Aging Population Provides a Major Consumer Pool for Enteral Feeding Devices
Given the anticipated demographic shift toward an aging global population, the prevalence of diseases and disorders that predominantly affect the elderly is set to increase. The global population is distinctively aging, with a steady increase in the population aged 60 years and above.
According to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the elderly constituted 11.7% of the global population in 2013. Age-related conditions, such as diabetes, vascular disease, stroke, cancer, dementia, arthritis, osteoporosis, circulatory failure, and Parkinson’s disease, are on the rise, and this is promoting the growth of the enteral feeding devices market.
With a longer life expectancy and escalating demand from patients who expect functional lifestyles later in life, PMR expects continued growth in the enteral feeding devices market due to the need for treatment assisted with enteral feeding devices.
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- Abbott Nutrition
- ALCOR Scientific
- Applied Medical Technology
- B. Braun Melsungen AG
- Boston Scientific
- CONMED Corporation.
- Cook Medical
- Cardinal Health, Inc.
- Becton, Dickinson and Company
- Fresenius Kabi
- Owens & Minor, Inc. (Halyard Health)
- Nestlé Health Science
- Danone SA
- Vygon SA
- Amsino International, Inc.
- Fuji Systems Corp
- Smiths Medical (Smiths Group)
Increase in the Number of Chronic Diseases and Life Expectancy
Advancements in healthcare diagnostics and treatment techniques have substantially increased life expectancy for patients suffering from a number of chronic or serious diseases and conditions. According to the WHO, approximately 8.2 million people worldwide died of cancer in 2012 (WHO, 2014), which is boosting the patient pool for enteral feeding devices.
As reported, the current average time with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy has been estimated to be 27.0 +/- 22.5 months for elderly patients, and is set to increase over the forecast period. Moreover, enteral feeding devices play an important role in palliative treatment in various oncology indications, which include HNC and esophageal cancer. Preterm births have declined in the US since the peak of 12.8% in 2006. Consequently, the growth of the pediatric enteral feeding devices market is expected to be positively impacted.
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The Availability of Home Enteral Nutrition is Influencing the Enteral Feeding Devices Market
A shift in the enteral feeding devices market from hospital care to home enteral nutrition has been prominent and is on the rise. The rising costs of hospital stays have often made it necessary for clinicians involved in the treatment of patients who need nutritional support for long periods of time to encourage patients to adopt home enteral nutrition.
Several countries, such as France, Japan, Spain, and the UK, have established nutrition teams that take care of home enteral nutrition patients. Growth of the home enteral nutrition market is positively influencing the enteral feeding devices market, and this trend has been observed more in developed regions as compared to developing regions.
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Technological Advancements, such as One-Step Button Placement, are boosting the Enteral Feeding Devices Market
Enteral feeding devices, such as gastrostomy buttons, also known as low-profile gastrostomy devices, have been steadily gaining popularity among G-tube users. They are ideal for children and active adult patients as the buttons lie flush to the patient’s skin rather than extending as a tube off of the body.
Despite the growing acceptance of enteral feeding devices, currently accepted procedures include the initial G-tube placement for a patient to be performed using a surgical G-tube or PEG device. Once the stoma has healed, the patient’s tube can be switched to a button device. These advancements are leading to better customer satisfaction, which is resulting in the growth of the enteral feeding devices market.
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Enteral Feeding Devices Market: Competitive Landscape
The structure of the enteral feeding devices market includes the presence of key manufacturers in various domains of healthcare. The enteral feeding devices market report features the profiles of the key players in the enteral feeding devices market based on their market dynamics. The enteral feeding devices market is a mature market that is characterized by the presence of local and international players.
The enteral feeding devices report consists of manufacturers such as ALCOR Scientific, Applied Medical Technology, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Boston Scientific, CONMED Corporation., Cook Medical, Cardinal Health, Inc., Becton, Dickinson and Company, and Fresenius Kabi, among others
Enteral Feeding Devices Market: Definition
Enteral feeding devices are available in several different types, lengths, and sizes, and for placement in several parts of the GI tract. Enteral feeding tubes can be inserted via a number of routes, such as the nasopharynx (also known as nasoenteric) by NG or NJ tubes, or via direct access to the GI tract through the skin, i.e., via enterostomy by G-tubes or jejunostomy tubes (J-tubes).
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The research conducted by PMR on the enteral feeding devices market for the forecast period 2018 to 2028 includes all the specific market insights that are required to be a legit part of this industry. The enteral feeding devices market report offers a detailed assessment of the revenue opportunities present in the enteral feeding devices market.
The detailed analysis, along with insights on regulations, reimbursement, and pricing, is included in this report. The report also provides volume data for 2017 for each product type in the enteral feeding devices market. The present macroeconomic factors influencing the dynamics of the enteral feeding devices market are also explained in this report.
Enteral Feeding Devices Market: Segmentation
The report offers a comprehensive scope of the enteral feeding devices market based on product type, age group, end user, and region. By product type, the enteral feeding devices market is segmented as enteral feeding pumps, nasogastric tubes, nasojejunal tubes, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastro-Jejunostomy (PEGJ) tubes, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) kits, replacement G-Tubes and low-profile tubes.
Based on age group, the enteral feeding devices market is segmented as adult and pediatric. On the basis of end user, the enteral feeding devices market is segmented as hospital, clinic, ambulatory surgical center and home care setting. By region, the enteral feeding devices market is segmented as North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia, Oceania, and MEA.
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Questions that are addressed in this report on the enteral feeding devices market include:
- Which are the prominent countries present in the enteral feeding devices market in South Asia and Europe?
- What is the market share of the leading manufacturers in the enteral feeding devices market?
- What is the competitive assessment for each product type?
- What is the ratio of volume and price for each product type with respect to each region?
- Which influencing factors are responsible for the expansion of the enteral feeding devices market?
- What are the growth opportunities in the enteral feeding devices market?