Advanced wound dressings are used to treat a variety of acute wounds, such as burns, cuts, lacerations and abrasions, chronic wounds, such as a diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers and leg ulcers, and surgical wounds sustained during various procedures.
Advanced dressings are a steadily growing segment of the wound care industry, with many companies marketing a wide variety of formats. Emerging markets are expected to demonstrate the highest growth among the 10 major markets (10MM) covered in the report, including the US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Japan, China, India and Brazil.
The major segments of advanced wound dressings are foams, alginates, hydrocolloids, hydrofibers, collagens, hydrogels, semi-permeable films, superabsorbents and wound contact layers.
The advanced dressings market will be strongly driven by increasing prevalence of chronic wounds worldwide because rates of risk factors, such as diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease, continue to rise.
The global advanced dressings market is largely dominated by the key players such as Smith & Nephew, 3M, Molnlycke, ConvaTec and Coloplast. Smaller manufacturers such as Paul Hartmann, Acelity and Urgo also play an important role in the market.
Unmet needs will future innovation in the development of smart dressings and wound diagnostics.
Key Opinion Leaders emphasize the rise of chronic wounds and associated risk factors as an incentive for the development of better wound care. Furthermore, they highlight technological limitations of certain advanced dressing formats and enumerate unmet needs, such as the need for better clinical evidence.
Overview of wound indications, key factors, epidemiology, pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment guidelines and modalities.
Annualized total advanced dressings market revenue by type of dressings and market outlooks by country through 2021.
Key topics covered include strategic competitor assessment, market characterization, identification of unmet needs, reimbursement and regulatory considerations, evaluating market access in each region covered in the report, and implications of the emerging technologies on the market.
Pipeline analysis: Emerging products and technologies, including novel collagen scaffolds and biomaterial platforms.
Analysis of the current and future market competition in the global advanced dressings market. Insightful review of the key industry drivers, opportunities, barriers and challenges. Each trend is independently researched to provide qualitative analysis of its implications.