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1. (WO2018179737) ENDOSCOPE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/179737    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2018/002061
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Jan 25 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61B 1/005
A61B 1/31
G02B 23/24
Applicants: HOYA CORPORATION
HOYA株式会社
Inventors: SOMEKAWA, Kensei
染川 憲生
Title: ENDOSCOPE
Abstract:
Provided is an endoscope (10) which has good insertability, that is, ease of insertion. This endoscope (10) is provided with an insertion part (20) having a first region (211) wherein, when the region is flexed, the attenuation of the repulsive force generated is a positive value not exceeding 30%. More preferably, the attenuation in the first region (211) is 10-30%. The first region (211) comprises a section 200-800 mm from the distal end of the insertion part 20.