Asia-Pacific Markets for Wound and Tissue Management 2011 – MedSuite

Asia-Pacific Markets for Wound and Tissue Management 2011 – MedSuite

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Wound and tissue management includes devices that treat wounds to the skin, dermal layer and adjacent subcutaneous tissues, as well as devices that manage trauma to tissue and blood vessels during surgery. Wound management devices treat external wounds, while dressings and negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) aid the body’s innate ability to heal skin wounds, surgical wounds and chronic wounds. Devices used for tissue management help to stop bleeding, close surgical incisions and prevent scarring and adhesion of internal tissue. Wound closure devices hold tissue together long enough for the body to develop scar tissue.

The Asia Pacific countries that are covered in this report include: Japan, South Korea and Australia. This report on wound and tissue management includes the markets for wound closure devices, moist, antimicrobial and interactive wound dressings, hemostats, tissue sealants, anti-adhesion products and NPWT.

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In 2010, the total Asia Pacific wound and tissue management markets were valued at nearly $1.3 billion. The Asia Pacific wound and tissue management market is expected to be driven by the increasing aging population, rising rates of obesity and diabetes, as well as the increased efficiency of using the devices.

Countries Covered:

• Japan
• South Korea
• Australia

Market segmentation:

• Wound Closure
Including:
o Sutures
o Staplers
o Ligation Clips
o Skin Closure Strips
o Cyanoacrylate-Based Tissue Adhesives

• Advanced Dressings
• Interactive Dressings
• Moist Dressings
Including:
o Foam Dressings
o Hydrocolloid Dressings
o Alginate Dressings
o Hydrofiber Dressings
o Hydrogel Dressings

• Anti-Microbial Wound Dressings
• Hemostats
• Anti-Adhesion
• Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
• Tissue Sealants

In 2010, negative pressure wound therapy represented the highest growing market in the Asia Pacific region. Within the Asia-Pacific wound therapy market, companies such as Covidien, Ethicon, Kinetic Concepts Inc. and Smith & Nephew lead the market, among many others. This report provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of market revenues by device type, market forecasts through 2017, unit sales, average selling prices, market drivers and limiters and a detailed competitive analysis, including manufacturer market shares and product portfolios.

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