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Advances in Smart Medical Textiles

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles
  • Author : Lieva van Langenhove
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 02 December 2015
  • ISBN : 1782424008
  • Pages : 298 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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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 rehabilitation, and the use of textile-based sensors and wearable electronics for monitoring patient health. Provides a comprehensive review of the materials used in smart medical textiles Analyzes the application of these textiles in medical treatments and sensors for health monitoring Covers the range of international research in the field and keeps focus on the needs of the textile industry


Advances in Smart Medical Textiles

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles
  • Author : Lieva van Langenhove
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 02 December 2015
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Smart Medical Textiles

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


Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare

Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare
  • Author : Lieva Van Langenhove
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 February 2007
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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


Fibres to Smart Textiles

Fibres to Smart Textiles
  • Author : Asis Patnaik,Sweta Patnaik
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 08 August 2019
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Fibres to Smart Textiles: Advances in Manufacturing, Technologies, and Applications offers comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals and advances in the textile and clothing manufacturing sectors. It describes the basics of fibres, yarns, and fabrics and their end use in the latest developments and applications in the field and addresses environmental impacts from textile processes and how to minimize them. This book serves as a single comprehensive source discussing textile fibres, yarn formation, filament formation techniques, woven fabric formation, knitting technologies,


Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles

Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles
  • Author : Shahid ul-Islam,Bhupendra Singh Butola
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 11 June 2020
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Advances in Functional and Protective Textiles explores the latest research in the use of textile materials for protective clothing. The book’s international roster of researchers in industry and academia describe innovative applications in defense, medical, sports, fire protection, radiation protection, and more. This book is an invaluable resource for readers seeking to produce textiles with self-cleaning, antimicrobial, super-hydrophobic, UV-protective, insect repellant, flame retardant or anti-felting properties. Particular attention is given to textile fibers, including cotton, wool, viscose, and other


Active Coatings for Smart Textiles

Active Coatings for Smart Textiles
  • Author : Jinlian Hu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 06 April 2016
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Active Coatings for Smart Textiles presents the latest information on active materials and their application to textiles in the form of coatings and finishes for the purpose of improving performance and creating active functional effects. This important book provides detailed coverage of smart coating types, processes, and applications. After an introduction to the topic, Part One introduces various types of smart and active coatings, including memory polymer coatings, durable and self-cleaning coatings, and breathable coatings. Technologies and related processes for


Medical Textiles

Medical Textiles
  • Author : Subhash C. Anand
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 February 2001
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Medical textiles is one of the major growth areas within technical textiles and the use of textile materials for medical and healthcare products ranges from simple gauze or bandage materials to scaffolds for tissue culturing and a large variety of prostheses for permanent body implants. Recent advances include: The development of polylactic acid and polyglycolic acid fibres as structures for cell growth Temporary bioresorbable textile supports for growing human organic tissue The development of smart fibres – based on naturally-occurring polymers


Smart Textiles and Their Applications

Smart Textiles and Their Applications
  • Author : Vladan Koncar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 22 April 2016
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Smart Textiles and Their Applications outlines the fundamental principles of applied smart textiles, also reporting on recent trends and research developments. Scientific issues and proposed solutions are presented in a rigorous and constructive way that fully presents the various results, prototypes, and case-studies obtained from academic and industrial laboratories worldwide. After an introduction to smart textiles and their applications from the editor, Part One reviews smart textiles for medical purposes, including their use in health monitoring, treatment delivery, and assistive


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 : 30 November 2005
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


Novel Smart Textiles

Novel Smart Textiles
  • Author : George K. Stylios
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 21 April 2020
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The sensing, adapting, responding, multifunctionality, low energy, small size and weight, ease of forming, and low-cost attributes of smart textiles and their multidisciplinary scope offer numerous end uses in medical, sports and fitness, military, fashion, automotive, aerospace, the built environment, and energy industries. The research and development on these new and high-value materials cross scientific boundaries, redefine material science design and engineering, and enhance quality of life and our environment. “Novel Smart Textiles” is a focused Special Issue that reports


Advances in Textile Biotechnology

Advances in Textile Biotechnology
  • Author : V Nierstrasz,A Cavaco-Paulo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 September 2010
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Biotechnology has impacted the textiles industry through the development of more efficient and environmentally friendly manufacturing processes, as well as enabling the design of improved textile materials. This book will provide a thorough overview of current and future focuses of biotechnology in the fibre and textile industry. Part one of the book opens with a review of technologies involved in textile biotechnology. Chapters explore the design and engineering of novel enzymes for textile applications and developments in processes and equipment


Multidisciplinary Know-How for Smart-Textiles Developers

Multidisciplinary Know-How for Smart-Textiles Developers
  • Author : Tünde Kirstein
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 04 April 2013
GET THIS BOOKMultidisciplinary Know-How for Smart-Textiles Developers

Smart-textiles developers draw on diverse fields of knowledge to produce unique materials with enhanced properties and vast potential. Several disciplines outside the traditional textile area are involved in the construction of these smart textiles, and each individual field has its own language, specific terms and approaches. Multidisciplinary know-how for smart-textiles developers provides a filtered knowledge of these areas of expertise, explaining key expressions and demonstrating their relevance to the smart-textiles field. Following an introduction to the new enabling technologies, commercialisation


Advanced Textiles for Wound Care

Advanced Textiles for Wound Care
  • Author : S. Rajendran
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 September 2018
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Advanced Textiles for Wound Care, Second Edition, provides a detailed review of how textiles are incorporated into wound care applications, also explaining the importance and suitability of using textiles on different wound types. It is an interdisciplinary book which directly links textile technology with advances in wound care. The book discusses new developments and techniques related to antimicrobial dressings, the use of biopolymers in infection control management, advanced dressings for managing cavity and cancerous wounds, and the application of nanofibers


Advances in Functional Finishing of Textiles

Advances in Functional Finishing of Textiles
  • Author : Mohammad Shahid,Ravindra Adivarekar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 10 June 2020
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the field of functional finishing of textiles, describing the state-of-the-art research and well-established techniques applied in the textile industry, and covering all areas of textile dyeing and finishing. It is intended for academic researchers and professionals in related scientific and engineering fields, including textile engineering, chemistry, nanotechnology, material science, biotechnology and environmental science. The book also provides reference material for stakeholders looking for innovative technologies and insights into the environmental and sustainability issues


Medical and Healthcare Textiles

Medical and Healthcare Textiles
  • Author : Subhash C. Anand,J F Kennedy,M Miraftab,Subbiyan Rajendran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 July 2010
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


Nanotechnology in Textiles

Nanotechnology in Textiles
  • Author : Mangala Joshi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 August 2020
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In recent times, polymer nanocomposites have attracted a great deal of scientific interest due to their unique advantages over conventional plastic materials, such as superior strength, modulus, thermal stability, thermal and electrical conductivity, and gas barrier. They are finding real and fast-growing applications in wide-ranging fields such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, packaging, and sports. This book focuses on the development of polymer nanocomposites as an advanced material for textile applications, such as fibers, coatings, and nanofibers. It compiles and details