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Wound Care Markets, 4th. Edition, Vol. I: Skin Ulcers

Wound care is a constantly changing market. The trend toward cost-effective skin ulcer treatment remains embedded in management programs that emphasize prevention and early intervention. New wound care products and devices are entering the market with lightening speed, all striving for the best clinical outcomes. Kalorama's Wound Care Markets, 4th Edition, Vol. I: Skin Ulcers. represents the fourth time that Kalorama has rexamined this aspect of the wound care market, and the study analyzes the market using the following product segments and subsegments:

  • Anti-Infectives
    • Systemic
    • Topical
  • Skin Ulcer Management
    • Compression Dressings and Bandages
    • Wound Cleaners
    • Debridement
  • Moist Dressings
    • Alginates
    • Films
    • Foams
    • Hydrocolloids
    • Hydrogels
  • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
  • Biological Dressings
    • Artificial Skin
    • Collagen
    • Growth Factors
    • Others
  • Pressure Relief
  • Miscellaneous Treatments

For each segment and subsegment, the report gives current market size and forecasted revenues years 2009 through 2013. Competitive market share information is provided by leading manufacturer for each major segment in the year 2006. Historical data are provided for each of the years 2003 through 2008. The study also details research developments, industry trends, and relevant epidemiologic and demographic data.

Since the last edition of Kalorama Information's Wound Care Markets Series, there have been shifts in the market for treatment of skin ulcers. Up-to-date information was obtained from coverage of the world-renown Symposium on Advanced Wound Care and the Wound Healing Society convention. 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 62 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.

All market data pertain to the market at the manufacturers’ level. Data are expressed in current U.S. dollars.

Marketing directors, product managers, business development executives in the wound care industry, investment specialists considering investments in this area and consultants and advertising agencies who service wound care clients are among those who will find this study a useful resource.

License Note: Kalorama Information's listed default price on its information products reflects a single user license only. Purchasing a departmental or global site license (for entire company) permits multiple individuals in the company to benefit from this resource.


  • Executive Summary
    • SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • SIZE AND GROWTH OF THE MARKET
      • Table Skin Ulcers Revenues and Growth Rate by Segment 2003-2013
      • 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
    • DYSFUNCTION IN WOUND HEALING
      • Delayed Healing
      • Complications of Wound Healing
  • Skin Ulcers
    • PRESSURE OR DECUBITUS ULCERS
      • Table Common Sites for Pressure Ulcer Development
      • Table Stages of Pressure Ulcers
    • DIABETIC ULCERS OR NEUROPATHIC ULCERS
    • ARTERIAL ULCERS
    • VENOUS ULCERS
  • Treatments
    • OVERVIEW
    • ANTI-INFECTIVES
      • Products
        • Table Selected Topical Brand Name Anti-Infectives Currently Available (Product, Active Ingredient, Manufacturer)
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table Market for Anti-Infectives in the Treatment of Skin Ulcers 2003-2013
    • SKIN ULCER MANAGEMENT
      • Products
        • Table Selected Compression and Composite Dressings and Bandages Currently on the Market
        • Table Toxicity Index for Selected Wound Cleansers
        • Table Selected Cleansing Agents Currently on the Market
        • Table Selected Debridement Agents
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table Skin Ulcer Management Market Segment Summary Revenues by Segment (Cleansing, Debridement, Bandages & Dressings) 2003-2013
    • MOIST DRESSINGS
      • 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 and Composites Currently on the Market
        • Table Selected Foam and Composite Manufacturers, Products and Cost
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table Skin Ulcers: Moist Dressing Market Segment Summary Revenues by Segment (Alginates, Hydrocolloids, Hydrogels, Films, Foams) 2003-2013
    • NEGATIVE PRESSURE WOUND THERAPY
      • Table Selected Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Products Currently on the Market
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table Market for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Skin Ulcer Treatment 2003-2013
    • BIOLOGICAL DRESSINGS
      • Products
        • Table Selected Artificial Skin Products Currently on the Market
        • Table Selected Collagen Products Currently on the Market
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table Biological Dressings Market Segment Summary Revenues by Segment (Artificial Skins, Collagen, Growth Factors, Others) 2003-2013
    • PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES
      • Products
        • Table Types of Mattresses - Advantages and Disadvantages
        • Table Selected Pressure Relief Equipment Currently Available
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table The Market for Pressure Relief Devices in Skin Ulcers 2003-2013
    • MISCELLANEOUS SKIN ULCER TREATMENTS
      • Products
      • Market Segment Conclusion
        • Table The Market for Miscellaneous Skin Ulcer Treatment 2003-2013
  • Market Summary
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH
      • Table Skin Ulcers Revenues and Growth Rate by Segment 2003-2013
      • Table Skin Ulcers Share by Segment 2003-2013
  • Competitive Analysis
    • OVERVIEW
      • Table Major Competitors and Primary Segments of Participation 2008
    • COMPETITIVE MARKET SUMMARY
      • Table Revenues and Share of Total Skin Ulcer Market by Leading Supplier 2008
    • COMPETITIVE MARKET SHARE BY SEGMENT
      • Anti-Infectives
        • Table Anti-Infectives: Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier 2008
      • Skin Ulcer Management
        • Table Skin Ulcer Management: Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier (E) 2008
      • Moist Dressings
        • Table Moist Dressings: Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier (E) 2008
      • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
        • Table Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier (E) 2008
      • Biological Dressings
        • Table Biological Dressings: Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier (E) 2008
      • Pressure Relief Devices
        • Table Pressure Relief Devices: Revenues and Market Share by Leading Supplier (E) 2008
  • Industry Developments
    • REGULATORY ISSUES
    • NEGLIGENCE-BASED LAWSUITS
    • NEW PRODUCTS
    • REIMBURSEMENT
    • NON-PAYMENT EVENTS
    • COMBINATION TREATMENTS
    • HORMONES AND WOUND HEALING
    • NOVEL TREATMENTS
    • PRODUCTS/APPROACHES IN DEVELOPMENT
      • Pexiganan
      • Thymosin Beta 4
      • Allox
      • KeraPac
      • LyphoDerm
      • Collagenase Santyl Ointment
      • Other Innovative Products
    • ADDRESSING UNMET NEED
    • AMPUTATION EPIDEMIC
    • WOUND CARE CLINICS
    • SILVER TOXICITY
    • ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS
    • TELEMEDICINE AND WOUND CARE
    • DEMOGRAPHICS, INCIDENCE
      • Table Global and U.S. Population by Selected Characteristic, 2003, 2008, and 2013
      • Table Global and U.S. Yearly Incidence of Skin Ulcers by Type
    • EVIDENCE-BASED WOUND CARE
  • Company Profiles
    • OVERVIEW
  • Company Directory

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