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Shape memory polymer foams for endovascular therapies

United States Patent

March 13, 2012
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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)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
10/ 801,355
March 15, 2004
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.