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    • Device and method for treatment of openings in vascular and septal walls 

      Singhal, Pooja; Wilson, Thomas S.; Cosgriff-Hernandez, Elizabeth; Maitland, Duncan J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2017-06-06)
      A device, system and method for treatment of an opening in vascular and/or septal walls including patent foramen ovale. The device has wings/stops on either end, an axis core covered in a shape memory foam and is deliverable ...
    • Mechanical reticulation of polymeric-based closed cell foams 

      Rodriguez, Jennifer N.; Maitland, Duncan J.; Wilson, Thomas S. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-05-12)
      Polymeric based closed cell foams, such as shape memory polymer foams, contain bubbles. Making these bubbles continuous is called reticulation. Disclosed are embodiments of a device and method to controllably reticulate ...
    • Processable, tunable thio-ene crosslinked polyurethane shape memory polymers 

      Hearon, Keith; Nash, Landon D.; Wilson, Thomas; Maitland, Duncan J.; Wierzbicki, Mark A. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 8/4/2020)
      An embodiment includes a platform shape memory polymer system. Such an embodiment exhibits a blend of tunable, high performance mechanical attributes in combination with advanced processing capabilities and good biocompatibility. ...
    • Ultra low density biodegradable shape memory polymer foams with tunable physical properties 

      Singhal, Pooja; Wilson, Thomas S.; Cosgriff-hernandez, Elizabeth; Maitland, Duncan J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2017-12-12)
      Compositions and/or structures of degradable shape memory polymers (SMPs) ranging in form from neat/unfoamed to ultra low density materials of down to 0.005 g/cc density. These materials show controllable degradation rate, ...