Patents by Inventor Yasushi Kinoshita

Yasushi Kinoshita 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: 20220009463
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an electric brake with excellent operability, in which a compact brake thrust detection sensor is installed. To achieve the object, the electric brake of the present invention includes a rotary shaft rotated by the rotational force, a piston axially moved by a translational force converted from rotation of the rotary shaft, a brake pad pressed against a disc in accompany with a translational motion of the piston, a thrust bearing which receives a thrust load applied to the rotary shaft, and a support member which axially supports the thrust bearing. The thrust bearing includes a first bearing washer which is in contact with the rotary shaft to receive the thrust load, and rotates integrally with the rotary shaft, a second bearing washer fixed to the support member, and multiple rolling elements held between the first bearing washer and the second bearing washer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasushi KINOSHITA, Kengo SUZUKI, Atsushi ODAIRA, Haruhiko FUJITA
  • Publication number: 20210375464
    Abstract: An assistance system, an assistance method, and an assistance program, which contribute to reduced medical expenses. An assistance system includes a data acquisition unit that acquires medical examination scheduled person data relating to a medical examination scheduled person having a scheduled medical examination in a medical institution, visit data relating to a visit history of the medical examination scheduled person who visits the medical institution, and medical examination data relating to a medical examination content of the medical examination scheduled person who received a medical examination in the medical institution in the past, a learning unit that performs machine learning by using the medical examination scheduled person data, the visit data, and the medical examination data, and a presentation unit that presents whether or not the medical examination is required for the medical examination scheduled person, based on a result of the machine learning.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuuki SAKAGUCHI, Osamu NOMURA, Yasushi KINOSHITA, Yuusuke SEKINE
  • Patent number: 11110249
    Abstract: An assistance system includes a schedule information acquisition unit that acquires disease information on the surgery and blood vessel information relating to a shape of a portion capable of applying a backup force to the catheter by coming into contact with the catheter in a blood vessel of the patient, a past information acquisition unit that acquires a shape of a catheter used for a past similar surgery having the disease information coinciding with that of the surgery and having the blood vessel information similar to that of the surgery, and a proposal unit that corrects the shape of the catheter used for the past similar surgery, based on a comparison result obtained by comparing the blood vessel information on the surgery with the blood vessel information on the past similar surgery, and that proposes a catheter having the corrected shape, as the catheter to be used for the surgery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takito Inukai, Yasushi Kinoshita, Yoshinobu Isaka
  • Publication number: 20210046280
    Abstract: An assistance system includes a schedule information acquisition unit that acquires disease information on the surgery and blood vessel information relating to a shape of a portion capable of applying a backup force to the catheter by coming into contact with the catheter in a blood vessel of the patient, a past information acquisition unit that acquires a shape of a catheter used for a past similar surgery having the disease information coinciding with that of the surgery and having the blood vessel information similar to that of the surgery, and a proposal unit that corrects the shape of the catheter used for the past similar surgery, based on a comparison result obtained by comparing the blood vessel information on the surgery with the blood vessel information on the past similar surgery, and that proposes a catheter having the corrected shape, as the catheter to be used for the surgery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takito INUKAI, Yasushi KINOSHITA, Yoshinobu ISAKA
  • Publication number: 20200381114
    Abstract: There are provided an assistance system, an assistance method, and an assistance program, which contribute to reduced medical expenses. An assistance system includes a data acquisition unit that acquires medical examination scheduled person data relating to a medical examination scheduled person having a scheduled medical examination in a medical institution, visit data relating to a visit history of the medical examination scheduled person who visits the medical institution, and medical examination data relating to a medical examination content of the medical examination scheduled person who received a medical examination in the medical institution in the past, a learning unit that performs machine learning by using the medical examination scheduled person data, the visit data, and the medical examination data, and a presentation unit that presents whether or not the medical examination is required for the medical examination scheduled person, based on a result of the machine learning.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuuki SAKAGUCHI, Osamu NOMURA, Yasushi KINOSHITA, Yuusuke SEKINE
  • Publication number: 20200350065
    Abstract: An assistance system capable of efficiently selecting a proper doctor from a plurality of doctors in accordance with physical conditions of the doctors and surgery difficulties on a scheduled surgery date. An assistance system includes an information acquisition unit that acquires disease information, lesion area information, and a scheduled surgery date of a scheduled surgery, a lesion area evaluation unit that uses surgery information on a past similar surgery having the lesion area information similar to that of the scheduled surgery, a doctor evaluation unit that uses surgery information on the same past disease surgery performed by each of the plurality of doctors and having at least disease information coinciding with that of the scheduled surgery, and a proposal unit that proposes the doctor whose doctor score falls within a range based on the lesion area score, as a surgeon-in-charge for the scheduled surgery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takito INUKAI, Yasushi KINOSHITA, Yoshinobu ISAKA, Ryuta MIYASAKA
  • Patent number: 9704326
    Abstract: A paper sheet handling apparatus capable of effectively preventing a photodetector from malfunctioning due to external light is provided. The present invention is a paper sheet handling apparatus including a paper sheet handling port, a projector for emitting light within the paper sheet handling port, a photodetector for receiving the light emitted from the projector, and a light-shielding body that is formed along an optical path from the projector towards the photodetector and shields the photodetector against external light; wherein a projector-side end of the light-shielding body is formed to be retracted from an incident direction of the external light towards the photodetector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: HITACHI-OMRON TERMINAL SOLUTIONS, CORP.
    Inventors: Yasushi Kinoshita, Eisuke Shiomi, Masanori Terao, Junji Fujita
  • Patent number: 9616202
    Abstract: A treatment device includes: a balloon; a biologically active agent part applied on an outer surface of the balloon; a protective sleeve encircling the balloon and being displaceable proximally; and an interposed member having a self-expanding function arranged between the balloon and the protective sleeve. When the protective sleeve is moved proximally in order for the balloon to be exposed to the inside of a blood vessel, the presence of the interposed member prevents the biologically active agent part from being scraped and peeled off by the inner surface of the protective sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshihiko Osada, Yasushi Kinoshita, Hiroaki Kasukawa, Keiko Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20160358402
    Abstract: A paper sheet handling apparatus capable of effectively preventing a photodetector from malfunctioning due to external light is provided. The present invention is a paper sheet handling apparatus including a paper sheet handling port, a projector for emitting light within the paper sheet handling port, a photodetector for receiving the light emitted from the projector, and a light-shielding body that is formed along an optical path from the projector towards the photodetector and shields the photodetector against external light; wherein a projector-side end of the light-shielding body is formed to be retracted from an incident direction of the external light towards the photodetector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Applicant: Hitachi-Omron Terminal Solutions, Corp.
    Inventors: Yasushi Kinoshita, Eisuke Shomi, Masanori Terao, Junji Fujita
  • Publication number: 20160120492
    Abstract: A filling material which enables a user to visually confirm the state of the filling material while it is injected into a flexible container based on an X-ray image, and a method of confirming the injection state of the filling material. The filling material configured to be injected into the flexible container includes a first contrast substance that is flowable, and a second contrast substance that is mixed into the first contrast substance and is insoluble in the first contrast substance. The second contrast substance possesses higher contrast X-ray contrast properties than the X-ray contrast properties of the first contrast substance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2016
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Honma, Yasushi Kinoshita, Tomomi Kitagawa
  • Patent number: 9230591
    Abstract: In an optical disc library apparatus having a cartridge storing discs; a drive carrying out recording and playback with respect to the discs; and a robot carrying out disc movements between the aforementioned cartridge and the aforementioned drive; wherein: the periphery of a disc is point restrained in three places during disc movement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: HITACHI-LG DATA STORAGE, INC.
    Inventors: Yasushi Kinoshita, Hiroshi Yamagishi, Yoshihiro Fukagawa
  • Patent number: 9227078
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a medical device including: a positioning catheter to be inserted into a blood vessel in the vicinity of an affected region; a treatment catheter to be inserted to reach the affected region; and attracting means provided at respective predetermined positions of both the catheters to apply a magnetic force in a direction of attracting each other; wherein the magnetic force of the attracting means restricts floating of the treatment catheter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Atsuhiko Nogawa, Fumihisa Hirose, Yasushi Kinoshita, Shigeki Ariura, Hiroshi Shiono
  • Patent number: 9180278
    Abstract: A medical instrument to be inserted into a living body before being used. The medical instrument is provided with a medical instrument main body including a long linear body having flexibility on which a coating layer covering at least the outer periphery on the distal side thereof is formed. The coating layer composes of a first layer which includes a material containing a low-friction resin material capable of lowering friction and a binder resin material serving as a binder; a second layer which is formed on the first layer and includes a material containing a low-friction resin material and a pigment and in which the content of a binder resin material is lower than the binder resin material content of the first layer or nil; and a third layer which is formed on the second layer and includes a material containing a low-friction resin material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Junichi Kobayashi, Yasushi Kinoshita, Tadashi Kousai
  • Patent number: 9107687
    Abstract: A sinusitis treatment device includes: a flexible first elongated body to be guided into an accessory; an imaging unit which is provided on the first elongated long body, for obtaining an image on the front side of a distal end of the first elongated body; a flexible second elongated body having a lumen in which the first elongated body is inserted; an expansive body which is provided on the second elongated body and which has an effective expansive section capable of radial expansive deformation within a natural ostium located between a nasal cavity and an accessory nasal cavity to push open a stenosed part of the natural ostium; and a positioning unit which is provided on the second elongated body, for positioning the effective expansive section of the second elongated long body moved along the first elongated body relative to the first elongated body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasushi Kinoshita, Katsuhiko Shimizu, Satoru Suehara, Yousuke Ootani
  • Patent number: 9101418
    Abstract: A medical device includes a tubular body having a first lumen so designed as to receive a fluid from an opening at one end of the first lumen and discharge the fluid from an opening at the other end of the first lumen, and an expandable body attached to the tubular body. The first lumen communicates with the space inside the expandable body and the expandable body expands by the internal pressure of the fluid which is injected from the opening at one end and enters the space inside the expandable body through the first lumen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuichi Tada, Yuji Nakagawa, Suguru Hata, Yasushi Kinoshita
  • Patent number: 9028427
    Abstract: A guide wire includes an elongate wire body, and a marker at least at a distal-side portion of the wire body over the whole circumference to indicate the intracorporeal position of the wire body. The marker has a first line-forming portion and a second line-forming portion which intersect each other at a plurality of locations so that the marker has a grid-like shape as a whole. According to another aspect, a guide wire includes a member with a core wire, a marker-forming layer partly encircling the outer surface of the member and differing in color from the member, and a coating layer covering the marker-forming layer and the member at least in the marker-forming layer region and having transparency making the marker-forming layer visible. The marker-forming and coating layers can be formed from mutually miscible resins, while the marker-forming layer functions as a visible marker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yasushi Kinoshita, Junichi Kobayashi, Tadashi Kousai
  • Publication number: 20150011827
    Abstract: A medical treatment instrument includes an insertion tube configured to be inserted into a body of a patient; an image information acquisition device configured to be inserted in a withdrawable manner in the insertion tube; and a first conveyance path configured such that an object is conveyable into the insertion tube via the first conveyance path, the first conveyance path being located at an intermediate portion of the insertion tube so as to communicate with the insertion tube. The medical treatment instrument is configured such that the image information acquisition device is retractable to a retracted position proximal of the conveyance path when the object to be conveyed is conveyed through the insertion tube via the conveyance path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Inventors: Yasushi KINOSHITA, Kenichi KUMOYAMA
  • Patent number: 8870845
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method for alleviating the condition of spinal canal stenosis, including: transluminally placing a catheter in a lumbar artery, iliolumbar artery or lateral sacral artery at the proximity of a narrowed area of a spinal canal; and injecting a vasodilator into the artery via the catheter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuji Nakagawa, Suguru Hata, Yuichi Tada, Yasushi Kinoshita
  • Publication number: 20140301813
    Abstract: In an optical disc library apparatus having a cartridge storing discs; a drive carrying out recording and playback with respect to the discs; and a robot carrying out disc movements between the aforementioned cartridge and the aforementioned drive; wherein: the periphery of a disc is point restrained in three places during disc movement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Inc.
    Inventors: Yasushi KINOSHITA, Hiroshi YAMAGISHI, Yoshihiro FUKAGAWA
  • Patent number: 8827926
    Abstract: A guide wire includes an elongated wire body and a radiopaque part capable of forming an X-ray image and located at the distal end portion of the wire body. The radiopaque part has a radiopaque member and a resin coating layer. The radiopaque member is composed of a metallic material capable of forming an X-ray image and arranged outside the wire body and in the lengthwise direction of the wire body. The resin coating layer covers the radiopaque member and at least part of coating layer contains a radiopaque material capable of forming an X-ray image. The radiopaque part is divided into a first radiopaque region, a second radiopaque region, and a third radiopaque region which are sequentially arranged from the distal end in the lengthwise direction of the wire body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yasushi Kinoshita, Junichi Kobayashi, Tadashi Kousai