Patents by Inventor Ken Yamatani

Ken Yamatani has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20070167675
    Abstract: An overtube according to this invention includes: an insertion part, that is inserted into a subject and has a lumen, through which a device insertion part of a device for performing a medical procedure inside a body of the subject is removably inserted, the insertion part being inserted into the subject; and a tissue incising part that is disposed at a distal end side of the insertion part so as to cross the lumen and incises a tissue of the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2006
    Publication date: July 19, 2007
    Applicant: OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP.
    Inventors: Manabu Miyamoto, Takahiro Kogasaka, Takumi Dejima, Kiyotaka Matsuno, Ken Yamatani, Saori Takeuchi
  • Publication number: 20070167679
    Abstract: The medical treatment endoscope according to the present invention includes a sheath having a flexibility; at least one arm member having a bending part that projects out from a front end of the sheath and performs bending actions; an open/close mechanism which directs the arm member from a direction along a central axis of the sheath to a direction deviated from the central axis of the sheath, and from a direction deviated from the central axis of the sheath to a direction along the central axis of the sheath; and a viewing device and an illuminating member that are disposed to the front end side of the sheath.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2006
    Publication date: July 19, 2007
    Applicant: OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP.
    Inventors: Manabu Miyamoto, Takahiro Kogasaka, Takumi Dejima, Kiyotaka Matsuno, Ken Yamatani, Saori Takeuchi
  • Publication number: 20070167680
    Abstract: The medical treatment endoscope according to the present invention includes a sheath having a flexibility; at least one arm member having a bending part that projects out from a front end of the sheath and performs bending actions; an open/close mechanism which directs the arm member from a direction along a central axis of the sheath to a direction deviated from the central axis of the sheath, and from a direction deviated from the central axis of the sheath to a direction along the central axis of the sheath; and a viewing device and an illuminating member that are disposed to the front end side of the sheath.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2006
    Publication date: July 19, 2007
    Applicant: OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP.
    Inventors: Manabu Miyamoto, Takahiro Kogasaka, Takumi Dejima, Kiyotaka Matsuno, Ken Yamatani, Saori Takeuchi
  • Publication number: 20070167676
    Abstract: An overtube according to this invention includes: an insertion part, that is inserted into a subject and has a lumen, through which a device insertion part of a device for performing a medical procedure inside a body of the subject is removably inserted, the insertion part being inserted into the subject; and a tissue incising part that is disposed at a distal end side of the insertion part so as to cross the lumen and incises a tissue of the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2006
    Publication date: July 19, 2007
    Applicant: OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP.
    Inventors: Manabu Miyamoto, Takahiro Kogasaka, Takumi Dejima, Kiyotaka Matsuno, Ken Yamatani, Saori Takeuchi