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Stent with expandable foam

United States Patent

May 28, 2013
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A stent for treating a physical anomaly. The stent includes a skeletal support structure for expanding in the physical anomaly and a shape memory material coupled to the skeletal support structure.
Wilson; Thomas S. (San Leandro, CA), Maitland; Duncan J. (College Station, TX), Small, IV; Ward (Livermore, CA), Buckley; Patrick R. (San Francisco, CA), Benett; William J. (Livermore, CA), Hartman; Jonathan (Sacramento, CA), Saloner; David A. (San Rafael, CA)
Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA), The Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
13/ 010,055
January 20, 2011
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 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.