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Tetsumaru Kubota: Stabbing apparatus for diagnosis of living body. Olympus Optical, November 2, 1982: US04356826 (246 worldwide citation)

A stabbing apparatus for penetration of a living body wall, having a stabbing apparatus body provided with a sharp edge, a pressure sensor disposed on the peripheral surface thereof to sense the pressure to which the sensor is subjected when stabbing a living body wall, and an indicator responsive t ...


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Tomohisa Sakurai, Hideo Nagazumi, Kazuya Hijii, Toshihiko Suzuta, Masahiro Kudo, Kenji Yoshino, Tetsumaru Kubota, Tatsuya Kubota, Hiroaki Kagawa, Yuichi Ikeda, Mitsumasa Okada, Hitoshi Karasawa, Tadao Hagino: Ultrasonic treatment apparatus. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick P C, November 17, 1998: US05836897 (235 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic treatment apparatus comprises at least one hand piece, a plurality of probes, and an ultrasonic drive device. The hand piece has an ultrasonic oscillation device for generating ultrasonic vibration. Each probe is adapted to be attached to the hand piece and designed to transmit the ult ...


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Tetsumaru Kubota: Stabbing apparatus for diagnosis of living body. Olympus Optical, November 10, 1981: US04299230 (188 worldwide citation)

A stabbing apparatus for penetration of a living body wall, having a stabbing apparatus body provided with a sharp edge, a pressure sensor disposed on the peripheral surface thereof to sense the pressure to which the sensor is subjected when stabbing a living body wall, and an indicator responsive t ...


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Hitoshi Karasawa, Norio Kobayashi, Tatsuya Yamaguchi, Tetsumaru Kubota, Yukio Kawase, Mitsumasa Okada, Takao Yamaguchi: Endoscope apparatus. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, November 19, 1996: US05575756 (152 worldwide citation)

An endoscope apparatus includes: an endoscope having an insertion section; and a sheath attached thereto so as to cover at least the insertion section of the endoscope, wherein the endoscope apparatus is equipped with: a forward end gap portion formed between the inner surface of an edge portion for ...


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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 (151 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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Tetsumaru Kubota, Takeaki Nakamura, Minoru Okabe, Hitoshi Karasawa, Hiroyuki Kusunoki, Tadao Hagino, Mototsugu Ogawa, Masato Toda, Teruaki Sugata, Shinichi Nishigaki: Rigid electronic endoscope. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kobovcik & Murray, September 19, 1989: US04867138 (146 worldwide citation)

This rigid electronic endoscope is formed of an endoscope body and an elongate tubular guide tube. An insertable part to be inserted through the guide tube is provided in front of this endoscope body. A solid state imaging device as an imaging means is provided in the tip part of this insertable par ...


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Tomohisa Sakurai, Tetsumaru Kubota, Hitoshi Karasawa, Tatsuya Kubota, Yuichi Ikeda, Mitsumasa Okada, Toshihiko Suzuta, Hideo Nagazumi, Kazuya Hijii, Masahiro Kudo, Hiroaki Kagawa, Kenji Yoshino, Tadao Hagino: Ultrasound type treatment apparatus. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, December 31, 1991: US05076276 (132 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound type treatment apparatus includes an ultrasonic oscillation device for outputting an ultrasonic oscillation wave, a drive circuit for driving the ultrasonic oscillation device, a probe connected to the ultrasonic oscillation device to transmit that ultrasonic oscillation wave to an aff ...


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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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Tomohisa Sakurai, Hideo Nagazumi, Kazuya Hijii, Toshihiko Suzuta, Masahiro Kudo, Kenji Yoshino, Tetsumaru Kubota, Tatsuya Kubota, Hiroaki Kagawa, Yuichi Ikeda, Mitsumasa Okada, Hitoshi Karasawa, Tadao Hagino: Ultrasonic treatment apparatus. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, February 21, 1995: US05391144 (127 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic treatment apparatus comprises at least one hand piece, a plurality of probes, and an ultrasonic drive device. The hand piece has an ultrasonic oscillation device for generating ultrasonic vibration. Each probe is adapted to be attached to the hand piece and designed to transmit the ult ...


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Hiroaki Kagawa, Tomohisa Sakurai, Tetsumaru Kubota, Hitoshi Karasawa, Tatsuya Kubota, Yuichi Ikeda, Mitsumasa Okada, Toshihiko Suzuta, Hideo Nagazumi, Kazuya Hijii, Masahiro Kudo, Kenji Yoshino, Tadao Hagino: Ultrasound type treatment apparatus. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, November 17, 1992: US05163433 (115 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound type treatment apparatus includes an inner sheath covering an ultrasonic transmission member having a first suction passage and defining a space relative to the ultrasound transmission member and an outer sheath covering the inner sheath and defining a space relative to the inner sheat ...