Ward Small

Summary

Affiliation: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Fabrication and in vitro deployment of a laser-activated shape memory polymer vascular stent
    Géraldine M Baer
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis, California 95616 USA
    Biomed Eng Online 6:43. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Shape memory polymer stent with expandable foam: a new concept for endovascular embolization of fusiform aneurysms
    Ward Small
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Avenue, L 211, Livermore, CA 94550 USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:1157-60. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Prototype fabrication and preliminary in vitro testing of a shape memory endovascular thrombectomy device
    Ward Small
    Medical Physics and Biophysics Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Avenue, L 211, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:1657-66. 2007
  4. pmc Fabrication and characterization of cylindrical light diffusers comprised of shape memory polymer
    Ward Small
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Avenue, L 211, Livermore, California 94550, USA
    J Biomed Opt 13:024018. 2008
  5. pmc Magnetic resonance flow velocity and temperature mapping of a shape memory polymer foam device
    Ward Small
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550, USA
    Biomed Eng Online 8:42. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Prototype laser-activated shape memory polymer foam device for embolic treatment of aneurysms
    Duncan J Maitland
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Applied Physics and Biophysics Division, Livermore, California 94550, USA
    J Biomed Opt 12:030504. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A shape memory polymer dialysis needle adapter for the reduction of hemodynamic stress within arteriovenous grafts
    Jason M Ortega
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:1722-4. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Inductively heated shape memory polymer for the magnetic actuation of medical devices
    Patrick R Buckley
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 53:2075-83. 2006

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Fabrication and in vitro deployment of a laser-activated shape memory polymer vascular stent
    Géraldine M Baer
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis, California 95616 USA
    Biomed Eng Online 6:43. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the fabrication of a laser-activated SMP stent and demonstrate photothermal expansion of the stent in an in vitro artery model...
  2. ncbi request reprint Shape memory polymer stent with expandable foam: a new concept for endovascular embolization of fusiform aneurysms
    Ward Small
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Avenue, L 211, Livermore, CA 94550 USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:1157-60. 2007
    ..The shape memory polymer stent-foam device is a potential tool for treatment of nonnecked fusiform aneurysms, as well as an alternative to stent- and balloon-assisted coil embolization of wide-necked aneurysms...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prototype fabrication and preliminary in vitro testing of a shape memory endovascular thrombectomy device
    Ward Small
    Medical Physics and Biophysics Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Avenue, L 211, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:1657-66. 2007
    ..This shape memory mechanical thrombectomy device is a promising tool for treating ischemic stroke without the need for infusion of clot-dissolving drugs...
  4. pmc Fabrication and characterization of cylindrical light diffusers comprised of shape memory polymer
    Ward Small
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 7000 East Avenue, L 211, Livermore, California 94550, USA
    J Biomed Opt 13:024018. 2008
    ..These devices are suitable for various endoluminal and interstitial biomedical applications...
  5. pmc Magnetic resonance flow velocity and temperature mapping of a shape memory polymer foam device
    Ward Small
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550, USA
    Biomed Eng Online 8:42. 2009
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  6. ncbi request reprint Prototype laser-activated shape memory polymer foam device for embolic treatment of aneurysms
    Duncan J Maitland
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Applied Physics and Biophysics Division, Livermore, California 94550, USA
    J Biomed Opt 12:030504. 2007
    ..Data acquired in an in vitro basilar aneurysm model with and without flow showed successful treatment, with the flow rate affecting foam expansion and the temperature at the aneurysm wall...
  7. ncbi request reprint A shape memory polymer dialysis needle adapter for the reduction of hemodynamic stress within arteriovenous grafts
    Jason M Ortega
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:1722-4. 2007
    ..Both the simulations and the qualitative flow visualization measurements demonstrate that the adapter reduces the severity of the dialysis needle flow impingement on the vascular access graft...
  8. ncbi request reprint Inductively heated shape memory polymer for the magnetic actuation of medical devices
    Patrick R Buckley
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 53:2075-83. 2006
    ..Rapid and uniform heating was achieved in complex device geometries and particle loading up to 10% volume content did not interfere with the shape recovery of the SMP...