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Masaaki Nakazawa, Toshio Nakamura, Hidenobu Kimura, Tatsuya Furukawa, Koji Yamaya, Nobuyuki Matsuura, Hisao Yabe: Medical treatment method and apparatus. Olympus Corporation, Straub & Pokotylo, John C Pokotylo, January 31, 2006: US06991602 (144 worldwide citation)

A medical treatment method comprises orally inserting a first endoscope having a first treatment tool provided thereto into a body cavity, inserting a first insertion member insertion support tool from at least one of abdominal and transdermal cavities into the body cavity, inserting a second endosc ...


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Koji Yamaya, Tatsuya Furukawa, Takahiro Kishi, Tsugio Okazaki, Haruhiko Kaiya, Hisao Yabe, Tsutomu Ishiguro: Endoscope whose distal cover can be freely detachably attached to main distal part thereof with high positioning precision. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, January 19, 1999: US05860913 (114 worldwide citation)

In an endoscope of the present invention, while a cover indicator on a distal cover is aligned with a scope indicator on a main distal part, the distal cover is put on the main distal part in an axial direction at a certain insertion angle. Thereafter, the distal cover is rotated while being thrust ...


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Tatsuya Furukawa: Ink jet printer with multiple nozzle print head and interlacing or dither means. Ricoh, Burgess Ryan and Wayne, June 9, 1981: US04272771 (81 worldwide citation)

When a multiple-ink-jet printer or plotter prints one array of ink dots by one printing cycle or scan, the spacing between the lowermost row or the leftmost column of one array of ink dots printed previously and the uppermost row or the rightmost column of the adjacent array of ink dots printed next ...


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Hisao Yabe, Hideo Itoh, Yoshio Tashiro, Yoshihiro Iida, Akira Suzuki, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamada, Tatsuya Furukawa: Endoscope cover with channel. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, October 24, 1995: US05460167 (44 worldwide citation)

An endoscope cover with a channel covers at least an inserted portion of an endoscope. The endoscope cover has a treatment tool channel into which a treatment tool is inserted and incorporates a treatment tool raising device for moving, to a predetermined position, the treatment tool inserted into t ...


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Masaaki Nakazawa, Hideo Ito, Koji Nakamoto, Yasuhito Kura, Seiji Kitano, Hisao Yabe, Tatsuya Furukawa: Endoscope. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, January 13, 1998: US05707344 (38 worldwide citation)

An endoscope includes an operating portion placed outside a living body, an insertion portion having a proximal end portion coupled to the operating portion, a distal end portion inserted in the living body, and an instrument insertion channel extending through the insertion portion, a raising mecha ...


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Tatsuya Furukawa, Yoshihiro Iida, Koji Nakamoto: Endoscope. Olympus Optical, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, March 24, 1998: US05730701 (33 worldwide citation)

A tip ring 18 for forming a lock mechanism for locking a tip cover 51 is formed in a circumferential part with a lock projection 22 for forming a lock groove 26 which becomes a recess of the lock mechanism on the endoscope tip side between the lock projection and curved rubber 19. A lock piece which ...


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Toshiyuki Furuta, Hiroyuki Horiguchi, Hirotoshi Eguchi, Yutaka Ebi, Tatsuya Furukawa, Yoshio Watanabe, Toshihiro Tsukagoshi: Neuron unit, neural network and signal processing method. Ricoh Company, Mason Fenwick & Lawrence, November 24, 1992: US05167006 (26 worldwide citation)

A neuron unit processes a plurality of input signals and outputs an output signal which is indicative of a result of the processing. The neuron unit includes input lines for receiving the input signals, a forward process part including a supplying part for supplying weight functions and an operation ...


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Masanori Horike, Tatsuya Furukawa, Yutaka Ebi, Hiroshi Yamazaki: Deflection control type ink jet recorder. Ricoh Company, David G Alexander, August 13, 1985: US04535339 (25 worldwide citation)

The velocity of flying charged ink drops is detected and the ink pressure is so controlled as to make the ink velocity coincide with a predetermined target velocity. A gutter for catching non-printing ink drops is made of a conductive material, while a charge detector circuit is connected to the gut ...


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Masaaki Nakazawa, Hideo Ito, Koji Nakamoto, Yasuhito Kura, Seiji Kitano, Hisao Yabe, Tatsuya Furukawa: Endoscope. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, October 29, 1996: US05569157 (24 worldwide citation)

An endoscope includes an operating portion placed outside a living body, an insertion portion having a proximal end portion coupled to the operating portion, a distal end portion inserted in the living body, and an instrument insertion channel extending through the insertion portion, a raising mecha ...


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Yutaka Ebi, Tadashi Fujii, Takuro Sekiya, Masanori Horike, Tatsuya Furukawa, Masaaki Tachiki: Ink jet printing apparatus. Ricoh Company, David G Alexander, March 12, 1985: US04504844 (22 worldwide citation)

An on-demand type ink jet printing apparatus which prints out data in various forms such as characters and numerals by the combination of dots formed by ink droplets on a sheet of paper. An ink ejection head of the printer includes control electrodes disposed in at least one ink passageway. Ink drop ...