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Masahiro Ishikawa, Koichi Kawashima, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Takayuki Suzuki, Tsutomu Okada: Endoscope. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick P C, June 6, 2000: US06071233 (514 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an endoscope having an opening of a channel tube retracted from a distal end face having an observation window of the insert therein toward a proximal end side. When a plurality of polyps are removed, a picked-up polyp is moved back from the distal end face of the inse ...


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Tetsuya Yamamoto, Masahiro Ishikawa, Koichi Kawashima, Hideki Shimonaka, Koji Kanbara, Takayuki Suzuki, Hiroki Moriyama, Yasuhito Kura, Akira Suzuki: Endoscope system. Olympus Optical, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, May 9, 2000: US06059719 (326 worldwide citation)

An endoscope system in accordance with the present invention comprises a plurality of endoscope modules having different treatment instruments mounted therein, an endoscope to which the endoscope modules can be attached, and a coupling member fixed to the distal part of an insertion unit of the endo ...


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Takayuki Suzuki: Medical instrument for use in combination with an endoscope. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick P C, May 30, 2000: US06068603 (270 worldwide citation)

A flat section is provided at a distal end of a snare pipe located in a sheath. When a snare is pushed, the snare is moved in the snare pipe with a looped expansible section of the snare kept in contact with both opposite sides of the flat section. As a result, the expansion direction of the looped ...


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Takayuki Suzuki: Medical instrument for use in combination with an endoscope. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick P C, August 29, 2000: US06110127 (208 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument comprising an insertion section, an operation section connected to a proximal end of the insertion section, and sampling means. The insertion section has a sheath comprising an inner tube and an outer tube capable of moving back and forth in an axial direction with respect to th ...


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Yuko Arai, Takeshi Nagao, Kenichi Fujita, Takayuki Suzuki: Method and apparatus for producing program information and receiving apparatus for processing the program information. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Lowe Hauptman Gilman & Bener, November 26, 2002: US06486920 (143 worldwide citation)

A program information storing section stores program information including program name, program start time, and channel discriminating information. A program information search section searches the program information stored in the program information storing section according to designated search ...


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Koh Kimura, Takayuki Suzuki, Hiroyoshi Watanabe, Chika Shiro: Physiological tissue clipping apparatus, clipping method and clip unit mounting method. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, November 9, 2004: US06814742 (129 worldwide citation)

A clipping apparatus comprises a clip capable of being arbitrarily opened/closed, a stop tube for closing the clip, a link member capable of being inserted into the stop tube, and engaged with the clip, a sheath section capable of housing the clip and the stop tube therein, and a manipulating wire i ...


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Junichi Muramatsu, Tsukasa Kobayashi, Takayuki Suzuki, Tetsuya Yamamoto: Apparatus for ligating living tissues. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, May 29, 2007: US07223271 (96 worldwide citation)

A ligating apparatus includes an introducing tube which can be inserted in a living body cavity, a manipulating wire inserted in the introducing tube in such a manner that the manipulating wire can freely advance or retreat, a clip which is directly joined to a tip end of the manipulating wire, whic ...


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Takayuki Suzuki, Pankaj P Pasricha: Endoscopic instrument for forming an artificial valve. Olympus Corporation, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Chick P C, July 26, 2005: US06921361 (78 worldwide citation)

The holding device of the endoscope allows suspension of the tissue while it is held and fixed securely. Use of holding device with large distal ends will not damage tissue and allows holding and suspension of a large area. A needle pierces at least the proper muscularis, thereby forming a large pro ...


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Takayuki Suzuki, Susumu Takahashi, Kimihiko Nishioka: Objective lens system for endoscopes. Olympus Optica, Cushman Darby & Cushman, July 25, 1995: US05436767 (69 worldwide citation)

An objective lens system for endoscopes comprising, in order from the object side, a first lens component having negative refractive power, a second lens component having positive refractive power and a third lens component having positive refractive power; wherein astigmatism is corrected favorably ...


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Masataka Kondo, Takayuki Suzuki: Integrated thin-film solar battery. Kaneka Corporation, Hogan & Hartson, September 25, 2001: US06294722 (67 worldwide citation)

A sputtering-deposition method usable in forming on an insulator substrate a film including a conductive layer includes the steps of: preparing a conductive substrate holder in the form of a frame having an opening at its central area and electrically grounded; positioning the insulator substrate to ...