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Shape memory polymer foams for endovascular therapies

United States Patent

May 26, 2015
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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)
13/ 010,036
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.