Global Ostomy Drainage Bags Market: Ostomy Bag Creating a New Path for Colostomy Patients

Global Ostomy Drainage Bags Market

Ostomy is an artificial opening which is usually made in the abdomen of the person so that all the waste material should be transported out of the body. Ostomy drainage bags are used to collect these wastes and are usually made of plastic or rubber. They are usually small in size and are waterproof. The procedure of creating an ostomy is called colostomy which is usually performed when the large intestine or colon get damaged. This pouch is usually placed in the ostomy so that it can collect all the waste. Some of the common types of ostomy bags are colostomy bags, urostomy bags, continent urostomy bags and others. They are usually available in both disposable and reused types. These bags are widely used by the people suffering from Crohn’s disease when the sphincter doesn’t work properly.

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Some of the factors driving the market are:

  • Increasing incidences of cancer and chronic diseases: Cancer occurs when there is abnormal growth in the cells. There are different types of cancer and cancer can be developed in any part of the body. Sarcomas, leukemia’s, lymphomas and carcinomas are some of the common types of the cancer. This usually spread when the tumor grows and blood stream carries them to the other part of the body. Cancer is a chronic disease because it can be controlled with treatment if medication starts at correct time. According to World Health Organization, in 2018 there were about 11.6% of new cases of lung and breast cancer respectively, 10.2 % new cases of colorectum cancer, 7.1% cases of prostate cancer and 5.7% of stomach cancer. This is the factor which is affecting the ostomy cancer
  • Government initiatives to create awareness regarding the procedures done for treatment of various diseases: Ostomy bags are widely used by the patients who usually have problem in their colon. This can also be used by the people who are suffering from diseases such as bowel cancer, diverticulitis, Crohn’s and others. This colostomy bag is very useful as by taking the body waste away, they can help the colon’s injured area to heal easily. Government worldwide is creating different schemes and projects so that they can help the patients to get these stoma products easily. For instance, Stoma Appliance Scheme (SAS) is designed by the Australian Government so that they can provide best and clinically correct stoma products to their patients

The global ostomy drainage bags market is segmented as product type which is segmented into colostomy bags, ileostomy bags, urostomy bags, continent ileostomy bags and continent urostomy bags; procedure is segmented into colostomy, urostomy, ileostomy; usage is segmented into reusable and disposable and end-user is segmented into hospitals, Clinics, ambulatory centers, homecare and others.

Few of the launches in the marker are as follow:

  • In August 2017, ConvaTec Group Plc announced the launch of their new Natura Convex Cut-to-Fit Accordion Flange which is specially designed so that the ostomy pouch application can be more convenient and easy. It is very helpful for the people who recently got surgery. The main aim of the launch is to help the patient to get the better solutions and meet their need.
  • In April 2014, ConvaTec announced the launch of their new ostomy bag which consists of Moldable Technology and is suitable for the patient who prefer one-piece pouch. The main aim of the launch is to meet the rising demand of the customer and help the patient to ostomy patients to keep their skin healthy

“According to Data Bridge Market Research, global ostomy drainage bags market is set to witness a steady CAGR of 4.1% during the forecast period of 2017 to 2024”

Some of the major players operating in the global ostomy drainage bags market are B Braun Melsungen AG, Flexicare Medical Ltd., Conva tec, Inc., Coloplast A/S, Alcare Co., Ltd., Pelcin Healthcare Ltd., Salts Healthcare Ltd., Hollister, Welland Medical Ltd., Cymed Ostomy, Marlen Manufacturing & Development, Torbot Group Inc. among others

Ostomy bags are very helpful for the colostomy patients. This helps them to maintain their life quality after surgery and to participate in day to day activities. They are widely used by the patient with urinary, kidney and digestive problems, who have to get ostomy surgery. With new technologies in the market, today we have different types of ostomy bags in the market which are comfortable and easy to use. One- piece ostomy bags, drainage or closed end ostomy bags, mini ostomy bags, moldable ostomy pouches and others are some of the common types of bags available in the market.