The global urinary incontinence devices market is expected to display a significant growth in forthcoming period. Urinary incontinence is unconditional leakage of urine and is an involuntary action. This malfunction may occur as a result of abnormal function of the lower urinary tract, an overactive bladder and occurrences of other illnesses. The urine leakage could be a few drops of urine or complete emptying of the bladder. Urinary incontinence is cause for common distress and embarrassment worldwide.
Urinary tract incontinence is known to affect 50% of woman populace who at some point in their lives are subject to this anomaly. Urinary tract incontinence is not known to affect young women in larger numbers. Growth drivers to urinary incontinence devices market include growing geriatric population which is more liable to fall prey to micturition due to high prevalence of prostrate hypertrophy where inflammation in bladder restricts bladder emptying.
Chief advantages listed at the onset are the growing technological imperatives and key steps taken to ensure market penetration of low-cost devices that would fuel the urinary incontinence market.
Rising incidence of Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis that can damage nerves that control bladder function is driving urinary incontinence devices market. Reasons for urinary tract incontinence are stress factors and mixed incontinence and both these are higher than urge incontinence. The reasons also include childbirth, menopause and structure of female urinary tract.
The usual cases of involuntary contraction or expansion of muscles and nerves are responsible for urinary incontinence. High urine build-up in the bladder increase pressure in the bladder, weaken bladder muscles, resulting in a weak bladder and leading to incontinence. In adults, urinary incontinence is 5% and majority of times, urinary incontinence is related to prostate diseases. The disease sickness depends upon psychological, physical and social welfare of affected individual.
The known symptoms associated with urinary incontinence are urgency, frequency, nocturia, dysuria and nocturnal enuresis. Segmentation of Urinary incontinence devices market by product type includes Urinary Catheters, Urine Drainage Bags, Vaginal Slings, Male Slings, Artificial Urinary Sphincters and Urethral Bulking Agents. Segmentation of urinary incontinence devices market by application includes gynecology clinic, hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers. By geographical regions, segmentation of urinary incontinence devices industry includes North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, MEA, and Latin America. The key industrial players in urinary incontinence devices industry include American Medical Systems, B Braun Melsungen, CR Bard, Coloplast, Covodien, Kimberly-Clark, and Unicharm.
Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions, with production, consumption, revenue (million USD), market share and growth rate of Urinary Incontinence Devices in these regions, from 2012 to 2022 (forecast), covering
• North America
• Southeast Asia
Global Urinary Incontinence Devices market competition by top manufacturers, with production, price, revenue (value) and market share for each manufacturer; the top players including
• Cook Medical
• Johnson & Johnson
• Boston Scientific
• AAB Group
• B. Braun
• First Quality Enterprises
• Flexicare Medical
On the basis of product, this report displays the production, revenue, price, market share and growth rate of each type, primarily split into
• Urinary Catheters
• Urine Drainage Bags
• Vaginal Slings
• Male Slings
• Artificial Urinary Sphincters
• Urethral Bulking Agents
On the basis of the end users/applications, this report focuses on the status and outlook for major applications/end users, consumption (sales), market share and growth rate for each application, including
• Gynecology Clinic
• Ambulatory Surgical Centers
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