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Ryouji Masubuchi, Osamu Tamada, Yoshihiro Iida, Jin Kira, Hiroki Moriyama, Hidetoshi Saito: Endoscope cover assembly and cover-system endoscope. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, October 24, 1995: US05460168 (145 worldwide citation)

A cover-system endoscope comprises the main body of an endoscope and an endoscope cover assembly for covering the main body of the endoscope. The endoscope cover assembly includes a direction changing means such as a tube body, an erecting base having a hinge section or a balloon for erecting the er ...


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Yoshihiro Iida, Jin Kira, Yutaka Ohshima, Toshiyuki Takara, Koji Yamaya: Endoscope device. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, March 9, 1993: US05191878 (86 worldwide citation)

An endoscope device has an endoscope provided with a front end portion where a nozzle and a sucking opening are formed. A first passage and a fluid supply pump are connected to the nozzle to supply fluid to it. A second passage and a suction pump are connected to the sucking opening. Connected to th ...


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Yoshihiro Iida: Endoscope apparatus. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman Langer & Chick, September 2, 1997: US05662588 (81 worldwide citation)

An endoscope apparatus including an insertion portion to be inserted into a body cavity, and a tip structure constituting a tip portion of the insertion portion. A tip cover is detachably mounted on the tip structure from a side of a tip portion of the tip structure such that the tip cover covers th ...


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Hisao Yabe, Yoshihiro Iida, Akira Suzuki, Hideo Ito, Yoshio Tashiro, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamada, Tsutomu Ishiguro: Covered endoscope system. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, July 16, 1996: US05536236 (67 worldwide citation)

A covered endoscope system according to the present invention comprises a cover and a coverable endoscope to be inserted into the cover for use. Herein, an optical filter is mounted in the distal part of a cover abutting on the front of an observation optical system of the coverable endoscope.


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Hisao Yabe, Yoshihiro Iida, Akira Suzuki, Hideo Ito, Yoshio Tashiro, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamada: Endoscope system including endoscope and protection cover. Olympus Optical, Watson Cole Stevens Davis P L L C, September 3, 1996: US05551945 (60 worldwide citation)

In an endoscope system including an endoscope having an insertion section to be inserted into a cavity under inspection, a bending portion which is provided in said insertion section near a distal end thereof and is bendable in at least two different directions and an operation section to which a pr ...


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Akira Suzuki, Hisao Yabe, Yoshihiro Iida, Hideo Ito, Yoshio Tashiro, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamada, Hiroshi Ishii, Jin Kira, Takeshi Yokoi: Endoscope system including endoscope and protection cover. Olympus Optical, Watson Cole Stevens Davis P L L C, October 7, 1997: US05674182 (57 worldwide citation)

An endoscope system including an endoscope having an insertion section which extends from a proximal end to a distal end and is inserted into a cavity under inspection and an operation section connected to the proximal end of the insertion section, and a protection cover including an insertion secti ...


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Hisao Yabe, Yoshihiro Iida, Akira Suzuki, Hideo Itoh, Yoshio Tashiro, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamada: Endoscope cover-sheathed endoscope system. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, October 17, 1995: US05458132 (53 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an endoscope cover-sheathed endoscope having an endoscope in which an insertional part is extending from an operational part, and an endoscope cover made up of an insertional part cover, an operational part cover, and a universal cord cover, which shield the endoscop ...


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Yoshinao Oaki, Hisao Yabe, Hideo Ito, Koji Koda, Akio Ogawa, Daisaku Negoro, Manabu Yajima, Yoshihiro Iida, Ichiro Nakamura, Akira Suzuki: Device for cleaning pipe passages of medical devices. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, October 12, 1993: US05251356 (46 worldwide citation)

A device for cleaning pipe passages of medical devices comprises a brush having an elongated rod portion and a brush portion, a mechanism for holding and rotating the brush, a mechanism for reciprocating the brush in the pipe passage along the longitudinal axis of the brush, and a unit for controlli ...


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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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Hisao Yabe, Yoshio Tashiro, Yoshihiro IIda, Akira Suzuki, Hideo Itoh, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamada, Yasuhito Kura: Cover type endoscope apparatus. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, September 17, 1996: US05556367 (44 worldwide citation)

A cover type endoscope apparatus including an endoscope cover and an endoscope to be covered which is used by being inserted into the endoscope cover. The endoscope cover can be used in common for covering a plurality of endoscopes to be covered having different lengths without changing the length o ...