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Minoru Tsuruta, Shiro Bito, Shuichi Kimura, Akito Mukaizawa, Seiji Kuramoto, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Akio Nakata, Akihiro Taguchi, Kazuhiko Oozeki, Hitoshi Mizno, Shuichi Takayama, Yoshinao Oaki, Keisuke Saito, Toshihiko Suzuta: Surgical device for stapling and/or fastening body tissues. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, February 14, 1995: US05389098 (932 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues, comprises an insertion section extending from an operation section for insertion into a body cavity, stapling member connected to a distal end of the insertion section, for treating body tissues with a high-frequency current within a body ca ...


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Seiji Kuramoto, Shiro Bito, Minoru Tsuruta, Shuichi Kimura, Akito Mukaizawa, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Akihiro Taguchi, Akio Nakada: Surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, March 7, 1995: US05395030 (780 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues, which comprises a staple-applying section containing a plurality of staples, a staple pusher incorporated in the staple-applying section, for applying the staples, an anvil section for deforming the staples, thereby to staple the body tissue ...


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Minoru Tsuruta, Shiro Bito, Shuichi Kimura, Seiji Kuramoto, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Akio Nakata, Toshihiko Suzuta: Surgical device for stapling and/or fastening body tissues. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, December 10, 1996: US05582611 (760 worldwide citation)

A surgical device for stapling and fastening body tissues, comprises an insertion section extending from an operation section for insertion into a body cavity, stapling member connected to a distal end of the insertion section, for treating body tissues with a high-frequency current within a body ca ...


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Shiro Bito, Isami Hirao, Kazuhiko Oozeki, Minoru Tsuruta, Akito Mukaizawa, Akio Nakada, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Shuichi Kimura, Toshihiko Suzuta, Seiji Kuramoto: Tissue fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, August 19, 1997: US05658300 (636 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for fastening together opposing portions of a body organ. The instrument comprises a first support for supporting the first opposing portion of the body organ, a second support opposing the first support, for supporting the second opposing portion of the body organ, and a displ ...


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Shiro Bito, Isami Hirao, Kazuhiko Oozeki, Minoru Tsuruta, Akito Mukaizawa, Akio Nakada, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Shuichi Kimura, Toshihiko Suzuta, Seiji Kuramoto: Tissue-fixing surgical device, and method of fixing tissues. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, July 22, 1997: US05649937 (560 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for fastening together opposing portions of a body organ. The instrument comprises a first support for supporting the first opposing portion of the body organ, a second support opposing the first support, for supporting the second opposing portion of the body organ, and a displ ...


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Shiro Bito, Isami Hirao, Kazuhiko Oozeki, Minoru Tsuruta, Akito Mukaizawa, Akio Nakada, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Toshihiko Suzuta, Shuichi Kimura, Seiji Kuramoto, Naoki Uchiyama, Norikiyo Shibata: Tissue-fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissue. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, May 25, 1999: US05906625 (483 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for fastening together opposing portions of a body organ. The instrument comprises a first support for supporting the first opposing portion of the body organ, a second support opposing the first support, for supporting the second opposing portion of the body organ, and a displ ...


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Takahiro Kogasaka, Akihisa Ogawa, Akio Nakada, Shuichi Kimura, Norio Kobayashi, Makoto Kuramochi: Cavity retaining tool for bone surgery, a cavity retaining tool for general surgery, an endoscopic surgery system involving the use of a cavity retaining tool, and a procedure for surgery. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman & Hattori, April 16, 2002: US06371968 (356 worldwide citation)

A cavity-retaining tool for bone surgery includes a cavity-retaining sheath which is inserted into the body and forms a cavity to act as a work space for bone surgery, a treatment channel which is placed in the cavity-retaining sheath and guides treatment tools necessary for the treatment of a bone ...


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Shiro Bito, Isami Hirao, Kazuhiko Oozeki, Minoru Tsuruta, Akito Mukaizawa, Akio Nakada, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Shuichi Kimura, Toshihiko Suzuta, Seiji Kuramoto, Naoki Uchiyama: Tissue-fixing surgical instrument, tissue-fixing device, and method of fixing tissues. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, August 25, 1998: US05797931 (237 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for fastening together opposing portions of a body organ. The instrument comprises a first support for supporting the first opposing portion of the body organ, a second support opposing the first support, for supporting the second opposing portion of the body organ, and a displ ...


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Shuichi Kimura, Toshiya Sugai: Endoscopic sheath. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, December 9, 1997: US05695448 (236 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic sheath of the present invention comprising a tubular sheath section having a distal end portion and a hole which extends throughout the length of the sheath section and through which an insert section of an endoscope having observation device can be passed, at least the distal end of t ...


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Nobuhiko Washizuka, Yasuhiko Oomagari, Tsuruo Hatori, Tsuyoshi Tsukagoshi, Minoru Tsuruta, Seiji Kuramoto, Shuichi Kimura, Akio Nakada, Shiro Bito, Shinichi Nishigaki, Kenji Yoshino, Keisuke Saito, Yasuo Goto: Trocar. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, June 13, 1995: US05423848 (156 worldwide citation)

A trocar comprises an obturator having a piercing tip, and a cannula for forming a passage in tissue that is punched by the piercing tip. The cannula is formed from a flexible tube or a coil tube and transforms and libitum in accordance with the shape of the surgical tool that is to be inserted into ...