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Wound Care Sealant Market Key Players, Competitive Strategies, Regional Analysis Forecast 2028

Wound is a type of injury, which the skin or other part of body tissues is broken, cut, scraped or punctured. Depending upon the time of healing, wounds are classified as acute and chronic wound. Acute wound has no complication and require less time for healing, while chronic wound might have certain complications and require more time for healing. Wound healing is dynamic and complex process in which the injured or damaged skin or other part of body tissue restore its normal structure and function after injury. The various stages in wound healing process are rapid hemostasis, inflammation, proliferation and migration, angiogenesis, reepithelialisation and synthesis.

Wound sealant are also known as tissue sealant, adhesive and glues. Wound care sealants is apply to the tissue by molecular cross-linking or through mechanical interlocking with the underlying tissue. Wound sealants are made up of natural or synthetic polymers or combination of both. Wound sealants are used for closing surgical and non-surgical wound, as well as to stop external bleeding from injuries, wound healing and fistula repairs in various surgical procedures, such as cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, renal parenchyma, liver surgery, urologic surgery, gastrointestinal endoscopy, endosurgery, ophthalmic surgery, skin grafts, neurosurgery, plastic surgery and orthopaedic surgery.

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The key factors for increasing demand of wound care sealant are increase in road accident across the globe, increasing incidence of chronic wounds, increasing volume of surgeries, growing burn incidents. Additionally, rapid development and approval for clinical usage is another factor for growth of global wound sealants market. The advanced and rapid development in wound care sealants options are ideal for minimizing surgical complications such as hematomas, fluid accumulation, swelling and new infections.

High cost of wound care sealants, requirement of trained professional for applying sealants, reimbursement policies in developing countries, presence of alternative wound care products are certain factors hindering growth of wound care sealant market.

Aggressive development of products and approval by regulatory for clinical use are the current trend in surgical healthcare industry. The market of wound care sealant is highly competitive and all the existing and new players in the market are involved in enhancement and invention of new product to maintain their market share. Among the wound care sealants, primary wound sealant due to low cost and ease of availability occupy the highest market share. In the past few years, certain number of new sealant materials such as keratin, mussel adhesive proteins, dendrimers and in situ-forming hydrogels are being used for would care sealants.

The global wound care sealants report has been segmented on the basis of product, application, end user, and region. On the basis of region, the global wound care sealants is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

Global Wound Care Sealant Market segmentation by Product:

  • Sutures
  • Surgical staples
  • Adhesive and tissue sealants
  • Wound closure strips
  • Hemostats

Global Wound Care Sealant Market segmentation by Application:

  • Burns
  • Ulcers Retail
  • Arterial Ulcers
  • Surgical Wounds
  • Trauma Lacerations
  • Radionecrosis

Global Wound Care Sealant Market segmentation by End User:

  • Hospitals
  • Community Health Service
  • Home Health Care

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Key players in global wound care sealant include 3M healthcare, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Baxter International Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson, CSL Behring LLC, Takeda pharma AB, Medtronic Inc., Pfizer ltd and Cardinal Health Inc.

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Last Updated: 18-Feb-2019