shape memory alloy

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shape memory alloy

[′shāp ¦mem·rē ′al‚ȯi]
(metallurgy)
An alloy that, after being deformed, can recover its original shape when it is heated.
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The Devax AXXESS drug-eluting stent is a conical shaped, self-expanding nickel titanium alloy stent that conforms to the bifurcation anatomy and provides full access to both branches for additional interventional procedures.
The OSSforce(TM) Implant Controller gives surgeons control over BME's OSStaple(TM) and OSSplate(TM) devices, both of which use the shape recovery properties of the nickel titanium alloy nitinol as a means of applying dynamic closing force during bone fusion.
The Devax AXXESS technology is a proprietary self-expanding nickel titanium alloy stent specifically engineered for the treatment of coronary and vascular bifurcation lesions.
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