Hernia Repair Devices and Consumables Market Insights
Hernia is bulging of an organ or tissue. It occurs when an organ or any other body part protrudes through the wall of tissue or muscle of organs. Symptoms of hernia such as pain, vomiting, and constipation, heartburn and others can be observed during certain activities such as running or walking. Different types of abdominal wall hernias include inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, umbilical hernia, incisional hernia, spigelian hernia, obturator hernia, epigastric hernia, hiatal hernia, and diaphragmatic hernia. Most of the hernias are not severe, which can be removed by surgeries to prevent further complications. There are three treatment options for hernia, such as medication, surgery, and change in lifestyle.
The global hernia repair devices and consumables market was valued at US$ 6,589.3 million in 2018 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 6.8% during the forecast period (2019-2027).
Global Hernia Repair Devices and Consumables Market Size (US$ Million) - 2019
Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis (2019)
Increase in product launches for hernia repair is expected to boost global hernia repair devices and consumables market growth over the forecast period
Increasing demand for hernia repair devices has engaged manufacturers in launching products for hernia repair treatment. For instance, in September 2019, ACell, Inc. and Southmedic launched Gentrix Surgical Matrix family of devices, which includes ACell’s platform MatriStem UBM (Urinary Bladder Matrix) technology. The Gentrix Surgical Matrix family of devices are used for the treatment of hernia and abdominal wall repair.
Increase in number of awareness campaigns by NGOs and hospitals is expected to fuel global hernia repair devices and consumables market growth over the forecast period
For instance, in April 2019, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital raised awareness among pregnant women by spreading information about congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) that would help them during prenatal diagnosis by conducting a ‘CDH Care’ Program. SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital celebrate April as a congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) awareness month.
Moreover, in 2017, congenital diaphragmatic hernia awareness programs was conducted by CHERUBS Organization, where the organization invited people to participate in annual program on 19th April, and celebrate the International Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Day and there they make people aware about the importance of (CDH) in parades of cherubs. Furthermore, in May 2017, Wright State Physicians Surgery organized a seminar at Miami Valley Hospital for spreading awareness about hernia. These factors are expected to support global hernia repair devices and consumables market growth over the forecast period.
Global Hernia Repair Devices and Consumables Market- Regional Insights
North America is expected to hold dominant position in global hernia repair devices and consumables market, owing to increasing product launches, prevalence, and increasing demand of laparoscopic surgery for hernia repair. For instance, in March 2014, Medtronic a medical device company launched ‘Symbotex’ composite mesh in the U.S. for surgical laparoscopic and open ventral hernia repair. Such factors are expected to propel the hernia repair device and consumables market growth in North America.
Moreover, Asia Pacific is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period, owing to increasing prevalence of hernia in the region. For instance, in 2015, according to the National Health Insurance Research Database (NIHRD), an overall incidence of hernia in Asia Pacific was around 180 people per 1,000 number of people.
Increasing prevalence of hernia in other region such as Africa is also expected to drive global hernia repair devices and consumables market growth, For instance, according to the Surgeons OverSeas Assessment of Surgical Need (SOSAS) survey in 2015, the prevalence of inguinal hernias in 50 Ghana villages was 10 times higher in the adult male as compared to high-income countries. Moreover, according to the data published in Advances in Research Journal in 2015, the estimated prevalence of hernia repair are higher in Ghana from 7.7% to 30% of adult males in parts of Tanzania (Africa).
Figure 2: Global Hernia Repair Devices and Consumables Market Share (%), By Region, (2019 & 2027)
Source: Coherent Market Insights Analysis (2019)
Major factors restraining the global hernia repair devices and consumables market growth include product recall. For instance, in June 2016, Ethicon Inc. (subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson) recalled its surgical mesh product ‘Physiomesh’ flexible composite mesh, owing to patient injury risks during surgery.
Key players operating in the global hernia repair devices and consumables market include Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., Cooper Companies Inc., Lifecell Corporation (Allergan Plc), W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Maquet Holding B.V. & Co. KG, Becton, Dickinson and Company, Medtronic Plc, Cook Medical Inc., Baxter International Inc., and B. Braun Melsungen AG.