Report Description

The Global Alginate Dressing Market is anticipated to witness an impressive growth during the forecast period. This can be ascribed to the growing prevalence of diabetes and diabetic foot related ulcers across the globe. Additionally, the growing demand for better low cost treatment, coupled with increasing aesthetic consciousness among the population have significantly increased the demand for alginate dressing worldwide. Additionally, rising geriatric population across the globe, which is susceptible to different kinds of diseases and accidents, is further expected to increase the demand for different dental contouring procedures, thereby fuelling the market growth through 2028. Besides, increasing development of hospitals and clinics along with surgeries leading to frequent changing of dressings, due to prolonged recovery period, is further expected to support the alginate dressings market during the forecast period. Furthermore, growing prevalence of sports injuries is further expected to increase the demand for alginate dressing, thereby supporting the market growth. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 1.1 million people suffer burn injuries that require medical attention every year in the United States. Alginate dressings work by absorbing exudate (fluid) from the wound, forming a gel-like substance that helps to maintain a moist environment that is conducive to wound healing. The dressings can absorb several times their weight in fluid, which makes them effective for managing heavily exuding wounds. The gel-like substance that forms when the dressing absorbs exudate helps to protect the wound from further damage, while also providing a barrier to external contaminants. While alginate dressings are effective in treating chronic wounds, there are other wound care products available in the market that can also be used to treat these wounds. This includes foam dressings, hydrocolloid dressings, and silver dressings. The availability of these alternative products may impact the demand for alginate dressings. Removing an alginate dressing can be a bit more challenging than removing other types of dressings. Because the dressing absorbs exudate and forms a gel-like substance, it may adhere to the wound bed. To remove the dressing, it is important to first moisten it with saline solution to loosen the gel. The dressing can then be gently lifted away from the wound. In some countries, the cost of wound care products is not fully covered by insurance or government reimbursement programs. This can make it difficult for patients to afford alginate dressings, which may impact the growth of the market. Despite the effectiveness of alginate dressings, there is still a lack of awareness and education among healthcare professionals and patients. This can result in underutilization of these products, particularly in developing countries where healthcare infrastructure and education may be limited. Alginate dressings are made from natural seaweed extracts, which raises concerns about sustainability and environmental impact. The production and disposal of these dressings may contribute to environmental degradation, which may impact the market as consumers and regulators become more environmentally conscious. Some of the key players in the global alginate dressing market include 3M Healthcare, Coloplast A/S, ConvaTec Inc., Integra Lifesciences Corporation, Medtronic Plc, Mölnlycke Health Care AB, Smith & Nephew Plc, and others. These companies are investing heavily in research and development to create new and innovative products that meet the evolving needs of healthcare providers and patients.

Growing Prevalence of Wound Infections

Increasing prevalence of surgeries for chronic diseases globally is expected to propel the market growth during the forecast period. Additionally, increasing number of traumatic accidents such as road accidents, burn cases, gunshot wounds, etc., across the globe is expected to further propel the industry growth over the years. For instance, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated 38,680 people died in 2020 because of motor vehicle crashes. This was a 7.2% increase from 2019. Similarly, conventional emergency treatment items that are at present used for twisted dressings in clinics and homecare settings which have a few downsides, for example, helpless assimilation of wound exudates, powerlessness of keeping up damp climate, helpless gas trade between the climate and the injury, unfavorably susceptible and non-sterile responses, evacuation trouble of twisted dressings after recuperating etc. In addition, according to a study by Wounds International, the incidence rate of SSIs in general surgery was found to be 11.7%, which resulted in 19.2% of patients being readmitted throughout the study period. Further, growing economy in the region, increasing traumatic ulcer patient pool, and continuous government initiative and investment for new healthcare product development are major factors expected to boost demand for alginate dressings during the forecast period. Chronic wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers, venous leg ulcers, and pressure ulcers, are a significant health problem affecting millions of people worldwide. Alginate dressings are an effective treatment for these types of wounds, as they provide a moist environment that promotes healing and helps to reduce pain and inflammation. The global population is aging, and older adults are more susceptible to chronic wounds. This demographic trend is driving the demand for wound care products, including alginate dressings.

Growing Innovation in Wound Care

Major key players are investing in the alginate dressings market due to development of new products, with better clinical outcomes, to reduce pain and maintain a moist wound environment, keeping overall patient comfort constant. Additionally, key alginate dressing market players are giving efforts to increase consumer convenience by differentiating their products from others, which will further enhance the market growth over the years. These market leaders are doing this by adding advanced functionalities to hold a better position in the market. For example, in February 2019, the GEMCORE360 brand of alginate dressings products, which was launched by GEMCO Medical, includes foams, hydrocolloids, alginates, and thin film dressings in the alginate dressings procedure. As healthcare systems around the world become more advanced, there is a growing focus on improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs. Alginate dressings are an important part of this trend, as they offer a cost-effective and efficient way to treat a wide range of wounds. Alginate dressings are being developed with new and improved formulations that offer enhanced performance and functionality. For example, some alginate dressings now incorporate silver or other antimicrobial agents, which can help to reduce the risk of infection and speed up the healing process. Governments around the world are increasing their healthcare expenditure to improve healthcare infrastructure and provide better healthcare services to their citizens. This increased expenditure is driving the demand for wound care products, including alginate dressings. In terms of new product launches, in 2020, Molnlycke Health Care launched a new alginate dressing called Mepilex Border Flex with Safetac technology. This dressing is designed to provide high exudate management and can be used to treat a variety of wound types, including pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, and diabetic foot ulcers. The Safetac technology helps to minimize pain and trauma during dressing changes. Additionally, regulatory agencies in various countries have recently approved the use of alginate dressings for specific indications. For example, in 2020, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of an alginate dressing for the management of surgical incisions. This approval was based on a clinical study that showed that the dressing was effective in reducing the incidence of surgical site infections and promoting healing.

Recent Developments

  • In January 2020, ConvaTec announced the launch of ConvaMax, which helps in managing highly exuding wounds, including leg ulcers, surgical wounds and diabetic foot ulcers.
  • In November 2018, Molnycke introduced the Mepilex Border Flex dressings engineered to support fewer dressings changes and reduce dressing costs and waste while creating an optimal healing environment.
  • Launched by ConvaTec in 2020, Aquacel Ag Advantage is an antimicrobial alginate dressing that incorporates silver into the dressing to help reduce the risk of infection in the wound.
  • Launched by Urgo Medical in 2019, UrgoClean Ag is a silver alginate dressing that is designed to provide a moist wound environment and facilitate autolytic debridement.
  • Launched by Medline in 2018, Maxorb Extra Ag+ is a silver alginate dressing that is designed to provide high exudate management and reduce the risk of infection in the wound. The dressing also includes a non-woven layer that helps to prevent the dressing from sticking to the wound bed.


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Market Segmentation

The global alginate dressing market can be segmented by type, by application, by end user and by region. Based on type, the market can be divided into Antimicrobial and non-Microbial. Based on application, the market can be divided into Acute Wounds and Chronic Wounds. Based on End User, the market can be grouped into Hospitals & Clinics, Homecare, Ambulatory Care Centers, and Others. Regionally, North America dominated the market among Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South America. Among the different countries, United States dominated the global alginate dressing market on account of growing prevalence of chronic diseases in the country.

Market Players

3M Company, ConvaTec, Inc., Coloplast Corporation, Smith & Nephew Plc, B Braun Melsungen AG, Medline Industries, Inc., Molnlycke Health Care AB, Hollister Inc., Paul Hartmann AG, Cardinal Health, Inc., are some of the leading players operating in the Global Alginate Dressing Market.

Attribute

Details

Base Year

2022

Historic Data

2018 – 2021

Estimated Year

2023

Forecast Period

2024 – 2028

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Million, and CAGR for 2018-2022 and 2023-2028

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

·         By Type

·         By Application

·         By End User

·         By Region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; South America; Middle East & Africa

Country scope

United States; Canada; Mexico; France; Germany; United Kingdom; Italy; Spain; China; India; Japan; South Korea; Australia; Brazil; Argentina; Colombia; South Africa; Saudi Arabia; UAE; Turkey; Egypt

Key companies profiled

3M Company, ConvaTec, Inc., Coloplast Corporation, Smith & Nephew Plc, B Braun Melsungen AG, Medline Industries, Inc., Molnlycke Health Care AB, Hollister Inc., Paul Hartmann AG, Cardinal Health, Inc

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Report Scope:

In this report, global alginate dressing market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Alginate Dressing Market, By Type:

o    Antimicrobial

o    non-Microbial

  • Alginate Dressing Market, By Application:

o    Acute Wounds

o    Chronic Wounds

  • Alginate Dressing Market, By End User:

o    Hospitals & Clinics

o    Homecare

o    Ambulatory Care Centers

o    Others

  • Alginate Dressing Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • United States
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • Europe
      • France
      • Germany
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Spain
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • India
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • Australia
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia
    • Middle East & Africa
      • South Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Turkey
      • Egypt

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Global Alginate Dressing Market.

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Table of content

1.    Product Overview

1.1.  Market Definition

1.2.  Scope of the Market

1.2.1.     Markets Covered

1.2.2.     Years Considered for Study

1.2.3.     Key Market Segmentations

2.    Research Methodology

2.1.  Objective of the Study

2.2.  Baseline Methodology

2.3.  Key Industry Partners

2.4.  Major Association and Secondary Sources

2.5.  Forecasting Methodology

2.6.  Data Triangulation & Validation

2.7.  Assumptions and Limitations

3.    Executive Summary

3.1.  Overview of the Market

3.2.  Overview of Key Market Segmentations

3.3.  Overview of Key Market Players

3.4.  Overview of Key Regions/Countries

3.5.  Overview of Market Drivers, Challenges, Trends

4.    Voice of Customer

5.    Global Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

5.1.  Market Size & Forecast

5.1.1.     By Value

5.2.  Market Share & Forecast

5.2.1.     By Type (Antimicrobial v/s non-Microbial)

5.2.2.     By Application (Acute Wounds v/s Chronic Wounds)

5.2.3.     By End User (Hospitals & Clinics, Homecare, Ambulatory Care Centers, Others)

5.2.4.     By Region

5.2.5.     By Company (2022)

5.3.  Market Map

5.3.1.     By Type

5.3.2.     By Application

5.3.3.     By End User

5.3.4.     By Region

6.    North America Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

6.1.1.     By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Type

6.2.2.     By Application

6.2.3.     By End User

6.2.4.     By Country

6.3.  North America: Country Analysis

6.3.1.     United States Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

6.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.1.1.1.             By Value

6.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.1.2.1.             By Type

6.3.1.2.2.             By Application

6.3.1.2.3.             By End User

6.3.2.     Canada Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

6.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.2.1.1.             By Value

6.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.2.2.1.             By Type

6.3.2.2.2.             By Application

6.3.2.2.3.             By End User

6.3.3.     Mexico Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

6.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.3.1.1.             By Value

6.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.3.2.1.             By Type

6.3.3.2.2.             By Application

6.3.3.2.3.             By End User

7.    Europe Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Type

7.2.2.     By Application

7.2.3.     By End User

7.2.4.     By Country

7.3.  Europe: Country Analysis

7.3.1.     France Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

7.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.1.1.1.             By Value

7.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.1.2.1.             By Type

7.3.1.2.2.             By Application

7.3.1.2.3.             By End User

7.3.2.     Germany Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

7.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.2.1.1.             By Value

7.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.2.2.1.             By Type

7.3.2.2.2.             By Application

7.3.2.2.3.             By End User

7.3.3.     United Kingdom Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

7.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.3.1.1.             By Value

7.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.3.2.1.             By Type

7.3.3.2.2.             By Application

7.3.3.2.3.             By End User

7.3.4.     Italy Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

7.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.4.1.1.             By Value

7.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.4.2.1.             By Type

7.3.4.2.2.             By Application

7.3.4.2.3.             By End User

7.3.5.     Spain Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

7.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.5.1.1.             By Value

7.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.5.2.1.             By Type

7.3.5.2.2.             By Application

7.3.5.2.3.             By End User

8.    Asia-Pacific Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Type

8.2.2.     By Application

8.2.3.     By End User

8.2.4.     By Country

8.3.  Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis

8.3.1.     China Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

8.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.1.1.1.             By Value

8.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.1.2.1.             By Type

8.3.1.2.2.             By Application

8.3.1.2.3.             By End User

8.3.2.     India Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

8.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.2.1.1.             By Value

8.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.2.2.1.             By Type

8.3.2.2.2.             By Application

8.3.2.2.3.             By End User

8.3.3.     Japan Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

8.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.3.1.1.             By Value

8.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.3.2.1.             By Type

8.3.3.2.2.             By Application

8.3.3.2.3.             By End User

8.3.4.     South Korea Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

8.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.4.1.1.             By Value

8.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.4.2.1.             By Type

8.3.4.2.2.             By Application

8.3.4.2.3.             By End User

8.3.5.     Australia Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

8.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.5.1.1.             By Value

8.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.5.2.1.             By Type

8.3.5.2.2.             By Application

8.3.5.2.3.             By End User

9.    South America Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

9.1.1.     By Value

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Type

9.2.2.     By Application

9.2.3.     By End User

9.2.4.     By Country

9.3.  South America: Country Analysis

9.3.1.     Brazil Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

9.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.1.1.1.             By Value

9.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.1.2.1.             By Type

9.3.1.2.2.             By Application

9.3.1.2.3.             By End User

9.3.2.     Argentina Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

9.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.2.1.1.             By Value

9.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.2.2.1.             By Type

9.3.2.2.2.             By Application

9.3.2.2.3.             By End User

9.3.3.     Colombia Alginate Dressing Market Outlook

9.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.3.1.1.             By Value