Market distribution changing in wound management products

The global wound management market is comprised of very diverse products spanning many different wound dressing types, growth factors, tissue engineering and a growing portfolio of physical therapies.

Growth in wound management product revenues varies considerably, and will result in different market distribution.  

Product Category

2008
% total wound market

2017
% total wound market

Film

                   4.8%

                   2.4%

Hydrocolloid

                   19.0%

                   9.4%

Foam

                   19.0%

                   17.5%

Alginate

                   8.9%

                   7.3%

Hydrogel

                   3.9%

                   2.0%

Non-adherent

                   5.5%

                   2.3%

Anitmicrobial

                   4.3%

                   2.1%

Tissue Engineering

                   2.6%

                   2.6%

Growth Factors

                   4.6%

                   11.8%

Physical Therapies

                   27.4%

                   42.7%

Total

                   100.0%

                   100.0%

 

Source: MedMarket Diligence, LLC; Report #S247, "Worldwide Wound Management, 2008-2017."

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