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Title:
ENDOSCOPE SYSTEM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/039314
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Provided is an endoscope system configured so that a heating unit can be accurately controlled even if the temperature characteristics of a temperature sensor vary. This endoscope system 1 is provided with: an endoscope 2, the distal end 6a of which has an insertion unit to be inserted into a subject; a heating unit 13 provided at the distal end 6a and heating a predetermined member disposed at the distal end 6a; a plurality of first temperature detection units 11 and a plurality of second temperature detection units 12, the first and second temperature detection units 11, 12 being provided in a region around the predetermined member, which is disposed at the distal end 6a, and detecting the temperature of the distal end 6a; an electric power source unit 200 for supplying electric power to the heating unit 13; a determination unit 203a for performing determination using a predetermined threshold value and any one of a plurality of temperatures detected by the first temperature detection units 11 and the second temperature detection units 12; and an electric power control unit 203b for controlling, on the basis of the result of determination by the determination unit 203a, the electric power which the electric power source unit 200 supplies to the heating unit 13.

Inventors:
TOMURA SADAAKI (JP)
IMOTO SOICHIRO (JP)
FUJII TOSHIYUKI (JP)
Application Number:
PCT/JP2018/030029
Publication Date:
February 28, 2019
Filing Date:
August 10, 2018
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Assignee:
OLYMPUS CORP (JP)
International Classes:
A61B1/12; G02B23/24
Foreign References:
JP2012050509A2012-03-15
JP2012030004A2012-02-16
JP2010142288A2010-07-01
JP2014104037A2014-06-09
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SAKAI INTERNATIONAL PATENT OFFICE (JP)
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