Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Surgical Drainage Devices to Reduce Surgery Cost and Time

26 September 2018: Rising number of chronic infections and growing adoption of surgical treatments to avail instant relief are anticipated to exhilarate demand for surgical drainage devices. Such devices are necessary to prevent accumulation of fluids such as infected fluids, pus, and blood surgical treatments.    

Handheld Device CLiKX to Treat Blue Ear Effectively

Major products variants of surgical drainage devices are active and passive devices. The active devices are likely to be dominating and generate maximum revenue in the coming years. Such devices can evacuate fluid to prevent buildup during surgeries. The evacuation is mostly processed through vacuum or wall suction. Surgeons performing particular surgery can select active drainage device according to the type of surgery. Increasing number of surgical procedures are predicted to impel demand for advanced surgical drainage devices.

Considering the rising demand, most researchers and manufacturing companies involved are focusing on R&D investments to discover new and innovative devices. For instance, a group of researchers from the national university of Singapore (NUS) recently developed CLiKX, a novel handheld device to treat otitis media with effusion (OME). In case of OME, non-infected fluid gets collected in the middle ear space due to cold, respiratory infection, and sore throat. 

Market Insights

The worldwide surgical drainage devices market is predicted to reach USD 2.3 billion by 2025, according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing number of surgeries owing to rising cases of chronic diseases is one of the major factors likely to drive growth of the market. Growing demand for surgical drainage devices during and post surgeries to prevent fluid accumulation can augment market growth. Technological advancements in medical infrastructure coupled with proper integration of ambulatory health services is expected to stimulate growth of the market. Growing use of such devices in minimally invasive medical procedures can fuel market growth during the forecast period 2017 to 2025.

Some of the prominent players operating in the market for surgical drainage devices are Medtronic; Acelity; Cardinal Health; Teleflex Incorporated; and Cook Medical.


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