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Todd J Sheldon, William J Combs, Mark K Erickson, Can Cinbis: Posture and device orientation and calibration for implantable medical devices. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Reed A Duthler, March 28, 2000: US06044297 (395 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for determining the physical posture of a patient's body, having a superior-inferior body axis, an anterior-posterior body axis and a lateral-medial body axis, in relation to earth's gravitational field. A medical device having first, second and, optionally, third accelerom ...


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James W Busacker, Can Cinbis: Multilevel ERI for implantable medical devices. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Michael B Atlass, January 18, 2000: US06016448 (361 worldwide citation)

An automatic, body-implantable medical device having at least two modes of operation is disclosed. The device is provided with circuitry for automatically detecting when the device has been implanted in a patient, so that the device can automatically switch from a first mode to a second mode of oper ...


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Can Cinbis, James D Reinke, Todd M Tanji: Pacing lead impedance monitoring circuit and method. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Michael B Atlass, April 27, 1999: US05897577 (123 worldwide citation)

A circuit for determining lead impedance during the time a pacing or other stimulating electrical pulse is being delivered measures current and voltage simultaneously to check for open circuits or short circuits based on different thresholds. The detection of a bad lead can force a double pulse to b ...


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Kutay Ustuner, Matthew I Haller, Ting Lan Ji, Pai Chi Li, Can Cinbis: Imaging system display processor. Acuson Corporation, Willian Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, January 2, 1996: US05479926 (85 worldwide citation)

A display processor for an ultrasonic imaging system includes a two-dimensional filter to generate a smoothed image signal I.sub.p from a high spatial resolution image signal I.sub.D. I.sub.p is optimized for high contrast resolution and good tissue differentiation, and I.sub.D is optimized for high ...


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David A Anderson, Can Cinbis: Implantable heart sound sensor with noise cancellation. Medtronic, Stephen W Bauer, Michael C Soldner, March 23, 2010: US07682316 (42 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device system senses a first signal using a first acoustical sensor adapted to be operatively positioned in a first internal body location for sensing heart sounds in a patient. The system includes a second acoustical sensor adapted to be operatively positioned in a second int ...


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Brian B Lee, Eric J Panken, Can Cinbis, Gerard J Hill, John J Grevious: Telemetry-synchronized physiological monitoring and therapy delivery systems. Medtronic, Michael J Ostrom, Stephen W Bauer, March 22, 2011: US07912537 (30 worldwide citation)

A physiological monitoring or therapy delivery system includes autonomous, wirelessly linked, implantable devices located at different areas to sense physiologic signals and deliver therapy. At least one of the implantable devices can trigger synchronized action (e.g. data capture or therapy deliver ...


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Can Cinbis: Method and system for aborting cardiac treatments. Medtronic, Michael C Soldner, June 8, 2010: US07734345 (29 worldwide citation)

One method for aborting cardiac treatments includes detecting an arrhythmia in a heart of a patient with at least one electrode, which is located outside the heart of the patient. An alarm signal is generated after the detection of the arrhythmia to alert a user of an impending cardiac treatment. Th ...


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Can Cinbis, James D Reinke, Todd M Tanji: Non-physiologic sense detection for implantable medical devices. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Michael B Atlass, June 8, 1999: US05910156 (27 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for detection of non-physiologic senses checks the output of the sense amplifier of an implanted medical device where the inputs of the sense amplifier are adapted to connect to a living body for sensing electrical signals representative of physiologic events, and especially hea ...


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Xiaonan Shen, Can Cinbis: Wireless cardiac pulsatility sensing. Medtronic, Michael C Soldner, Evans M Mburu, Stephen W Bauer, August 14, 2012: US08244339 (22 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device system and associated method monitor changes in transimpedance in a body tissue due to changes in cardiac pulsatility. A first dipole is used to deliver a non-stimulating electrical current. The first dipole includes a first electrode and a second electrode adapted to b ...


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William T Donofrio, Jeffrey H Nycz, Sarah Anne Audet, Can Cinbis, Michael A Schugt, Gerard J Hill, Qingshan: Implantable pedometer. Medtronic, Warsaw Orthodpedic, Haynes Boone, February 5, 2008: US07328131 (19 worldwide citation)

An implantable pedometer for measuring the amount of joint use is disclosed. The implantable pedometer includes a sensor adapted for detecting indicators of joint usage. A counter is configured for storing count data corresponding to the number of indicators detected by the sensor and a telemetry ci ...