The report forecasts the global bioactive wound care market to grow at a CAGR of 13.85% during the period 2016-2020. The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global bioactive wound care market. To calculate the market size, we use revenue generated from the sales of:
A trend which is expected to boost market growth is the increased demand for combination dressings. The increase in demand for combination dressings for chronic wounds is one of the major trends in the global bioactive wound care market. Combination dressings blend the chemical and physical properties of two or more types of wound dressing products to provide optimal functionality.
Generally, an antimicrobial agent and a biological material together act as a combination dressing. The commonly used combination dressings are silver collagen dressings, silver alginate dressings, collagen hydrochloride dressings, and foam dressings. These dressings are mainly used in treating chronic ulcers, traumatic wounds, and surgical wounds.
Further, the report states that one challenge that could derail market growth is the availability of alternatives. Some of the alternative options for wound healing include device-based products, wound biologics, and traditional dry wound products.