Patents by Inventor Shozo Iyama

Shozo Iyama 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: 20240105321
    Abstract: A health checkup support program according to an aspect of the present invention causes a central control unit of a smart watch that acquires biological information of a wearer to realize a health checkup information detection function of detecting a scheduled implementation date and time of a health checkup of the wearer by accessing a health checkup information server that stores health checkup information related to the health checkup, an ineligible matter detection function of monitoring the biological information of the wearer obtained via the wearable device for a predetermined period until the scheduled implementation date and time of a health checkup, and detecting an ineligible matter that is ineligible for implementing the health checkup, and a health checkup ineligibility notification function of, in a case in which the ineligible matter is detected, notifying of the fact.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Keiji TSUBOTA, Noriaki IDA, Shozo IYAMA
  • Publication number: 20240096506
    Abstract: A health checkup support program according to an aspect of the present invention causes a central control unit of a smart watch that acquires biological information of a wearer to realize a diagnostic item detection function of detecting a diagnostic item of the wearer by accessing a health checkup information server that stores health checkup information related to the health checkup, and a diagnosis possibility determination function of determining whether or not at least one of the detected diagnostic items is appropriately implementable based on the biological information of the wearer obtained from the smart watch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Keiji TSUBOTA, Noriaki IDA, Shozo IYAMA
  • Patent number: 11882998
    Abstract: An endoscope is provided in which an attachment/detachment operation of the proximal end of a wire can be easily performed to/from an erecting operation mechanism and the wire can be prevented from meandering in a wire channel. An endoscope has an operation section 22 provided with an erecting operation lever, and a movable member 96 that moves in association with an operation of the erecting operation lever. The movable member 96 is arranged to be exposed to outside of the operation section 22. A wire 60 has a distal end side coupled to an erecting base, and a proximal end side coupled to an attachment member 98 that is attachable to and detachable from the movable member 96 by a one-touch operation. The wire 60 is configured of a wire body 60A and a gap filling member 60B.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi Harada, Tomohiro Ohki, Shozo Iyama
  • Patent number: 11877726
    Abstract: An endoscope aid is attachably and detachably attached to a treatment tool insertion channel of an endoscope where a suction tube joins. The endoscope aid includes a flexible tubular member having a length equal to or larger than a length ranging from at least an inlet-side end part of an outlet portion of the treatment tool insertion channel, which is maintained in the shape of a straight pipe regardless of bending of a bending part of the endoscope, to an inlet of the treatment tool insertion channel. The tubular member has a distal end part that has an outer periphery in sliding contact with an inner peripheral surface of the outlet portion of the treatment tool insertion channel and is disposed at the outlet portion, and a communication part that allows an outlet of the treatment tool insertion channel and the suction tube to communicate with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Ueda, Nobuyuki Torisawa, Shozo Iyama
  • Publication number: 20230285614
    Abstract: On a shelf plate constituting a placement portion, the instrument for an endoscope is placed. An ultraviolet ray source portion irradiates the instrument for an endoscope with ultraviolet rays. A handle portion is provided with an ultraviolet ray source portion and a drawer portion is provided with an ultraviolet ray source portion. A rotary panel is provided with an ultraviolet ray source portion. An ultraviolet ray source unit including an ultraviolet ray source portion is provided on a side surface of the shelf plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kojiro KOTANI, Yutaka Senda, Shozo Iyama
  • Publication number: 20230285615
    Abstract: An endoscope sterilization device irradiates a distal end portion of an endoscope with light for sterilization. The endoscope sterilization device includes a housing that has a bottomed tubular shape including an opening portion, a peripheral surface portion, and a bottom surface portion and into which at least a portion of the distal end portion is insertable through the opening portion and a sterilization light source that is provided in the housing and that irradiates the distal end portion inserted into the housing with the light for sterilization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kojiro KOTANI, Yutaka SENDA, Shozo IYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230263247
    Abstract: An examination garment for endoscopy includes a covering portion and a first fluid suppression member. A pants-type covering portion has an insertion port that covers a subject, who is a test object, from a torso portion to a thigh portion, and allows an insertion part of the endoscope to be inserted thereinto. The first fluid suppression member is provided in the insertion port of the covering portion and suppresses passage of the fluid in the insertion port.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2023
    Publication date: August 24, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takumi DEJIMA, Tomohiro OHKI, Kenji NAGAMIYA, Shozo IYAMA
  • Patent number: 11696737
    Abstract: An ultrasonic endoscope includes a distal end rigid portion that is located at a distal end of an insertion section; a treatment tool lead-out portion that is disposed on a proximal end side of an ultrasonic transducer and that includes an erecting base housing portion that has an opening whose opening direction is toward one side in a first direction, an opening forming surface in which the opening is formed, and a treatment-tool erecting base that is disposed in an inside of the erecting base housing portion and that changes a lead-out direction of a treatment tool; and an observation window that is disposed in an observation means forming surface located on the proximal end side of the opening forming surface. The position of the observation window in the first direction is located on one side in the first direction relative to a one-side opening position of the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2023
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Morimoto, Toshizumi Tanaka, Shozo Iyama
  • Publication number: 20230200631
    Abstract: An insertion assist tube for an endoscope includes an insertion assist tube body and a fluid suppression member. The insertion assist tube body has a pipe line through which an insertion part is inserted, and an opening portion. The fluid suppression member is provided in the opening portion to suppress passage of a fluid. The fluid suppression member has a first porous member on which a first slit is formed, and a second porous member on which a second slit intersecting the first slit is formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2023
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takumi DEJIMA, Tomohiro OHKI, Kenji NAGAMIYA, Shozo IYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230107471
    Abstract: An ultrasonic endoscope includes: an ultrasonic transducer having an ultrasonic vibrator; a distal end portion body disposed continuously with a proximal end side of the ultrasonic transducer; an erecting base housing portion that is disposed in the distal end portion body and has an opening which opens toward one side in a direction perpendicular to the axial direction of the distal end portion body; a treatment tool lead-out port that communicates with the inside of the erecting base housing portion; an erecting base that is disposed in the inside of the erecting base housing portion and changes a lead out direction of a treatment tool led out from the treatment tool lead-out port; and a cleaning communication hole that is formed in a wall surface on a side opposite to a side where the opening of the erecting base housing portion is disposed and communicates with an outside.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2022
    Publication date: April 6, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhiko MORIMOTO, Toshizumi TANAKA, Shozo IYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230090335
    Abstract: An ultrasonic endoscope includes: an ultrasonic transducer having an ultrasonic vibrator; a distal end portion body disposed continuously with a proximal end side of the ultrasonic transducer; an erecting base housing portion that is disposed in the distal end portion body and has an opening which opens toward one side in a direction perpendicular to the axial direction of the distal end portion body; a treatment tool lead-out port that communicates with the inside of the erecting base housing portion; an erecting base that is disposed in the inside of the erecting base housing portion and changes a lead out direction of a treatment tool led out from the treatment tool lead-out port; and a cleaning communication hole that is formed in a wall surface on a side opposite to a side where the opening of the erecting base housing portion is disposed and communicates with an outside.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2022
    Publication date: March 23, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhiko MORIMOTO, Toshizumi TANAKA, Shozo IYAMA
  • Patent number: 11553894
    Abstract: An ultrasonic endoscope includes: an ultrasonic transducer having an ultrasonic vibrator; a distal end portion body disposed continuously with a proximal end side of the ultrasonic transducer; an erecting base housing portion that is disposed in the distal end portion body and has an opening which opens toward one side in a direction perpendicular to the axial direction of the distal end portion body; a treatment tool lead-out port that communicates with the inside of the erecting base housing portion, an erecting base that is disposed in the inside of the erecting base housing portion and changes a lead out direction of a treatment tool led out from the treatment tool lead-out port; and a cleaning communication hole that is formed in a wall surface on a side opposite to a side where the opening of the erecting base housing portion is disposed and communicates with an outside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Morimoto, Toshizumi Tanaka, Shozo Iyama
  • Patent number: 11484186
    Abstract: An endoscope in which an erecting operation mechanism is provided at an operation section and that can prevent an increase in size of a holding part of the operation section is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi Harada, Shozo Iyama
  • Patent number: 11246478
    Abstract: An endoscope includes an insertion part that includes a distal end and a proximal end, a distal-end-portion body that is provided on a distal end side of the insertion part, and an ultrasound transducer that is provided on a distal end side of the distal-end-portion body. The distal-end-portion body includes a pair of walls, a standing base that is disposed in a space formed by the pair of walls and connected to a treatment tool outlet, an observation window that is disposed on one wall of the pair of walls, and a nozzle that is provided on the flat surface opposite to the space across the observation window and ejects washing water to the observation window. The wall surface of the other wall of the pair of walls is positioned on an extension of an ejection direction of the washing water to be ejected from the nozzle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Morimoto, Shozo Iyama
  • Publication number: 20210169312
    Abstract: Provided is an endoscope that can suppress increase in the temperature of a distal end portion of an insertion section while preventing increase in the number of components and increase in the diameter of the distal end portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhiko MORIMOTO, Shozo IYAMA, Tsuneo FUKUZAWA
  • Patent number: 11026563
    Abstract: According to an aspect of the invention, the circumferential position of a protrusion portion of a light guide member is aligned with the position of a second groove portion of a pressing member and a tip portion of the light guide member is inserted into an insertion hole. Next, the light guide member is rotated to align the circumferential position of the protrusion portion of the light guide member with the position of a first groove portion of a mounting hole, and the tip portion of the light guide member is mounted in the mounting hole of a tip portion body. After that, a screw member is inserted into a through hole of the pressing member, is threadedly inserted into a screw hole of the tip portion body, and fixes the pressing member to a base end face of the tip portion body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Tadashi Ando, Shozo Iyama
  • Publication number: 20210121054
    Abstract: An endoscope aid is attachably and detachably attached to a treatment tool insertion channel of an endoscope where a suction tube joins. The endoscope aid includes a flexible tubular member having a length equal to or larger than a length ranging from at least an inlet-side end part of an outlet portion of the treatment tool insertion channel, which is maintained in the shape of a straight pipe regardless of bending of a bending part of the endoscope, to an inlet of the treatment tool insertion channel. The tubular member has a distal end part that has an outer periphery in sliding contact with an inner peripheral surface of the outlet portion of the treatment tool insertion channel and is disposed at the outlet portion, and a communication part that allows an outlet of the treatment tool insertion channel and the suction tube to communicate with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshihiro UEDA, Nobuyuki TORISAWA, Shozo IYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210076909
    Abstract: An endoscope aid 100 to be attachably and detachably attached to a treatment tool insertion channel 23 of an endoscope 2 includes a tubular member 101 capable of being fixed to an outlet portion 25 in a state where the tubular member 101 is fitted inside the outlet portion 25 of the treatment tool insertion channel 23 that is kept in the shape of a straight pipe regardless of bending of a bending part 15 of the endoscope 2. When the tubular member 101 is fixed to the outlet portion 25, a proximal end 101A of the tubular member 101 located on a side opposite to an outlet side of the treatment tool insertion channel 23 is disposed closer to the outlet side of the treatment tool insertion channel 23 than a proximal end 15A of the bending part 15.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshihiro UEDA, Nobuyuki TORISAWA, Shozo IYAMA
  • Patent number: 10806338
    Abstract: An endoscope includes an insertion part that includes a distal end and a proximal end, and a distal-end-portion body that is provided on a distal end side of the insertion part and formed with a treatment tool outlet from which a treatment tool is led out. The distal-end-portion body includes an observation window, a nozzle that ejects washing water to the observation window, a standing base that is disposed in a standing base-housing portion adjacent to the treatment tool outlet and is rotationally moved between a standing position and a falling position, and a guide wall that is disposed at a position facing the nozzle with the observation window interposed therebetween and guides the washing water to the standing base-housing portion. Washing water, which has been ejected from the nozzle and has passed the observation window, is guided to the standing base-housing portion by the guide wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Morimoto, Shozo Iyama
  • Patent number: 10786140
    Abstract: An endoscope includes a standing base in a tip portion body, an operation wire of which a tip side is connected to the standing base, and a stretchable coating member that covers the operation wire along an extending direction of the operation wire and so as to allow the operation wire to be relatively movable over the entire region from a connection portion between the standing base and the operation wire to an operation wire-guide passage. A tip of the coating member and the standing base are liquid-tightly fixed to each other, and a base end of the coating member and the operation wire-guide passage are liquid-tightly fixed to each other, and the coating member is disposed at a position where a moving path of the coating member and a moving path of a treatment tool led from a treatment tool-guide passage do not interfere with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroaki Yasuda, Tomohiro Ohki, Satoru Ogami, Toshizumi Tanaka, Tatsuya Minagawa, Takashi Harada, Shozo Iyama