Biotextiles as Medical Implants (Woodhead Publishing Series by M W King,B S Gupta,R Guidoin

By M W King,B S Gupta,R Guidoin

Textiles play a necessary position within the manufacture of assorted clinical units, together with the alternative of diseased, injured or non-functioning organs in the physique. Biotextiles as clinical implants presents a useful unmarried resource of data at the major varieties of fabric fabrics and items used for clinical implants. the 1st a part of the publication makes a speciality of polymers, fibers and cloth applied sciences, and those chapters speak about the manufacture, sterilization, houses and kinds of biotextiles used for scientific functions, together with nanofibers, resorbable polymers and formed biotextiles. The chapters partially offer a finished dialogue of more than a few assorted medical functions of biotextiles, together with surgical sutures, arterial prostheses, stent grafts, percutaneous middle valves and drug supply systems.

This e-book offers a concise evaluation of the applied sciences, houses and kinds of biotextiles used as scientific units. moreover, it addresses the organic measurement of the way to layout units for various medical purposes, delivering a useful reference for biomedical engineers of scientific textiles, quality controls and possibility evaluate experts, in addition to managers of regulatory affairs. the subject material may also be of curiosity to pros in the healthcare method together with surgeons, nurses, therapists, sourcing and buying brokers, researchers and scholars in numerous disciplines.

  • Provides a useful unmarried resource of knowledge at the major different types of cloth fabrics and items used for scientific implants
  • Addresses the applied sciences used and discusses the manufacture, homes and kinds of biotextiles
  • Examines functions of biotextiles as scientific implants, together with drug supply structures and stent grafts and percutaneous center valves

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