Shaping tissue with shape memory materials

Huang, Wei Min, Song, C. L., Fu, Yong Qing, Wang, Chun Chang, Zhao, Y., Purnawali, Hendra, Lu, Haibao, Tang, C., Ding, Z. and Zhang, J. L. (2013) Shaping tissue with shape memory materials. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 65 (4). pp. 515-535. ISSN 0169-409X

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Abstract

After being severely and quasi-plastically deformed, shape memory materials are able to return to their original shape at the presence of the right stimulus. After a brief presentation about the fundamentals, including various shape memory effects, working mechanisms, and typical shape memory materials for biomedical applications, we summarize some major applications in shaping tissue with shape memory materials. The focus is on some most recent development. Outlook is also discussed at the end of this paper.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Shape memory material, shape recovery, tissue, stimulus, shape memory alloy, shape memory polymer, shape memory hybrid
Subjects: F200 Materials Science
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2015 12:22
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2017 13:47
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/21713

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