Medical devices coated with shape memory polymer foams
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An embodiment includes a system comprising: a substrate of a medical device; an un-foamed polyurethane coating directly contacting the substrate and fixedly attached to the substrate; a thermoset polyurethane shape memory polymer (SMP) foam, having first and second states, which directly contacts the polyurethane coating and fixedly attaches to the polyurethane coating; wherein the polyurethane coating fixedly attaches the SMP foam to the substrate. Other embodiments are described herein.
Muschalek, Rachael; Hearon, Keith; Nash, Landon D.; Maitland, Duncan J. (2020). Medical devices coated with shape memory polymer foams. United States. Patent and Trademark Office; Texas A&M University. Libraries. Available electronically from