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1. (WO2018131648) INSERTION TOOL AND INSERTION ASSISTANCE SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/131648    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2018/000489
Publication Date: Fri Jul 20 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jan 12 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61B 1/01
A61B 17/32
A61B 18/08
A61B 18/12
Applicants: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
オリンパス株式会社
Inventors: SAKAI, Yuji
酒井 悠次
Title: INSERTION TOOL AND INSERTION ASSISTANCE SYSTEM
Abstract:
This insertion tool comprises: a flexible elongate member which extends along a longitudinal axis; a first engaging portion with which the elongate member is provided, which is guided together with the elongate member along an assistance tool having a second engaging portion provided in a guide path extending along the longitudinal axis, and which is capable of being moved along the longitudinal axis relative to the guide path of the assistance tool while engaged with the second engaging portion; and a rigid portion which is provided on the distal end side of the elongate member, has a suitable length, and is guided to a position further toward a distal end than a distal end portion of the guide path, in a state in which the first engaging portion is engaged with the second engaging portion and the elongate member and the guide path are caused to come into contact with or be in close proximity to one another.