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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 ...
    • Expandable implant and implant system 

      Wilson, Thomas S.; Small IV, Ward; 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...