Textile-based drug release systems

V.A. Nierstrasz

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    Abstract

    Since the dawn of mankind textile materials have been produced and used to protect people from the surrounding environment. Over the years, textile properties like quality and wearing comfort have improved, and it is true to say that textile materials are an important aspect of our everyday lives. Logically, textile materials have found their way in the medical field as well, e.g., artificial aortas and bandages. However, advanced functional textile drug delivery systems were not developed until the end of the last millennium.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSmart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare
    Subtitle of host publicationMaterials, Systems and Applications
    EditorsL. van langenhove
    Place of PublicationCambridge, UK
    PublisherWoodhead Publishing Ltd
    Pages50–73
    ISBN (Print)9781845690274, 9781420044485
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

    Publication series

    NameWoodhead publishing in textiles
    PublisherWoodhead Publishing
    ISSN (Print)2042-0803

    Keywords

    • METIS-246663

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    Nierstrasz, V. A. (2007). Textile-based drug release systems. In L. van langenhove (Ed.), Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare: Materials, Systems and Applications (pp. 50–73). (Woodhead publishing in textiles). Cambridge, UK: Woodhead Publishing Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1533/9781845692933.1.50