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Device and method for treatment of openings in vascular and septal walls
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 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 ...
Ultra low density biodegradable shape memory polymer foams with tunable physical properties
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 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, ...
Antimicrobial shape memory polymers
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 2021-08-17)
An embodiment includes a system comprising a thermoset polyurethane shape memory polymer (SMP) foam that includes at least one antimicrobial agent. The antimicrobial agent may include at least one phenolic acid that is a ...
Mechanical reticulation of polymeric-based closed cell foams
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 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
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-08-04)
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. ...