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1. US20170245738 - ENDOSCOPE

Office United States of America
Application Number 15597352
Application Date 17.05.2017
Publication Number 20170245738
Publication Date 31.08.2017
Publication Kind A1
IPC
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
1
Instruments for performing medical examinations of the interior of cavities or tubes of the body by visual or photographical inspection, e.g. endoscopes; Illuminating arrangements therefor
04
combined with photographic or television appliances
05
characterised by the image sensor, e.g. camera, being in the distal end portion
[IPC code unknown for A61B 1/08]
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
1
Instruments for performing medical examinations of the interior of cavities or tubes of the body by visual or photographical inspection, e.g. endoscopes; Illuminating arrangements therefor
A61B 1/005
A61B 1/008
A61B 1/00
CPC
A61B 1/0055
Applicants OLYMPUS CORPORATION
Inventors Kiwamu FUJITANI
Keisuke HATANO
Takayasu ITO
Eiji MATSUDA
Priority Data 2015-116099 08.06.2015 JP
Title
(EN) ENDOSCOPE
Abstract
(EN)

A dividing wall member is provided inside a specific bending piece selected from a plurality of bending pieces, an internal space of the bending piece is divided by the dividing wall member into a first space that opens corresponding to one rotating shaft, of rotating shafts that form a left and right pair, and a second space that is larger than the first space and opens corresponding to another rotating shaft, of the rotating shafts that form a left and right pair, and rotating shafts that form an upper and lower pair, a signal cable is inserted as a first internal component inside a first space, and a pair of light guides and a treatment instrument insertion channel are inserted as second internal components inside the second space.

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