Patents by Inventor Toshiya Sugai

Toshiya Sugai 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: 20180286511
    Abstract: There is provided a medical apparatus including: a determination unit that determines a state that is a target of a notification; and a notification processing unit that causes, on a basis of a result of the determination, notifications of apparatus management information and medical apparatus notification information to be provided in a format in which an external apparatus is able to read the information, the apparatus management information being used for managing the medical apparatus, the medical apparatus notification information indicating content of a notification in the medical apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: Sony Olympus Medical Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Ryu SUKIGARA, Toshiya SUGAI, Kiyoshi ICHIKAWA, Hideki TASHIRO
  • Publication number: 20180260183
    Abstract: There is provided a medical image display apparatus including: a first display unit; and a second display unit that has a different display direction from a display direction of the first display unit. A captured medical image of a space on a back side of the second display unit is displayed on at least a part of a display screen of the second display unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Applicant: Sony Olympus Medical Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Kiyoshi ICHIKAWA, Toshiya SUGAI, Ryu SUKIGARA, Hideki TASHIRO
  • Publication number: 20180008304
    Abstract: A medical tool includes: a tool main unit configured to be driven in response to a power supply; a first power supply configured to be removable from the tool main unit; and a second power supply having a smaller power capacity than the first power supply, and configured to be charged by the first power supply. The tool main unit is configured to be driven by receiving power supply from one of the first power supply and the second power supply.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Applicant: Sony Olympus Medical Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Takuya NAKAMURA, Toshiya SUGAI
  • Patent number: 8672935
    Abstract: An ultrasound treatment system comprises an ultrasonic transducer, a handpiece, a probe, a sheath, a clamping member, an operation unit, an operating member, a suction base, and a perfusion base. The ultrasonic transducer generates ultrasonic vibrations. The handpiece has the ultrasonic transducer incorporated therein. The probe is connected to the ultrasonic transducer for transmitting ultrasonic vibrations to a distal member realizing a stationary portion that is a treatment portion for treating a living tissue. The sheath serves as a protecting member for shielding the probe. The clamping member is opposed to the distal member at the distal end of the sheath for clamping a living tissue in cooperation with the distal member. The operation unit is manipulated for clamping a living tissue with the clamping member and distal member or freeing the living tissue therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Mitsumasa Okada, Toshiya Sugai, Yoshitaka Honda, Manabu Ishikawa, Tomohisa Sakurai
  • Patent number: 8574228
    Abstract: An ultrasound treatment system comprises an ultrasonic transducer, a handpiece, a probe, a sheath, a clamping member, an operation unit, an operating member, a suction base, and a perfusion base. The ultrasonic transducer generates ultrasonic vibrations. The handpiece has the ultrasonic transducer incorporated therein. The probe is connected to the ultrasonic transducer for transmitting ultrasonic vibrations to a distal member realizing a stationary portion that is a treatment portion for treating a living tissue. The sheath serves as a protecting member for shielding the probe. The clamping member is opposed to the distal member at the distal end of the sheath for clamping a living tissue in cooperation with the distal member. The operation unit is manipulated for clamping a living tissue with the clamping member and distal member or freeing the living tissue therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Mitsumasa Okada, Toshiya Sugai, Yoshitaka Honda, Manabu Ishikawa, Tomohisa Sakurai
  • Publication number: 20110004127
    Abstract: An ultrasound treatment system comprises an ultrasonic transducer, a handpiece, a probe, a sheath, a clamping member, an operation unit, an operating member, a suction base, and a perfusion base. The ultrasonic transducer generates ultrasonic vibrations. The handpiece has the ultrasonic transducer incorporated therein. The probe is connected to the ultrasonic transducer for transmitting ultrasonic vibrations to a distal member realizing a stationary portion that is a treatment portion for treating a living tissue. The sheath serves as a protecting member for shielding the probe. The clamping member is opposed to the distal member at the distal end of the sheath for clamping a living tissue in cooperation with the distal member. The operation unit is manipulated for clamping a living tissue with the clamping member and distal member or freeing the living tissue therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2010
    Publication date: January 6, 2011
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsumasa Okada, Toshiya Sugai, Yoshitaka Honda, Manabu Ishikawa, Tomohisa Sakurai
  • Publication number: 20100324458
    Abstract: An ultrasound treatment system comprises an ultrasonic transducer, a handpiece, a probe, a sheath, a clamping member, an operation unit, an operating member, a suction base, and a perfusion base. The ultrasonic transducer generates ultrasonic vibrations. The handpiece has the ultrasonic transducer incorporated therein. The probe is connected to the ultrasonic transducer for transmitting ultrasonic vibrations to a distal member realizing a stationary portion that is a treatment portion for treating a living tissue. The sheath serves as a protecting member for shielding the probe. The clamping member is opposed to the distal member at the distal end of the sheath for clamping a living tissue in cooperation with the distal member. The operation unit is manipulated for clamping a living tissue with the clamping member and distal member or freeing the living tissue therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2010
    Publication date: December 23, 2010
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsumasa Okada, Toshiya Sugai, Yoshitaka Honda, Manabu Ishikawa, Tomohisa Sakurai
  • Patent number: 7780659
    Abstract: An ultrasound treatment system in accordance with the present invention comprises an ultrasonic transducer, a handpiece, a probe, a sheath, a clamping member, an operation unit, an operating member, a suction base, and a perfusion base. The ultrasonic transducer generates ultrasonic vibrations. The handpiece has the ultrasonic transducer incorporated therein and serves as an operation unit. The probe is connected to the ultrasonic transducer, and serves as a vibration transmitting member for transmitting ultrasonic vibrations to a distal member realizing a stationary portion that is a treatment portion for treating a living tissue. The sheath serves as a protecting member for shielding the probe. The clamping member is opposed to the distal member at the distal end of the sheath, and realizes a movable portion that is another treatment portion for clamping a living tissue in cooperation with the distal member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2010
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Mitsumasa Okada, Toshiya Sugai, Yoshitaka Honda, Manabu Ishikawa, Tomohisa Sakurai
  • Publication number: 20070213586
    Abstract: This endoscope system comprises image pickup means having an image pickup device, illumination light ejecting means having an illumination light ejection portion, an endoscope having an insertion portion and having an illumination light incident portion and an optical image ejection portion for ejecting subject light, a first connection portion for attaching the endoscope to the image pickup means so that the subject light can be captured, a second connection portion for attaching the endoscope to the illumination light ejecting means so that the light from the illumination light ejection portion can enter the illumination light incident portion, an optical path having a first adapter connection portion attachable to the first connection portion and a second adapter connection portion attachable to the second connection portion for capturing the subject image, and an adapter having an illumination optical system for guiding the illumination light to the image pickup region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2007
    Publication date: September 13, 2007
    Applicant: Olympus Medical Systems Corp.
    Inventors: Kenji Hirose, Koji Yasunaga, Toshiya Sugai
  • Publication number: 20050004589
    Abstract: An ultrasound treatment system in accordance with the present invention comprises an ultrasonic transducer, a handpiece, a probe, a sheath, a clamping member, an operation unit, an operating member, a suction base, and a perfusion base. The ultrasonic transducer generates ultrasonic vibrations. The handpiece has the ultrasonic transducer incorporated therein and serves as an operation unit. The probe is connected to the ultrasonic transducer, and serves as a vibration transmitting member for transmitting ultrasonic vibrations to a distal member realizing a stationary portion that is a treatment portion for treating a living tissue. The sheath serves as a protecting member for shielding the probe. The clamping member is opposed to the distal member at the distal end of the sheath, and realizes a movable portion that is another treatment portion for clamping a living tissue in cooperation with the distal member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2003
    Publication date: January 6, 2005
    Applicant: OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LD.
    Inventors: Mitsumasa Okada, Toshiya Sugai, Yoshitaka Honda, Manabu Ishikawa, Tomohisa Sakurai
  • Patent number: 6669690
    Abstract: An ultrasound treatment system in accordance with the present invention comprises an ultrasonic transducer, a handpiece, a probe, a sheath, a clamping member, an operation unit, an operating member, a suction base, and a perfusion base. The ultrasonic transducer generates ultrasonic vibrations. The handpiece has the ultrasonic transducer incorporated therein and serves as an operation unit. The probe is connected to the ultrasonic transducer, and serves as a vibration transmitting member for transmitting ultrasonic vibrations to a distal member realizing a stationary portion that is a treatment portion for treating a living tissue. The sheath serves as a protecting member for shielding the probe. The clamping member is opposed to the distal member at the distal end of the sheath, and realizes a movable portion that is another treatment portion for clamping a living tissue in cooperation with the distal member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 1999
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2003
    Assignee: Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mitsumasa Okada, Toshiya Sugai, Yoshitaka Honda, Manabu Ishikawa, Tomohisa Sakurai
  • Patent number: 6458143
    Abstract: An ultrasonic treatment instrument for medical operation is provided which includes a handpiece having a cover serving as a grip, and an ultrasonic vibrator provided inside the cover for generating ultrasonic vibration. A vibration transmitting member is connected to the ultrasonic vibrator while extending from the handpiece, for transmitting the ultrasonic vibration generated by the ultrasonic vibrator. And a treatment portion is provided at a distal end of the vibration transmitting member, for treating living body tissues by the ultrasonic vibration transmitted by the vibration transmitting member. The vibration transmitting member extends while bent at a plurality of bent portions so that the treatment portion is positioned on or near an extension of a central axis of the handpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2002
    Assignee: Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Toshiya Sugai
  • Patent number: 6398721
    Abstract: A surgical microscope apparatus incorporating a frame portion placed on a floor, a microscope body for stereoscopically observing a portion to be operated, an arm portion supported by the frame portion and arranged to suspend the microscope body, and an endoscope for observing a blind spot for a stereoscopic observation field of view. The frame portion has a light source unit for generating light for illuminating a portion observed with the endoscope and a camera control unit for processing an observed image of an observed portion obtained by the endoscope. A light guide fiber extending from the light source unit to the microscope body and capable of supplying light to the endoscope, and a camera cable for transmitting the image observed with the endoscope to the camera control unit extend in the arm portion. The microscope body is provided with an end of the light guide fiber for connecting the endoscope and a camera head connected to the camera cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2000
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2002
    Assignee: Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Motokazu Nakamura, Masaaki Ueda, Toru Shinmura, Keiji Shioda, Kyo Imagawa, Nobuaki Akui, Shigeyasu Kishioka, Koji Yasunaga, Junichi Nozawa, Takashi Fukaya, Toshiya Sugai, Koji Shimomura, Hitoshi Karasawa, Kazutaka Nakatsuchi, Takeaki Nakamura
  • Patent number: 6340352
    Abstract: An ultrasound treatment system in accordance with the present invention includes: ultrasonic transducers for generating ultrasonic vibrations; a handpiece including the ultrasonic transducers and serving as an operation unit; a probe connected to the ultrasonic transducers and serving as a vibration conveyer for conveying ultrasonic transducers to a distal member constituting a stationary section of a treatment unit used to treat a living tissue; a sheath serving as a protective member for shielding the probe; a holding member opposed to the distal member at the distal end of the sheath and constituting a movable section of the treatment unit which clamps a living tissue in cooperation with the distal member; a manipulator to be handled for clamping or freeing a living tissue using the holding member and distal member; an operation member for driving the holding member responsively to a movement of the manipulator; and a turning mechanism for turning the treatment unit relative to the manipulator with the axi
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 1999
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2002
    Assignee: Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mitsumasa Okada, Toshiya Sugai, Yoshitaka Honda, Manabu Ishikawa, Tomohisa Sakurai
  • Patent number: 6120434
    Abstract: An endoscopic sheath comprising a tubular sheath section having a distal end portion and a hole which extends throughout the length of the sheath section and through which an insert section of an endoscope having observation device can be passed, at least the distal end of the distal end portion opening, and at least the distal end portion being formed of a transparent material, and positioning device for positioning the insert section of the endoscope in the sheath section so that at least part of the distal end portion of the sheath section can be within the view range of the endoscope. A method of securing a cavity includes introducing the sheath and transparent distal end portion into an incision and detaching first and second tissues using the sheath and transparent distal end portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 1997
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2000
    Assignee: Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shuichi Kimura, Toshiya Sugai
  • Patent number: 6099537
    Abstract: A medical treatment instrument is provided with a treatment section for treating issue, an insertion section which has at one end the treatment section, and an operating section which is provided at the other end of the insertion section, operates the treatment section, and has a fixed portion and a movable portion. The treatment section is actuated by pivoting the movable portion with respect to the fixed portion. The medical treatment instrument is further provided with an actuating main body and a cover. The cover is displaceable between a first position in which the medical treatment instrument is used and a second position in which the inside of the operating section is uncovered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 1997
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2000
    Assignee: Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshiya Sugai, Hiroyuki Nagamizu, Minoru Tsuruta, Yoshihito Shimizu, Toshihiko Suzuta, Norikiyo Shibata, Shinichi Nishigaki, Naoki Uchiyama, Yoshinao Oaki
  • Patent number: 6056735
    Abstract: An ultrasound treatment system in accordance with the present invention comprises: ultrasonic transducers for generating ultrasonic vibrations; a handpiece including the ultrasonic transducers and serving as an operation unit; a probe connected to the ultrasonic transducers and serving as a vibration conveyer for conveying ultrasonic transducers to a distal member constituting a stationary section of a treatment unit used to treat a living tissue; a sheath serving as a protective member for shielding the probe; a holding member opposed to the distal member at the distal end of the sheath and constituting a movable section of the treatment unit which clamps a living tissue in cooperation with the distal member; a manipulator to be handled for clamping or freeing a living tissue using the holding member and distal member; an operation member for driving the holding member responsively to a movement of the manipulator; and a turning mechanism for turning the treatment unit relative to the manipulator with the ax
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 1997
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2000
    Assignee: Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mitsumasa Okada, Toshiya Sugai, Yoshitaka Honda, Manabu Ishikawa, Tomohisa Sakurai
  • Patent number: 5849022
    Abstract: A medical instrument for use in combination with an endoscope having an operating shaft and a pair of tongs. The instrument has a drive mechanism provided between the operating shaft and the tongs, for opening and closing the tongs. The drive mechanism can apply an additional force to the tongs even after the tongs have closed completely.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 1997
    Date of Patent: December 15, 1998
    Assignee: Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kiyotoshi Sakashita, Toshihiko Hashiguchi, Toru Shimizu, Katsumi Sasaki, Kenichi Kimura, Eiji Murakami, Koji Iida, Yasuhiko Kikuchi, Toshiya Sugai
  • Patent number: 5695448
    Abstract: An endoscopic sheath of the present invention comprising a tubular sheath section having a distal end portion and a hole which extends throughout the length of the sheath section and through which an insert section of an endoscope having observation device can be passed, at least the distal end of the distal end portion opening, and at least the distal end portion being formed of a transparent material, and positioning device for positioning the insert section of the endoscope in the sheath section so that at least part of the distal end portion of the sheath section can be within the view range of the endoscope.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 1995
    Date of Patent: December 9, 1997
    Assignee: Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shuichi Kimura, Toshiya Sugai
  • Patent number: 5496347
    Abstract: A surgical instrument for treatment in the body cavity, in which an open-close member for treatment is rockably mounted by of a pivot pin on the distal end portion of a sheath to be inserted into the body cavity, and is connected to the distal end of a rod passed through the sheath, by a cam mechanism including a cam groove and a cam pin in engagement therewith. As the rod is moved by an operating handle, the cam mechanism is activated to open and close the open-close member for treatment. The component members of the cam mechanism have external shapes such that those portions on the proximal end side of the position near the pivot pin do not project from the sheath in every operating state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 1994
    Date of Patent: March 5, 1996
    Assignee: Olympus Optical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshihiko Hashiguchi, Toshiya Sugai, Katsumi Sasaki