Europe Wound Management Market | Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2018-2023)
Europe Wound Management Market - Segmented by Product, Wound Healing Therapy and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)


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Europe Wound Management Market - Segmented by Product, Wound Healing Therapy and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

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There are a wide range of wounds, such as surgical, pressure or decubitus ulcer, venous stasis ulcer, arterial ulcer, diabetic ulcer, and traumatic. The Europe wound management market is expected to register a CAGR of 3.6% during 2018-2023 (the forecast period).

Increasing Incidences of Chronic Wounds

A wound is one of the major health issues prevailing in Europe. The population prevalence of chronic wounds is 3-4/1000 people, which roughly translates to be between 1.5-2.0 million of the 491 million inhabitants of the EU. Annual incidence estimate for, both, acute and chronic wounds stands at 4 million in the region. It has been estimated that there is a prevalence of about 1-1.4 million diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) and 0.5-1.3 million leg ulcers in Europe, along with 400,000-600,000 new DFUs and almost one million new venous leg ulcers (VLUs), per year. Wound care has become a major concern for patients suffering from diabetes, due to the slow healing process.

The growing demand for faster recovery of wounds, increase in the number of surgeries, and growing aging population are some other factors driving the market.

High Cost Procedures

An increase in the value and prices has always affected a market. In the Wound Care Management domain, the expenditure involved in some therapies can exceed USD 200,000. Most of the healthcare insurance providers do not cover wound care treatment costs and even if they do, the percentage covered is quite low. Due to the low-reimbursement rates, patients are unable to afford advanced wound care treatments. This factor decelerates the total revenue generated by the market. The cost for general treatments is affordable, however, the ones that involve special care have significant costs associated with them. Moreover, the development of affordable solutions is expected to drive the market growth.

The lack of proper reimbursements and reluctance in acceptance of new technologies are some other factors restraining the market growth.

Germany to Dominate the Market

The wound management market has been segmented on the basis of product, wound healing therapy, and geography. By geography, the market has been segmented into France, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and Rest of Europe.

Owing to the factors, like increasing research activities in the field of wound care and rising governmental investment for wound care research, Germany dominates the Europe wound management market.


Major Players: J&J, Biotronik, Boston Scientific, St Jude Medical, Medtronic/Covidien, Zoll Medical Corporation, Cardia Science, Livanova, Schiller Ag, Nihon Kohden Corporation, And Molnlycke Health Care, among others.

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1. Introduction

              1.1 Study Deliverables

              1.2 Market Definition

              1.3 General Study Assumptions

2. Research Methodology

3. Executive Summary

4. Key Inferences

5. Market Overview

              5.1 Current Market Scenario

              5.2 Porter’s Five Forces

                             5.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                             5.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

                             5.2.3 Threats of New Entrants

                             5.2.4 Threat of Substitute Product & Services

                             5.2.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry

6. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and Challenges Analysis (DROC)

              6.1 Market Drivers

                             6.1.1 Increasing Demand for Faster Recovery of Wounds

                             6.1.2 Increasing Incidences of Chronic Wound

                             6.1.3 Increase in Surgical Procedures  

                             6.1.4 Growth in Aging Population

              6.2 Market Restraints

                             6.2.1 High Cost Procedures

                             6.2.2 Lack of Proper Reimbursements

                             6.2.3 Reluctance in Acceptance of New Technologies

              6.3 Opportunities

              6.4 Key Challenges

7. Market Segmentation

              7.1 By Product

                             7.1.1 Advanced Wound Dressing

                                  Foam Dressing

                                  Hydrocolloid Dressing

                                  Film Dressing

                                  Alginate Dressing

                                  Hydrogel Dressing

                                  Other Advanced Dressing

                             7.1.2 Wound Therapy Devices

                                  Pressure Relief Devices

                                  Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Systems

                                  Oxygen and Hyperbaric Oxygen Equipment

                                  Electrical Stimulation Devices

                                  Other Therapy Devices

                             7.1.3 Active Wound Care Products

                             7.1.4 Surgical Wound Care Products

                                  Sutures and Staples

                                  Tissue Adhesives, Sealants, & Glues

              7.2 By Wound Healing Therapy

                             7.2.1 Collagen

                             7.2.2 Biological Dressing

                             7.2.3 Biological Skin Equivalents (BSE)

                             7.2.4 Keratinocyte

                             7.2.5 Platelet-derived Wound Healing

                             7.2.6 Platelet Rich Plasma

                             7.2.7 Silver

                             7.2.8 Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Therapy

                             7.2.9 Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)

                             7.2.10 Electromagnetic Therapy (EMT)

                             7.2.11 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

                             7.2.12 Topical Oxygen Therapy (TOT)

                             7.2.13 Ozone Oxygen Therapy

              7.3 By Type of Wound

                             7.3.1 Chronic Wound

                             7.3.2 Acute Wound

              7.4 By End User

                             7.4.1 Hospitals and Specialty Wound Clinics

                             7.4.2 Long-Term Care Facilities

              7.5 By Geography

                             7.5.1 Europe


                                  United Kingdom




                                  Rest of Europe

8. Competitive Landscape

              8.1 Mergers and Acquisitions

              8.2 Agreements, Collaborations, and Partnerships

              8.3 New Product Launches

9. Key Players

              9.1 J&J

              9.2 BIOTRONIK

              9.3 BOSTON SCIENTIFIC

              9.4 ST JUDE MEDICAL

              9.5 MEDTRONIC/COVIDIEN


              9.7 CARDIA SCIENCE

              9.8 LIVANOVA

              9.9 SCHILLERAG


              9.11 MOLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE

10. Future of the Market


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