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  • 3D Printing of Shape-Memory Polymers for Pediatric Medical Devices

    Authors: David L. Safranski, Ph.D.
    Reference: 2017 Spring MRS Meeting, Phoenix, AZ (Podium)

  • Active Materials

    Authors: Kathryn E. Smith, Ph.D., Carl P. Frick, Ph.D., David L. Safranski, Ph.D., Christopher M. Yakacki, Ph.D., Ken Gall, Ph.D.
    Reference: Biomedical Technology and Devices. 2nd Edition; 2013: 463-502

  • Application of a Shape Memory Polymer in a Soft-tissue Fixation Device for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

    Authors: Kathryn E. Smith Ph.D., Jack C. Griffis, Ken A. Gall, Ph.D.
    Reference: 2012 CIMTEC Meeting, Montecatini-Terme, Italy (Podium)

  • Bearing area: a new indication for suture anchor pullout strength?

    Authors: Christopher M. Yakacki, Ph.D., Jack C. Griffis, Mariya Poukalova, Ken A. Gall, Ph.D.
    Reference: Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2009 Feb; 27(8): 1048-54

  • Biodegradable thermoset shape‐memory polymer developed from poly (β‐amino ester) networks

    Authors: Nishant Lakhera, Ph.D., Christopher M. Laursen, David L. Safranski, Ph.D., Carl P. Frick, Ph.D.
    Reference: Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 2012 Jun 1;50(11):777-89.

  • Biomechanical Performance of Shape-Memory PEEK Soft Tissue Fixation Devices

    Authors: David L. Safranski, Ph.D., Kathryn E. Smith Ph.D., Jack C. Griffis, Ken A. Gall, Ph.D.
    Reference: 2015 2nd International PEEK Meeting, Washington, D.C. (Poster)

  • Characterization and In Vivo Response of a Mechanically-Active Shape-Memory Fabric for Soft-Tissue Repair

    Authors: David L. Safranski, Ph.D., Kenneth M. Dupont, Ph.D., C. Kelly, J. Boothby, Angela S. P. Lin, H. Y. Stevens, Robert E. Guldberg, Ph.D.
    Reference: 2015 Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV (Poster)

  • Characterization of Processing-Microstructure-Property Relationships of a Melt-Blown Shape-Memory Polyurethane Nonwoven using Micro-computed Tomography

    Authors: David L. Safranski, Ph.D., Kenneth M. Dupont, Ph.D., Jack C. Griffis, Angela. S. Lin, Robert E. Guldberg, Ph.D.
    Reference: 2016 CIMTEC, Perugia, Italy (Podium)

  • Cytotoxicity and Thermomechanical Behavior of Biomedical Shape-memory Polymer Networks Post-sterilization

    Authors: Christopher M. Yakacki, Ph.D., Ken A. Gall, Ph.D., Robin Shandas, Ph.D.
    Reference: Biomedical Materials, 2008 Feb; 3(1): 015010

  • Dynamic Simulation of the Effects of Graft Fixation Errors during Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction

    Authors: John J. Elias, Ph.D., Michael J. Kelly, Kathryn E. Smith, Ph.D., Ken A. Gall, Ph.D., Jack Farr, M.D.
    Reference: Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 2016 Sep; 4(9)

  • Dynamic Simulation of the Effects of Graft Fixation Errors during Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction

    Authors: John J. Elias, Ph.D., Michael J. Kelly, Kathryn E. Smith, Ph.D., Jack Farr, M.D.
    Reference: 2016 ORS Meeting, Orlando, FL (Poster)

  • Effect of Melt-blowing Processing on Shape-Memory Polyurethane Microfiber Fabrics

    Authors: David L. Safranski, Ph.D., K. Beatty, J. Boothby, Kenneth M. Dupont, Ph.D., Carl P. Frick, Ph.D., Jack C. Griffis
    Reference: 2014 Society for Biomaterials, Denver, CO (Podium)

  • Extraluminal distraction enterogenesis using shape-memory polymer

    Authors: Jeremy G. Fisher, M.D., Eric A. Sparks, Faraz A. Khan, Beatrice Dionigi, M.D., Hao Wu, M.D., Ph.D., Joseph Brazzo III, M.D., Ph.D., Dario Fauza, MD, Ph.D., Biren Modi, M.D., David L. Safranski, Ph.D., Tom Jaksic, M.D.
    Reference: Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 2015 June; 50(6): 938-942

  • Fixation Strength of Polyetheretherketone Sheath-and-Bullet Device for Soft Tissue Repair in the Foot and Ankle

    Authors: Jay Christensen, D.P.M., Brian Fischer, D.P.M., Michael Nute, D.P.M., Robert Rizza, Ph.D.
    Reference: Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery. 2018 57: 60-64

  • Innovations in Shape-Memory Polymers in Biomedical Devices

    Authors: David L. Safranski, Ph.D.
    Reference: 2013 Medical Devices and Manufacturing, Minneapolis, MN (Podium)

  • Mechanical Properties of Shape-Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications

    Authors: David L. Safranski, Ph.D., Jack C. Griffis
    Reference: Shape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications, 2015;9-33

  • Mechanical Requirements of Shape-Memory Polymers in Biomedical Devices

    Authors: David L. Safranski, Ph.D., Kathryn E. Smith, Ph.D., Ken A. Gall, Ph.D.
    Reference: Polymer Reviews, 2013 Feb; 53(1): 76-91

  • Pullout strength of suture anchors: Effect of mechanical properties of trabecular bon

    Authors: Mariya Poukalova, Christopher M. Yakacki, Ph.D., Robert E. Guldberg, Ph.D., Angela Lin, Minn Saing, M.D., Scott D. Gillogly, M.D., Ken A. Gall, Ph.D.
    Reference: Journal of Biomechanics, 2010 Feb; 43(6): 1138-45

  • Shape Memory Polymers for Soft Tissue Fixation in ACL Reconstruction

    Authors: Ken A. Gall, Ph.D., Christopher M. Yakacki, Ph.D., Jack C. Griffis
    Reference: 2008 Society for Biomaterials: Translational Research Symposium, Atlanta, GA

  • Shape Memory Polymers for Soft Tissue Repair

    Authors: Kathryn E. Smith, Ph.D., Mateo Garcia, Kenneth M. Dupont, Ph.D., Geoffrey Higgs, M.D., Ken A. Gall, Ph.D., David L. Safranski, Ph.D.
    Reference: Techniques in Orthopaedics, 2017 Sep; 32(3): 141-148

  • Shape-Memory Polymer Device Design

    Authors: David L. Safranski, Ph.D., Jack C. Griffis
    Reference: Elsevier, 1st Edition: 2017

  • Shape-Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications

    Authors: Christopher M. Yakacki, Ph.D., Ken A. Gall, Ph.D.
    Reference: Advances in Polymer Science: Shape-Memory Polymers, 2009: 147-175

  • Shape-Memory Polymers for Orthopaedic Soft-Tissue Repair

    Authors: David L. Safranski, Ph.D., Kathryn E. Smith, Ph.D., Ken A. Gall, Ph.D.
    Reference: 2017 American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. (Podium)

  • Shape-Memory Polyurethane Microfiber Fabric for Mechanically-Active Rotator Cuff Reinforcement Patch

    Authors: David L. Safranski, Ph.D., K. Beatty, J. Boothby, Kenneth M. Dupont, Ph.D., Carl P. Frick, Ph.D., Jack C. Griffis
    Reference: 2014 Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA (Poster)

  • Soft-tissue graft fixation: Is radial force a predictor of pullout strength of an interference device in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction?

    Authors: Kathryn E. Smith, Ph.D., Mateo Garcia, Kadija McAnuff, Robert Lamell, Christopher M. Yakacki, Ph.D., Jack C. Griffis, Geoffrey B. Higgs, M.D., Ken A. Gall, Ph.D.
    Reference: The Knee, 2012 Mar; 19: 786-792

  • Solvent-driven Activation of Shape-Memory Polymers for Distraction Enterogenesis

    Authors: David L. Safranski, Ph.D., H. Strauss, W. K. Cheng, Kenneth M. Dupont, Ph.D., J. G. Fisher, M.D., E. A. Sparks, M.D., B. Modi, M.D., B. Jaksic, M.D.
    Reference: 2015 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA (Podium)

  • Solvent-driven temperature memory and multiple shape memory effects

    Authors: Rui Xiao, Ph.D., Jingkai Guo, David L. Safranski, Ph.D., Thao D. Nguyen, Ph.D.
    Reference: Soft Matter, 2015;11(20):3977-85

  • Strong, Tailored, Biocompatible Shape‐Memory Polymer Networks

    Authors: Christopher M. Yakacki, Ph.D., Robin Shandas, Ph.D., David L. Safranski, Ph.D., Alicia M. Ortega, Ph.D., Katie Sassaman, Ken A. Gall, Ph.D.
    Reference: Advanced Functional Materials, 2008 Aug 22;18(16): 2428-35

  • The effect of the trabecular microstructure on the pullout strength of suture anchors

    Authors: Christopher M. Yakacki, Ph.D., Mariya Poukalova, Robert E. Guldberg, Ph.D., Angela Lin, Minn Saing, M.D., Scott Gillogly, M.D., Ken A. Gall, Ph.D.
    Reference: Journal of Biomechanics, 2010 Apr; 43: 1953-9

  • Thermo-mechanical Behavior and Structure of Melt Blown Shape-Memory Polyurethane Nonwovens

    Authors: David L. Safranski, Ph.D., Jennifer M. Boothby, Cambre N. Kelly, Kyle Beatty, Nishant Lakhera, Ph.D., Carl P. Frick, Ph.D., Angela Lin, Robert E. Guldberg, Ph.D., Jack C. Griffis
    Reference: Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 2016 Sep; 62: 545-555

  • Thermomechanics of the shape memory effect in polymers for biomedical applications

    Authors: Ken A. Gall, Ph.D., Christopher M. Yakacki, Ph.D., Yiping Liu, Robin Shandas, Ph.D., Nick Willett, Ph.D., Kristi S. Anseth, Ph.D.
    Reference: Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 2005 Apr; 73(3): 339-48

  • Unique Thermomechanical Considerations Regarding the Recovery Behavior of Shape-Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications

    Authors: Christopher M. Yakacki, Ph.D., Alicia M. Ortega, Carl P. Frick, Ph.D., Thao D. Nguyen
    Reference: 2012 ASME IMECE, Houston, TX (Podium)

  • Utilization of Memory PEEK Anchors for Tendon Transfer and Lateral Ankle Reconstruction

    Authors: Kyle R. Moore, D.P.M., Colin M. Zdenek, D.P.M., Jeff Loveland,D.P.M., Alan R. Catanzariti, D.P.M.
    Reference: 2014 ACFAS Meeting, Orlando, FL (Poster)