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Kuniaki Kami, Hideyuki Adachi, Koichi Umeyama, Yoshihiro Kosaka, Seiji Yamaguchi, Eiichi Fuse, Michio Sato, Masakazu Nakamura, Yasundo Tanaka, Takashi Fukaya, Kiyotaka Matsuno, Katsuya Suzuki: Medical system for reproducing a state of contact of the treatment section in the operation unit. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, August 23, 1994: US05339799 (641 worldwide citation)

A medical system according to the present invention comprises a medical apparatus including an operation unit manipulated by a surgeon and a treatment section formed away from the operation unit for treating a subject, a detector or a pressure sensor for detecting a state of contact between the subj ...


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Nobuaki Akui, Satoshi Honma, Iwao Kanamori, Susumu Takahashi, Toyoharu Hanzawa, Takashi Fukaya, Hitoshi Karasawa, Tetsumaru Kubota, Toshihiko Hashiguchi, Akihiko Mochida, Akihiro Taguchi, Akio Nakada, Kenji Yoshino, Atsushi Kidawara: Three-dimensional vision endoscope with position adjustment means for imaging device and visual field mask. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, November 26, 1996: US05577991 (149 worldwide citation)

A three-dimensional vision endoscopic apparatus according to the present invention comprises a pair of optical systems for transmitting an image of a subject as two subject images having a parallax between them, a pair of imaging devices for picking up subject images transmitted by the optical syste ...


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Tatsuya Kubota, Takashi Fukaya, Koji Yasunaga, Masanori Kaneda, Hitoshi Karasawa, Kyo Imagawa, Tetsumaru Kubota, Hideyuki Adachi, Yoshinao Oaki, Kenji Yoshino, Masaya Yoshihara, Hitoshi Mizuno, Akihiro Taguchi, Yoshihiro Kosaka, Masaaki Hayashi: Apparatus for holding a medical instrument in place. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, December 16, 1997: US05697939 (129 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for holding a medical instrument, such as an endoscope, in place without exerting an undue force on an insertion hole in an abdominal cavity of a subject even when the arm of a scope-holding section is unlocked, includes a four-link parallelogram mechanism. The four-link parallelogram m ...


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Kuniaki Kami, Hideyuki Adachi, Koichi Umeyama, Yoshihiro Kosaka, Seiji Yamaguchi, Eiichi Fuse, Michio Sato, Masakazu Nakamura, Yasundo Tanaka, Takashi Fukaya, Kiyotaka Matsuno, Katsuya Suzuki: Endoscope system with automatic control according to movement of an operator. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, September 24, 1996: US05558619 (96 worldwide citation)

An endoscope system includes a movement detector for detecting an operator's movement, a signal processor for processing a signal the detector detects, and a control for controlling drive which drives a medical device according to an output signal of the signal processor. The endoscope system bends ...


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Susumu Takahashi, Masao Uehara, Shingo Kato, Atsushi Kidawara, Katsuyuki Saito, Masahito Goto, Wataru Ohno, Iwao Kanamori, Toyoharu Hanzawa, Kenji Yoshino, Akio Nakada, Akihiro Taguchi, Nobuaki Akui, Hitoshi Karasawa, Toshihiko Hashiguchi, Akihiko Mochida, Takashi Fukaya, Shinji Yamashita, Akira Murata, Hideki Koyanagi, Keisuke Saito: Stereoscopic endoscope. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, December 31, 1996: US05588948 (74 worldwide citation)

A stereoscopic endoscope including an objective lens system for forming an image of an object which objective lens system is arranged at the front end of an inserting section and has a single optical axis; an image transmission device coaxially arranged with the objective lens system and adapted to ...


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Keiji Shioda, Kazuhito Nakanishi, Masakazu Mizoguchi, Masahiko Kinukawa, Wataru Ohno, Toru Shinmura, Koji Yasunaga, Takashi Fukaya: Surgical microscopic system. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Chick P C, December 9, 2003: US06661571 (71 worldwide citation)

Provided is a surgical observational system capable of effectively displaying, in the field of an operating microscope, a real-time image obtained by means of an ultrasonic probe, for example, and a slice image obtained by a preoperative diagnosis on the location of the distal end portion of the pro ...


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Masakazu Mizoguchi, Masahiko Kinukawa, Takashi Fukaya: Surgical microscope. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Chick P C, August 13, 2002: US06434416 (70 worldwide citation)

First sensing means senses the three-dimensional position of a microscope, with an operating site as the origin. Second sensing means senses the three-dimensional position of a surgical instrument with respect to the microscope. On the basis of the sensing results of the first sensing means and seco ...


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Kuniaki Kami, Hideyuki Adachi, Koichi Umeyama, Yoshihiro Kosaka, Seiji Yamaguchi, Eiichi Fuse, Michio Sato, Masakazu Nakamura, Yasundo Tanaka, Takashi Fukaya, Kiyotaka Matsuno, Katsuya Suzuki: Medical system having object information reproduction means for palpation. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, October 4, 1994: US05351677 (61 worldwide citation)

A medical system has a detecting device for detecting three dimensional image information about a living body, a signal processing circuit for processing the image signal transmitted from the detecting device, and an object information reproduction device. The object information reproduction device ...


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Koji Yasunaga, Takashi Fukaya: Surgical microscope unit. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, October 20, 1998: US05825536 (37 worldwide citation)

A surgical microscope unit which is compact and operated lightly at high stability has first and second parallelogrammic linkages, interlocking mechanisms for interlocking the first and second parallelogrammic linkages, a counterweight connected to an arm of the second parallelogrammic linkage, flex ...


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Susumu Takahashi, Masao Uehara, Shingo Kato, Atsushi Kidawara, Katsuyuki Saito, Masahito Goto, Wataru Ohno, Iwao Kanamori, Toyoharu Hanzawa, Kenji Yoshino, Akio Nakada, Akihiro Taguchi, Nobuaki Akui, Hitoshi Karasawa, Toshihiko Hashiguchi, Akihiko Mochida, Takashi Fukaya, Shinji Yamashita, Akira Murata, Hideki Koyanagi, Keisuke Saito: Stereoscopic endoscope. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, February 24, 1998: US05720706 (31 worldwide citation)

A stereoscopic endoscope including an objective lens system for forming an image of an object which objective lens system is arranged at the front end of an inserting section and has a single optical axis; an image transmission device coaxially arranged with the objective lens system and adapted to ...