Survey: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Market 2014: Conventional And Single Use NPWT Systems

Survey: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Market 2014: Conventional And Single Use NPWT Systems

A surge in the number of wounds (acute and chronic) globally has prompted the growth of the wound care dressings market. Rise in geriatric population has led to the escalation of chronic diseases. Major chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, peripheral vascular diseases and prolonged bed occupancy due to debilitating diseases such as cancer or coma have led to an increase in the incidence of chronic wounds. Chronic wounds such as diabetic ulcers, arterial ulcers and decubitus ulcers need specialized care, else these may cause serious infections such as pus formation, eschar, and tissue necrosis. Negative pressure wound therapy is currently considered to be the most preferred choice of treatment by physicians as well as patients for such chronic wounds.

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Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) devices comprise pumps, canisters, connecting tubes and dressing kits. The NPWT system uses negative pressure and aids in rapid healing of the wounds, this method is also called as moist healing. The major factors driving the growth of the market includes rise in incidence of chronic wounds and introduction of technologically advanced wound care products. Moreover, to reduce the risk of contamination of wounds, companies are now working toward introduction of single use disposable NPWT devices. However, limited reimbursement and reluctance in adoption of technologically advanced products by physicians has restricted market growth.

This research report on NPWT devices helps in understanding various market dynamics responsible for market growth. Moreover, it also describes growth opportunities currently prevailing in the market. The research report provides in-depth analysis of the NPWT devices market in major geographies such as North America, Europe, Asia and RoW. The report provides company profiles of major players in the...

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