Nanofibers for Biomedical and Healthcare Applications.

Abstract:

:Unique features of nanofibers provide enormous potential in the field of biomedical and healthcare applications. Many studies have proven the extreme potential of nanofibers in front of current challenges in the medical and healthcare field. This review highlights the nanofiber technologies, unique properties, fabrication techniques (i.e., physical, chemical, and biological methods), and emerging applications in biomedical and healthcare fields. It summarizes the recent researches on nanofibers for drug delivery systems and controlled drug release, tissue-engineered scaffolds, dressings for wound healing, biosensors, biomedical devices, medical implants, skin care, as well as air, water, and blood purification systems. Attention is given to different types of fibers (e.g., mesoporous, hollow, core-shell nanofibers) fabricated from various materials and their potential biomedical applications.

journal_name

Macromol Biosci

authors

Rasouli R,Barhoum A,Bechelany M,Dufresne A

doi

10.1002/mabi.201800256

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2019-02-01 00:00:00

pages

e1800256

issue

2

eissn

1616-5187

issn

1616-5195

journal_volume

19

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