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    • Biocompatible biomedical occlusion device 

      Wierzbicki, Mark A.; Maitland, Duncan; Miller, Matthew W.; Muschenborn, Andrea D.; Nash, Landon; Szafron, Jason M.; Landsman, Todd (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-02-11)
      A device for a tissue channel includes a device frame, a shape memory polymer foam segment coupled to the device frame, and an attachment structure coupled to the device frame. The device frame includes a proximal structure, ...
    • Expandable implant and implant system 

      Wilson, Thomas S.; Small, Ward IV; Benett, William J.; Ortega, Jason M.; Maitland, Duncan J.; Hartman, Jonathan (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2018-07-03)
      An embodiment of the invention includes an expandable implant to endovascularly embolize an anatomical void or malformation, such as an aneurysm. An embodiment is comprised of a chain or linked sequence of expandable polymer ...
    • Expandable implant and implant system 

      Wilson, Thomas S.; Small, Ward IV; Benett, William J.; Ortega, Jason M.; Maitland, Duncan J.; Hartman, Jonathan (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1/26/2021)
      An embodiment of the invention includes an expandable implant to endovascularly embolize an anatomical void or malformation, such as an aneurysm. An embodiment is comprised of a chain or linked sequence of expandable polymer ...
    • Shape memory embolectomy devices and systems 

      Szafron, Jason; Maitland, Duncan; Small, Ward IV; Buckley, Patrick; Muschenborn, Andrea D. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 12/10/2019)
      An embolectomy device comprised of an expansion unit and a support unit is disclosed. The expansion unit can be actuated in response to one or more external stimuli, and the support unit, located proximately to the expansion ...
    • Shape memory polymer nonocomposites and uses thereof 

      Hasan, Sayyeda Marziya; Rodriguez, Jennifer Nicole; Singhal, Pooja; Wilson, Thomas Stephen; Maitland, Duncan J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 8/25/2020)
      The invention relates to radiopaque shape memory foam compositions and methods of using the compositions. In certain embodiments, the compositions are used in neurovascular occlusion applications.
    • Shape memory polymer vessel occlusion device 

      Maitland, Duncan J.; Landsman, Todd L.; Rodriguez, Jennifer N.; Boyle, Anthony J.; Glowczwski, Alan C.; Wierzbicki, Mark A. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 9/29/2020)
      An embodiment includes a system comprising: an outer conduit; a shape memory polymer (SMP) foam; a metal backbone including: (a)(i) a first portion that extends from the SMP foam proximal end to the SMP foam distal end and ...
    • Shape-memory polymer foam device for treating aneurysms 

      Ortega, Jason M.; Benett, William J.; Small, Ward; Wilson, Thomas S.; Maitland, Duncan J.; Hartman, Jonathan (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2017-05-30)
      A system for treating an aneurysm in a blood vessel or vein, wherein the aneurysm has a dome, an interior, and a neck. The system includes a shape memory polymer foam in the interior of the aneurysm between the dome and ...
    • Solvent depression of transition temperature to selectively stimulate actuation of shape memory polymer foams 

      Boyle, Anthony J.; Hearon, Keith; Maitland, Duncah J.; Nash, Landon D.; Wilson, Thomas S. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-02-04)
      An embodiment of the invention is a shape memory polymer (SMP) foam designed to recover its original shape through exposure to a solvent. Thermo-responsive SMPs are polymers designed to maintain a programmed secondary shape ...
    • Vascular prosthesis for leak prevention during endovascular aneurysm repair 

      Maitland, Duncan J.; Landsman, Todd L.; Horn, John; Nash, London; Yeh, Chung (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 11/26/2019)
      An embodiment includes a process for treating an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) endoleak with a shape memory polymer (SMP) foam device. First, a bifurcated stent graft is placed within the aneurysm while a micro guidewire ...