Wound care devices and products are used to prevent infection and promote healing of the wound. The industry mainly consists of establishments engaged in manufacturing wound care devices and products for the treatment of wounds caused by mechanical, chemical, thermal, and radiogenic trauma; and wounds that occur due to diseases such as diabetes, skin related diseases, immunological diseases, and other chronic diseases.
The global wound care devices market was valued at around $14 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest region in the wound care devices market in 2017, accounting for around 36% market share. USA was the largest country in the market in 2017, accounting for around 23% market share.
Increasing demand for anti-infective dressings such as plant-based antiseptic dressings and iodine-based dressings for the treatment of chronic wounds and related skin ulcer complications is one of the significant trends in the market. The anti-infective dressings is a sub-segment of traditional wound dressings segment of the wound care devices market.
Some of the major companies covered are Medline Industries, Cardinal Health, Inc. and 3M.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The segments in the wound care devices market are advanced wound management products, surgical wound care, and traditional/basic wound care.
Advanced wound management products market comprises of organizations that manufacture and market intervention therapies and products such as advanced wound dressings (foam dressings, hydrocolloid dressings, film dressings, alginate dressings, hydrogel dressings, collagen dressings, artificial skin and skin substitutes, and topical agents); therapy devices (pressure relief devices, negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT), conventional NPWT, disposable NPWT, oxygen and hyperbaric oxygen equipment, electrical stimulation devices, and other therapy devices); and active wound care products (artificial skin and skin substitutes and topical agents).
Surgical wound care market companies are engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of wound closure products, basic wound care, medical tapes, wound dressings (hydrocolloid dressings, hydrogels, alginate dressings, and collagen dressings), cleaning agents, tissues, adhesives, sealants and glues, anti-infective dressings, and others.