Patents by Inventor Takakazu ISHIMATU

Takakazu ISHIMATU 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).

  • Patent number: 10130357
    Abstract: To reduce the risk of damaging organs in a body while delivering a thread during surgery, an instrument for delivering a surgical thread has a grip, an outer cylinder fixed the grip, a hollow needle extending inside the outer cylinder and being configured to be moved relative to the outer cylinder in an axial direction and a loop configured to be housed in the outer cylinder. An end of the outer cylinder is bent in a state where force is not applied. The hollow needle is exposed from the outer cylinder when puncturing skin or etc., and the hollow needle is housed in the outer cylinder when it travels near organs which should not be damaged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Nagasaki University
    Inventors: Susumu Eguchi, Tamotu Kuroki, Taiichiro Kosaka, Takakazu Ishimatu, Syunji Moromugi
  • Publication number: 20170128062
    Abstract: [Problem] To reduce the risk of damaging organs in a body while delivering a thread during surgery. [Means for Solving Problem] An instrument for delivering a surgical thread has a grip 10, an outer cylinder 70 fixed the grip, a hollow needle 80 extending inside the outer cylinder 70 and being configured to be moved relative to the outer cylinder 70 in an axial direction and a loop 90 configured to be housed in the outer cylinder 70. An end of the outer cylinder 70 is bent in a state where force is not applied. The hollow needle 80 is exposed from the outer cylinder 70 when puncturing skin or etc., and the hollow needle 80 is housed in the outer cylinder 70 when it travels near organs which should not be damaged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2015
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Applicant: NAGASAKI UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Susumu EGUCHI, Tamotu KUROKI, Taiichiro KOSAKA, Takakazu ISHIMATU, Syunji MOROMUGI