US Market for Infusion Therapy Devices 2013 – MedSuite

US Market for Infusion Therapy Devices 2013 – MedSuite


  • Year: 2013
  • Scope: 2009-2019
  • Region: United States
  • Published Date: 03/01/2013
  • Pages: 134
  • Type: MedSuite

Infusion therapy devices are used for administering fluids or medication directly into a vein. Some disease states are too severe to be treated with oral medications, and must instead be treated intravenously. This is usually facilitated through the use of an intravenous (IV) bag that is connected to a catheter inserted into a vein through plastic IV tubing. Initially, connecting tubing to the catheter inserted into the patient was done by spiking a needle into a connector on the catheter. However, due to concerns over needlestick injuries, the U.S. market has been moving towards the use of needle-free connectors. Connecting the tubing to the inserted catheter is now done primarily using male luer connections and other connectors that can accept blunt cannulas.

In 2012, the market for infusion therapy devices included infusion pumps, intravenous (IV) sets and needleless connectors. These three broad categories are further segmented based on specific distinguishing categories. The segmentation for needleless connectors is based on the different types of displacement available such as positive, negative and neutral displacement. Infusion pumps are segmented in categories based on the type of infusion performed such large volume, syringe, patient-controlled analgesia (PCA), electronic ambulatory and disposable infusion pumps. Finally, the intravenous set market is segmented into broad tubing types such as primary IV, secondary IV and IV extension sets. There are many other accessories that are commonly used during infusion therapy, such as disinfecting caps, 3 way stopcocks and flow controllers. These accessories are not included in the total market value and analysis in this report.

The U.S. infusion therapy device market will be driven by growth in the needleless connector market,
which is expected to increase in value by over 50% during the forecast period.
In 2012, the U.S. market for infusion therapy devices was valued at just under $1.5 billion, a 3.2% increase over the previous year. This market includes infusion pumps, intravenous (IV) sets, and needleless connectors (NLCs). Infusion pumps are further segmented into large volume, syringe, patient-controlled analgesia (PCA), electronic ambulatory and disposable ambulatory infusion pumps. Growth in this market is expected to be driven by strong growth in the needleless connector market as the industry moves towards making procedures completely needle-free, and by growth in the disposable ambulatory infusion pump market as the number of infusion therapies performed in alternate or home care settings increases.
Scope: This report pertains to a forecast period of 10 years (2009 – 2019) for the U.S.
Report Contents:
Competitor Analysis
Identified Strategic Opportunities
Market Overview by Segment & Country
Trend Analysis by Segment & Country
Market Drivers & Limiters
Mergers & Acquisitions
Customer Feedback and Market Monitoring
Main Segments Included:
Large Volume Infusion Pumps
Syringe Infusion Pumps
Patient-Controlled Analgesia Infusion Pumps
Electronic Ambulatory Infusion Pumps
Disposable Ambulatory Infusion Pumps
Intravenous Set Market
Primary IV Sets
Secondary IV Sets
IV Extensions Sets
Needleless Connector Market
Split Septum and Blunt Cannula
Mechanical Valves

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