The bowel management systems market is anticipated to register a CAGR of 3.3%, during the forecast period.
- The significant factor attributing to the market's growth is the rising incidence of inflammatory bowel diseases and increasing technological advancement. The increasing geriatric population across the world is found to be more prone to constipation, diarrhea, and other bowel conditions that help to drive the bowel management systems market.
- It is also indicated in people with neurological disorders, such as spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, brain tumors, chronic constipation, and bedridden patients, and children unable to pass stool regularly and properly. The effectiveness of bowel management systems stimulates the growth of the market.
Key Market Trends
Colostomy Bags Segment is Expected to Hold the Largest Market Share in the Bowel Management Systems Market
Dominant share is retained by the colostomy bags segment, owing to the attributes, such as high incidence rates and health complications associated with bowel. Diseases, such as irritable bowel syndrome, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, and cancer, are increasingly prevalent. In the near future, the broad spectrum of reasons for such conditions is projected to support development in the demand for colostomy bags.
Crohn's disease is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that can impact any portion from mouth-to-anus of the gastrointestinal tract which boosts the colostomy bag market. As per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1.0-1.3 million people suffer inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), while Crohn's disease is more prevalent among smokers. While about 54,000 people and 17,000 women in the United States, each year, get bladder cancer as per the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), which substantially increases the growth rate of the colostomy bags market.
North America Dominates the Market and is Expected to do Same in the Forecast Period
North America is expected to maintain its supremacy in the overall bowel management systems market, throughout the forecast period. This is owing to factors, such as the rising prevalence of colorectal cancer and the growing geriatric population. However, according to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer will be diagnosed in 51,690 men and 49,730 women in the United States in 2019. Colon cancer rates have increased in younger people. Colon cancer incidence rates rose from 1.0% to 2.4% annually in adults aged 20 to 39 years. Additionally, increased patient awareness, rising adoption rates of intestinal management systems, excellently-established healthcare infrastructure, and strong acceptance of developed products are also some of the key factors ensuring the dominance of the region.
The bowel management systems market is highly competitive and consists of a few major players. In terms of market share, few of the major players are currently dominating the market. And some companies are vigorously making collaborations, acquisition, and launching new products with other companies to consolidate their market positions across the world. Some of the companies which are currently dominating the market are Medtronic PLC, Becton Dickinson and Company, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Coloplast Pty Ltd, and ConvaTec Inc.
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