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An injectable shear-thinning biomaterial for endovascular embolization

Reginald K. Avery, Hassan Albadawi, Mohsen Akbari, Yu Shrike Zhang, Michael J. Duggan, Dushyant V. Sahani, Bradley D. Olsen, Ali Khademhosseini,* Rahmi Oklu*

*Corresponding author. Email: alik{at}bwh.harvard.edu (A.K.); oklu.rahmi{at}mayo.edu (R.O.)

Published 16 November 2016, Sci. Transl. Med. 8, 365ra156 (2016)
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aah5533

This PDF file includes:

  • Materials and Methods
  • Fig. S1. Model shear-thinning.
  • Fig. S2. STB thermal stability.
  • Fig. S3. Zoomed graph of rapid STB recoverability.
  • Fig. S4. STB injectability setup.
  • Fig. S5. STB injection forces.
  • Fig. S6. Ex vivo occlusion.
  • Fig. S7. Creep measurement of STB.
  • Fig. S8. STB thrombosis potential.
  • Fig. S9. Hemolysis potential of embolic coils.
  • Fig. S10. In vitro embolization model.
  • Fig. S11. Impact of sterilization on STB.
  • Fig. S12. STB sterility by colony formation count.
  • Fig. S13. Imaging phantom of STB.
  • Fig. S14. Histology staining of STB occluded and patent vessels.
  • Table S1. Preliminary injectability.
  • Legends for movies S1 and S2
  • References (5860)

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.mp4 format). Injection of STB through catheter.
  • Movie S2 (.mp4 format). CT imaging of STB in vascular model.

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