Medical/surgical sealants and adhesives are being adopted in a large and growing number of procedures. Sutures, clips and staples, by comparison, hold a large share of procedure volume and are stubborn to give ground against sealants and adhesives. There is no doubt, however, that the relatively higher growth rates for the novel closure products are steadily eroding the century-long hold dominance of sutures in wound closure.
Below are illustrated selected (the full list including "Others" is given in Report #S190) procedural indications for sealants and adhesives by clinical area,
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Source: MedMarket Diligence, LLC; Report #S190.