The North American non-absorbable sutures market is driven by aging population, rising incidence of chronic diseases, and surgeries. The market was valued at $317 million in 2013 and is estimated to reach $342 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 1.7% from 2013 to 2018.
The report analyzes the market of non-absorbable sutures in terms of materials such as surgical silk, surgical cotton, linen and synthetic non-absorbable polymers. These segments experienced positive growth till 2013. The markets have been witnessing significantly high growth because of the increasing number of surgeries and incidences of burns in the region. But the non-absorbable market has become a mature market as higher profit margins for manufacturers are pushing hospitals to transition from non-absorbable to absorbable sutures. Although absorbable sutures are more expensive, manufacturers are encouraging hospitals to make the switch as it has proven to more efficient in terms of time, cost savings, and clinical efficacy.
In North America, the reimbursement schemes drive the market. If a simple suture can heal a wound, practitioners prefer less labor-intensive and cheaper options to cure the patient. In these cases, payers find it difficult to justify the higher prices of advanced products. The increase in surgical wounds across the world is driving the non-absorbable sutures market. The non-absorbable sutures materials are ideal in cardiovascular surgeries as it requires permanent sutures.
The report also provides an extensive competitive landscaping of the leading companies operating in this market. The key market players covered in this report include Smith & Nephew, 3M Healthcare, Johnson and Johnson, Derma Sciences, Covidien, and Molnlycke Healthcare, among others. The segment and country-specific company shares, news and deals, M&A, segment-specific pipeline products, product approvals, and product recalls of the major companies are also detailed in this report.
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Asian Sutures Market
The Asian Sutures Market was valued at $145 million in 2013 and estimated to be $169 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 3.2%. Sutures in terms of types are divided into absorbable and non-absorbable sutures and on the basis of materials are divided into natural and synthetic sutures. The key players of the market covered in this report are Smith & Nephew, 3M healthcare, Johnson and Johnson, Derma Sciences, Covidien and Molnlycke healthcare.
European Sutures Market
The European Sutures Market was valued at $233 million in 2013 and estimated to be $246 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 1.30%. Sutures in terms of types are divided into absorbable and non-absorbable sutures and on the basis of materials are divided into natural and synthetic sutures. The key players of the market covered in this report are Johnson and Johnson, Derma Sciences, Covidien, Molnlycke healthcare, Smith & Nephew, 3M healthcare and others.
North American Sutures Market
The North American Sutures Market was valued at $705 million in 2013 and estimated to be $763 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 1.80%. Sutures in terms of types are divided into absorbable and non-absorbable sutures and on the basis of materials are divided into natural and synthetic sutures. The key players of the market covered in this report are 3M healthcare, Johnson and Johnson, Derma Sciences, Covidien and Molnlycke healthcare, Smith & Nephew and others.