Medical Textiles: Application of Implantable Medical Textiles

Shah Md. Maruf Hasan, Md. Shahjalal, Jaglul Hoque Mridha, A. M. Riasat Alam
2019 Global Journal of Medical Research  
The use of textiles in the medical sector is increasing day by day. An important and emerging part of the textile industry is medical, hygiene and health care sector. Textiles are a compelling solution for implantable medical devices, primarily due to the versatility they offer in product design. Textiles are in 2D and 3D implantable forms, with configurations limited only by the imagination. The number of applications is enormous and diverse, ranging from a single thread suture to the complex
more » ... ure to the complex composite structures for bone replacement and from the simple cleaning wipe to advanced barrier fabrics used in Operation Theater. The main object of this work is to study the types of implantable textiles used in the medical sector such as surgical suture, artificial skin, artificial ligament, and artificial cartilage. In this study, we have included different types of raw materials used and the manufacturing process of these implantable medical textiles.
doi:10.34257/gjmrkvol19is4pg17 fatcat:vummtx4elvefpmujo4mmwqjo4u