The global wound closure market by product type (wound dressings and surgical wound closure products), by application (ulcer, surgical wounds, burn injuries, and other applications), by end user (hospitals, long-term care settings, and home care settings) and by region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa) was valued at US$ 2.3 billion in 2017 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 7.1% during the forecast period (2017 - 2025).
Increasing number of geriatric population, rise in the prevalence of chronic wounds, venous ulcers, diabetes ulcers, and pressure ulcers, owing to the increased cases of lifestyle disease, accidents, and casualties are expected to be major driving factor for the wound closure market growth during the forecast period. The skin breakdown with ulcers and chronic wound formation is one of the common clinical problem, as the geriatric population are more prone to the wound and ulcers. Rising number of surgical procedures among aged population are expected to have increased potential for wound complications. According to the data published in the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in November 2016, in U.S. chronic wounds are reported to affect 6.5 million patients with approximately US$ 25 billion expenditure annually by healthcare system on wound related complications. According to the data published in the January 2016 by the Population Reference Bureau report, prevalence of obesity rate among the older adults have been increasing from 31.6% to 41.5% among the men aged 65 to 74 while the prevalence among the men aged 75 and older has increased from 17.7% to 26.5%. Moreover this trend is expected to significantly increase health burden including high risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoarthritis, stroke, and cancer, which adversely impact the wound healing in geriatric population.
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Some of the key players operating in global wound closure market are Acelity L.P.Inc., Smith & Nephew plc, Johnson & Johnson, B. Braun Melsungen AG, ConvaTec Group plc, Baxter International Inc., Integra LifeSciences Corporation, Medtronic plc, Molnlycke Health Care AB, and Cardinal Health, Inc.