This new report by Medtech Insight includes analyses of products, technologies, current and forecast markets, competitors, and opportunities in the European compression therapy and pressure reduction and relief products market. Major topics covered by this report include an overview of the healthcare markets of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom; an overview of clinical issues in wound management; compression therapy products including passive compression devices (e.g., inelastic and elastic compression bandages and compression stockings) and dynamic compression devices (e.g., pneumatic compression pumps); and pressure reduction and relief products including specialty beds, mattress replacements, and mattress overlays.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY i. Clinical Issues in Wound Management ii. Pressure Reduction and Relief Products a. Specialty Beds b. Mattress Replacements c. Mattress Overlays d. Market Forecast iii. Compression Therapy Products a. Compression Bandages b. Compression Stockings c. Dynamic Compression Devices d. Market Forecast iv. Combined Market Analysis a. Market Drivers b. Market Limiters c. Combined Market Forecast Exhibit ES-1: Europe, Pressure Reduction and Relief Products, Market Forecast, by Country, 2008-2013 Exhibit ES-2: Europe, Compression Therapy Products, Market Forecast, by Country, 2008-2013 Exhibit ES-3: Europe, Pressure Reduction and Relief and Compression Therapy Products, Combined Market Forecast, by Country, 2008-2013 1. EUROPEAN HEALTHCARE MARKETS 1.1 The European Union 1.1.1 A Common Currency 1.1.2 Regulatory Policies 1.1.3 Reimbursement 1.1.4 Healthcare Spending 1.2 Selected European National Healthcare Profiles 1.2.1 France 22.214.171.124 Healthcare Organization and Reform 126.96.36.199 Hospital Services 188.8.131.52 Medical Device Reimbursement 1.2.2 Germany 184.108.40.206 Healthcare Organization and Reform 220.127.116.11 Hospital Services 18.104.22.168 Medical Device Reimbursement 1.2.3 Italy 22.214.171.124 Healthcare Organization and Reform 126.96.36.199 Hospital Services 188.8.131.52 Medical Device Reimbursement 1.2.4 Spain 184.108.40.206 Healthcare Organization and Reform 220.127.116.11 Hospital Services 18.104.22.168 Medical Device Reimbursement 1.2.5 United Kingdom 22.214.171.124 Healthcare Organization and Reform 126.96.36.199 Hospital Services 188.8.131.52 Medical Device Reimbursement Exhibit 1-1: European Union, Medical Devices Risk Classification System Exhibit 1-2: European Union Population Statistics Comparison for the Years 1999, 2009, and 2019 Exhibit 1-3: France, Selected National Healthcare Statistics Exhibit 1-4: Germany, Selected National Healthcare Statistics Exhibit 1-5: Italy, Selected National Healthcare Statistics Exhibit 1-6: Spain, Selected National Healthcare Statistics Exhibit 1-7: United Kingdom, Selected National Healthcare Statistics 2. CLINICAL ISSUES IN WOUND MANAGEMENT 2.1 Physiology of Wound Closure 2.1.1 Layers of the Skin and Supporting Structures 184.108.40.206 Epidermis 220.127.116.11 Dermis 18.104.22.168 Subcutaneous Tissue 22.214.171.124 Fascia 126.96.36.199 Muscle 188.8.131.52 Bone 2.1.2 Wound Closure Process 184.108.40.206 Hemostasis 220.127.116.11 Inflammation 18.104.22.168 Proliferation 22.214.171.124 Remodeling Phase 2.2 Factors Affecting Wound Closure 2.2.1 Extrinsic Factors 126.96.36.199 Desiccation 188.8.131.52 Hydration 184.108.40.206 Infection 220.127.116.11 Maceration 18.104.22.168 Medication and Other Treatment Modalities 22.214.171.124 Necrotic Tissue and Debris 126.96.36.199 Oxygenation 188.8.131.52 Stress 184.108.40.206 Temperature 220.127.116.11 Wound Creation and Depth 18.104.22.168 Wound Closure Techniques 22.214.171.124 Other Extrinsic Factors 2.2.2 Intrinsic Factors 126.96.36.199 Body Build 188.8.131.52 Chronic Illness and Age 184.108.40.206 Nutrition 2.2.3 Complications of Wound Healing 220.127.116.11 Bleeding 18.104.22.168 Scarring 2.3 Major Wound Types 2.3.1 Amputation 2.3.2 Arterial Ulcers 2.3.3 Burns 2.3.4 Diabetic Ulcers 2.3.5 Pressure Ulcers 2.3.6 Surgical Wounds 2.3.7 Traumatic Wounds 2.3.8 Venous Ulcers Exhibit 2-1: The Skin's Layers and Supporting Structures Exhibit 2-2: Phases of the Wound Closure Process Exhibit 2-3: Extrinsic and Intrinsic Factors Affecting Wound Closure Exhibit 2-4: Major Wound Types, by Cause Exhibit 2-5: Stages of Burn Wounds Exhibit 2-6: Stages of Pressure Ulcers Exhibit 2-7: 2008, Europe, Surgical Procedure Volumes, by Type 3. PRESSURE REDUCTION AND RELIEF PRODUCTS MARKET 3.1 Ideal Surface Support Characteristics 3.2 Speciality Beds 3.2.1 Air-Fluidized Beds 3.2.2 Low Air Loss Beds 3.2.3 Products 3.2.4 Market Analysis 3.2.5 Competitive Analysis 3.3. Mattress Replacements 3.3.1 Products 3.3.2 Market Analysis 3.3.3 Competitive Analysis 3.4 Mattress Overlays 3.4.1 Products 3.4.2 Market Analysis 3.4.3 Competitive Analysis 3.5 Combined Market Analysis Exhibit 3-1: 2010, Selected Specialty Beds Exhibit 3-2: Europe, Specialty Beds, Market Forecast, by Country, 2008-2013 Exhibit 3-3: 2009, Europe, Specialty Beds Market, Share by Supplier Exhibit 3-4: 2010, Selected Mattress Replacements Exhibit 3-5: Europe, Mattress Replacements, Market Forecast, by Country, 2008-2013 Exhibit 3-6: 2009, Europe, Mattress Replacements Market, Share by Supplier Exhibit 3-7: 2010, Selected Mattress Overlays Exhibit 3-8: Europe, Mattress Overlays, Market Forecast, by Country, 2008-2013 Exhibit 3-9: 2009, Europe, Mattress Overlays Market, Share by Supplier Exhibit 3-10: Europe, Pressure Reduction and Relief Products, Combined Market Forecast, by Country, 2008-2013 4. COMPRESSION THERAPY PRODUCTS MARKET 4.1 Passive Compression Devices 4.1.1 Compression Bandages 22.214.171.124 Inelastic Bandages 126.96.36.199 Elastic Bandages 188.8.131.52 Products 184.108.40.206 Market Analysis 220.127.116.11 Competitive Analysis 4.1.2 Compression Stockings 18.104.22.168 Products 22.214.171.124 Market Analysis 126.96.36.199 Competitive Analysis 4.2 Dynamic Compression Devices 4.2.1 Products 4.2.2 Market Analysis 4.2.3 Competitive Analysis 4.3 Combined Market Analysis Exhibit 4-1: Thomas Compression Bandage Classification System Exhibit 4-2: 2010, Selected Compression Bandages Exhibit 4-3: Europe, Compression Bandages, Market Forecast, by Country, 2008-2013 Exhibit 4-4: 2009, Europe, Compression Bandages Market, Share by Supplier Exhibit 4-5: 2010, Selected Compression Stockings Exhibit 4-6: Europe, Compression Stockings, Market Forecast, by Country, 2008-2013 Exhibit 4-7: 2009, Europe, Compression Stockings Market, Share by Supplier Exhibit 4-8: 2010, Selected Dynamic Compression Devices Exhibit 4-9: Europe, Dynamic Compression Devices, Market Forecast, by Country, 2008-2013 Exhibit 4-10: 2009, Europe, Dynamic Compression Devices Market, Share by Supplier Exhibit 4-11: Europe, Compression Therapy Products, Combined Market Forecast, by Country, 2008-2013 5. COMPANY PROFILES 5.1 ArjoHuntleigh/Getinge Group 5.2 BSN medical, Inc. 5.3 Hill-Rom, Inc./Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. 5.4 Karomed LTD/Verna Group Holdings LTD 5.5 Kendall/Covidien PLC 5.6 Kinetic Concepts, Inc. 5.7 medi Bayreuth GmbH & Co. KG 5.8 SIGVARIS GmbH/Ganzoni & Cie AG 5.9 Smith & Nephew PLC 5.10 Volker AG APPENDIX: COMPANY LISTING