Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market - Forecast(2023 - 2028)
Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market Overview
The Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market size is estimated to reach $3,098 million by 2027. Furthermore, it is poised to grow at a CAGR of 4.4% over the forecast period of 2022-2027. Absorbent and packing gauze is a cotton fabric with a wide range of thread counts and weights that is commonly used in surgical dressing. A surgical dressing or wound packing is a procedure of packing a wound to avoid microbial infection and necrotic spread. Wounds are tissue injuries including cuts, scratches, pierced skin, and scrapes that are commonly caused by accidents, burns, and strenuous activities like sports. Absorbent gauze is occasionally recommended for use on deep wounds to aid healing by preventing the formation of abscesses. Gauze for absorbent and packaging purposes is available in a variety of sizes (lengths and widths) and shapes (rolls and folds). Wounds, burns, and ulcers are treated using surgical enrichment/dressings. Hundreds of wound dressings are available on the market now to help with wound care. Before choosing a dressing for a specific wound, a practitioner must thoroughly examine the patient's needs to determine which dressing would provide the most benefit. Wound dressings help to provide an environment for moist wound healing. Desiccation of a wound is a major factor in retarding wound healing and increasing scarring. Dressings that prevent desiccation provide an optimal environment for autolysis cell migration, granulation, and re-epithelialization. Surgical cotton swabs are available in different folds and can also be customized as per the client's requirement. Surgical dressings also help to protect the wound from further damage (mechanical damage, microbial invasion, dehydration, maceration, chemical damage, alteration in pH).
The rising number of surgical procedures gives rise to the demand for surgical dressings including wound dressings which are fueling the growth of the Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings market. The increasing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases is driving the Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings market during the forecast period of 2022-2027. This represents the Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings industry outlook.
The report: “Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market Forecast (2022-2027)", by Industry ARC covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market.
By Type- Primary Dressing, and Secondary dressing.
By End-Use Industry- Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs), and Others.
By Geography- North America (U.S, Canada and Mexico), Europe (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia & New Zealand, and Rest of Asia-Pacific), South America (Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Rest of South America), and Rest Of The World (Middle East, Africa).
- Geographically, North America Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings market held a dominant market share in 2021 and it is poised to dominate the market over the period 2022-2027 owing to changing lifestyle patterns, the increasing number of health disorders that gives rise to the prevalence of various diseases boosting the demand for surgical dressings and the rising elderly population enduring a number of diseases thereby expanding the requirement for organ transplants.
- The rising number of surgical procedures augmenting the demand for surgical dressings and the increasing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases are fueling the Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market. However, the high cost of surgical dressings is one of the factors impeding the growth of the Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings market.
- Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market detailed analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of prominent players will be provided in the Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market Report.
Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market- Market Share (%) by Region. 2021
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Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market Segmentation Analysis- By Type
The Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings market based on type can be further segmented into Primary Dressing, Secondary dressing, Absorbents, Adhesive Tapes, and Others. Primary Dressing held a dominant market share in 2021. A primary dressing directly contacts the wound. It also provides absorptive capacity and thus prevents desiccation, infection, and adhesion of the secondary dressing to the wound. The primary dressing contains plain gauze, impregnated gauze, and film dressings. This gauze has been used to debride exudative, infected, and necrotic wounds. The surging benefits of primary dressing are propelling the growth of the Primary Dressings segment.
Furthermore, Secondary dressing is estimated to be the fastest-growing, with a CAGR of 5.7% over the forecast period of 2022-2027. A secondary dressing is placed over a primary dressing, providing further protection, absorptive capacity, compression, or occlusion. The secondary dressing contains absorbent surgical cotton. The soaring application of conventional wound dressing products like gauze, lint, plasters, and more as secondary dressings for safeguarding the wound from infections is fueling the growth of this segment.
Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market Segmentation Analysis- By End-Use Industry
The Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings market based on the End-Use Industry can be further segmented into Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs), and Others. Hospitals held a dominant market share in 2021. This growth is owing to the availability of various skilled professionals who helps patients to get treated properly in hospitals. The effortless accessibility of different types of equipment that assist in easily dressing the wounds of patients and the various surgical procedures occurring that boost the need for surgical dressing products in hospitals are further propelling the growth of this segment.
Furthermore, Ambulatory Surgical Centers are estimated to be the fastest-growing, with a CAGR of 5.9% over the forecast period of 2022-2027. Ambulatory surgical centers are modern health care facilities focused on providing same-day surgical care, including diagnostic and preventive procedures. It transformed the outpatient experience for millions of people by providing them with a more convenient alternative to hospital-based outpatient procedures. The heightened count of ambulatory surgical centers in conjunction with advantages like surgical procedures being conducted at a more economical rate and the patients not being required to stay overnight are fueling the growth of the Ambulatory Surgical Centers segment.
Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market Segmentation Analysis- By Geography
The Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings market based on Geography can be further segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and the Rest of the World. North America (Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market) held a dominant market share of 47% in 2021. The increasing count of health conditions owing to changing lifestyle patterns, leading to an increase in the prevalence of various diseases is fueling the demand for surgical dressings. Furthermore, the growing older population enduring a variety of ailments, increasing the need for organ transplants is propelling the Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 37.3 million Americans suffered from diabetes by 2020. Furthermore, a variety of companies offer a wide range of surgical dressings, increasing their availability in various healthcare facilities and therefore boosting the growth of the Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market.
Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market - Drivers
The Rising Number Of Surgical Procedures Gives Rise To The Demand For Surgical Dressing That Has Readily Aided the Market Growth
According to the Department for Surgery, more than 13 million U.S. surgical procedures occurred in 2020. Surgical procedures are medical treatments that involve making an incision with instruments and doing them in an operating room with anesthesia and/or respiratory support. Surgical procedures can be done as inpatient, day, or outpatient treatments, depending on the circumstances. Nowadays, the number of surgeries increases rapidly which further soars the demand for surgical dressing. In recent years, many surgical procedures traditionally performed only in hospitals or similar institutions have increasingly been performed in physicians’ offices or freestanding surgical facilities. This trend has produced cost savings and convenience for patients as well as health care providers. Surgical care has been an essential component of health care worldwide. The growing number of surgeries can be attributed to the rapidly growing senior population worldwide and the increasing prevalence of chronic diseases. Technological advancements in the healthcare industry and an upsurge in preference for hassle-free surgical procedures such as robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and others are soaring the demand for surgical dressings. Latest technological advancements have assisted minimally invasive surgery which allows precise control over the surgery. This has resulted in higher success rates by ensuring greater accuracy, repeatability, control, and efficiency of these procedures. Owing to such factors, the demand for surgical dressings increases which in turn is fuelling the growth of the Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market
The Rising Number of Ulcers among Patients Soars the Need for Surgical Dressings Which is Driving the Market Growth
According to the National Institute of Health, about 4 million people have active peptic ulcers and about 350,000 new cases are diagnosed each year in 2020. Ulcers are a common reason behind chronic stomach pain. Owing to the changing lifestyle, consumption pattern among people changes in conjunction with an increase in the intake of fast food. The most common symptom of an ulcer is a gnawing or burning pain in the part of the stomach between the breastbone and belly button. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacterium that lives on the lining of the stomach. Owing to increasing intake of a steady fast-food diet, people are suffering from burning, gnawing abdominal pain of a peptic (or gastric) ulcer at some point in life. Ulcers are holes or breaks in the protective lining of the duodenum (the upper part of the small intestine) or the stomach areas that come into contact with stomach acids and enzymes. Duodenal ulcers are more common than stomach ulcers. Owing to the rising number of ulcers people are diagnosed with, various surgical procedures are recommended which in turn enlarges the demand for surgical dressings thereby fuelling the growth of the Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market.
Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market - Challenges
The High Cost of Surgical Dressings Is One Of The Factors Impeding The Market Growth
According to the Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Association (DEBRA), more than $3.7million was spent on surgical dressings and bandages for treatment in a group of 60 people which is very expensive. Owing to its expensive cost, many people are not able to undergo proper treatment which causes many more problems for them. Owing to various factors, the total cost of surgical dressing soars which negatively affects the market growth. The total cost of treatment is dependent on the cost of specialized medical staff and the number of dressing changes required per week. The cost of treatment for infection is dependent on the number of treatments required and the need for surgical debridement. The total cost of care depends on the frequency of interventions and dressing changes and costs associated with staff time and resources. Other costs include disposable items such as dressing packs, pain relief measures, inpatient/outpatient hospital costs, and nursing time. Pharmaceutical interventions such as analgesics and anxiolytic medications also contribute to costs. Owing to these factors, the cost of surgical dressings increases. These issues are hampering the growth of the Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market.
Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Industry Outlook
Product launches, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and geographical expansions are key strategies adopted by players in the Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings Market. The Absorbent & Packing Gauze Surgical Dressings top 10 companies include:
- Healthium Medtech Limited
- Axio Biosolutions
- Cardinal Health
- Smith and Nephew
- ConvaTec Inc.
- Johnson and Johnson
- Medline Industries Inc.
- Smith & Nephew
- In December 2021, Essity acquired Hydrofera Company in order to expand the product portfolio of advanced wound care. With the help of acquisition, the company offers innovative and high-quality medical products in wound care. The purchase price adds up to USD 116m (nearly SEK 1.1bn) with a possible added earnout total of USD 15m (nearly SEK 137m) on a cash and debt-free basis.
- In October 2021, Healthium Medtech Limited announced the launch of Trushield NXT surgical wound dressing, adding to its portfolio of patented products in the wound care and infection prevention segments. In addition to wound care, Healthium’s current product portfolio focuses on advanced surgery, urology, and arthroscopy products covering 52,000 stock-keeping units. The declaration came after Healthium gained CareNow Medical last month.
- In February 2019, Axio Biosolutions launched MaxioCel, a next-generation wound care dressing made of chitosan. This product helps to provide comfort and faster healing to patients suffering from chronic wounds, such as pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, venous leg ulcers, cavity wounds, skin abrasions, donor sites, and post-operative surgical wounds. In 2018 Axio had become the earliest Indian company to obtain USFDA clearance for its creative hemostatic dressing – Axiostat.
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