In 2020, the U.S. soft tissue repair market size was valued at $1.8 billion, with over 1 million hernia repair procedures performed every year. The overall market size is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.8% to reach $3.1 billion in 2026. Throughout this medical market research, we analyzed 37
Industry Trends Soft tissue repair devices are gaining popularity in the U.S. due to the rising awareness of their clinical history among surgeons. Furthermore, the growing and aging population, and the associated demand for soft tissue repair procedures, are expected to fuel the expansion of the soft tissue augmentation and reinforcement device in the U.S.
Soft tissue repair devices used for skin repair are unique in the sense that they are laid directly over the skin. This separates skin repair devices from soft tissue repair devices used for other indications that require complex surgical implantation. This report will focus on a specific class of skin repair wound dressings called interactive wound dressings. Interactive dressings are designed to work synergistically with the bodys healing process, similarly to other soft tissue repair devices. Interactive dressings become involved with the bodys physiology and mimic substances in the bodys wound healing pathways that are lacking in situations with chronic wounds or in burn patients. The interactive dressings market includes skin substitutes and collagen dressings.