Medical Devices Medical Device Cleaning Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.67% during the forecast...

Medical Device Cleaning Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.67% during the forecasting period 2021-2027

Medical device cleaning is a crucial and prominent part of any surgical procedure. Usually the medical devices are recycled in health care procedure such as retractors, scissors, scalpels, endoscopes and forceps. In order to prevent any type of infections among patients and healthcare workers, the medical device required to be cleaned and sterilized appropriately before using in following surgical procedures. Medical device cleaning includes disinfectants and detergents which are used for cleaning and sanitization of medical devices. Different types of chemicals and detergents are used in cleaning of medical devices as per the type of the device. Widely utilized medical device cleaners around the world are glutaraldehyde, enzymatic and non-enzymatic detergents, alcohol and peracetic acid. The factors such as concerns about the safety of reused instruments are likely to hamper the medical device cleaning market growth.

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Key Driving Factors: Increasing Incidence of Hospital Acquired Infections

Hospital-acquired infections also known as nosocomial infections are defined as infections (fungal and bacterial) which patients acquire in the course of their stay in hospitals. This hospital-acquired infection (HAIs) is a major cause of mortality across the world. As per the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, one in every 20 infections is hospital-acquired infection in the U.S. Some of the major types of hospital-acquired infection in adults are pneumonia, post-operative sepsis, catheter-associated urinary tract infection and blood stream infections. Furthermore, as per a report published by World Health Organization, out of every 100 hospitalized patients at any given time, 7 in developed and 10 in developing nations will get at least one hospital-acquired infection. Rising cases of various hospital-acquired infections is anticipated to drive the utilization of medical device cleaning and disinfection agents across the world.

This report provides the profiles of the major players of the medical device cleaning market STERIS plc, Getinge Group, Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation, Advanced Sterilization Products, Ecolab Inc., Metrex Research, LLC, Ruhof Corporation, 3M Company, Cantel Medical Corporation, BODE Chemie Gmbh, Sklr Surgical Instruments, Biotrol, and Oro Clean Chemie AG.  

Opportunities: Rising Healthcare Expenditure and Medical Tourism in Developing Economies

Countries in Asia Pacific region are expected to exhibit high growth rates during the forecast period which is contributing in the market growth. Swift growth of local economies, increasing demand for improved healthcare facilities of international standards and increasing disposable incomes among the global populace are factors responsible for the increasing expenditure in healthcare sector in the developing economies. In addition, the major nations such as South Korea and China are also facing a fast growth in medical tourism, which in turn has escalated the number of healthcare facilities, and instrument cleaners and detergent products which are positively impacting the market. Thus, the above mentioned factors are generating potential growth opportunities for the medical device cleaning market.

By End Users:

Among other end users which include hospitals and clinics, diagnostic centers and dental clinics the hospitals and clinics are the key revenue contributors to the global medical device cleaning market. Hospitals use various critical and semi-critical tools, coupled with catheters and surgical instruments, to treat the patient population. There is huge adoption of devices in emergency, ICU and operation theaters, which is fueling the market. The segment is commanding as most patients prefer go through treatment in hospitals rather than other healthcare settings.

By Application

·        Surgical Instruments

·        Dental Instruments

·        Ultrasound Probes

·        Endoscopes

·        Others 

By Process 

·        Manual Cleaning

·        Automatic Cleaning

·        Disinfection

·        Presoaking/Precleaning

By End User 

·        Hospitals and Clinics

·        Diagnostic centers

·        Dental Clinics 

By Region 

·        North America

·        Europe

·        Asia Pacific

·        Rest of the World

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Published Date : April-2021