Kalorama Information has been covering wound care markets for a decade, and during that time the industry has seen incredible change each year as advanced technologies enter the marketplace and become better positioned. 2010 is no exception.
As a result of the growing population of the elderly, healthcare systems are challenged to treat rising incidences of complex diseases and conditions. Emerging wound care products and technologies are well-positioned to capitalize on this growth.
These advanced wound care products are detailed in Kalorama Information’s Wound Care 2010, our complete look at the wound care industry. As part of its coverage of the market in 2010, this report includes:
- Market Size and Forecast
- Key Industry Developments and Trends
- Review of Major Products
- Company Profiles
- Types of Wounds and Treatment
- Market by Application Area (Burns, Skin Ulcers, Surgical and Trauma Wounds)
- Market by Product Categories (Closures, Anti-Infectives, Dressings, Cleaning/Debridement, Other)
- Regional Breakout of Market (US, Europe, Asia, ROW)
- Competitive Analysis and Market Share
Besides the always-improving synthetic dressing materials, newer technologies in wound treatment include the xenogeneic tissue scaffold, bilayered human dermal substitutes, recombinant growth factors, endoscopic subfascial ligation of venous perforators, and endovascular arterial repair techniques. New wound care products and devices are entering the market with lightening speed, all striving for the best clinical outcomes.
The worldwide wound care market is based on total manufacturers’ revenues. The information and analysis presented in this report are based on extensive surveys of senior management in the wound care market. Background information was obtained from a comprehensive search of published literature and reports obtained from various government, business, medical trade, and international journals. Key information from published literature was used to conduct over 60 interviews with industry executives and product managers to validate and obtain expert opinion on current and future trends in the wound care industry. Interviews were also used to confirm and/or adjust market size and market share estimates, as well as in formulating market projections.
As part of the coverage in this report, the following companies are profiled:
- 3M Healthcare
- Advanced BioHealing
- Baxter BioScience
- Covidien, Ltd.
- Derma Sciences
- Glaxo Smith Kline
- Johnson & Johnson
- Kinetic Concepts
- Medline Industries
- MoInlycke Healthcare
- Smith & Nephew
- Systagenix Wound Management
All market data pertains to the U.S. market at the manufacturers’ level. Data are expressed in current U.S. dollars. The base year for data was 2009. Historical data are provided for each of the years 2007 through 2009, and forecast data are provided for each of the years 2009 through 2014. Historical, base year, and forecast data are provided for each market segment. Market shares are provided for each market segment for the 2009 base year.