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SHAPE MEMORY POLYMER FOAMS FOR ENDOVASCULAR THERAPIES

United States Patent Application

*** PATENT GRANTED ***
20150257764
9,597,085
A1
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A system for occluding a physical anomaly. One embodiment comprises a shape memory material body wherein the shape memory material body fits within the physical anomaly occluding the physical anomaly. The shape memory material body has a primary shape for occluding the physical anomaly and a secondary shape for being positioned in the physical anomaly.
Wilson, Thomas S. (Castro Valley, CA), Maitland, Duncan J. (Pleasant Hill, CA)
14/ 717,590
May 20, 2015
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.