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Solvent depression of transition temperature to selectively stimulate actuation of shape memory polymer foams
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 2021-09-07)
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 ...
Shape-memory polymer foam device for treating aneurysms
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 2021-10-12)
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 ...
Expandable implant and implant system
(United States. Patent and Trademark Office, 2021-01-26)
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 ...