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1. (WO2007086073) CONTROLLABLE ENDOSCOPE
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Pub. No.: WO/2007/086073 International Application No.: PCT/IL2007/000116
Publication Date: 02.08.2007 International Filing Date: 30.01.2007
IPC:
A61B 1/05 (2006.01)
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
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characterised by the image sensor, e.g. camera, being in the distal end portion
Applicants:
VISION - SCIENCES INC. [US/US]; 40 Ramland Road Orangeburg, NY 10962, US (AllExceptUS)
KATSUMI, Oneda [JP/US]; US (UsOnly)
HADANI, Ron [IL/US]; US (UsOnly)
Inventors:
KATSUMI, Oneda; US
HADANI, Ron; US
Agent:
G.E. EHRLICH (1995) LTD. ; 11 Menachem Begin Street, 52 521 Ramat Gan, IL
Priority Data:
60/763,26730.01.2006US
Title (EN) CONTROLLABLE ENDOSCOPE
(FR) ENDOSCOPE CONTROLABLE
Abstract:
(EN) An endoscope including an outer elongate tube and an inner shaft that runs through the outer elongate tube and can be advanced independently of the outer tube. In addition, the endoscope includes an imaging capsule including at least one image capturing unit, mounted on a distal end of the inner shaft. The imaging capsule has a largest cross-section area smaller than the cross section area of the outer elongate tube.
(FR) La présente invention concerne un endoscope comprenant un tube externe allongé et un arbre interne qui se déploie à l’intérieur de ce tube et peut y aller et venir indépendamment du tube. Par ailleurs, l’endoscope comprend une capsule d’imagerie comprenant au moins une unité de capture d’image, montée sur une extrémité distale de l’arbre interne. Cette capsule comprend une zone de coupe plus grande qui est plus petite que la zone de coupe du tube externe allongé.
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)