Urinary Incontinence Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis | Global | 2019-2025 | MedCore | Includes: Urinary Catheter, Intermittent Catheter, Foley Catheter, and Male External Catheter

  • Year: 2019
  • Scope: 10 Years
  • Region: China, Europe, India, Japan, United States
  • Pages: 231
  • Published Date: 03/02/2019
  • Type: MedCore

Industry Trends

Urinary catheters are hollow plastic or rubber tubes inserted into the urethra to collect urine for patients with urinary dysfunction. Intermittent catheters are used for short-term catheterization and are segmented into a conventional, closed system and antimicrobial catheters. Foley catheters are generally used as long-term catheters and are retained by a balloon at the tip, which is inflated with water. Foley catheters are segmented into those that are sold alone or those sold as trays, as well as further segmentation between conventional and antimicrobial Foley catheters. Male external catheters are devices that fit over the penis and connect to a drainage bag. A urethral bulking agent is a hydrogel composed of a biocompatible recombinant protein polymer that is injected into the periurethral or transurethral route to treat stress urinary incontinence. Bulking agents treat urinary incontinence by increasing the tissue bulk around the urethra, thus increasing the resistance to urinary outflow. Urinary incontinence slings are devices inserted into the body to treat incontinence symptoms. This procedure is predominantly performed on females and male sling procedures are performed on a much smaller number of patients. The procedure involves placing a sling around the urethra to lift it to a position where sufficient urethral compression will achieve urine control.

In the U.S., Japan, and China, the urinary catheter market accounts for the majority of the total market value.  In all regions, the incidence of urinary incontinence generally increases with age. In that regard, the aging population, combined with longer life expectancies, will drive the market for urinary incontinence treatments in the future. In the elderly, urinary incontinence may result from a confluence of factors, including comorbid conditions, medications, neuro-urinary pathology, and more. In Europe, the urinary incontinence sling market accounted for the majority of the total market value. The urinary incontinence sling market includes female and male urinary incontinence slings. Female urinary incontinence slings are further segmented by sling type. This segment has been declining as the awareness regarding the negative effects of female urinary incontinence slings rises.

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Throughout this research series, iData has covered several countries in great detail. Each country may be purchased as a stand-alone report, tailoring the data to your needs. The covered countries are:

  • United States
  • Europe (15 countries including Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg), Scandinavia (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden) Austria, Switzerland, and Portugal)
  • China
  • Japan


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Highly Detailed Segmentation

  • Urinary Catheter Market
  • Urethral Bulking Agent Market
  • Incontinence Management Device Market
  • Urinary Bag Market

*Not all segments covered in each country


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Urinary Incontinence Market Share Insights

In the U.S., Japan, and China, BARD’s leading competitor in the urinary incontinence device market, with approximately 30% of the total market share. The company’s position in the overall market is solely attributed to its presence in the urinary catheter market and urinary bag market, where it held the leading positions. BARD used to be active in the urethral bulking agent market and female incontinence sling market but has since exited those segments. The company was acquired by Becton Dickinson in December 2017, and this is expected to supplement its position in the overall market.

In Europe, Boston Scientific is the leading competitor in the overall urinary incontinence sling market. Their market share is achieved through the acquisition of American Medical Systems’ male UI portfolio in August 2015. Boston Scientific now dominates the market for male slings and artificial urinary sphincters, the latter of which are not included in this report. In addition to leading the male urinary incontinence sling market, Boston Scientific was the second-leading competitor in the female urinary incontinence sling market.
Other companies analyzed include Ethicon, Aesculap/B. Braun, LifeCell, Cook Medical, and Tutogen.

All Companies Analyzed in this Study

  • Aeromed
  • Agency for Medical Innovations (A.M.I.)
  • AMS
  • Aqlane Medical
  • Aspide
  • Authentic Option
  • BARD
  • BioDerm
  • Boston
  • Boston Scientific
  • C.R. Bard
  • Caldera Medical
  • Cardinal Health
  • China Medlife Products Co.
  • CL Medical
  • Coloplast
  • Contura
  • Cook Medical
  • Cousin Biotech
  • Covidien
  • Deroyal
  • DynaMesh
  • Dynarex
  • Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson)
  • Fuji Systems
  • Goodtech
  • Helioscopie
  • Hitec Medical Co.
  • Hollister
  • MedGyn
  • Medline
  • Nasco
  • Neomedic International
  • Peco Medical
  • Promedon
  • Quindao Goodpro International Co.
  • Salix
  • Smiths Medical
  • Teleflex
  • Terumo
  • Toray
  • Urolastic
  • Utah Medical

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