Patents by Inventor Gabriel A. Mouchawar

Gabriel A. Mouchawar 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).

  • Publication number: 20210046323
    Abstract: A method is provided for establishing a communication session with an implantable medical device (“IMD”). The method includes configuring an IMD and an external device to communicate with one another through a protocol that utilizes a dedicated advertisement channel. The advertisement period and the scan period of the protocol are independent of one another such that the advertisement and scan periods at least partially overlap intermittently after a number of cycles. When the external device detects one of the advertisement notices, the method includes establishing a communications link between the external device and the IMD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Reza Shahandeh, Richard Williamson, Gabriel Mouchawar, Brent Croft, William Winstrom, Robert McCormick, Jorge N. Amely-Velez, Thanh Tieu, Ali Dianaty, Samir Shah, Yongjian Wu
  • Publication number: 20200254238
    Abstract: Methods for implanting a pulse generator (PG) within a pectoral region of a chest of a patient and devices having the PG. The PG has a housing that includes a PG electrode. Methods also include implanting at least one lead having first and second electrode segments with the first electrode segment positioned along an anterior of the chest of the patient and the second electrode segment positioned along at least one of a posterior of the patient or a side of the patient. The first and second electrode segments are positioned subcutaneously at or below an apex of a heart of the patient, wherein the PG electrode and the first and second electrode segments are configured to provide electrical shocks for antiarrhythmic therapy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Xiaoyi Min, Avi Fischer, Kyungmoo Ryu, Gabriel A. Mouchawar
  • Patent number: 10722704
    Abstract: Methods for implanting a puke generator (PG) within a pectoral region of a chest of a patient and devices having the PG. The PG has a housing that includes a PG electrode. Methods also include implanting at least one lead having first and second electrode segments with the first electrode segment positioned along an anterior of the chest of the patient and the second electrode segment positioned along at least one of a posterior of the patient or a side of the patient. The first and second electrode segments are positioned subcutaneously at or below an apex of a heart of the patient, wherein the PG electrode and the first and second electrode segments are configured to provide electrical shocks for antiarrhythmic therapy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Pacesetter, Inc.
    Inventors: Xiaoyi Min, Avi Fischer, Kyungmoo Ryu, Gabriel A. Mouchawar
  • Publication number: 20200206519
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided that comprise: sensing cardiac events of a heart; utilizing one or more processors to perform: declaring a ventricular fibrillation (VF) episode based on the cardiac events charging a single charge storage capacitor; delivering a multi-phase VF therapy that includes phase I and phase II therapies, wherein: a) during the phase I therapy, a combination of two or more medium voltage (MV) shocks are delivered entirely from the single charge storage capacitor; and b) during the phase II therapy, a low voltage pulse train is delivered at least partially from the single charge storage capacitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Reza Shahandeh, Wenwen Li, Gene Bornzin, Gabriel Mouchawar, Alan Vogel, Kyungmoo Ryu
  • Patent number: 10686228
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a battery with a pouch-type enclosure for use with an implantable electronic device. The battery may have greater than 20 megaohms of isolation between the anode and the external surface of the pouch-type battery enclosure and the cathode and the external surface of the pouch-type battery enclosure. The battery may have a pouch-type enclosure with a contoured shape, including a cathode, anode, and electrolyte disposed within the pouch-type enclosure. The cathode and/or anode may have variable thicknesses. The variable thickness anode and/or cathode may be contoured in shape to at least partially provide the contoured shape of the pouch-type enclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Pacesetter, Inc.
    Inventors: Gabriel A. Mouchawar, Russell Bruch
  • Publication number: 20200084822
    Abstract: Systems and methods for managing bi-directional communication between an external device (ED) and an implantable medical device (IMD) are provided. The method comprises receiving an active ED configuration and a request for communications parameters to be used with the active ED configuration. The method further comprises identifying a pre-existing configuration, from a collection of pre-existing configurations that match the active ED configuration, the collection of pre-existing configurations having an associated collection of predefined parameter sets. The method further determines a resultant parameter set from the collection of predefined parameter sets based on the pre-existing configuration identified and returns the resultant parameter set in connection with the request, the resultant parameter set to be utilized by the ED for bi-directional communication with the IMD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Taral Oza, Gabriel A. Mouchawar, Samir Shah, Tejpal Singh, John Stockton
  • Patent number: 10517134
    Abstract: Systems and methods for managing bi-directional communication between an external device (ED) and an implantable medical device (IMD) are provided. The method comprises receiving an active ED configuration and a request for communications parameters to be used with the active ED configuration. The method further comprises identifying a pre-existing configuration, from a collection of pre-existing configurations that match the active ED configuration, the collection of pre-existing configurations having an associated collection of predefined parameter sets. The method further determines a resultant parameter set from the collection of predefined parameter sets based on the pre-existing configuration identified and returns the resultant parameter set in connection with the request, the resultant parameter set to be utilized by the ED for bi-directional communication with the IMD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: PACESETTER, INC.
    Inventors: Taral Oza, Gabriel A. Mouchawar, Samir Shah, Tejpal Singh, John Stockton
  • Publication number: 20190381326
    Abstract: A method is provided for establishing a communication session with an implantable medical device (“IMD”). The method includes configuring an IMD and an external device to communicate with one another through a protocol that utilizes a dedicated advertisement channel. The advertisement period and the scan period of the protocol are independent of one another such that the advertisement and scan periods at least partially overlap intermittently after a number of cycles. When the external device detects one of the advertisement notices, the method includes establishing a communications link between the external device and the IMD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Reza Shahandeh, Richard Williamson, Gabriel A. Mouchawar, Brent Croft, William Winstrom, Robert McCormick, Jorge N. Amely-Velez, Thanh Tieu, Ali Dianaty, Samir Shah, Yongjian Wu
  • Publication number: 20190336754
    Abstract: Methods for implanting a puke generator (PG) within a pectoral region of a chest of a patient and devices having the PG. The PG has a housing that includes a PG electrode. Methods also include implanting at least one lead having first and second electrode segments with the first electrode segment positioned along an anterior of the chest of the patient and the second electrode segment positioned along at least one of a posterior of the patient or a side of the patient. The first and second electrode segments are positioned subcutaneously at or below an apex of a heart of the patient, wherein the PG electrode and the first and second electrode segments are configured to provide electrical shocks for antiarrhythmic therapy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: Pacesetter, Inc.
    Inventors: Xiaoyi Min, Avi Fischer, Kyungmoo Ryu, Gabriel A. Mouchawar
  • Patent number: 10398332
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus for signal detection are described. In one example, a detection assembly includes a signal detector. The signal detector is configured to receive a sensor signal having a peak magnitude and a first frequency and generate an output signal having a magnitude proportional to the peak magnitude of the sensor signal and having a second frequency less than the first frequency of the sensor signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: St. Jude Medical, Inc.
    Inventors: Xiaoyi Min, Stuart Rosenberg, Gabriel Mouchawar
  • Publication number: 20180372805
    Abstract: Methods, devices and program products are provided for determining an early battery depletion condition for a battery powered device. The method determines a charge consumption drawn externally from a battery cell by the device for a select period of time, obtains a measured cell voltage for the battery cell of the medical device, calculates a projected cell voltage based on the charge consumption and usage conditions, and declares an early depletion condition based on a relation between the measured and projected cell voltages.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Avi Fischer, Gene A. Bornzin, Thomas F. Strange, Xing Pei, Aditya Goil, Fady Dawoud, Kyungmoo Ryu, Joseph Beauvais, Gabriel Mouchawar, Richard Williamson
  • Publication number: 20180332653
    Abstract: Systems and methods for managing bi-directional communication between an external device (ED) and an implantable medical device (IMD) are provided. The method comprises receiving an active ED configuration and a request for communications parameters to be used with the active ED configuration. The method further comprises identifying a pre-existing configuration, from a collection of pre-existing configurations that match the active ED configuration, the collection of pre-existing configurations having an associated collection of predefined parameter sets. The method further determines a resultant parameter set from the collection of predefined parameter sets based on the pre-existing configuration identified and returns the resultant parameter set in connection with the request, the resultant parameter set to be utilized by the ED for bi-directional communication with the IMD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Taral Oza, Gabriel A. Mouchawar, Samir Shah, Tejpal Singh, John Stockton
  • Publication number: 20180166747
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a battery with a pouch-type enclosure for use with an implantable electronic device. The battery may have greater than 20 megaohms of isolation between the anode and the external surface of the pouch-type battery enclosure and the cathode and the external surface of the pouch-type battery enclosure. The battery may have a pouch-type enclosure with a contoured shape, including a cathode, anode, and electrolyte disposed within the pouch-type enclosure. The cathode and/or anode may have variable thicknesses. The variable thickness anode and/or cathode may be contoured in shape to at least partially provide the contoured shape of the pouch-type enclosure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Gabriel A. Mouchawar, Russell Bruch
  • Publication number: 20180140856
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides systems and methods for an active implantable medical device (AIMD). The AIMD includes a processor, a first magnetic field sensor communicatively coupled to the processor and configured to detect magnetic fields generated by a handheld magnet, and at least one second magnetic field sensor communicatively coupled to the processor and configured to detect magnetic fields generated by a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner. The processor is configured to sample the first magnetic field sensor and the at least one second magnetic field sensor to detect the presence of the MRI scanner, and automatically initiate an MRI mode for the AIMD based on the detection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Inventors: Brad Lindevig, Frank Wei, Gabriel A. Mouchawar, Shiloh Sison, Richard Williamson
  • Patent number: 9855433
    Abstract: A method is provided for establishing a communication session with an implantable medical device (“IMD”). The method includes configuring an IMD and an external device to communicate with one another through a protocol that utilizes a dedicated advertisement channel. The advertisement period and the scan period of the protocol are independent of one another such that the advertisement and scan periods at least partially overlap intermittently after a number of cycles. When the external device detects one of the advertisement notices, the method includes establishing a communications link between the external device and the IMD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: Pacesetter, Inc
    Inventors: Reza Shahandeh, Richard Williamson, Gabriel A. Mouchawar, Brent Croft, William Winstrom, Robert McCormick, Jorge N. Amely-Velez, Thanh Tieu, Ali Dianaty, Samir Shah, Yongjian Wu
  • Publication number: 20170157411
    Abstract: A method is provided for establishing a communication session with an implantable medical device (“IMD”). The method includes configuring an IMD and an external device to communicate with one another through a protocol that utilizes a dedicated advertisement channel. The advertisement period and the scan period of the protocol are independent of one another such that the advertisement and scan periods at least partially overlap intermittently after a number of cycles. When the external device detects one of the advertisement notices, the method includes establishing a communications link between the external device and the IMD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Publication date: June 8, 2017
    Inventors: Reza Shahandeh, Richard Williamson, Gabriel A. Mouchawar, Brent Croft, William Winstrom, Robert McCormick, Jorge N. Amely-Velez, Thanh Tieu, Ali Dianaty, Samir Shah, Yongjian Wu
  • Patent number: 9572992
    Abstract: A method is provided for establishing a communication session with an implantable medical device (“IMD”). The method includes configuring an IMD and an external device to communicate with one another through a protocol that utilizes a dedicated advertisement channel. The advertisement period and the scan period of the protocol are independent of one another such that the advertisement and scan periods at least partially overlap intermittently after a number of cycles. When the external device detects one of the advertisement notices, the method includes establishing a communications link between the external device and the IMD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: Pacesetter Inc.
    Inventors: Reza Shahandeh, Richard Williamson, Gabriel A. Mouchawar, Brent Croft, William Winstrom, Robert McCormick, Jorge N. Amely-Velez, Thanh Tieu, Ali Dianaty, Samir Shah, Yongjian Wu
  • Patent number: 9492660
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides neurostimulation methods and system for deep brain stimulation. A neurostimulation system for deep brain stimulation includes a burr hole plug including a cover and a base, and at least one deep brain stimulation (DBS) lead extending through an aperture defined through the base, the at least one DBS lead including at least one DBS electrode configured to apply stimulation to a subject. The system further includes an implantable pulse generator (IPG), an extension electrically coupling the IPG to the at least one DBS lead, and an indifferent electrode positioned proximate the at least one DBS electrode to facilitate reducing an area between the indifferent electrode and the at least one DBS electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: PACESETTER, INC.
    Inventors: Gabriel A. Mouchawar, Gary R. Dulak, Richard Williamson, Reza Shahandeh, Xiaoyi Min, Shiloh Sison, Aaron Raines, DeLea Peichel
  • Publication number: 20160256697
    Abstract: A method is provided for establishing a communication session with an implantable medical device (“IMD”). The method includes configuring an IMD and an external device to communicate with one another through a protocol that utilizes a dedicated advertisement channel. The advertisement period and the scan period of the protocol are independent of one another such that the advertisement and scan periods at least partially overlap intermittently after a number of cycles. When the external device detects one of the advertisement notices, the method includes establishing a communications link between the external device and the IMD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2016
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Reza Shahandeh, Richard Williamson, Gabriel A. Mouchawar, Brent Croft, William Winstrom, Robert McCormick, Jorge N. Amely-Velez, Thanh Tieu, Ali Dianaty, Samir Shah, Yongjian Wu
  • Publication number: 20160158540
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides neurostimulation methods and system for deep brain stimulation. A neurostimulation system for deep brain stimulation includes a burr hole plug including a cover and a base, and at least one deep brain stimulation (DBS) lead extending through an aperture defined through the base, the at least one DBS lead including at least one DBS electrode configured to apply stimulation to a subject. The system further includes an implantable pulse generator (IPG), an extension electrically coupling the IPG to the at least one DBS lead, and an indifferent electrode positioned proximate the at least one DBS electrode to facilitate reducing an area between the indifferent electrode and the at least one DBS electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Inventors: Gabriel A. Mouchawar, Gary R. Dulak, Richard Williamson, Reza Shahandeh, Xiaoyi Min, Shiloh Sison, Aaron Raines, DeLea Peichel