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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 (648 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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Yasuo Hirata, Yutaka Konomura, Yasundo Tanaka, Katsunori Sakiyama: Electronic endoscope. Olympus Corporation, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, September 28, 2004: US06796939 (109 worldwide citation)

An electronic endoscope having an illuminating section in which an LED for illumination that emits illuminating light to illuminate an observed site is provided and a C-MOS image sensor which has an image pickup surface on which an optical image is formed and outputs a video signal.


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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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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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Katsunori Sakiyama, Yoshikazu Tojo, Yasundo Tanaka, Morihide Mizumoto, Minoru Okada, Masanao Murata, Atsushi Miyazaki, Takeaki Nakamura, Hiromasa Suzuki: Eddy current flaw detecting endoscope apparatus which produces signals which control other devices. Olympus Optical, Armstrong & Kubovcik, August 18, 1992: US05140265 (50 worldwide citation)

An eddy current flaw detecting endoscope apparatus has an endoscope having an elongate insertable part and an objective optical system provided on the tip side of the insertable part. A flaw detecting device is provided on the tip side of the endoscope. A signal processing device processes a signal ...


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Yasundo Tanaka: Endoscopic optical adapter freely attachable to and detachable from endoscope. Olympus Optical, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, April 29, 2003: US06554767 (47 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic optical adapter freely attachable to and detachable from an endoscope according to the present invention includes an adapter-side observational optical system facing an endoscope-side observational optical system provided with a solid-state image device placed in a tip constituent memb ...


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Hirofumi Miyanaga, Nobuyuki Sakamoto, Koichi Yoshimitsu, Yasundo Tanaka: Iris diaphragm device and endoscope having the same. Olympus Optical, Armstrong & Kubovcik, September 29, 1992: US05150702 (27 worldwide citation)

A diaphragm blade is rotatably secured by a rotational shaft disposed in a base. The aperture blade has a diaphragm aperture at the central portion thereof. A shape-memory alloy which deforms in accordance with temperatures and an elastic member are respectively secured to the end portions of the ap ...


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Ichiro Takahashi, Yasundo Tanaka, Katsunori Sakiyama: Endoscope system with a rotating treatment adapter at the end. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, September 27, 1994: US05349940 (25 worldwide citation)

The distal end of an endoscope is provided with at least an objective optical system and a torque transmission member for supporting a rotating treatment member. The distal end of the torque transmission member comprises a hollow to which a support axis formed in the rotating treatment member is fit ...


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Masaki Ichihashi, Yasundo Tanaka: Endoscope with thin plate-like substrate. Olympus Corporation, Ostrolenk Faber, May 13, 2014: US08721524 (1 worldwide citation)

An endoscope according to the present invention includes: an elongated insertion portion inserted in an examination object; an LED which is provided in a distal end portion of the insertion portion and is driven by supply of electric power; an image pickup portion which is provided in the distal end ...


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Yasundo Tanaka: Endoscopic optical adapter freely attachable to and detachable from endoscope. Olympus Optical, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, October 31, 2002: US20020161284-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic optical adapter freely attachable to and detachable from an endoscope according to the present invention includes an adapter-side observational optical system facing an endoscope-side observational optical system provided with a solid-state image device placed in a tip constituent memb ...