Patents by Inventor Can Cinbis

Can Cinbis 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).

  • Patent number: 10561850
    Abstract: An implantable medical device comprises a communication module that comprises at least one of a receiver module and a transmitter module. The receiver module is configured to both receive from an antenna and demodulate an RF telemetry signal, and receive from a plurality of electrodes and demodulate a tissue conduction communication (TCC) signal. The transmitter module is configured to modulate and transmit both an RF telemetry signal via the antenna and a TCC signal via the plurality of electrodes. The RF telemetry signal and the TCC signal are both within a predetermined band for RF telemetry communication. In some examples, the IMD comprises a switching module configured to selectively couple one of the plurality of electrodes and the antenna to the receiver module or transmitter module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: James D. Reinke, James K. Carney, Can Cinbis, David J. Peichel, Joseph Ballis
  • Publication number: 20190255237
    Abstract: A medical implant information reporting device and method of charging the same, the reporting device having an integrated harvesting coil configured to couple energy from an electromagnetic field of a source coil to induce current in the harvesting coil, are provided. According to one aspect, a method includes electrically coupling the harvesting coil to the source coil to charge the medical implant information reporting device, the source coil being sized to be removably disposed one of on and around the torso of a patient and configured to inductively power a medical implant about which the medical implant information reporting device reports.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventor: Can CINBIS
  • Patent number: 10355512
    Abstract: A rechargeable cell of an implantable medical device is recharged by an external charging unit that includes a transmitting coil configured to emit an electromagnetic field and a near-field focusing plate having a subwavelength structure pattern that focuses the emitted electromagnetic field to a focal pattern. The implantable medical device includes a housing having a window of an electromagnetically transparent material and a receiving coil enclosed by the housing. The receiving coil extends adjacent to and is aligned with the window. The rechargeable cell is enclosed by the housing and is configured to be charged by current induced in the receiving coil when the receiving coil is exposed to the focal pattern. In some examples, the near-field focusing plate is configured to produce the focal pattern to have a size that is less than an outer dimension of the window and a focal length from the near-field focusing plate that at least reaches the window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Can Cinbis, Richard J O'Brien
  • Patent number: 10182729
    Abstract: The exemplary systems and methods may monitor one or more signals to be used to assess the hemodynamic status of a patient. The one or more signals may be used to calculate, or determine, a plurality of pulse transit times. The plurality of pulse transit times may be used to determine hemodynamic status values that may be indicative of a patient's aggregate hemodynamic status.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Medtronics, Inc.
    Inventors: Todd M. Zielinski, David A. Anderson, Tom D. Bennett, James K. Carney, Can Cinbis, Yong K. Cho, Jonathan L. Kuhn, Brian B. Lee, Richard J. O'Brien, Eduardo N. Warman, Vinod Sharma
  • Patent number: 10179242
    Abstract: A medical device for monitoring delivery of a therapy that includes a therapy delivery module to deliver a therapy, a controller to set a therapy delivery control parameter, an optical sensor to produce a signal corresponding to tissue light attenuation, and a processor configured to compute a tissue oxygenation measurement from the optical sensor signal, wherein the controller, the optical sensor, and the processor operate cooperatively to determine a setting of the therapy delivery control parameter corresponding to a maximum tissue oxygenation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Can Cinbis, James K. Carney, Jonathan L. Kuhn, David A. Anderson
  • Publication number: 20180207429
    Abstract: In some examples, the disclosure describes an implantable medical device comprising a plurality of electrodes, sensing circuitry configured to sense a physiological electrical signal via the plurality of electrodes, and communication circuitry configured to transmit and/or receive a transconductance communication signal via the plurality of electrodes, wherein at least one electrode of the plurality of electrodes comprises a lower-capacitance portion and a higher-capacitance portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: James D. Reinke, James K. Carney, Can Cinbis, Richard J. O'Brien, Bushan Purushothaman
  • Patent number: 9999774
    Abstract: A medical device system is configured to sense a physiological signal by a first device and generate a control signal by the first device in response to the physiological signal. An optical transducer is controlled by the first device to emit an optical trigger signal in response to the control signal. A second device receives the optical trigger signal and delivers an automatic therapy to a patient in response to detecting the optical trigger signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Can Cinbis, Jonathan L. Kuhn, Richard J O'Brien, James K Carney
  • Patent number: 9918638
    Abstract: Communication power in a medical device system is managed by providing power from a power supply to a communication circuit in a sensing device according to a first communication wake up mode set for a first time period and according to a second communication wake up mode set for a second time period. The second communication wake-up mode is established by a second device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Can Cinbis, Michael A Schugt, Richard J O'Brien
  • Publication number: 20180056080
    Abstract: An implantable medical device comprises a communication module that comprises at least one of a receiver module and a transmitter module. The receiver module is configured to both receive from an antenna and demodulate an RF telemetry signal, and receive from a plurality of electrodes and demodulate a tissue conduction communication (TCC) signal. The transmitter module is configured to modulate and transmit both an RF telemetry signal via the antenna and a TCC signal via the plurality of electrodes. The RF telemetry signal and the TCC signal are both within a predetermined band for RF telemetry communication. In some examples, the IMD comprises a switching module configured to selectively couple one of the plurality of electrodes and the antenna to the receiver module or transmitter module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: James D. REINKE, James K. CARNEY, Can CINBIS, David J. PEICHEL, Joseph BALLIS
  • Publication number: 20180055386
    Abstract: The exemplary systems and methods may monitor one or more signals to be used to assess the hemodynamic status of a patient. The one or more signals may be used to calculate, or determine, a plurality of pulse transit times. The plurality of pulse transit times may be used to determine hemodynamic status values that may be indicative of a patient's aggregate hemodynamic status.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Todd M. Zielinski, David A. Anderson, Tom D. Bennett, James K. Carney, Can Cinbis, Yong K. Cho, Jonathan L. Kuhn, Brian B. Lee, Richard J. O'Brien, Eduardo N. Warman, Vinod Sharma
  • Patent number: 9867990
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure include a medical device system including an implantable medical device and an external device with three or more electrodes configured to contact a patient's skin. The external device either transmits or receives a test signal to or from the implantable medical device using a plurality of possible receive dipoles, where each possible receive dipole is formed by a pair of electrodes. A signal quality monitor, either at the implantable medical device or at the external device, measures a signal quality for the possible receive dipoles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Can Cinbis, David A. Anderson, Michael A. Reinert, Xiaonan Shen, James K. Carney, Michael B. Terry
  • Patent number: 9808632
    Abstract: An implantable medical device comprises a communication module that comprises at least one of a receiver module and a transmitter module. The receiver module is configured to both receive from an antenna and demodulate an RF telemetry signal, and receive from a plurality of electrodes and demodulate a tissue conduction communication (TCC) signal. The transmitter module is configured to modulate and transmit both an RF telemetry signal via the antenna and a TCC signal via the plurality of electrodes. The RF telemetry signal and the TCC signal are both within a predetermined band for RF telemetry communication. In some examples, the IMD comprises a switching module configured to selectively couple one of the plurality of electrodes and the antenna to the receiver module or transmitter module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: James D. Reinke, James K. Carney, Can Cinbis, David J. Peichel, Joseph Ballis
  • Patent number: 9669224
    Abstract: A medical device system is configured to sense physiological events by a first device and control a transducer to emit trigger signals in response to the sensed physiological events. A second device detects the trigger signals and delivers therapeutic stimulation pulses in response to the trigger signals. The therapeutic stimulation pulses have a combined total time duration over the sensed physiological events that is greater than the combined total time duration of the trigger signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: James K Carney, Can Cinbis, Jonathan L Kuhn
  • Patent number: 9636511
    Abstract: An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) configured to transmit a tissue conduction communication (TCC) signal includes a TCC transmitter module configured to generate the TCC signal and transmit the TCC signal via a plurality of electrodes. The TCC signal comprises a biphasic signal having an amplitude and a frequency, wherein at least one of the amplitude and the frequency are configured to avoid stimulation of tissue of the patient. The TCC transmitter module comprises protection circuitry coupled between a current source and the plurality of electrodes, wherein the protection circuitry is configured to protect the signal generator from an external anti-tachyarrhythmia shock delivered to the patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: James K. Carney, Joseph Ballis, James D. Reinke, Can Cinbis, Kevin P. Kuehn, Mark A. Griebel
  • Patent number: 9636059
    Abstract: A medical device for sensing cardiac events that includes a plurality of light sources capable of emitting light at a plurality of wavelengths, and a detector to detect the emitted light. A processor determines a plurality of light measurements in response to the emitted light detected by the detector, updates, for each of the plurality of wavelengths, a first normalization coefficient and a second normalization coefficient in response to the detected emitted light, and adjusts the determined plurality of light measurements in response to the first normalization coefficient and the second normalization coefficient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Can Cinbis, James K. Carney
  • Patent number: 9636512
    Abstract: This disclosure provides an extravascular ICD system and method for defibrillating a heart of a patient. The extravascular ICD system includes multiple extravascular electrical stimulation leads or lead segments located in close proximity to one another and having respective defibrillation electrodes. The ICD system utilizes the multiple defibrillation electrodes to form an extravascular electrode vector that may result a reduction in the shock impedance and/or a reduction in the DFT compared to extravascular ICD systems that include only a single extravascular defibrillation electrode. An ICD of the system may, for example, deliver a defibrillation shock using an electrode vector in which a first polarity of the electrode vector is formed by electrically coupling first and second defibrillation electrodes of first and second leads, respectively, to the therapy circuitry and a second polarity of the electrode vector is formed by electrically coupling a housing of the ICD to the therapy circuitry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Can Cinbis, Vladimir P. Nikolski, Jian Cao, James K. Carney, Melissa G. T. Christie, Richard J. O'Brien, Amy E. Thompson-Nauman
  • Publication number: 20170100036
    Abstract: Communication power in a medical device system is managed by providing power from a power supply to a communication circuit in a sensing device according to a first communication wake up mode set for a first time period and according to a second communication wake up mode set for a second time period. The second communication wake-up mode is established by a second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Publication date: April 13, 2017
    Inventors: Can Cinbis, Michael A Schugt, Richard J O'Brien
  • Publication number: 20170025888
    Abstract: A rechargeable cell of an implantable medical device is recharged by an external charging unit that includes a transmitting coil configured to emit an electromagnetic field and a near-field focusing plate having a subwavelength structure pattern that focuses the emitted electromagnetic field to a focal pattern. The implantable medical device includes a housing having a window of an electromagnetically transparent material and a receiving coil enclosed by the housing. The receiving coil extends adjacent to and is aligned with the window. The rechargeable cell is enclosed by the housing and is configured to be charged by current induced in the receiving coil when the receiving coil is exposed to the focal pattern. In some examples, the near-field focusing plate is configured to produce the focal pattern to have a size that is less than an outer dimension of the window and a focal length from the near-field focusing plate that at least reaches the window.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Inventors: Can Cinbis, Richard J O'Brien
  • Patent number: 9492671
    Abstract: A medical device system is configured to sense a physiological signal by a first device and generate a control signal by the first device in response to the physiological signal. An acoustical emitting device is controlled by the first device to emit an acoustical trigger signal in response to the control signal. A second device detects the acoustical trigger signal and delivers an automatic therapy to a patient in response to detecting the acoustical trigger signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard J O'Brien, James K Carney, Can Cinbis, Jonathan L Kuhn, Thomas A Anderson, Taylor R Anderson
  • Publication number: 20160213939
    Abstract: An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) configured to transmit a tissue conduction communication (TCC) signal includes a TCC transmitter module configured to generate the TCC signal and transmit the TCC signal via a plurality of electrodes. The TCC signal comprises a biphasic signal having an amplitude and a frequency, wherein at least one of the amplitude and the frequency are configured to avoid stimulation of tissue of the patient. The TCC transmitter module comprises protection circuitry coupled between a current source and the plurality of electrodes, wherein the protection circuitry is configured to protect the signal generator from an external anti-tachyarrhythmia shock delivered to the patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: James K. CARNEY, Joseph BALLIS, James D. REINKE, Can CINBIS, Kevin P. KUEHN, Mark A. GRIEBEL