July 13, 2024
Surgical Drapes and Gowns Market

The Surgical Drapes And Gowns Market Is Expected To Be Flourished By Growing Number Of Surgical Procedures

Surgical drapes and gowns are sterile barriers that help prevent cross-contamination between patient and surgeon during surgical procedures. Surgical drapes are large sheets of fabric that are placed over the patient to maintain sterility of the operating field, while surgical gowns are worn by operating room personnel to protect the patient from infections. Some key products in this market include disposable and reusable drapes and gowns used in various surgeries such as C-section, cardiovascular, orthopedic, neurosurgery and others. With the rising global disease burden and increasing number of surgical procedures worldwide, the demand for surgical drapes and gowns is experiencing significant growth.

The global surgical drapes and gowns Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 3.14 Bn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 4.9% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Market Dynamics:
The Surgical Drapes and Gowns Market is expected to be flourished by growing number of surgical procedures. One of the major drivers for the market growth is the rising global disease burden leading to increase in number of surgeries. As per WHO estimates, around 234 million major surgical procedures are performed annually across the world. With growing geriatric population more prone to chronic diseases, and improving access to healthcare in developing regions, surgical volumes are expected to grow substantially over the forecast period. This in turn will augment the demand for sterile surgical drapes and gowns used in operating rooms. Furthermore, growing awareness about hospital acquired infections and strict sterilization regulations are propelling the demand for advanced sterile barrier drapes and gowns which provide maximum protection. This presents an opportunity for key players to offer innovative product lines catering to evolving needs of end users.

Segment Analysis
The surgical drapes and gowns market is segmented into surgical drapes and surgical gowns. Surgical drapes dominate the market with a share of over 60%. Surgical drapes are essential products used during any type of surgeries to maintain sterility and prevent infections. They act as a barrier between the patient and surgical team from any contaminations. The increasing number of surgeries globally drives the dominance of this segment.

PEST Analysis
Political: Regulations regarding sterilization and infection control in hospitals are becoming more stringent. This provides growth opportunities for certified surgical drapes and gowns manufactures.
Economic: The rising healthcare expenditure in developing nations is increasing the affordability of advanced surgery related products like surgical drapes and gowns. This positively impacts the market growth.
Social: Growing population, increasing obesity cases, and rising number of aging population undergoing surgeries fuel the demand for surgical drapes and gowns from a social perspective.
Technological: Manufacturers are focusing on developing surgical drapes and gowns embedded with anti-microbial properties and other features like liquid barriers using advanced technologies to meet stringent regulatory norms.

Key Takeaways
The Global Surgical Drapes And Gowns Market Size  is expected to witness high growth at a CAGR of 4.9% during the forecast period of 2023 to 2030.

Regional analysis indicates North America dominates the market currently owing to the high number of surgeries and healthcare infrastructure. The Asia Pacific region is expected to grow at the fastest pace due to improving access to healthcare and medical tourism across developing nations.

Key players operating in the surgical drapes and gowns market are 3M Company, Medline Industries, Inc., Cardinal Health, Inc., Halyard Health, Inc. (now part of Owens & Minor), Molnlycke Health Care AB, Paul Hartmann AG, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Hogy Medical Co., Ltd., Guardian Surgical, Inc., Ahlstrom-Munksjö. Key players are focusing on new product launches, mergers, and acquisitions to expand their market share and geographical presence.

1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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