Medical Textile Materials by Yimin Qin

Medical Textile Materials

byYimin QinEditorYimin Qin

Hardcover | November 24, 2015

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Medical Textile Materialsprovides 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

About The Author

Dr. Yimin Qin studied for his PhD in the University of Leeds between 1986-1990. After spending three years in Heriot-Watt University working on his postdoctoral project, he became the product development manager in Advanced Medical Solutions Plc in Cheshire, UK, where he led a team of scientists and developed a number of high performan...

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Title:Medical Textile MaterialsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 24, 2015Publisher:Woodhead PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0081006187

ISBN - 13:9780081006184

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Table of Contents

1 A Brief Description of the Human Body

2 An Overview of Medical Textile Products

3 A Brief Description of Textile Fibers

4 A Brief Description of the Manufacturing Processes for Medical Textile Materials

5 Applications of Advanced Technologies in Medical Textile Materials

6 Superabsorbent Textiles and Their Medical Applications

7 Functional Wound Dressings

8 Medical Bandages and Stockings

9 Surgical Sutures

10 Textiles for Implants and Regenerative Medicine

11 Antimicrobial Dressings for the Management of Wound Infection

12 Medical Textile Products for the Control of Odor

13 Medical Textile Materials with Drug Releasing Properties

14 Biocompatibility Testing for Medical Textile Products

15 Regulatory Control of Medical Textile Products

16 Research and Development Strategy for Medical Textile Products