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World Disposable Medical Supplies

World demand to rise 6.4% annually through 2016
Global demand for disposable medical supplies is projected to grow 6.4 percent annually to nearly $200 billion in 2016. The upgrading and enforcement of infection prevention standards, coupled with an expanding volume of hospital, surgical and outpatient procedures, will promote overall gains. The United States, China, Japan, Germany, Russia, France, India, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Brazil will comprise the ten largest geographical markets, combining to absorb nearly 70 percent of global demand in 2016. During the forecast period (2011- 2016), average annual growth in these markets will range from 3.7 percent in Japan to nearly 13 percent in China.

Demand for disposable medical supplies in the United States, Western Europe, Japan and virtually all other developed countries will expand at a below average pace through 2016 and beyond, given that medical delivery systems are well established, meet the health care needs of most residents, and have already adopted stringent infection prevention standards. By contrast, growth in China, India, Brazil, Russia, and many other emerging economies will exceed the world average as health care sectors are expanded, modernized, and adapted to formal infection prevention protocols.

Dialysis disposables to be fastest growing products
The range of disposable medical supplies consumed worldwide extends into 11 major product segments and 8 additional product lines. Among the major product segments, world demand in 2016 will range from $7.5 billion for patient room supplies to $32.2 billion for surgical instruments and supplies. Dialysis disposables will realize the fastest growth based on an increasing global prevalence of serious renal disorders. Other product segments projected to see above average gains in demand include infusion and hypodermic devices, diagnostic and laboratory disposables, nonwoven garments and textiles, and respiratory supplies and devices. The fastest growth among the eight additional product lines will evolve in transdermal patches, urinary catheters and accessories, and first aid kits.

Advances in disposable medical supplies are contributing significant improvements to the safety and outcome of patient procedures. Products such as Level 4 microbial resistant surgical gowns and drapes have greatly reduced the risk of spreading air- and blood-borne infections during surgery. New polymer and bioengineered tissue sealants are decreasing the length of many surgical procedures and are promoting the faster recovery of post-operative patients.

Disposable drug delivery supplies also to grow rapidly
Drug delivery comprises another fast growing application served by disposable medical supplies. New and improved safety-engineered prefillable and hypodermic syringes and IV catheters have substantially lowered the risk of accidental staff and patient needlesticks before and after medication injections. Innovations in prefilled inhalers and transdermal patches are expanding the range of chronic conditions adaptable to cost effective self treatment. In addition to drug delivery, innovations in disposable medical supplies are enabling patients to self perform a number of other health care functions, including blood glucose testing, urinary drainage, and chronic wound management.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (billion dollars)
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
      • Table WORLD HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
    • World Macroeconomic Environment
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)
    • World Demographic Trends
      • Total Population
        • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)
      • Age Distribution
        • Table WORLD POPULATION 50 YEARS & OLDER BY REGION (million persons)
        • Table WORLD POPULATION 65 YEARS & OLDER BY REGION (million persons)
    • World Health Care Trends
      • Health Expenditures
        • Table WORLD HEALTH EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion dollars)
      • Hospital Beds
        • Table WORLD HOSPITAL BEDS BY REGION (thousand)
      • Physicians
        • Table WORLD PHYSICIANS BY REGION (thousand)
      • Patient Activity
        • Table WORLD HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS BY REGION (million)
        • Table WORLD SURGICAL PROCEDURES BY REGION (million)
        • Table WORLD OUTPATIENT EPISODES BY REGION (million)
    • Regulatory Environment
  • WORLD SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • General
    • World Disposable Medical Supply Demand by Region
      • Table WORLD DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY REGION (billion dollars)
    • World Disposable Medical Supply Demand by Product
      • Table WORLD DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY PRODUCT GROUP (billion dollars)
    • Surgical Instruments & Supplies
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD SURGICAL INSTRUMENT & SUPPLY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD SURGICAL INSTRUMENT & SUPPLY DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Infusion & Hypodermic Devices
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD INFUSION & HYPODERMIC DEVICE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD INFUSION & HYPODERMIC DEVICE DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Diagnostic & Laboratory Disposables
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD DIAGNOSTIC & LABORATORY DISPOSABLE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD DIAGNOSTIC & LABORATORY DISPOSABLE DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Nonwoven Medical Garments & Textiles
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD NONWOVEN MEDICAL GARMENT & TEXTILE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD NONWOVEN MEDICAL GARMENT & TEXTILE DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Bandages & Wound Dressings
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD BANDAGE & WOUND DRESSING DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD BANDAGE & WOUND DRESSING DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Sterilization Supplies
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD STERILIZATION SUPPLY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD STERILIZATION SUPPLY DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Respiratory Supplies & Devices
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD RESPIRATORY SUPPLY & DEVICE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD RESPIRATORY SUPPLY & DEVICE DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Incontinence Goods
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD INCONTINENCE GOODS DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD INCONTINENCE GOODS DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Dialysis Disposables
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD DIALYSIS DISPOSABLE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD DIALYSIS DISPOSABLE DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Medical & Laboratory Gloves
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD MEDICAL & LABORATORY GLOVE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD MEDICAL & LABORATORY GLOVE DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Patient Room Supplies
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD PATIENT ROOM SUPPLY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD PATIENT ROOM SUPPLY DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Other Disposable Medical Supplies
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD OTHER DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD OTHER DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Disposable Medical Supply Shipments by Region
      • Table WORLD DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY SHIPMENTS BY REGION (billion dollars)
    • Disposable Medical Supply Raw Materials
      • Table WORLD DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY RAW MATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION (million dollars)
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: Market Environment
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
    • North America: Disposable Medical Supply Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
    • United States
      • Table UNITED STATES: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table UNITED STATES: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Canada
      • Table CANADA: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table CANADA: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million US dollars)
    • Mexico
      • Table MEXICO: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table MEXICO: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: Market Environment
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
    • Western Europe: Disposable Medical Supply Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
    • France
      • Table FRANCE: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table FRANCE: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Germany
      • Table GERMANY: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table GERMANY: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Italy
      • Table ITALY: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table ITALY: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Spain
      • Table SPAIN: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table SPAIN: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
    • United Kingdom
      • Table UNITED KINGDOM: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table UNITED KINGDOM: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Other Western Europe
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY PRODUCT GROUP (million dollars)
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: Market Environment
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
    • Asia/Pacific: Disposable Medical Supply Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Australia
      • Table AUSTRALIA: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table AUSTRALIA: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million US dollars)
    • China
      • Table CHINA: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table CHINA: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
    • India
      • Table INDIA: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table INDIA: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Japan
      • Table JAPAN: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table JAPAN: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
    • South Korea
      • Table SOUTH KOREA: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table SOUTH KOREA: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY PRODUCT GROUP (million dollars)
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: Market Environment
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Central & South America: Disposable Medical Supply Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
        • Table BRAZIL: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY PRODUCT GROUP (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: Market Environment
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Eastern Europe: Disposable Medical Supply Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
        • Table RUSSIA: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY PRODUCT GROUP (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: Market Environment
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: HEALTH CARE INDICATORS
      • Africa/Mideast: Disposable Medical Supply Demand by Product Group
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY PRODUCT GROUP (million dollars)
      • Africa/Mideast: Disposable Medical Supply Demand by Country
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table WORLD DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLY SALES BY COMPANY, 2011 (million dollars)
    • Market Share
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Licensing & Related Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Research & Development
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Manufacturing
    • Company Profiles
      • Abbott Laboratories
      • Advanced Medical Solutions Group plc
      • Ahlstrom Corporation
      • Ansell Limited
      • Aso LLC
      • Bard (CR) Incorporated
      • Baxter International Incorporated
      • Bayer AG
      • Becton, Dickinson and Company
      • Boston Scientific Corporation
      • Braun (B.) Melsungen AG
      • BSN medical GmbH
      • Cardinal Health Incorporated
      • Cederroth Intressenter AB
      • Coloplast A/S
      • ConvaTec Incorporated
      • Covidien plc
      • Degasa SA de CV
      • Derma Sciences Incorporated
      • Domtar Corporation
      • Hartmann (Paul) AG
      • Hospira Incorporated
      • Johnson & Johnson
      • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
      • Lohmann & Rauscher GmbH & Company KG
      • Medline Industries Incorporated
      • Medtronic Incorporated
      • Mölnlycke Health Care AB
      • Roche Holding Limited
      • SCHOTT AG
      • Semperit AG Holding
      • Smith & Nephew plc
      • Smiths Group plc
      • Svenska Cellulosa AB
      • Systagenix Wound Management Limited
      • Teleflex Incorporated
      • Terumo Corporation
      • 3M Company
    • Additional Companies Mentioned in the Study

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