Wound Care Markets, 2nd Edition, Vol III: Surgical and Trauma Wounds

Surgical and trauma wounds are, by far, the most common types of wounds addressed in the wound care area, but it is by no means the easiest to compete in. There are millions of surgical procedures performed annually worldwide; in the United States alone, there are over 100,000 surgeries performed daily. Enjoying market success depends on developing a formidable strategy that involves matching internal capabilities with external opportunities. Providers who compete well in this area must offer products that achieve high levels of clinical success while controlling costs. Manufacturers are continuing to create well-rounded and advanced products to provide a wider variety of choices.

This volume of Kalorama’s 2005 wound care study examines the world market for products to treat surgical and trauma wounds. For the purposes of this study, the market has been segmented into the following:

  • Wound closure
    • Sutures
    • Staples
    • Debridement
    • Tissue adhesives, sealants, and glues
  • Anti-infectives
  • Surgical and Trauma Wound Management
    • Wound cleaners
    • Debridement
    • Tapes
    • Dry dressings
  • Moist dressings
    • Alginates
    • Films
    • Foams
    • Hydrocolloids
    • Hydrogels
  • Biological dressings
    • Artificial skin
    • Collagen
    • Growth factors
  • Miscellaneous Treatments

The information and analysis presented in this report are based on an extensive survey of senior management in the prescription women’s health drug industry. 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 interviews with industry executives and product managers to validate and obtain expert opinion on current and future trends in the women’s health industry. Interviews were also used to confirm and/or adjust market size and market share estimates, as well as in formulating market projections.

All market data pertain to the market at the manufacturers’ level. Data are expressed in current U.S. dollars. The base year for data was 2004. Historical data are provided for each of the years 1999 through 2004, and forecast data are provided for each of the years 2005 through 2009. Historical, base year, and forecast data are provided for each market segment. Market shares are provided for each market segment for the 2004 base year.


  • Executive Summary
    • INTTION
    • SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • SIZE AND GROWTH OF THE MARKET
    • TRENDS AFFECTING THE MARKET
      • Table Total Market Compound Annual Growth Rates
    • COMPETITIVE OUTLOOK
  • Introduction and Overview
    • SURGICAL WOUNDS
    • TRAUMA WOUNDS
    • 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
  • Surgical Dressings
  • Treatments
    • OVERVIEW
    • WOUND CLOSURE
      • Overview and Products
        • Table Selected Absorbable Sutures by Manufacturers and Products
        • Table Selected Nonabsorbable Sutures by Manufacturers and Products
        • Table Selected Staplers and Staples Manufacturers and Products
        • Table Selected Tissue Adhesives, Sealants, and Glues Manufacturers and Products
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table World Market for Wound Closure Products by Type (Sutures; Staplers and Staples; Tissue Adhesives, Sealants, and Glues) 1999–2009 Manufacturers' Revenues (in millions)
        • Table Compound Annual Growth Rate
    • ANTI-INFECTIVES
      • Overview and Products
        • Table Selected Topical Brand Name Anti-Infectives
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table The World Market for Anti-Infectives for Surgical and Trauma Wounds 1999–2009
        • Table Market Segment Conclusion
    • SURGICAL AND TRAUMA WOUND MANAGEMENT
      • Overview and Products
        • Table Toxicity Index for Selected Wound Cleansers
        • Table Selected Cleansing Agents Currently on the Market
        • Table Selected Debridement Agents Currently Available
        • Table Selected Adhesive Strips and Tapes Currently on the Market
        • Table Selected Dry Dressing (Woven and Nonwoven) Currently on the Market
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table World Market for Wound Management Products for Surgical and Trauma Wounds Revenues by Segment (Cleansing, Debridement, Tapes, Dry Dressings) 1999-2009
        • Table Market Segment Conclusion
    • MOIST DRESSINGS
      • Overview and Products
        • Table Selected Alginate Products Currently on the Market
        • Table Selected Hydrocolloid Products Currently on the Market
        • Table Selected Hydrogel Products Currently on the Market
        • Table Selected Films Currently on the Market
        • Table Selected Foam Products Currently on the Market
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table Moist Dressings for Surgical and Trauma Wounds, Revenues by Segment (Alginates, Hydrocolloids, Hydrogels, Films, Foams) 1999-2009
        • Table Market Segment Conclusion
    • BIOLOGICAL DRESSINGS
      • Overview and Products
        • Table Selected Artificial Skin Products Currently on the Market
        • Table Selected Collagen Products Currently on the Market
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table World Market for Biological Dressings for Surgical and Trauma Wounds, Revenues by Segment (Artificial Skins, Collagen Products, Other Products) 1999-2009
        • Table Market Segment Conclusion
    • MISCELLANEOUS SURGICAL WOUND AND TRAUMA TREATMENTS
      • Overview and Products
        • Table Selected Miscellaneous Surgical Wound and Trauma Treatment Manufacturers and Products
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table World Market for Miscellaneous Surgical and Trauma Wound Treatments 1999–2009
        • Table Market Segment Conclusion
  • Market Size and Forecast Summary
    • Table World Surgical and Trauma Wound Product Revenues by Segment 1999–2009
    • Table Market Size and Forecast Summary
    • Table Surgical and Trauma Wound Care Share by Segment 1999–2009
  • Competitive Analysis
    • TOTAL SURGICAL AND TRAUMA WOUND MARKET
      • Table Major Competitors and Segments of Participation 2004
      • Table The World Surgical and Trauma Wound Care Market Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier 2004
    • COMPETITIVE MARKET SHARE BY SEGMENT
      • Wound Closure
        • Table Surgical and Trauma Wound Closure Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier 2004
      • Anti-Infectives
        • Table Anti-Infectives for Surgical and Trauma Wounds Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier 2004
      • Surgical and Trauma Wound Management
        • Table Surgical and Trauma Wound Management Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier 2004
      • Moist Dressings
        • Table Moist Dressings for Surgical and Trauma Wounds Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier 2004
      • Biological Dressings
        • Table Biological Dressings for Surgical and Trauma Wounds Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier 2004
      • Miscellaneous Treatments
        • Table Miscellaneous Surgical and Trauma Wound Treatments Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier 2004
  • Industry Developments
    • PRODUCT CATEGORIZATION
    • NEW PRODUCTS
    • REIMBURSEMENT
    • NOVEL TREATMENTS
      • Miscellaneous Treatments
      • Honey Treatment
      • Battle-ready Bandage Treatment
      • Silverlon
      • Low Intensity Laser Therapy
    • IN DEVELOPMENT
      • Merrem IV
      • OrCel
      • Allox
      • Thymosin Beta 4
      • Encelle E Matrix
      • KGF-2
      • BioFoam
      • CoFoam Polyurethane Composite
      • LyphoDerm
      • KGF-2
      • Demegen
      • HB50
      • Other Miscellaneous Developments
    • PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS IN WOUND HEALING
    • SCAR TREATMENT
      • Keloid Scars
      • Hypertrophic Scars
    • HORMONES AND WOUND HEALING
    • SURGICAL INFECTION
    • 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 Surgical and Trauma Wounds by Type
  • Company Profiles
    • ABBOTT VASCULAR DEVICES
    • BAXTER BIOSCIENCE
    • BERTEK PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
    • CARRINGTON LABORATORIES, INC.
    • CONVATEC, LTD.
    • DATASCOPE CORPORATION
    • ETHICON, INC.
    • GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC
    • HEALTHPOINT, LTD.
    • JOHNSON & JOHNSON
    • KINETIC CONCEPTS, INC.
    • PFIZER, INC.
    • SMITH & NEPHEW, PLC
    • ST. JUDE MEDICAL, INC.
    • UNITED STATES SURGICAL
  • Company Directory

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