In 2010, the total Asia Pacific wound and tissue management markets, made up of Japan, South Korea and Australia, were valued at nearly $1.3 billion.

 In 2011, growth in this market will be driven by an aging population, increased rates of obesity and diabetes, as well as the heightened efficiency of using the devices. Within the Asia-Pacific wound therapy market, companies such as Covidien, Ethicon, Kinetic Concepts Inc. and Smith & Nephew lead the market.

Read more on Asia Pacific’s Wound and Tissue Management in our 2011 report: