Patent Number: 6,685,723

Title: Component of endoscopic treatment instrument

Abstract: A wire connecting link in an endoscopic treatment instrument has a mechanism connector formed at one end for establishing connection to a mechanism member, and a wire holder formed at the other end into which a manipulating wire is to be inserted and fixed. The wire connecting link is made from a single tubular workpiece which is flattened at one end to form the mechanism connector, and the remaining tubular part forms the wire holder.

Inventors: Ouchi; Teruo (Saitama, JP), Nagamine; Masaru (Kagawa, JP)

Assignee: Pentax Corporation

International Classification: A61B 10/00 (20060101); A61B 17/28 (20060101); A61B 017/28 ()

Expiration Date: 02/03/2012