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1. (WO2015045463) ENDOSCOPE AND ENDOSCOPIC SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/045463    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2014/061423
Publication Date: Fri Apr 03 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Thu Apr 24 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: A61B 1/00
A61B 1/06
Applicants: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
オリンパス株式会社
Inventors: NAKAJIMA Sho
中島 翔
Title: ENDOSCOPE AND ENDOSCOPIC SYSTEM
Abstract:
The endoscope (1) comprises: an inserted section (2); a tip surface (14a) capable of receiving light from an object that is being observed; a detection fiber (14) for transmitting the light received at the tip surface (14a); an opening (17) that opens near the tip surface (14a); a treatment tool insertion channel (16), which is inserted inside the inserted section (2); an endoscope body (3) that is connected to the inserted section (2); a treatment tool insertion port (7), which is provided on the endoscope body (3) and has an opening that communicates with the treatment tool insertion channel (16); an externally attached detection fiber (10), which is provided on the endoscope body (3) and is able to guide light between the outside and the inside of the endoscope body (3); and a merging section (15), which is provided inside the endoscope body (3) and is for merging light transmitted by the detection fiber (14) with light guided by the externally attached detection fiber (10).