The market for surgical sealants, glues, closure and securement may be subdivided into the following product categories: sutures, staples and other mechanical closure devices; tapes; hemostats; fibrin and other sealants; high-strength medical adhesives; and post-surgical adhesion prevention. The total securement market is forecast to grow to reach $14.3 billion in 2015 at a CAGR of 6.7%.
Below is a table defining the products and technologies in each fo the categories:
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Source: Worldwide Surgical Sealants, Glues, Wound Closure and Anti-Adhesion Markets (with forecast to 2015); Report #S180.