in the skin is considered optimum. The reflectance oximeter sensor component configuration of the present invention achie ...


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Setsuo Takatani, Hiroshi Sakai: Peripheral blood flow evaluating apparatus. Colin Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, February 13, 1996: US05490506 (52 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for evaluating a peripheral blood flow of a living subject, including a reflection-type pulse wave detecting device including two pairs of light-emitting and light-receiving elements provided such that a distance between the light-emitting and light-receiving elements of one pair is dif ...


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Yukihiko Nose, Setsuo Takatani, Ichiro Sakuma, Yasuhisa Ohara, Kenzo Makinouchi: Ceramic pivot bearing arrangement for a sealless blood pump. Kyocera Corporation, Baylor College of Medicine, Loeb & Loeb, February 3, 1998: US05713730 (50 worldwide citation)

A centrifugal blood pump, used for heart-lung machines or the like, having at least one impeller, a casing having an inlet and an outlet, the casing formed to have a space for rotatably housing the at least one impeller and a magnetic drive disposed outside the casing. The impeller may have vanes at ...


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Takashi Nomura, Douglas W Blakely, Setsuo Takatani, Keizo Kawaguchi: Substitute-heart control apparatus. Colin Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, November 9, 1999: US05980571 (4 worldwide citation)

A substitute-heart control apparatus for controlling a substitute heart provided in a living body, including an information obtaining device which non-invasively obtains, from the living body, physical information relating to blood circulation in the living body, and a control device which supplies, ...


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Tadahiko Shinshi, Akira Shimokohbe, Junichi Asama, Chikara Hara, Wataru Hijikata, Setsuo Takatani, Hideo Hoshi: Disposable centrifugal blood pump with magnetic coupling. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Clise Billion & Cyr P A, Tim Clise, February 28, 2012: US08123503 (2 worldwide citation)

A disposable centrifugal blood pump with magnetic coupling provides a centrifugal blood pump with magnetic coupling which is simple in structure of disposalable parts with low cost. Therefore, a housing as the disposable part includes a rotor having pole faces extending on the outer-peripheral surfa ...


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Tadahiko Shinshi, Akira Shimokohbe, Junichi Asama, Chikara Hara, Wataru Hijikata, Setsuo Takatani, Hideo Hoshi: Disposable centrifugal blood pump with magnetic coupling. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Billion & Armitage, Benjamin C Armitage, December 3, 2013: US08596999

A disposable centrifugal blood pump with magnetic coupling provides a centrifugal blood pump with magnetic coupling which is simple in structure of disposable parts with low cost. Therefore, a housing as the disposable part includes a rotor having pole faces extending on the outer-peripheral surface ...


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Setsuo Takatani, Akihisa Akao, Tadahiko Shinzi: Blood pump. MEDTECH HEART, Muncy Geissler Olds & Lowe P C, March 14, 2017: US09592326

A centrifugal blood pump for circulating blood is provided, wherein an impeller makes no contact at all with a housing and a rotating shaft and moves in a rotating manner with the impeller in a stably levitating state. Also provided is a blood pump in which the impeller rotates at high speed even wh ...


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Setsuo Takatani, Yoshimasa Yokoyama, Thomas Schmitz Rode, Ulrich Steinseifer: Cardiac function change evaluating device. Reinheart, Andrew Wilford, October 28, 2014: US08870738

A cardiac function variation evaluation apparatus includes: a continuous flow type auxiliary artificial heart 20 connected to a ventricle (10A); a pressure sensor 30 for detecting ventricle (10A) internal pressure; and means (a personal computer 40) for evaluating contractile variation of the ventri ...