Argentina Wound Care Management Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Argentina Wound Care Management Market is segmented by Product (Wound Care, and Wound Closure) and Wound Type.

Market Snapshot

Market Snapshot1
Study Period: 2018 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 5.9 %

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Market Overview

The Argentina Wound Care Management Market is expected to register a CAGR of 5.9% during the forecast period. The major factors driving the growth of the market in Argentina is due to increasing incidences of chronic wounds, ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, and rising surgical site infections (SSI).

There is also an increase in the tourist numbers since 2003, with Argentina proving particularly popular with United Kingdom visitors. Argentina has two major benefits, other than cost. It has the best cosmetic surgeons in the world, and thus, the demand for breast implants, laser surgery, and nip-and-tuck treatments is high in this country. Due to this, there is an increase in surgical treatments, and thereby, an increase in the usage of wound care management products.

As per the International Diabetes Federation, estimated that the number of the adult population with diabetes in Argentina in 2017 was about 1.76 million people. Moreover, in Argentina, the healthcare spending on diabetes was about USD 1.59 billion in 2017. This number is projected to reach USD 2.14 billion by 2045. As healthcare spending on diabetes is expected to increase in coming years which shows positive impact on market because the people with diabetes are more prone to diabetic foot ulcers which ultimately increases the use of wound care products in near future. Thus, owing to above factors the market is expected to show significant growth over the forecast period.

Scope of the report

As per the scope of the report, wound management products are majorly used to treat complex wounds. Wounds and injuries are common afflictions that affect billions of people worldwide. The products are highly resistant to environmental inhibitors and foreign particles and are used by a nurse under the physician’s orders and supervision, for many reasons. The Argentina wound care management market is segmented by product and wound type.

By Product
Wound Care
Wound Care Devices
Topical Agents
Other Wound Care Products
Wound Closure
Surgical Staplers
Tissue Adhesive, Strips, Sealant, and Glue
By Wound Type
Chronic Wound
Diabetic Foot Ulcer
Pressure Ulcer
Arterial and Venous Ulcer
Other Chronic Wounds
Acute Wound
Surgical Wounds
Other Acute Wounds

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Key Market Trends

Sutures Segment is Expected to Hold a Major Market Share in the Argentina Wound Care Management Market

Sutures can be absorbable or nonabsorbable. Absorbable sutures are broken down by the body and eventually dissolve completely, whereas non-absorbable suture should be manually removed. Absorbable sutures are made from synthetic polymer materials, such as polylactic acid (Vicryl), polyglycolic acid (Dexon), polyglyconate (Maxon), and polydioxanone (PDS).

In addition, the country is also witnessing a large number of minimally invasive surgeries, which also acts as a fueling factor. This also indicates that the country is having a considerable amount of surgeries performed. As the number of surgeries that are performed increases, there is an increase in the use of surgery devices.

In Argentina, in 2017, healthcare expenditure was more than 9.1% of Argentina's gross domestic product (GDP), up from 7.54% in 2016. Moreover, healthcare expenditure increasing in the country which shows positive impact on the market.

Thus, owing to the above-mentioned factors the segment is expected to show a healthy growth rate in the coming years.

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Competitive Landscape

The Argentina Wound Management Market is competitive and consists of several major players. The companies are also showing continuous growth and are developing new and differentiated products and services, which address the evolving healthcare needs among patients, providers, and consumers. Some of the companies which are currently dominating the market are 3M Company, Medtronic PLC, Smith & Nephew, Johnson and Johnson, ConvaTec Group PLC, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Coloplast A/S, and Molnlycke Health Care.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Increasing Incidences of Chronic Wounds, Ulcers and Diabetic Ulcers

      2. 4.2.2 Increase in the Number of Surgical Procedures

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Lack of Reimbursement Policies

      2. 4.3.2 High Treatment Costs

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Product

      1. 5.1.1 Wound Care

        1. Dressings

        2. Wound Care Devices

        3. Topical Agents

        4. Other Wound Care Products

      2. 5.1.2 Wound Closure

        1. Suture

        2. Surgical Staplers

        3. Tissue Adhesive, Strips, Sealant, and Glue

    2. 5.2 By Wound Type

      1. 5.2.1 Chronic Wound

        1. Diabetic Foot Ulcer

        2. Pressure Ulcer

        3. Arterial and Venous Ulcer

        4. Other Chronic Wounds

      2. 5.2.2 Acute Wound

        1. Surgical Wounds

        2. Burns

        3. Other Acute Wounds


    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 3M Company

      2. 6.1.2 Medtronic PLC

      3. 6.1.3 Smith & Nephew

      4. 6.1.4 Johnson and Johnson

      5. 6.1.5 ConvaTec Group PLC

      6. 6.1.6 B. Braun Melsungen AG

      7. 6.1.7 Coloplast A/S

      8. 6.1.8 Molnlycke Health Care

    2. *List Not Exhaustive

**Competitive Landscape covers- Business Overview, Financials, Products and Strategies, and Recent Developments

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Argentina Wound Care Management Market market is studied from 2018 - 2026.

The Argentina Wound Care Management Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.9% over the next 5 years.

Medtronic PLC, 3M Company, Johnson and Johnson, Smith & Nephew, ConvaTec Group PLC are the major companies operating in Argentina Wound Care Management Market.

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