This report forecasts total world demand in 2020 for medical disposables by product group and major world region in US dollars at the manufacturers' level. Product group segments include: surgical instruments and supplies, infusion and hypodermic devices, diagnostic and laboratory disposables, bandages and wound dressings, nonwoven medical disposables, sterilization supplies, respiratory devices, incontinence goods, dialysis disposables, and other products. Major world regions include: North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions. Demand by product group segment is also forecast for each major world region.
To illustrate historical trends world, product group, and regional demand (including product group segments) are provided for 2010 and 2015. Finally, world shipments are segmented by major world region and provided for 2010, 2015, and 2020.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and identifies the leading firms competing to serve global demand, as well as their market share. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 39-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.