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World Wound Care Markets 2010


Attention: There is an updated edition available for this report.

Kalorama Information has been covering wound care markets for a decade, and during that time the industry has seen incredible change each year as advanced technologies enter the marketplace and become better positioned. 2010 is no exception.

As a result of the growing population of the elderly, healthcare systems are challenged to treat rising incidences of complex diseases and conditions. Emerging wound care products and technologies are well-positioned to capitalize on this growth.

These advanced wound care products are detailed in Kalorama Information's Wound Care 2010, our complete look at the wound care industry. As part of its coverage of the market in 2010, this report includes:

  • Market Size and Forecast
  • Key Industry Developments and Trends
  • Review of Major Products
  • Company Profiles
  • Types of Wounds and Treatment
  • Market by Application Area (Burns, Skin Ulcers, Surgical and Trauma Wounds)
  • Market by Product Categories (Closures, Anti-Infectives, Dressings, Cleaning/Debridement, Other)
  • Regional Breakout of Market (US, Europe, Asia, ROW)
  • Competitive Analysis and Market Share
Besides the always-improving synthetic dressing materials, newer technologies in wound treatment include the xenogeneic tissue scaffold, bilayered human dermal substitutes, recombinant growth factors, endoscopic subfascial ligation of venous perforators, and endovascular arterial repair techniques. New wound care products and devices are entering the market with lightening speed, all striving for the best clinical outcomes.

The worldwide wound care market is based on total manufacturers’ revenues. The information and analysis presented in this report are based on extensive surveys of senior management in the wound care market. Background information was obtained from a comprehensive search of published literature and reports obtained from various government, business, medical trade, and international journals. Key information from published literature was used to conduct over 60 interviews with industry executives and product managers to validate and obtain expert opinion on current and future trends in the wound care industry. Interviews were also used to confirm and/or adjust market size and market share estimates, as well as in formulating market projections.

As part of the coverage in this report, the following companies are profiled:

  • 3M Healthcare
  • Advanced BioHealing
  • Baxter BioScience
  • Covidien, Ltd.
  • Covatech
  • Derma Sciences
  • Glaxo Smith Kline
  • Healthpoint
  • Hill-Rom
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kinetic Concepts
  • Medline Industries
  • MoInlycke Healthcare
  • Pfizer
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Systagenix Wound Management

All market data pertains to the U.S. market at the manufacturers’ level. Data are expressed in current U.S. dollars. The base year for data was 2009. Historical data are provided for each of the years 2007 through 2009, and forecast data are provided for each of the years 2009 through 2014. Historical, base year, and forecast data are provided for each market segment. Market shares are provided for each market segment for the 2009 base year.


  • Executive Summary
    • INTRODUCTION
    • SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • SIZE AND GROWTH OF THE MARKET
      • Table Total Worldwide Wound Care Market Revenues 2007-2014
    • TRENDS AFFECTING THE MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE OUTLOOK
  • Introduction and Overview
    • FUNCTIONS OF SKIN
    • NORMAL INTEGUMENT
      • Epidermis
      • Dermis
      • Subcutaneous Tissue
    • EFFECTS OF AGING ON THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
    • TYPES OF WOUND HEALING
    • WOUND HEALING PROCESS
    • DELAYS OF WOUND HEALING
    • COMPLICATIONS OF WOUND HEALING
      • Hypertrophic Scars and Keloid Formation
      • Contracture
      • Dehiscence
      • Excess Granulation Tissue
      • Adhesions
  • Main Types of Wounds
    • SKIN ULCERS
      • Pressure or Decubitus Ulcers
        • Table Common Sites for Pressure Ulcer Development
      • Diabetic Ulcers or Neuropathic Ulcers
      • Arterial Ulcers
      • Venous Ulcers
    • BURNS
      • Thermal Injury
      • Chemical Injury
      • Electrical Injury
      • Depth Classification
      • First-Degree Burns
      • Superficial Partial-Thickness Burns (Second-Degree)
      • Deep Partial Thickness Burns
      • Full-Thickness Burns (Third and Fourth-Degree)
    • SURGICAL WOUNDS
    • TRAUMA WOUNDS
  • Products
    • ANTI-INFECTIVES
      • Industry Innovations
        • Table Selected Topical Brand Name Anti-Infectives Currently Available (Product, Active Ingredient, Manufacturer)
    • COMPRESSION AND COMPOSITE DRESSINGS
      • Industry Innovations
        • Table Selected Compression and Composite Dressings and Bandages Currently on the Market
    • SUTURES
      • Absorbable
        • Table Selected Absorbable Sutures by Manufacturers and Products
      • Surgical Gut
      • Synthetic Absorbable Polymers
      • Nonabsorbable
        • Table Selected Nonabsorbable Sutures by Manufacturers and Products
      • Surgical Silk
      • Surgical Cotton
      • Linen
      • Surgical Stainless Steel
      • Synthetic Nonabsorbable Polymers
    • STAPLERS AND STAPLES
      • Table Selected Staplers and Staples Manufacturers and Products
    • TISSUE ADHESIVES, SEALANTS AND GLUES
      • Fibrin-based
      • Collagen-based
      • Vascular Closing Devices
      • Polymeric Sealants
      • Synthetic Adhesives/Glues
        • Table Selected Tissue Adhesives, Sealants, and Glues Manufacturers and Products
    • TAPES
      • Table Selected Adhesive Strips and Tapes Currently on the Market
    • DRY DRESSINGS
      • Industry Innovations
        • Table Selected Dry Dressing (Woven and Nonwoven) Currently on the Market
    • CLEANSING
      • Table Toxicity Index for Selected Wound Cleansers
      • Table Selected Cleansing Agents Currently on the Market
      • Debridement
      • Industry Innovations
        • Table Selected Debridement Agents
    • ALGINATES
      • Industry Innovations
        • Table Selected Alginate Products Currently on the Market
    • HYDROCOLLOIDS
      • Table Selected Hydrocolloid Products Currently on the Market
    • HYDROGELS
      • Industry Innovations
        • Table Selected Hydrogel Products Currently on the Market
    • FILMS
      • Industry Innovations
        • Table Selected Films and Composites Currently on the Market
    • FOAM DRESSINGS
      • Industry Innovations
        • Table Selected Foam Manufacturers and Products
    • ARTIFICIAL SKIN
      • Industry Innovations
        • Table Selected Artificial Skin Products Currently on the Market
    • COLLAGEN
      • Industry Innovations
        • Table Selected Collagen Products Currently on the Market
    • GROWTH FACTORS
    • NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND THERAPY
      • Industry Innovations
        • Table Selected Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Products Currently on the Market
    • PRESSURE RELIEF
      • Industry Innovations
        • Table Selected Pressure Relief Equipment Currently Available
    • MISCELLANEOUS
      • Electrical Stimulation
      • Ultraviolet
      • Oxygen and Hyperbaric Oxygen
      • Whirlpool Therapy
      • Electromagnetic Therapy Device
      • Ultrasound
      • Low Intensity Laser Therapy
      • Other Therapies
      • Industry Innovations
        • Table Selected Miscellaneous Wound Treatment Manufacturers and Products
  • Total Market Size, Forecast and Competitive Analysis
    • Table Total Worldwide Wound Care Market Revenues 2007-2014
    • TOTAL MARKET BY APPLICATION AREA
      • Table Worldwide Wound Care Revenues by Segment (Surgical and Trauma, Skin Ulcers, Burns) 2007-2014 ($millions)
    • TOTAL MARKET BY PRODUCT CATEGORY
    • TOTAL MARKET BY REGION
    • COMPETITIVE MARKET SUMMARY
      • Table Revenues and Share of Total Worldwide Wound Care Market by Leading Supplier 2009
  • Industry Developments
    • DEMOGRAPHICS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY
      • Table Global and U.S. Population by Selected Characteristic, 2003, 2008, and 2013
      • Table Global and U.S. Yearly Incidence of Wounds by Type
    • SCARS
    • HONEY TREATMENT
    • REIMBURSEMENT
      • Reimbursement Developments
    • ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS
    • TELEMEDICINE AND WOUND CARE
    • GROWTH FACTORS
    • REGULATORY ISSUES
    • NON-PAYMENT EVENTS
    • EVIDENCE-BASED WOUND CARE
    • SILVER TOXICITY
    • HOME CARE
    • WOUND CARE CLINICS
  • Company Profiles
    • OVERVIEW
    • 3M HEALTH CARE
    • ADVANCED BIOHEALING
    • BAXTER BIOSCIENCE
    • CONVATEC, LTD.
    • COVIDIEN, LTD.
    • DERMA SCIENCES
    • GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC
    • HEALTHPOINT, LTD.
    • HILL-ROM COMPANY, INC.
    • JOHNSON & JOHNSON
    • KINETIC CONCEPTS, INC.
    • MEDLINE INDUSTRIES
    • MOINLYCKE HEALTHCARE
    • PFIZER, INC.
    • SMITH & NEPHEW, PLC
    • SYSTAGENIX WOUND MANAGEMENT

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