The total U.S. market for advanced wound care was estimated at more than $1.7 billion in 2003 and is expected to rise at an AAGR (average annual growth rate) of 10.2% to $2.8 billion.
Biological dressings, surgical sealants, synthetic dressings and other wound healing products account for $1.1 billion and will rise at an AAGR of 7.2%.
Wound healing devices, e.g., electrostimulation products, hyperbaric oxygen therapies and vacuum-assisted therapies, account for a smaller portion with $608.2 million in sales but are rising faster at an AAGR of 15%.
| ||Total Advanced Wound Care Market by Selected Segment, 2001-2008
e = estimated.
* Includes biological dressings, surgical sealants, synthetic
dressings and others.
Source: BCC, Inc.