Medical fabrics are also called as Healthcare Textiles and Medical textiles. It is one of the most highly growing sector in textile market. It is widely used in the healthcare in the form of Bandages and prosthesess for perminant body implants. They exihibit typical basic textile properties like softness and lightness, flexibility, absorption, filtering etc. fabrics are widely showing significant development in the area of medical field as their use in medical field has expanded in many ways like wound healing, bandaging, pressure garments, in implantable devices and development of new intelligent textile products. as the present generation is undergoing changes and they need increase in life span from various situations like accidents, sports, diseases exposure to hazardous chemicals etc. and so the demand for medical fabrics is increasing. because of this the demand the researchers are working on this medical fabrics and they are in search of different medical fabrics materials and polymers. The researchers have included even the nano particles, and nano coated materials are the present innovations in the medical fiberic's field. As the Nano- techniques have accquired termendous impulse in the last decade.
Last date updated on July, 2014