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Syuichi Takayama: Endoscope system with an electric bending mechanism. Olympus Optical, February 19, 1985: US04499895 (293 worldwide citation)

An endoscope apparatus is disclosed which includes an insertion section inserted into a coeliac cavity of a human body and freely bendable therein, a motor housed in an operating section of an endoscope, a bending mechanism for bending a flexible tube of the insertion section on the basis of a torqu ...


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Syuichi Takayama, Takashi Tsukaya, Yasuhiro Ueda, Shinji Hatta, Masashi Abe: Hyperthermia apparatus. Olympus Optical, Parkhurst Wendel & Rossi, April 2, 1991: US05003991 (167 worldwide citation)

A hyperthermia apparatus for effecting the thermotherapy by heating a cancer locally including two outside-body electrodes to be arranged on an outer surface of a patient's body, an inside-body electrode to be inserted into a cavity of the patient's body, a high frequency power supply circuit for ge ...


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Tatsuya Kubota, Syuichi Takayama, Shinji Hatta, Masakazu Gotanda, Hitoshi Karasawa, Hiroshi Sasaki, Tadao Hagino, Hiroki Hibino: Ultrasonic vibration treatment apparatus. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, December 25, 1990: US04979952 (150 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic vibration treatment apparatus comprising an ultrasonic vibration treatment device including an ultrasonic vibrator and an ultrasonic wave transmitter probe, a detecting element opposing the transmitter for applying light to the transmitter and receiving the light reflected from the tra ...


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Syuichi Takayama: Endoscope apparatus with motor-driven bending mechanism. Olympus Optical, December 24, 1985: US04559928 (150 worldwide citation)

An endoscope is disclosed which comprises: an insertion section having a flexible tube which is inserted into a body cavity and deflected or bent in the desired direction and a distal end portion coupled to the flexible tube; and a control section which is controlled by the operator such as a doctor ...


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Syuichi Takayama: Endoscope apparatus with electric deflection mechanism. Olympus Optical, March 12, 1985: US04503842 (120 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an endoscope apparatus including an electric deflection mechanism which has an insertion section with a deflection portion to be freely deflected, a control section, electric motors, wire drums and angulation wires. A single deflection control lever is arranged in the control sect ...


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Naoki Uchiyama, Takashi Tsukaya, Kouichiro Ishihara, Sakae Takehana, Tetsumaru Kubota, Syuichi Takayama, Akira Taniguchi, Nobuhiko Watanabe, Naomi Sekino, Hiroki Hibino, Masaaki Hayashi: Therapeutical apparatus of extracorporeal type. Olympus Optical, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, January 12, 1993: US05178135 (112 worldwide citation)

A therapeutical apparatus includes a measuring apparatus including a probe which generates an X-ray or ultrasonic wave in order to detect the location of a target to be treated such as calculi situated within the kidney, liver, biliary ducts. A therapeutical energy generator generates a shock wave o ...


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Katsuyuki Kanehira, Syuichi Takayama, Atsushi Amano, Hiroki Hibino, Naoki Uchiyama, Akio Nakada: Thermotherapy apparatus. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, October 10, 1989: US04872458 (98 worldwide citation)

Thermotherapy apparatus used for performing a thermotherapy for a diseased part of a tumor such as a cancer of a living body. A heating portion is arranged in a distal end portion at the body cavity side of a probe which can be inserted in the body cavity through an endoscope or the like or a distal ...


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Tatsuya Kubota, Masakazu Gotanda, Shinji Hatta, Hitoshi Karasawa, Tetsumaru Kubota, Takeaki Nakamura, Syuichi Takayama, Hiroshi Sasaki: Ultrasonic treatment device. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, October 9, 1990: US04961424 (91 worldwide citation)

A therapeutical device using ultrasonic vibration includes an ultrasonic vibration generator for generating ultrasonic vibration in the axial direction of the device and in a direction different from the axial direction of the device, an amplifier connected to the ultrasonic vibration generator for ...


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Syuichi Takayama, Yasuhiro Ueda: Endoscope. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, February 13, 1990: US04899731 (78 worldwide citation)

An endoscope disclosed herein is provided with an operating section and an insertion section having a bending section. Bending members, which are formed of a shape memorizable alloy and are for bending the bending section, are disposed within the bending section of the insertion section and are conn ...


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Akio Nakada, Syuichi Takayama, Tatsuya Kubota, Tetsumaru Kubota, Koji Taguchi, Shinichi Imade, Naomi Sekino: Medical treatment apparatus utilizing ultrasonic wave. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, September 19, 1989: US04867141 (72 worldwide citation)

A medical treatment apparatus utilizing ultrasonic waves according to this invention is applied to treatments such as breaking up a stone formed in a living body. The medical treatment apparatus utilizing ultrasonic waves includes a vibration generator (10) for generating ultrasonic vibrations and a ...