Biotextiles as Medical Implants

Written By M W King
Biotextiles as Medical Implants
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 October 2013
  • ISBN : 0857095609
  • Pages : 704 pages
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Download or read book entitled Biotextiles as Medical Implants by author: M W King which was release on 31 October 2013 and published by Elsevier with total page 704 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 polymers and shaped biotextiles. The chapters in part two provide a comprehensive discussion of a range of different clinical applications of biotextiles, including surgical sutures, arterial prostheses, stent grafts, percutaneous heart valves and drug delivery systems. This book provides a concise review of the technologies, properties and types of biotextiles used as medical devices. In addition, it addresses the biological dimension of how to design devices for different clinical applications, providing an invaluable reference for biomedical engineers of medical textiles, quality control and risk assessment specialists, as well as managers of regulatory affairs. The subject matter will also be of interest to professionals within the healthcare system including surgeons, nurses, therapists, sourcing and purchasing agents, researchers and students in different disciplines. Provides an invaluable single source of information on the main types of textile materials and products used for medical implants Addresses the technologies used and discusses the manufacture, properties and types of biotextiles Examines applications of biotextiles as medical implants, including drug delivery systems and stent grafts and percutaneous heart valves

Biotextiles as Medical Implants

Biotextiles as Medical Implants
  • Author : M W King,B S Gupta,R Guidoin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 0857095609
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Summary : 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 ...

Biotextiles as medical implants

Biotextiles as medical implants
  • Author : C.C. Chu
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 0857095609
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Summary : Catgut and collagen are the two most well-known natural materials for absorbable sutures; however collagen-based absorbable sutures have largely been replaced by synthetic materials made from one of five basic building blocks. The chemical structures of a variety of commercial absorbable sutures are reviewed. The characteristics, chemistry and manufacture of ...

Biotextiles as medical implants

Biotextiles as medical implants
  • Author : B.S. Gupta
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 0857095609
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Summary : Textiles are known to have unique properties that lend themselves to use in many different types of technical products, among which perhaps the best known are medical materials. Presented in this chapter are aspects of polymer, fiber and textile science that should serve as useful background knowledge of the materials ...

Biotextiles as medical implants

Biotextiles as medical implants
  • Author : C.R. Gajjar,M.G. McCord,M.W. King
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 0857095609
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Summary : Hemorrhage is uncontrolled bleeding from a wound. Various studies indicate that hemorrhage is a major cause of ‘potentially preventable’ deaths in combat as well as civilian trauma. New methods and products for hemorrhage control are therefore a research priority to avoid potentially survivable deaths. A better understanding of the correlation ...

Biotextiles as medical implants

Biotextiles as medical implants
  • Author : D. Tessier
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 0857095609
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Summary : Surface properties are a critical aspect of textiles for medical applications. This chapter discusses some popular surface modification techniques: plasma activation, plasma polymerization, chemical grafting, and polymer encapsulation of nanoparticles....

Biotextiles as medical implants

Biotextiles as medical implants
  • Author : L.-M. Zhu,D.G. Yu
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 0857095609
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Summary : Developing novel drug delivery systems (DDSs) from drugloaded fibers is a useful and attractive medical applications of biotextiles. This chapter reviews relevant textile technologies, types of polymers and active pharmaceutical ingredients for preparing drug-loaded fibers. Different types of DDS derived from novel drug-loaded fibers are summarized. Future trends and areas ...

Biotextiles as medical implants

Biotextiles as medical implants
  • Author : L.A. Eadie,M.W. King
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 0857095609
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Summary : An atrial septal defect (ASD) is the third most common form of congenital heart disease and is often only diagnosed in adulthood. The chapter describes different forms of ASD with their symptoms and diagnoses and methods that have historically been used to repair them. Transcatheter ASD repair technology is explained ...

Biotextiles as medical implants

Biotextiles as medical implants
  • Author : E. Duncan
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 0857095609
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Summary : The chapter describes the regulatory framework applicable to medical devices, and specifically to biotextiles, principally in the United States, but also in the European Union. With the emergence of new technologies and materials, new forms of regulation have become necessary, and some of the traditional classifications no longer match present-day ...

Biotextiles as medical implants

Biotextiles as medical implants
  • Author : S.W. Shalaby,S.D. Nagatomi,E.F. Powell
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 0857095609
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Summary : Biotextile sterilization presents unique challenges. The chapter describes the principles of sterilization and the way in which sterility assurance levels are defined and demonstrated. Traditional thermal, chemical and radiation sterilization methods are described, as well as newer methods such as plasma and microwave sterilization, and applications for which each is ...

An Introduction to Healthcare and Medical Textiles

An Introduction to Healthcare and Medical Textiles
  • Author : Wen Zhong
  • Publisher : DEStech Publications, Inc
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 293
  • ISBN : 0857095609
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Summary : 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 ...

Resorbable Fiber Forming Polymers for Biotextile Applications

Resorbable Fiber Forming Polymers for Biotextile Applications
  • Author : Chirag R. Gajjar,Martin W. King
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-07-05
  • Total pages : 78
  • ISBN : 0857095609
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Summary : This book summarizes the properties and applications of conventional and commercially available fiber-forming, bioresorbable polymers, as well as those currently under study, for use as biotextiles. Factors affecting the performance of these biomaterials are presented, and precautionary measures to reduce premature, hydrolytic degradation during manufacturing and processing are discussed. Because ...

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