The US Home Dialysis Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017-2021)
Scope of the Report
The report titled “The US Home Dialysis Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017-2021)” highlights an in-depth analysis of market sizing and growth of the US Home Dialysis Market. The analysis includes market size in terms of value as well as volume and market share by segments.
Furthermore, the report also assesses the key opportunities available in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry. Growth of the US home dialysis market has also been forecasted for the period 2017-2021, taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends.
The competition in the US home dialysis market is stiff and majority of market share is dominated by few major players such as Fresenius Medical Care, DaVita, U.S. Renal Care and, Dialysis Clinic Inc. whose company profiling has been done in the report, which include their business overview, financial overview and respective business strategies.
Fresenius Medical Care
U.S. Renal Care
Dialysis Clinic Inc.
The process of purifying blood by eliminating waste materials and excessive fluid from the body in case, the kidneys of the human body is not function properly is known as dialysis. In the dialysis process blood is filtered and purified with the help of technological advanced machinery. The treatment has been used since 1940s to treat patients suffering from chronic kidney diseases. It is the most widely accepted treatment for end stage renal diseases and kidney failures. The primary objective of dialysis process is to help damaged renal function. The three major types of dialysis are: Hemodialysis (HD), Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) and, Home Hemodialysis (HHD).
A home dialysis is either hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis which can perform at home with the help of advanced machinery. A skilled clinical person can teach a person how to perform dialysis at home. Home dialysis has been recognized by patients and physicians as a safe and effective alternative to in-center treatment. Home dialysis is broadly classified into four categories: Daily home Hemodialysis (HD), Nocturnal Home hemodialysis, Nocturnal In-Center hemodialysis, Standard Home hemodialysis.
The US Home Dialysis market, both in terms of value as well as volume has increased over the past few years and projections are made that the market would grow further at a rapid pace in the forecasted period i.e. 2017-2021 also. The US home dialysis market is expected to grow on the back of aging US population, growing kidney chronic diseases, rising life expectancy of dialysis patients, convenience over in-traditional dialysis centers, technological advancements such as trend toward using sorbent technology to allow online regeneration for dialysate to facilitate portability, etc. Yet the growth of the market is obstructed by factors such as technical issues, lack of substantial housing and legal and financial requirements.