Shape Memory Polymer Foams as Treatment for Aneurysms
Added Jun 10, 2013 | Rate View top rated
Duncan Maitland, associate professor in the Texas A&M University's Department of Biomedical Engineering, discusses an innovative method for treating potentially fatal brain aneurysms. Maitland is developing the treatment, which involves filling the aneurysms with special plastics called polyurethane-based shape memory polymer foams.
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