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Title:
ENDOSCOPE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/131305
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
This endoscope is provided with: a bendable tube (63) having a plurality of ring-shaped members (633) which are connected to each other in the direction of insertion into a subject and which are bendable in at least one direction; a flexible tube interconnected with the base end side of the bendable tube (63); an operating wire (AW1) inserted into the bendable tube (63) and the flexible tube and bending the plurality of ring-shaped members (633) in at least one direction when moved in the axial direction; an operating section interconnected with the base end side of the flexible tube and receiving first user operation which moves the operating wire (AW1) in the axial direction to bend the plurality of ring-shaped members (633) in at least one direction; a brake mechanism (10) which is provided to the base end section (631) of the bendable tube (63) and which, in response to applied power, restricts the movement of the operating wire (AW1); and an actuation member for receiving second user operation for actuating the brake mechanism (10).

Inventors:
ISOBE, Yosuke (2951 Ishikawa-machi, Hachioji-sh, Tokyo 07, 〒1928507, JP)
Application Number:
JP2017/042825
Publication Date:
July 19, 2018
Filing Date:
November 29, 2017
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Assignee:
OLYMPUS CORPORATION (2951, Ishikawa-machi Hachioji-sh, Tokyo 07, 〒1928507, JP)
International Classes:
A61B1/008; A61B8/12; G02B23/24
Foreign References:
JP2001275940A2001-10-09
JPH06105801A1994-04-19
JPH0482529A1992-03-16
JP2015213541A2015-12-03
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SAKAI INTERNATIONAL PATENT OFFICE (Toranomon Mitsui Building, 8-1 Kasumigaseki 3-chome, Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 13, 〒1000013, JP)
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