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Kouji Fujio, Isami Hirao, Sakae Takehana, Yasuhiro Ueda, Takashi Tsukaya, Yoshinao Oaki, Seiji Kuramoto: Ultrasonic diagnosis and therapy system in which focusing point of therapeutic ultrasonic wave is locked at predetermined position within observation ultrasonic scanning range. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, December 5, 1995: US05471988 (383 worldwide citation)

Provided on the side of a distal end of an insertion part are an observation ultrasonic transducer for acquiring an ultrasonic image and a therapeutic ultrasonic transducer for outputting a therapeutic ultrasonic wave so as to be focused. Positioning or the like between the observation ultrasonic tr ...


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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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Takashi Tsukaya: Endoscope with bend angle control. Olympus Optical, June 16, 1981: US04273111 (164 worldwide citation)

An endoscope which comprises a distal end portion (14) containing an observation optical system, a flexible tube (10), and a freely bendable section (12). In the endoscope a plurality of supersonic transducers (20) are spatially arranged on the peripheral wall of the distal end portion, and a bend a ...


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Akihiko Yajima, Tetsuo Nonami, Masahiko Sasaki, Masao Uehara, Takashi Tsukaya, Kenichi Kikuchi, Hiroki Hibino, Takao Tsuruoka, Hiromasa Suzuki: Stereo endoscope. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, September 5, 1989: US04862873 (133 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed which includes a first and a second optical guides inserted in an elongated insertion portion thereof, and which can transmit an optical image, and an optical system with a function of imaging at the end surface of the optical guide. By transmitting an illuminating light fr ...


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Kouji Fujio, Isami Hirao, Sakae Takehana, Yasuhiro Ueda, Takashi Tsukaya, Yoshinao Oaki, Seiji Kuramoto: Ultrasonic diagnosis and treatment system. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, February 23, 1999: US05873828 (118 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic diagnosis and treatment system having a thin tube which is capable of being inserted into a body cavity, and which has at its extreme end an observing ultrasonic vibrator for emitting ultrasonic waves for observation and a treating ultrasonic vibrator for emitting strong ultrasonic wav ...


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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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Makoto Inaba, Masaaki Hayashi, Toshihiko Hashiguchi, Hiroki Hibino, Hiroyuki Sasa, David E Barlow, Yutaka Ohshima, Kohichiro Ishihara, Yutaka Yanagawa, Motoyuki Tagawa, Shuichi Takayama, Takashi Tsukaya, Frank Klosterman, Jack Goodman: Radioactive ray detecting endoscope. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, February 26, 1991: US04995396 (100 worldwide citation)

A radioactive ray detecting endoscope comprises an elongated insertable part, an ultrasonic imaging apparatus provided in the tip part of the insertable part for transmitting ultrasonic waves toward an observed part, for receiving echoes from the observed part by these ultrasonic waves, and for outp ...


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Hiroaki Kubokawa, Takashi Tsukaya, Yasuhiro Ueda, Takeaki Nakamura, Yutaka Ohshima, Hiroki Hibino, Shyuichi Takayama, Tadao Hagino: Endoscope apparatus. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, October 2, 1990: US04960106 (93 worldwide citation)

This NMR metering endoscope apparatus is provided with an endoscope body and an NMR metering loop-like antenna. The endoscope body is provided with an elongate insertable part having an observing window and illuminating window in the tip part an observing system for observing an object by receiving ...


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Ken Sato, Yutaka Takahashi, Takashi Tsukaya, Shinichi Kato, Shinichiro Hattori: Endoscopic photographing apparatus. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, March 3, 1987: US04646724 (83 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic photographing apparatus has a TV camera with a CCD image sensor which is mounted on an eyepiece section of an endoscope, a light flash source for supplying a light flash as photographing light to the endoscope, and an observation light source for supplying observation light. The light ...


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Masaaki Hayashi, Koichiro Ishihara, Yutaka Ohshima, Yutaka Yanagawa, Motoyuki Tagawa, Shuichi Takayama, Takashi Tsukaya, Makoto Inaba, Toshihiko Hashiguchi, Hiroki Hibino, Hiroyuki Sasa: Radioactive ray detecting therapeutic apparatus. Olympus Optical Co, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, May 14, 1991: US05014708 (83 worldwide citation)

The radioactive ray detecting therapeutic apparatus of the present invention has an insertable part to be inserted toward an affected part. A therapeutic apparatus for treating the affected part, and a radioactive ray detecting apparatus for detecting radioactive rays discharged out of the affected ...