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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 21 November 2015
  • ISBN : 9780081006245
  • Page : 264 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Medical Textile Materials provides the latest information on technical textiles and how they have found a wide range of medical applications, from wound dressings and sutures, to implants and tissue scaffolds. This book offers a systematic review of the manufacture, properties, and applications of these technical textiles. After a brief introduction to the human body, the book gives an overview of medical textile products and the processes used to manufacture them. Subsequent chapters cover superabsorbent textiles, functional wound dressings, bandages, sutures, implants, and other important medical textile technologies. Biocompatibility testing and regulatory control are then addressed, and the book finishes with a review of research and development strategy for medical textile products. Provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of the manufacture, properties, and applications of medical textile materials Covers recent developments in medical textiles, including antimicrobial dressings, drug-releasing materials, and superabsorbent textiles Written by a highly knowledgeable author with extensive experience in industry and academia

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Medical Textile Materials

Medical Textile Materials
  • Author : Yimin Qin
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-11-21
  • ISBN : 9780081006245
GET THIS BOOKMedical Textile Materials

Medical Textile Materials provides the latest information on technical textiles and how they have found a wide range of medical applications, from wound dressings and sutures, to implants and tissue scaffolds. This book offers a systematic review of the manufacture, properties, and applications of these technical textiles. After a brief introduction to the human body, the book gives an overview of medical textile products and the processes used to manufacture them. Subsequent chapters cover superabsorbent textiles, functional wound dressings, bandages,

Medical Textiles

Medical Textiles
  • Author : Holly Morris,Richard Murray
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-12-22
  • ISBN : 9781000514285
GET THIS BOOKMedical Textiles

This textbook aims to ensure that advances in medical textiles are addressed and that recent developments are able to be appreciated and understood not only by medical practitioners and healthcare personnel but also by textile scientists and technologists. The idea is to stimulate collaborative research and development in the field of medical textiles and to equip researchers with an understanding of the steps they need to take to ensure that their efforts, be they to develop new devices for implantation

Medical and Healthcare Textiles

Medical and Healthcare Textiles
  • Author : Subhash C. Anand,J F Kennedy,M Miraftab,Subbiyan Rajendran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-15
  • ISBN : 9780857090348
GET THIS BOOKMedical and Healthcare Textiles

Medical textiles remain one of the most dynamic areas of research in textiles. Medical and healthcare textiles is the fourth in a series of conferences held at the University of Bolton. Like its predecessors, it has attracted papers from some of the leading international centres of expertise in the field. Contributors cover a range of topics including emerging textile-based biomaterials, hygienic textiles, the use of textiles in infection control and as barrier materials, bandaging and pressure garments for managing chronic

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles
  • Author : Lieva van Langenhove
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-12-02
  • ISBN : 9781782424000
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Advances in Smart Medical Textiles: Treatments and Health Monitoring provides comprehensive coverage on smart textiles, the emerging and important materials that are finding applications in the fields of medicine and healthcare. The book explores the range of smart textiles available for use in medicine and the transfer of these innovative technologies into medical applications. Early chapters survey various smart fibers, fabrics, and finishes, while subsequent sections focus on the role of smart textiles in treating patients, from wound care to

An Introduction to Healthcare and Medical Textiles

An Introduction to Healthcare and Medical Textiles
  • Author : Wen Zhong
  • Publisher : DEStech Publications, Inc
  • Release Date : 2013
  • ISBN : 9781605950204
GET THIS BOOKAn Introduction to Healthcare and Medical Textiles

This volume is a scientific introduction to the study, engineering and applications of medical textiles. It moves systematically from the fundamentals of textile materials and their fabrication through biocompatibility and biodegradability to the applications of textiles in healthcare, ranging from hygiene to wound care, grafts and implantables. The book analyzes how the internal structures of various types of textiles, wovens, knits and nonwovens, are related to specific medical/biomedical end uses. While carefully explaining the basics, the book aims to

Medical Textiles and Biomaterials for Healthcare

Medical Textiles and Biomaterials for Healthcare
  • Author : Subhash C. Anand,J F Kennedy,M Miraftab,Subbiyan Rajendran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-11-30
  • ISBN : 9781845694104
GET THIS BOOKMedical Textiles and Biomaterials for Healthcare

Medical textiles are a major growth area within the technical textiles industry and the range of applications continues to grow and increase in diversity with every new development. Recent innovations include novel chitosan-alginate fibres for advanced wound dressings, ultrasonic energy for bleaching cotton medical textiles, durable and rechargeable biocidal textiles, spider silk supportive matrix for cartilage regeneration, barbed bi-directional surgical sutures and intelligent textiles for medical applications. Medical textiles and biomaterials for healthcare is a culmination of the worldwide research

Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare

Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare
  • Author : Lieva Van Langenhove
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-02-21
  • ISBN : 9781845692933
GET THIS BOOKSmart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare

Smart or intelligent textiles are a relatively novel area of research within the textile industry with enormous potential within the healthcare industry. This book provides a unique insight into recent developments in how smart textiles are being used in the medical field. The first part of the book assesses trends in smart medical textiles. Chapters cover topics such as wound care materials, drug-based release systems and electronic sensors for health care. The second part of the book discusses the role

Handbook of Medical Textiles

Handbook of Medical Textiles
  • Author : V Bartels
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-08-19
  • ISBN : 9780857093691
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With a rising population and the increasing range of textiles for medical products, the need to understand and improve medical textiles is gaining in importance. The Handbook of medical textiles provides an overview of the different types of medical textiles currently available as well as specific information on more specialised topics and applications. In part one, the types and properties of medical textiles are discussed, with chapters covering topics including reusable textiles, textiles for implants and textiles with cosmetic effects.

Biotextiles as Medical Implants

Biotextiles as Medical Implants
  • Author : M W King,B S Gupta,R Guidoin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • ISBN : 9780857095602
GET THIS BOOKBiotextiles as Medical Implants

Textiles play a vital role in the manufacture of various medical devices, including the replacement of diseased, injured or non-functioning organs within the body. Biotextiles as medical implants provides an invaluable single source of information on the main types of textile materials and products used for medical implants. The first part of the book focuses on polymers, fibers and textile technologies, and these chapters discuss the manufacture, sterilization, properties and types of biotextiles used for medical applications, including nanofibers, resorbable

Functional Textiles for Improved Performance, Protection and Health

Functional Textiles for Improved Performance, Protection and Health
  • Author : N Pan,G. Sun
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-06-21
  • ISBN : 9780857092878
GET THIS BOOKFunctional Textiles for Improved Performance, Protection and Health

The textile industry is increasingly based on ongoing innovation and development of higher performance products, and the field of functional textiles is no exception. This book explores the development of textiles with a wide range of functions, with the aim of improving the performance of the product in terms of the protection and health benefits that it can offer. The book is split into two parts. Part one focuses on functional textiles for improved performance and protection, with chapters reviewing

Textiles for Hygiene and Infection Control

Textiles for Hygiene and Infection Control
  • Author : B J McCarthy
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-07-26
  • ISBN : 9780857093707
GET THIS BOOKTextiles for Hygiene and Infection Control

Understanding and improving hygiene and healthcare products is essential for improving infection prevention. Continuing Woodhead Publishing’s series of specialised medical textile books, Textiles for hygiene and infection control provides readers with the latest developments in healthcare materials for hygiene and infection applications. Part one offers an insight into design and production techniques for hygiene textiles. Chapters discuss nanotechnology and it’s applications in hygiene textiles, knitted spacer fabrics, innovative and sustainable packaging and biodegradable hygiene products. Part two explores

Textiles and Their Use in Microbial Protection

Textiles and Their Use in Microbial Protection
  • Author : Jiri Militky,Aravin Prince Periyasamy,Mohanapriya Venkataraman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-09
  • ISBN : 9781000395907
GET THIS BOOKTextiles and Their Use in Microbial Protection

Textiles and Their Use in Microbial Protection: Focus on COVID-19 and Other Viruses provides readers with vital information about disinfection mechanisms used in textile applications in the fight against dangerous microbes and viruses. KEY FEATURES: Introduces the basics of textile materials used for medical applications Features key information on virology, characterization, indication, and passivation of COVID-19 Describes UV, photocatalysis, photooxidation, application of TiO2, copper-based viral inhibition, and activated carbon Discusses antiviral finishes for the protection against SARS-CoV-2, particle penetration in

Handbook of Technical Textiles

Handbook of Technical Textiles
  • Author : A. Richard Horrocks,Subhash C. Anand
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01
  • ISBN : 9781782424819
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Technical Textiles

The second edition of Handbook of Technical Textiles, Volume 1: Technical Textile Processes provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of the latest advancements in technical textiles. With revised and updated coverage, including several new chapters, this volume reviews recent developments and technologies in the field, beginning with an overview of the technical textiles industry that includes coverage of technical fibers and yarns, weaving, spinning, knitting, and nonwoven production. Subsequent sections include discussions on finishing, coating, and the coloration of technical textiles.

Applications of Nonwovens in Technical Textiles

Applications of Nonwovens in Technical Textiles
  • Author : R Chapman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-06-15
  • ISBN : 9781845699741
GET THIS BOOKApplications of Nonwovens in Technical Textiles

Nonwovens have been one of the fastest growing and most exciting sectors of the textiles market. Such fabrics have a broad spectrum of end uses, ranging from medical products to interior textiles. This book focuses on the variety of technical nonwoven applications available. Opening chapters in part one briefly discuss the fundamental principles of nonwoven fabrics, topics such as the formation of nonwovens and the influence of fibre and fabric properties on nonwoven performance are covered. Part two provides valuable

Intelligent Textiles and Clothing

Intelligent Textiles and Clothing
  • Author : H Mattila
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-07-28
  • ISBN : 9781845691622
GET THIS BOOKIntelligent Textiles and Clothing

The use of intelligent textiles in clothing is an exciting new field with wide-ranging applications. Intelligent textiles and clothing summarises some of the main types of intelligent textiles and their uses. Part one of the book reviews phase change materials (PCM), their role in such areas as thermal regulation and ways they can be integrated into outdoor and other types of clothing. The second part of the book discusses shape memory materials (SMM) and their applications in medical textiles, clothing