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Wound Care Markets, 2nd Edition, Vol II: Burns

Approximately 27 million burn cases requiring professional treatment occur worldwide each year, and of these 7 million will require hospitalization and more than a million will die as a direct result of their burns. Burn injuries are a particularly difficult and painful area of medicine requiring multi-pronged approach to address infection, pain, and a host of long-term complications. Continued advances in biotechnology have driven the burn portion of the wound care industry, estimated at over $1.5 billion globally.

New wound care products and devices are entering the market with lightening speed, all striving for the best clinical outcomes. Besides the always-improving synthetic dressing materials, newer technologies in wound treatment include the xenogeneic tissue scaffold, bilayered human dermal substitutes, recombinant growth factors, and other techniques and materials. In addition to product innovations, disease management programs that emphasize prevention and early intervention are resulting in the rapid adoption of new wound care products and changing the market environment.

This study, the second volume in a complete re-examination of the wound care market, analyzes the market for burn wound treatment using the following product segments and subsegments:

  • Anti-Infectives
  • Burn Injury Management
    • Compression Dressings and Bandages
    • Wound Cleaners
    • Debridement
    • Silver Dressings
  • Moist Dressings
    • Alginates
    • Films
    • Foams
    • Hydrocolloids
    • Hydrogels
  • Biological Dressings
    • Artificial Skin
    • Collagen
  • Pressure Relief Devices
  • Miscellaneous Treatments

The report details product offerings, research developments, industry trends, and relevant epidemiologic and demographic data. Market size, market growth, and market forecasts are provided for each segment and subsegment. Competitive market share information is provided by leading manufacturer for the year 2004.

The information and analysis presented in this report are based on an extensive survey of senior management in the wound care industry, specifically involved in treating burns. Background information was obtained from a comprehensive search of published literature and reports obtained from various government, business, medical trade, and international journals and company reports and releases. Key information from published literature was used to conduct interviews with over 30 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.


  • Executive Summary
    • SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • SIZE AND GROWTH OF THE MARKET
      • Table Total Market Compound Annual Growth Rates
    • TRENDS AFFECTING THE MARKET
    • COMPETITIVE OUTLOOK
  • Introduction and Overview
    • NORMAL INTEGUMENT
      • Epidermis
      • Dermis
      • Subcutaneous Tissue
    • FUNCTIONS OF SKIN
    • EFFECTS OF AGING ON THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
    • TYPES OF WOUND HEALING
    • DEFENSE AGAINST INJURY
      • Mononuclear Phagocyte System
      • Inflammatory Response
    • WOUND HEALING PROCESS
      • Primary Intention
      • Secondary Intention
      • Tertiary Intention
    • DELAYS OF WOUND HEALING
    • COMPLICATIONS OF WOUND HEALING
      • Hypertrophic Scars and Keloid Formation
      • Contracture
      • Dehiscence
      • Excess Granulation Tissue
      • Adhesions
    • PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF BURNS
      • Edema Formation
      • Fluid Loss
      • Circulatory Status
      • Burn Wound
    • INCIDENCE AND MORTALITY
  • Types and Classifications of 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)
    • SEVERITY AND EXTENT OF BURNS
      • Table Burn Classification and Assessment Criteria Classification Assessment Criteria
  • Treatments
    • ANTI-INFECTIVES
      • Overview
        • Table Selected Brand Name Anti-Infectives Currently Available (Product, Active Ingredient, Manufacturer)
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table The World Market for Anti-Infectives for Burns 1999-2009
        • Table Market Segment Conclusion
    • BURN INJURY MANAGEMENT
      • Cleansing
        • Table Toxicity Index for Selected Wound Cleansers
        • Table Selected Cleansing Agents Currently on the Market Manufacturer Product
      • Debridement
        • Table Selected Debridement Agents Currently Available
      • Silver Dressings
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table World Market for Burn Management Product Revenues by Segment (Cleansing, Debridement, Silver Dressings) 1999-2009
        • Table Market Segment Conclusion
    • MOIST DRESSINGS
      • Alginates
        • Table Selected Alginate Products Currently Available
      • Hydrocolloids
        • Table Selected Hydrocolloid Products Currently Available
      • Hydrogels
        • Table Selected Hydrogel Products Currently Available Manufacturer Product(s)
      • Films
        • Table Selected Film Products Currently Available
      • Foams
        • Table Selected Foam Products Currently Available
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table Moist Dressings for Burns, Market Segment Summary, Revenues by Segment (Alginates, Hydrocolloids, Hydrogels, Films, Foams) 1999-2009
        • Table Market Segment Conclusion
    • BIOLOGICAL DRESSINGS
      • Artificial Skin
        • Table Selected Artificial Skin Products and Manufacturers
      • Collagen
        • Table Selected Collagen Products and Manufacturers
      • Other
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table World Market for Biological Dressings for Burns Revenues by Segment (Artificial Skins, Collagen Products, Other Products) 1999-2009
        • Table Market Segment Conclusion
    • PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES
      • Overview
        • Table Various Types of Mattresses—Advantages and Disadvantages
        • Table Selected Pressure Relief Equipment Manufacturers and Products
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table The Market for Pressure Relief Devices in Burns 1999-2009
        • Table Market Segment Conclusion
    • MISCELLANEOUS BURN TREATMENTS
      • Electrical Stimulation
      • Ultraviolet
      • Oxygen and Hyperbaric Oxygen
      • Mechanically Assisted Devices
      • Silver Ion
      • Whirlpool Therapy
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table Miscellaneous Burn Treatment Market 1999-2009
        • Table Market Segment Conclusion
  • Market Summary
    • Table Burn Product Revenues and Growth Rate by Segment 1999–2009
    • Table Market Summary
    • Table Burn Care Share by Segment 1999–2009
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
  • Competitive Analysis
    • TOTAL BURN MARKET
      • Table Major Competitors and Primary Segments of Participation 2004
      • Table The World Burn Market Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier 2004
    • COMPETITIVE MARKET SHARE BY SEGMENT
      • Anti-Infectives
        • Table Anti-Infectives for Burns Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier 2004
      • Burn Management
        • Table Burn Injury Management Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier 2004
      • Moist Dressings
        • Table Moist Dressings for Burns Revenues and Market Share by Supplier 2004
      • Biological Dressings
        • Table Biological Dressings for Burns Revenues and Market Share by Supplier 2004
      • Pressure Relief
        • Table Pressure Relief Devices for Burns Revenues and Market Share by Supplier 2004
  • Industry Developments
    • GROWTH FACTORS
    • NEW PRODUCTS
    • REIMBURSEMENT
    • EFFECTS OF HORMONES ON BURN HEALING
    • NOVEL TREATMENTS
    • PRODUCTS IN DEVELOPMENT
      • Versiva
      • Inflarest
      • Thymosin Beta 4
      • CoFoam Polyurethane Composite
      • HB107 Peptide
      • Vibrilase
      • HB50
      • Others
    • BURN CENTERS
    • DEMOGRAPHICS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY
      • Table Global and U.S. Population by Age Group and Sex 1999, 2004, and 2009
      • Table Global and U.S. Yearly Incidence of Burns by Type
  • Company Profiles
    • OVERVIEW
    • 3M HEALTH CARE
    • BERTEK PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
    • CARRINGTON LABORATORIES, INC.
    • CONVATEC, LTD.
    • DERMA SCIENCES
    • GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC
    • HEALTHPOINT, LTD.
    • HILL-ROM COMPANY, INC.
    • JOHNSON & JOHNSON
    • KINETIC CONCEPTS, INC.
    • PFIZER, INC.
    • SMITH & NEPHEW, PLC
  • Selected List of Burn Centers in the United States
  • Company Directory

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