Research Progress of Polyvinyl Alcohol Foam in Biomedicine

Weikun Zhai, Yuansheng Wang, Xuan Wang, Qiang Wu, Ke Li
2019 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) foam has strong water absorption and retention,good biocompatibility and economy, and is environmental friendly. It can be applied to different medical clinical fields by adding modifiers to impart excellent performance. This paper reviews the research progress of PVA foam in biomedicine and introduces the application of PVA foam in negative pressure wound therapy, hemostatic material, cell culture material and cartilage substitute material, and military and civilian
more » ... ry and civilian integration combing with war wound rescue.
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/295/3/032078 fatcat:yrgnb4l26zeqxo35wa32hwa44u