JP2005328882A - Treatment instrument for endoscope, and endoscopic system - Google Patents

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JP2005328882A
JP2005328882A JP2004147506A JP2004147506A JP2005328882A JP 2005328882 A JP2005328882 A JP 2005328882A JP 2004147506 A JP2004147506 A JP 2004147506A JP 2004147506 A JP2004147506 A JP 2004147506A JP 2005328882 A JP2005328882 A JP 2005328882A
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Abstract

<P>PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To enable a distal end treatment section to be easily rotated in a treatment instrument which is compactly integrated by winding an insertion section into a roll shape. <P>SOLUTION: This treatment instrument 1 has a first sheath 6 which is fixed to the proximal end section of the distal end treatment section 4, and the proximal end section of the first sheath 6 is connected with a second sheath 15 through a rotary connecting means 7. The second sheath 15 is wound up by a reel 23 of a housing device 21. Also, in the first sheath 6, a first operation wire which drives the distal end treatment section 4 is passed in a manner to be freely advanceable/retractable, and the first operation wire is connected with a second operation wire through the rotary connecting means 7. <P>COPYRIGHT: (C)2006,JPO&NCIPI

Description

  The present invention relates to an endoscope treatment tool and an endoscope system that are inserted into a body.

An endoscope treatment tool (hereinafter referred to as a treatment tool) is used by being inserted through an endoscope, and includes a flexible insertion portion that is inserted into a treatment instrument insertion channel of an endoscope. A distal treatment section for performing treatment on the living body is provided at the distal end.
Some of these treatment tools have a distal treatment section that is rotatable (see, for example, Patent Document 1 and Patent Document 2). For example, in the treatment instrument disclosed in Patent Document 1, the insertion portion and the distal treatment portion are rotated by rotating an operation portion provided on the proximal end side of the insertion portion. The treatment instrument disclosed in Patent Document 2 has a flexible sheath at the insertion portion, and is attached to the distal end of the flexible shaft by rotating the flexible shaft inserted in the sheath so as to be able to advance and retract. The distal treatment section that is present can be rotated.
Here, since the insertion portion may be long and difficult to handle, it is known that the insertion portion is rolled into a container in a roll shape for storage and the like, and is compact, and the insertion portion is pulled out of the container at the time of use (for example, (See Patent Document 3).
JP-A-3-47246 US Pat. No. 6,235,026 US Pat. No. 5,695,491

However, if the distal end treatment portion is to be rotated when the proximal end portion of the insertion portion is wound in a roll shape, the entire container around which the insertion portion is wound has to be rotated, which makes the operation troublesome.
The present invention has been made in view of such circumstances, and an object of the present invention is to make it possible to easily rotate the distal treatment section in a treatment instrument in which the insertion section is wound into a roll shape and is compactly assembled. That is.

The invention according to claim 1 of the present invention that solves the above-described problems includes a sheath that is inserted into a channel of an endoscope, a treatment unit that is provided at a distal end of the sheath and that performs treatment on a living body, and the treatment An operation transmission means that is inserted through the sheath to drive the portion, a winding means that winds up the operation transmission means and the sheath, and the sheath that is fed from the winding means is inserted into the channel. An endoscopic treatment comprising: a rotation connecting means for rotatably connecting a portion inserted through the channel and a portion wound around the winding means in the operation transmitting means. As a tool.
In this endoscopic treatment tool, when the operation transmission means on the distal end side of the rotation connection means is rotated with the sheath inserted through the channel, the treatment section connected to the operation transmission means is rotationally driven. . At this time, the rotation connecting means rotates, and the operation transmitting means on the winding means side rather than the rotation connecting means does not rotate.

The invention according to claim 2 is the endoscope treatment instrument according to claim 1, wherein the rotary connecting means is a portion inserted through the channel in the sheath when the sheath is inserted through the channel. And a portion wound around the winding means are rotatably connected.
When the treatment section is connected to the distal end of the sheath, this endoscopic treatment instrument is treated together with the sheath by rotating the sheath on the distal end side relative to the rotation connecting means with the sheath inserted through the channel. The part rotates. At this time, the rotary connecting means functions and the sheath on the winding means side does not rotate with respect to the rotary connecting means.

The invention according to claim 3 is the endoscope treatment instrument according to claim 1, wherein the sheath is connected to the first portion inserted through the channel and to one end of the first portion so as to be freely rotatable. And a third part connected to the other end of the second part via the rotation connecting means, and the second part is freely rotatable by the operation transmitting means. It is characterized by being engaged so that it may be carried to a certain part.
In this endoscopic treatment tool, when the second portion of the sheath is rotated, the operation transmission means is rotated, and the treatment section connected to the operation transmission means is rotated. At this time, only the second part of the sheath rotates, and the first part and the third part do not rotate.

The invention according to claim 4 is the endoscope treatment instrument according to any one of claims 1 to 3, further comprising a storage device that rotatably supports the winding means. To do.
Since this endoscopic treatment instrument has a storage device, the winding operation of the endoscopic treatment instrument by the winding member and the feeding operation are facilitated.

According to a fifth aspect of the present invention, in the endoscope treatment instrument according to the fourth aspect, the accommodation device is provided with a rotation knob for rotating a rotatable portion of the operation transmitting means. And
In this endoscope treatment tool, when the rotary knob is rotated, the portion of the operation transmitting means that is not wound around the winding means is driven to rotate.

The invention according to claim 6 is the endoscope treatment tool according to claim 4, wherein the rotation connecting means inserts the sheath drawn out from the opening of the storage device into the channel. It is arranged so as to be between the channel insertion opening and the opening.
In this endoscopic treatment tool, the rotation connecting means is exposed between the endoscope and the housing device with the sheath inserted through the channel. Can be rotated.

The invention according to claim 7 includes the endoscope provided with an attachment portion that supports the winding means of the treatment instrument for an endoscope according to any one of claims 1 to 5. An endoscope system characterized by
In this endoscope system, the endoscope treatment tool can be operated in a state where the winding means is supported by the endoscope.

  According to the present invention, by providing the rotation connecting means in the endoscope treatment tool, the operation transmitting means and the sheath can be rotated when the sheath is inserted through the channel of the endoscope. Therefore, the treatment section can be rotated without rotating the entire endoscope treatment tool. In particular, even when the sheath and the operation transmitting means are wound around the winding means, it is not necessary to rotate the winding means, so that the rotating operation is facilitated.

A first embodiment of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to FIGS.
As shown in FIGS. 1 to 3, an endoscope treatment tool (hereinafter referred to as a treatment tool) 1 has a distal treatment section 4 in which a pair of forceps pieces 2 are rotatably attached to a support member 3. . A long insertion portion 5 is attached to the base end portion of the support member 3.
The insertion part 5 has a flexible first sheath 6 made of a closely wound coil. The support member 3 of the distal treatment section 4 is fixed to the distal end portion of the first sheath 6. As shown in FIGS. 2 and 3, the outer ring portion 8 of the rotation connecting means 7 is attached to the proximal end portion of the first sheath 6. Further, a first operation wire 9 which is an operation transmission means is inserted into the first sheath 6 so as to be able to advance and retreat. A pair of forceps pieces 2 are connected to the distal end portion of the first operation wire 9 via a link mechanism (not shown). As shown in FIG. 2, the inner ring portion 10 of the rotation connecting means 7 is attached to the proximal end portion of the first operation wire 9.

In the rotation connecting means 7, the outer ring portion 8 and the inner ring portion 10 are arranged coaxially with the axis of the insertion portion 5 as the center. Furthermore, the outer ring part 8 has a first outer ring member 11 attached to the first sheath 6 and a second outer ring part 12 provided rotatably on the first outer ring member 11. . The first outer ring member 11 is provided with a ring-shaped protrusion 13 centered on the axis of the insertion portion 5. A ring-shaped protrusion 14 provided on the second outer ring portion 12 is rotatably engaged with the protrusion 13. The distal end portion of the second sheath 15 is attached to the proximal end portion of the second outer ring portion 12.
Further, the inner ring portion 10 of the rotary connecting means 7 includes a first inner ring member 16 attached to a proximal end portion of the first operation wire 9 and a first inner ring member 16 rotatably engaged with the first inner ring member 16. And two inner ring members 17. A first operation wire 9 is attached to the distal end portion of the first inner ring member 16, and a recess 18 is provided at the proximal end portion of the first inner ring member 16. An engagement protrusion 19 provided at the tip of the second inner ring member 17 is inserted into the recess 18. The engagement protrusion 19 is larger than the diameter of the opening (the second sheath 15 side) of the recess 18 and is prevented from falling off. A second operation wire 20, which is an operation transmission means, is attached to the proximal end portion of the second inner ring member 17.

The second sheath 15 has substantially the same shape as the first sheath 6. As shown in FIG. 3, the second sheath 15 is inserted into the cassette 22 of the storage device 21 and wound around the reel 23 in the cassette 22.
The cassette 22 has a circular shape in side view, a part of which extends in the tangential direction, and a fixing means 24 is formed at the tip thereof. This fixing means 24 is used when fixing to an endoscope. Such a cassette 22 is manufactured by combining two cases 25 and 26. That is, as for case 25, side part 25b is standingly arranged along the peripheral part of disc-like bottom part 25a. As shown in FIG. 1, the case 26 is formed of a disc-shaped lid portion that is fitted to the side portion 25 b, and a circular hole 27 is formed at the center thereof. Note that the side portion 25b has a substantially C shape with a part cut away, whereby an opening 28 is formed in the cassette 22.

As shown in FIG. 4, the reel 23 is a winding means that is rotatably supported by the cassette 22 by a bearing 30, and the insertion portion 5 is wound in a roll shape on the outer peripheral surface thereof. Further, in the reel 23, a notch 31 is provided on the side facing the case 25 so as to communicate with the hole 27.
The reel 23 is formed with a passage 32 that passes through the inside of the reel 23 from the notch 31 to the outer peripheral surface thereof, and the insertion portion 5 (the second sheath 15 and the second operation wire 20) is inserted therethrough. ing. A proximal end portion of the second sheath 15 is fixed to a first connection portion 34 fixed to the outlet side of the passage 32. The first connection portion 34 is provided with a flange portion 34 b having an enlarged diameter at the base end of the base portion 34 a fixed to the notch portion 31. The second operation wire 20 penetrates through the first connecting portion 34 so as to be able to advance and retreat, and extends further from the end face of the flange portion 34b by a predetermined length. A second connection portion 35 is attached to the proximal end portion of the second operation wire 20. The second connection portion 35 has a flange portion 35a fixed to the proximal end of the second operation wire 20, and a locking portion 35b having a reduced diameter extends from the flange portion 35a. An enlarged end portion 35c is attached. A coil spring 33 is disposed between the second connection portion 35 and the flange portion 34 b of the first connection portion 34, and the second operation wire 20 is inserted into the coil spring 33.

  As shown in FIG. 5, the operation portion 36 can be engaged with the first connection portion 34 and the second connection portion 35. As shown in FIGS. 5 and 6, the operation unit 36 operates the treatment instrument 1 and includes a pair of hook-shaped members 37 and 38, which are pivotally supported with each other in the vicinity of the central portion thereof. ing. An insertion groove (first locking portion) 39 with which the first connection portion 34 can be engaged is formed at the tip of the hook-shaped members 37, 38, and the second connection portion 35 is formed at the tip of the hook-shaped member 38. A notch 40 to be inserted into the locking portion 35b is provided. In addition, a finger hook 41 that can be opened and closed by inserting a finger is provided at the proximal ends of the pair of hook-shaped members 37 and 38. Further, a ratchet 42 is provided on the base end side of the pair of hook-shaped members 37 and 38 and has elasticity and is formed so as to protrude inward and intersect each other. On the intersecting surface of the ratchet 42, jaw-like teeth 42a are formed that can be engaged with each other and can slide only in a direction approaching each other.

Here, the endoscope 50 used with the treatment tool 1 will be described with reference to FIG.
The endoscope 50 has a flexible insertion portion 51 to be inserted into the body, and an operation portion 52 is provided at the proximal end of the insertion portion 51. The operation unit 52 is provided with switches and knobs that are operated by the endoscope operator. Further, a treatment instrument channel 53 is formed in the operation portion 52 and the insertion portion 51. The treatment instrument channel 53 projects the treatment instrument 1 from the distal end of the insertion portion 51, and the insertion port 54 is provided on the side portion of the operation portion 52. Further, an attachment portion 55 for engaging the fixing means 24 of the storage device 21 is provided in the vicinity of the insertion port 54.

Next, the operation of the treatment tool 1 will be described.
First, the insertion portion 51 of the endoscope 50 is inserted into the body, and the accommodation device 21 of the treatment instrument 1 is fixed to the operation portion 52. In this state, the endoscope operator grasps the insertion section 5 of the treatment instrument 1 and feeds the distal treatment section 4 and the insertion section 5 into the treatment instrument channel 53. At this time, the reel 23 rotates and the inserted portion 5 that has been wound up is fed out. When the distal treatment section 4 protrudes from the distal end of the endoscope 50 by a predetermined length, the feeding of the insertion section 5 is stopped.

  Here, when the treatment instrument 1 is inserted through the endoscope 50, the rotation connecting means 7 is arranged so as to come between the insertion port 54 of the endoscope 50 and the opening 28 of the storage device 21. It is installed. Therefore, when the endoscope operator grasps the first outer ring member 11 of the rotation connecting means 7 and rotates it around the axis, the first sheath 6 fixed to the first outer ring member 11 rotates, The distal treatment section 4 provided at the distal end, that is, the pair of forceps pieces 2 rotates around the axis. At this time, the first operation wire 9 connected to the pair of forceps pieces 2 via the link mechanism also rotates. .

When opening and closing the pair of forceps pieces 2, as shown in FIG. 5, the operation portion 36 is engaged with the first connection portion 34 and the second connection portion 35, the finger hook portions 41 are separated from each other, and the second connection The part 35 is moved so as to be close to the first connection part 34. Thereby, the second operation wire 20 attached to the second connection portion 35 advances toward the treatment instrument channel 53, and the first operation wire 9 connected via the inner ring portion 10 advances, The forceps piece 2 is opened. On the other hand, when closing the pair of forceps pieces 2, the second connecting portion 35 is separated from the first connecting portion 34 by the operation portion 36. The second operation wire 20, the inner ring portion 10, and the first operation wire 9 are retracted, and the pair of forceps pieces 2 are closed. The operation unit 36 is provided with a ratchet 42, and the pair of forceps pieces 2 is kept closed even when the endoscope operator removes his / her hand from the operation unit 36.
When the treatment instrument 1 is removed from the treatment instrument channel 53, the insertion portion 5 is pulled back and wound on the reel 23.

In this embodiment, the insertion portion 5 of the treatment instrument 1 is inserted through a portion (second sheath 15 and second operation wire 20) mainly wound around the storage device 21 and mainly through the endoscope 50. Since the parts (the first sheath 6 and the first operation wire 9) are rotatably connected by the rotary connecting means 7, only the part inserted through the endoscope 50 can be rotated. For this reason, when rotating the distal treatment section 4, it is not necessary to rotate the entire storage device 21, and the rotation operation is facilitated. In particular, since the rotary connecting means 7 is provided at a position where it is exposed between the endoscope 50 and the storage device 21 when the treatment instrument 1 is inserted, the endoscope operator can manually and easily The distal end portion of the treatment instrument 1 can be rotated.
Further, since the storage device 21 can be fixed to the endoscope 50, the operation becomes easy.

A second embodiment of the present invention will be described with reference to FIGS. In addition, the same code | symbol is attached | subjected to the same component as 1st embodiment. Further, the description overlapping with the first embodiment is omitted.
As shown in FIG. 8, the treatment instrument 60 has an insertion portion 5 provided at the proximal end of the distal treatment section 4, and a storage device 61 on the proximal end side of the insertion portion 5.
The insertion section 5 has a first sheath 62 attached to the distal treatment section 4, and the second sheath 15 is rotatably connected to the first sheath 62 via the rotational connection means 7. Further, the first operation wire 9 is inserted into the first sheath 62 so as to advance and retreat, and the second operation wire 20 is rotatably connected to the first operation wire 9 via the rotation connecting means 7.
Here, as shown in FIGS. 9 and 10, the first sheath 62 is provided with a flat surface 62a formed by cutting off a part of the circumference in a sectional view.

The storage device 61 includes a cassette 64 that rotatably supports a reel 63 that is a winding member. The cassette 64 has a substantially cylindrical shape, a part of which extends in the tangential direction to form an extended portion 65, and a connecting portion 66 is provided at the distal end of the extended portion 65.
The connection portion 66 is a fixing means that has an opening through which the insertion portion 5 is inserted and can be fixed to the endoscope 50 so as to cover the insertion port 54 of the treatment instrument channel 53. As an example of the connection portion 66, a jaw portion that engages with the insertion port 54 is provided, the jaw portion is formed so as to be bendable, and a locking plate that is urged to come into contact with the flange surface of the insertion port 54 Is given. In this case, the insertion port 54 serves as an attachment portion.
An operation unit 67 is attached to the side surface of the cassette 64. The operation unit 67 includes a rotation lever 68 and an opening / closing operation unit 69 fixed to the rotation center of the rotation lever 68. The rotation lever 68 is connected to the rotation shaft of the reel 63 and rotates the reel 63. The opening / closing operation unit 69 has a slider 70 that moves forward and backward in the axial direction of the reel 63. The proximal end portion of the second sheath 15 is fixed to the reel 63, and the proximal end portion of the second operation wire 20 penetrates the reel 63, the cassette 64, and the rotation lever 68 so as to be movable forward and backward, and is connected to the slider 70. ing.

Further, as shown in FIG. 9, a through hole 71 that opens in a direction substantially orthogonal to the rotation axis of the reel 63 is formed in the extending portion 65 of the storage device 61, and a rotation knob 72 is formed in the through hole 71. Has been inserted. The through hole 71 has a substantially square opening, and a part of the rotary knob 72 is exposed to the outside from each of the through holes 71. The rotary knob 72 has a substantially cylindrical shape, and a groove is carved on the outer periphery thereof, so that the endoscope operator can easily put a finger. Further, a knob hole 73 is formed on the central axis of the rotary knob 72 so as to penetrate the rotary knob 72. As shown in FIG. 12, the knob hole has a cross-sectional shape in which a part of the circumference is linear, and this shape is substantially equal to the outer shape of the first sheath 62. For this reason, when the straight line portion 73a of the knob hole 73 and the flat surface 62a of the first sheath 62 are made to coincide with each other, the first sheath 62 is inserted into the rotary knob 72 so that it cannot rotate around the axis but can advance and retreat in the axial direction. Can be made.
The through hole 71 into which the rotary knob 72 is inserted may be provided so as to open in parallel with the rotation axis of the reel 63.

Next, the operation of the treatment tool 60 will be described.
First, as shown in FIG. 13, the connection portion 66 of the accommodation device 61 is engaged with the insertion port 54. Further, the rotary lever 68 is rotated, the insertion portion 5 wound around the reel 63 is fed out, and the distal treatment portion 4 and the insertion portion 5 are fed into the treatment instrument channel 53. When the distal treatment section 4 protrudes from the distal end of the endoscope 50 by a predetermined length, the rotation lever 68 is stopped.
Here, when the distal treatment section 4 is inserted through the endoscope 50, the length of the first sheath 62 and the first operation are set so that the rotary connecting means 7 is positioned between the rotary knob 72 and the reel 63. The length of each wire 9 is set.

When rotating the distal treatment section 4 about the axis, the rotary knob 72 is rotated with a finger. The first sheath 62 engaged with the knob hole 73 of the rotation knob 72 rotates together with the rotation knob 72, and the distal treatment section 4 provided at the distal end of the first sheath 62 rotates about the axis. As a result, the first operation wire 9 also rotates, but the second sheath 15 and the second operation wire 20 on the reel 63 side relative to the rotation connecting means 7 do not rotate.
In this state, when opening and closing the pair of forceps pieces 2, the slider 70 of the opening / closing operation unit 69 is advanced toward the cassette 64. The second operation wire 20 and the first operation wire 9 are advanced, and the pair of forceps pieces 2 are opened.

In this embodiment, the accommodating device 61 is provided with a rotating knob 72 having a deformed knob hole 73, and a deformed first sheath 62 having an outer shape is inserted into the knob hole 73, so that the rotating knob 72 and the reel 63 are connected. Since the rotation connecting means 7 is disposed therebetween, the distal treatment section 4 can be rotated around the axis by rotating the rotary knob 72. Therefore, the rotation operation at the time of treatment becomes easy.
In addition, since the connection device 66 is provided in the storage device 61 so that the storage device 61 can be connected to the insertion port 54 of the endoscope 50, the operation of the treatment instrument 60 is facilitated.

A third embodiment of the present invention will be described with reference to FIGS. In addition, the same code | symbol is attached | subjected to the same component as each said embodiment. Further, the description overlapping with each of the embodiments is omitted.
As shown in FIG. 14, the treatment instrument 80 has an insertion portion 81 connected to the proximal end portion of the distal treatment portion 4. The insertion portion 81 has a short sheath 82 formed of a densely wound coil, the distal end of the short sheath 82 is connected to the distal treatment section 4, and the proximal end portion of the short sheath 82 is connected to the tube sheath 84 via the connection member 83. Has been. The tube sheath 84 has flexibility, and a base end portion thereof is connected to the rotation connecting means 7. The first operation wire 9 is inserted into the first sheath composed of the tube sheath 84 and the short sheath 82 so as to freely advance and retract.
The insertion portion 81 is provided with a long plate 86 in parallel with the tube sheath 84. The plate member 86 has its distal end fixed to the connection member 83 and its base end fixed to the outer ring portion 8 of the rotary connection means 7. As shown in FIG. 15, the plate material 86 is provided at a position away from the tube sheath 84 by a predetermined distance.

  Here, as shown in FIG. 16, the knob hole 88 of the rotary knob 87 is formed in accordance with the shape of the insertion portion 81 (see FIG. 15). That is, the knob hole 88 has a circular portion 89 at a position offset from the central axis of the rotary knob 87 in a cross-sectional view, and a rectangular portion 90 is provided at a position away from the circular portion 89 by a predetermined length. A communication portion 91 is formed for communicating both portions 89 and 90. The diameter of the circular portion 89 is substantially equal to the outer shape of the tube sheath 84, and the rectangular portion 90 has a shape that allows the plate material 86 to be inserted.

  The operation and effects of this embodiment are the same as those of the second embodiment. Since it is not necessary to make the tube sheath 84 corresponding to the first sheath irregular, manufacturing is easy.

A fourth embodiment of the present invention will be described with reference to FIGS. In addition, the same code | symbol is attached | subjected to the same component as each said embodiment. Further, the description overlapping with each of the embodiments is omitted.
As shown in FIG. 17, the treatment instrument 100 includes a basket 101 as a distal treatment section. The basket 101 includes a plurality of elastic wires 102, and the base end portions of the elastic wires 102 are bundled by a fixing member 103 and fixed to a first operation member 104 that is an operation transmission unit. The tip of each elastic wire 102 is bundled by a chip 105. These elastic wires 102 are made of, for example, a single wire or a stranded wire of a thin stainless steel wire, and are formed so as to expand in a bowl shape when coming out from the tube sheath 106 which is the first sheath.

The insertion portion 110 of the treatment instrument 100 has a flexible tube sheath 106 that can accommodate the basket 101. The proximal end portion of the tube sheath 106 is connected to the distal end portion of the second sheath 112 via the first rotation connecting means 111. The first rotation connecting means 111 has only the outer ring portion 8 of the rotation connecting means 7. That is, only the tube sheath 106 and the second sheath 112 are idled.
As shown in FIGS. 17 to 19, the second sheath 112 is made of a material and a shape that are flexible and have high rotational transmission properties. As shown in FIG. 18, the second sheath 112 is partly cut off and provided with a flat surface 112a. A rotation restricting member 113 is attached in the second sheath 112. An elongated space 114 is formed in the second sheath 112 by the rotation restricting member 113. The proximal end portion of the second sheath 112 is connected to the distal end portion of the third sheath 116 via the second rotational connection means 115 in the accommodation device 61. The configuration and position of the second rotary connecting means 115 are the same as those of the rotary connecting means 7. The third sheath 116 has the same configuration as the second sheath 15 of the first embodiment.

  The first operation member 104 fixed to the basket 101 is inserted into the tube sheath 106 and the second sheath 112 so as to freely advance and retract, and is connected to the distal end portion of the second operation wire 20 via the second rotation connection means 115. Has been. As shown in FIG. 18, the first operation member 104 is a flexible plate-like hoop and has a size that allows the first operation member 104 to be inserted into the elongate space 114 defined by the rotation restricting member 113 so as to freely advance and retract. . Further, the rotation of the second sheath 112 is restricted by the rotation restricting member 113.

  The accommodation device 61 has a connection portion 66 that can be attached to the endoscope 50, and a rotation knob 72 is inserted into the extension portion 65. When the treatment instrument 100 is inserted into the endoscope 50, the first rotation connecting means 111 is positioned on the tip side of the rotation knob 72, and the second rotation connecting means 115 is connected between the rotation knob 72 and the reel 63. The lengths of the sheaths 106, 112, and 116, the first operation member 104, and the second operation wire 20 are set so as to be positioned between them.

Next, the operation of the treatment tool 100 will be described.
When the treatment tool 100 is inserted through the endoscope 50, the rotation lever 68 of the storage device 61 is used.
When the distal end portion of the treatment instrument 100, that is, the basket 101 is rotated about the axis, the rotation knob 72 is rotated with the basket 101 protruding from the tube sheath. Although the second sheath 112 rotates together with the rotation knob 72, the tube sheath 106, the second operation wire 20 and the third sheath 116 connected via the first and second rotation connecting means 111 and 115 do not rotate. On the other hand, the first operation member 104 inserted into the second sheath 112 is rotated together with the second sheath 112 by the rotation restricting member 113, and only the basket 101 fixed to the tip of the first operation member 104 is rotated about the axis. Rotate to.

According to this embodiment, the first operation member 104 cannot be rotated with respect to the second sheath 112 by the rotation restricting member 113, and the first operation member 104 is moved via the second sheath 112 by rotating the rotation knob 72. Since it is rotated, the basket 101 can be rotated by the operation on the hand side.
Further, the tube sheath 106 is prevented from rotating by the first rotation connecting means 111 even when the second sheath 112 is rotated. In order to rotate the tube sheath 106, a large force against the frictional force generated between the endoscope 50 and the treatment instrument channel 53 is required. However, in this embodiment, the tube sheath 106 is not rotated. The basket 101 can be rotated without applying such a large force. Further, the second rotation connecting means 115 prevents the third sheath 116 and the second operation wire 20 from rotating even when the second sheath 112 rotates, so that the force necessary for the rotation of the basket 101 can be reduced.

Here, the rotary knob 72 may be provided with a knob hole 88 as shown in FIG. 16 to make the second sheath 112 circular, and the long plate member 86 may be routed along the second sheath 112.
Further, the storage device 61 of the treatment instrument 100 may be a storage device 21 as shown in FIG. In this case, while being fixed to the endoscope 50 by the fixing means 24, the insertion portion 110 is manually inserted and removed, and the basket 101 is also rotated manually by grasping the first rotation connecting means 111 or the second sheath 112. . Furthermore, in the accommodation device 61 shown in FIG. 17, a fixing means 24 (see FIG. 1) may be provided instead of the connection portion 66.

The present invention can be widely applied without being limited to the above embodiments.
For example, you may provide the rotation knob 72 in the accommodating apparatus 21 shown in FIG. Further, the extending portion 65 shown in FIG. 8 or 17 may be provided so as to be rotatable with respect to the cassette 64, and the extending portion 65 and the sheaths 62 and 112 may be engaged with each other.
Further, the treatment tools 1, 60, 80, 100 may be any treatment tools as long as the treatment tools need to be positioned with respect to a living body to be treated by rotating around an axis such as biopsy forceps.

It is a figure which shows the structure of the treatment tool in embodiment of this invention. It is sectional drawing which shows the structure of a rotation connection means. It is a front view of a treatment tool. It is sectional drawing which follows the IV-IV line of FIG. It is a figure explaining the state which connected the operation part. It is a perspective view which shows an operation part. It is a figure explaining the use condition of a treatment tool. It is a figure which shows the structure of the treatment tool in embodiment of this invention. It is a partially expanded perspective view of a storage device. It is A arrow directional view of FIG. It is a rear view of a storage device. It is sectional drawing of a rotation knob. It is a figure explaining the use condition of a treatment tool. It is a figure which shows the structure of the treatment tool in embodiment of this invention, Comprising: It is a figure which shows the front-end | tip part of an insertion part. It is sectional drawing along the XV-XV line | wire of FIG. It is sectional drawing of a rotation knob. It is a figure which shows the structure of the treatment tool in embodiment of this invention. It is a partially expanded sectional view of an insertion part. FIG. 19 is a cross-sectional view taken along line IXX-IXX in FIG. 18.

Explanation of symbols

1,60,80,100 Treatment tool (endoscopic treatment tool)
4 distal treatment section 6, 62 first sheath 7 rotation connecting means 9 first operation wire (operation transmitting means, part inserted through channel)
20 Second operation wire (operation transmission means, part wound around winding means)
21, 61 Storage device 22, 64 Cassette 23, 63 Reel (winding means)
24 Fixing means 28 Opening (opening)
53 treatment instrument channel 54 insertion port 55 attachment part 72 rotation knob 101 basket (treatment part)
106 Tube sheath (first part)
111 1st rotation connection means 112 2nd sheath (2nd part)
115 Second rotary connecting means 116 Third sheath (third portion)

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  1. A sheath inserted through the channel of the endoscope;
    A treatment section provided at the distal end of the sheath and performing treatment on a living body;
    An operation transmitting means inserted through the sheath to drive the treatment section;
    A winding means for winding the operation transmitting means and the sheath;
    When the sheath fed out from the winding means is inserted into the channel, the operation transmission means is rotatably connected between a portion inserted through the channel and a portion wound around the winding means. Rotating connection means to
    An endoscopic treatment instrument comprising:
  2.   The rotation connecting means rotatably connects a portion of the sheath inserted through the channel and a portion wound up by the winding means when the sheath is inserted through the channel. The endoscopic treatment tool according to claim 1.
  3.   The sheath includes a first part inserted through the channel, a second part having one end rotatably connected to the first part, and the rotational connection means at the other end of the second part. The second portion is engaged with the rotatable portion of the operation transmitting means so as to be rotated. Endoscopic treatment tool.
  4.   The endoscopic treatment instrument according to any one of claims 1 to 3, further comprising a storage device that rotatably supports the winding unit.
  5.   The endoscopic treatment tool according to claim 4, wherein the accommodating device is provided with a rotation knob for rotating a rotatable portion of the operation transmitting means.
  6.   The rotation connecting means is disposed so as to come between the insertion opening of the channel and the opening when the sheath fed out from the opening of the accommodating device is inserted into the channel. The endoscope treatment tool according to claim 4.
  7. An endoscope system comprising the endoscope provided with an attachment portion that supports the winding means of the treatment instrument for an endoscope according to any one of claims 1 to 5. .

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