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Nagashige Takahashi: Sheathed endoscope. Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Sandler Greenblum & Bernstein, September 24, 1991: US05050585 (161 worldwide citation)

A sheathed endoscope having a flexible insert tube in the form of an elongated cylinder and a distal end portion with a viewing window which is coupled to the distal end of the insert tube. The endoscope includes: a flexible guide tube inserted in the insert tube so as to extend over the entire leng ...


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Nagashige Takahashi: Sheathed endoscope and sheath therefor. Asahi Kogaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Sandler Greenblum & Bernstein, November 2, 1993: US05257617 (98 worldwide citation)

A sheathed endoscope has a flexible elongate insert part and a sheath that is removably fitted over the insert part. The sheathed endoscope comprises a distal end part that is provided at the distal end of the insert part, a distal end cover that is provided at the distal end of the sheath and that ...


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Nagashige Takahashi: Sheathed endoscope and sheath therefor. Asahi Kogaku Kabushiki Kaisha, Sandler Greenblum & Bernstein, July 19, 1994: US05329935 (69 worldwide citation)

A sheathed endoscope has a flexible elongate insert part and a sheath that is removably fitted over the insert part. The sheathed endoscope comprises a distal end part that is provided at the distal end of the insert part, a distal end cover that is provided at the distal end of the sheath and that ...


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Teruo Ouchi: Outer sheathed endoscope. PENTAX Corporation, Greenblum & Bernstein, July 26, 2005: US06921362 (55 worldwide citation)

A tip end part (22) of an outer sheath (20) is rotatable about an axis in a predetermined range with respect to a tip end part (13) of a flexible insertion portion (11). A channel deformation space (19) which enables a part in the vicinity of the tip end of a channel tube (23) to be rotated with fol ...


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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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Hisao Yabe, Yoshihiro Iida, Akira Suzuki, Hideo Ito, Yoshio Tashiro, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamda: Covered endoscope having a cap cover for shielding a dilation tube cap with which a dilation tube is coupled. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, July 11, 1995: US05431150 (27 worldwide citation)

An endoscope cover-sheathed endoscope is composed of an endoscope having an elongated insertional part that is inserted into a living body, and an endoscope cover including an insertional part cover in which an endoscope insertion channel into which the elongated insertional part is inserted is form ...


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Hisao Yabe, Yoshihiro Iida, Akira Suzuki, Hideo Ito, Yoshio Tashiro, Minoru Yamazaki, Osamu Tamada, Takahiro Kishi: Endoscope cover-sheathed endoscope in which an endoscope-cover coverable endoscope to be sheathed with an endoscope cover is structured to shut out water tightly. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, November 12, 1996: US05573494 (14 worldwide citation)

In an endoscope cover-sheathed endoscope which is used for endoscopic examination with an insertional part of an endoscope sheathed with an endoscope cover, the surfaces of the insertional part, operational part, and universal cord of the endoscope are all structured to tightly shut out water. Even ...


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Hiroki Moriyama: Cover-sheathed endoscope. Olympus Optical, David E Dougherty, December 9, 1997: US05695449 (10 worldwide citation)

An operating portion cover for covering an operating portion of a cover-sheathed endoscope is provided with a finger putting portion to which a finger of the operator can be put in order to operate a movable operating member such as a bending operation knob inside of the operating portion cover. The ...


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Teruo Ouchi: Outer sheathed endoscope. PENTAX Corporation, Greenblum & Bernstein, February 8, 2005: US06852078 (6 worldwide citation)

In an outer sheathed endoscope, an outer sheath (20) for shielding a flexible insertion portion (11, 12, 13) from the outside is disposed to detachably cover the flexible insertion portion (11, 12, 13). The basal end of the flexible insertion portion is connected to an operation portion (15). In the ...


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Theodore R Kucklick: Rigid arthroscope system. Cannuflow, K David Crockett Esq, Susan L Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett PC, August 1, 2017: US09717397

A reinforced arthroscope comprising external ribs to provide for a number of separate fluid channels, such as inflow, outflow and interstitial tissue drainage, when the arthroscope is slipped into a disposable external sheath. The external sheath includes projections that fit closely on either side ...