An adhesion barrier or anti-adhesion is a medical device implanted to minimize adhesion by separating the internal tissues and organs during healing. Adhesion formation is a common post-surgical problem affecting more than 50 percent of patients undergoing surgeries. Adhesion can cause serious issues such as bowel obstruction, infertility, and chronic abdominal pain. General/abdominal surgery, pelvic/gynecological surgery, and other surgical procedures are the major applications where adhesion barriers can be used.
Analysts forecast the Global Adhesion Barriers market to grow at a CAGR of 14.89 percent over the period 2013-2018.
The Report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Adhesion Barriers Market: Baxter International Inc., Covidien plc, Ethicon Inc. and Sanofi SA.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: CollaGuard, FizoMed, Magen Orthomed, Novozymes and SyntheMed.
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The Global Adhesion Barriers market can be segmented into products available in the market: General/Abdominal Surgery, Pelvic/Gynecological Surgery, and Other Surgical Procedures.
Global Adhesion Barriers market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Adhesion Barriers market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
According to the report, the growth of the Global Adhesion Barriers market is driven by an increase in the number of surgical procedures worldwide. According to the CDC, around 51.4 million surgical procedures are performed annually, increasing the probabilities of the incidence of post-surgical adhesion problems.
Further, the report states that one of the major challenges is an increase in the number of laparoscopic surgeries. The complications associated with post-laparoscopic procedures are minimal.