Biotextiles as Medical Implants

Written By Martin W. King
Biotextiles as Medical Implants
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release : 21 September 2021
  • ISBN : 9781845694395
  • Pages : 700 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Biotextiles as Medical Implants written by Martin W. King which was release on 21 September 2021, this book published by Woodhead Publishing Limited. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Textiles play a vital role in the manufacture of various medical implants, including the replacement of diseased or non-functioning parts of the body. The editors and expert contributors provide an invaluable single source of information on the main types of textile materials and products used for medical implants. The first section offers an overview of biotextile structures, the types of textiles used for medical implants and processing issues. The second section focuses on the different types of biotextile implants, including sutures and cardiovascular implants. Published in association with The Textile Institute.

Biotextiles as Medical Implants

Biotextiles as Medical Implants
  • Author : Martin W. King,Bhupender S. Gupta,Robert Guidoin
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 700
  • ISBN : 9781845694395
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Summary : Textiles play a vital role in the manufacture of various medical implants, including the replacement of diseased or non-functioning parts of the body. The editors and expert contributors provide 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 : 9781845694395
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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two most well-known natural materials for absorbable sutures; however collagen-based absorbable sutures have largely been replaced by synthetic materials made from one of five basic building blocks.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 : M W King,B S Gupta,R Guidoin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 9781845694395
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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 : B.S. Gupta
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 9781845694395
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Summary : The available implants can be classified as either the one- dimensional, two-dimensional or three-dimensional structures. Among these, the most researched is the arterial prosthesis, which involves a novel process and many steps to make. All aspects of the manufacture and finishing of different types of vascular grafts (straight, tapered, multilimbed) ...

Biotextiles as medical implants

Biotextiles as medical implants
  • Author : E. Duncan
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 9781845694395
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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 : B.S. Gupta,A.K. Moghe
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 9781845694395
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Summary : Three-dimensional nanofiber structures are desirable as scaffolds for tissue development since they mimic the natural environment of the cells. Various techniques have evolved to fabricate such structures using desired materials. Among these, electrospinning provides an advantage due to the ease of use and better control of the resulting structure. A ...

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 : 9781845694395
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Summary : The chapter describes procedures and materials used and results obtained from several important studies of the mechanical performance of surgical sutures and the clinical factors that influence their behavior. Key features of successful suture assembly are the material used, structure of the thread, surface treatment, knot strength, and security, the ...

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 : 9781845694395
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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 ...

Biotextiles as medical implants

Biotextiles as medical implants
  • Author : R. Guidoin,M.W. King,L. Wang,Z. Zhang,R. Guzman,G. Marinov,Y. Douville
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 9781845694395
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Summary : The chapter discusses the advantages and limitations of arterial prostheses (or vascular grafts) in terms of their biocompatibility, biofunctionality and biostability. Criteria for biomaterials selection and prosthesis design that have enabled patients to recover more rapidly without any device-related complications are reviewed, and developments are considered that may lead to ...

Biotextiles as medical implants

Biotextiles as medical implants
  • Author : D. Tessier
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 9781845694395
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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 : N.P. Ingle,H. Cong,M.W. King
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 9781845694395
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Summary : This review summarizes barbed suture technology. It discusses their development, materials used, design and manufacture, testing and properties as well as applications....

Biotextiles as medical implants

Biotextiles as medical implants
  • Author : S.H. Kim,Y. Jung
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 9781845694395
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Summary : The chapter discusses the characteristics of resorbable polymers used for medical applications, in particular in cardiovascular systems, in terms of their biocompatibility, resorbability, mechanical and degradation properties, manufacturing feasibility, sterilizability and shelf life. Polymers currently in use for biotextile applications are surveyed, together with recent advances in mechano-active engineering of ...

Biotextiles as medical implants

Biotextiles as medical implants
  • Author : F. Heim,B. Durand,N. ChakfÉ
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Total pages : 704
  • ISBN : 9781845694395
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Summary : This chapter discusses the potential of textiles used as heart valve leaflet replacement material. The chapter first reviews the anatomy of the aortic valve, before describing the diseases the valve may undergo and the limits of the noninvasive technologies available to replace the faulty valve. It then presents textile valve ...

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 : 9781845694395
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Summary : The chapter describes properties of materials used for sutures that may be: absorbable or nonabsorbable; of varying size; made from monofilament, multifilament, twisted or braided threads. The characteristics of a large number of synthetic suture materials are described, together with essential suture properties such as tensile strength, knot strength, elasticity, ...

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 : 9781845694395
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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 ...