Authored By: Sarah
11 Jul 2024

 Intermittent Catheters Market to grow by USD 1221 million between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ Intermittent Catheters Market” by End-user (Hospitals, Ambulatory surgery center, Medical research center) Product (Uncoated intermittent catheters, Coated intermittent catheters, Closed system intermittent catheters) Geography (North America, Europe, Asia, Rest of World (ROW))- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 1221 million at a CAGR of almost 7.25% during the forecast period. The intermittent catheter market holds significant potential in addressing the urinary needs of the substantial population in the US experiencing urinary incontinence. According to the American Urological Association, approximately one-third of the US population, equating to over ten million individuals, grapple with this condition. Among this demographic, individuals aged 65 and above represent a sizeable segment, particularly women, who are disproportionately affected. Intermittent catheters offer a viable solution for managing urinary incontinence, making them a crucial component in the healthcare industry..

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By End-user, the Hospitals segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024.

The intermittent catheter market encompasses the supply and demand for uncoated intermittent catheters, which necessitate external lubricants for optimal use. These traditional catheters, often included in hospital kits, come in various materials such as red rubber latex. However, latex uncoated catheters are unsuitable for individuals with latex allergies and present challenges during insertion due to their flexibility. Despite these limitations, uncoated catheters, which can be lubricated prior to use, remain the gold standard for intermittent catheterization and are the most widely utilized modern type globally.

By Product, Uncoated intermittent catheters  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024.

The Intermittent Catheters Market is experiencing significant growth, driven by the increasing prevalence of chronic kidney diseases and the proliferation of digital catheterization laboratories in hospitals. This trend is further fueled by the presence of large market players. However, the emergence of self-catheterization may hinder market expansion. Concurrently, the increasing number of catheterization laboratories is boosting the intermittent catheter market, particularly in the hospital segment, which is witnessing high demand due to prioritized patient care.

North America is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024.

The Intermittent Catheters Market experiences steady growth, driven by the increasing prevalence of urinary incontinence and neurogenic bladder conditions. Businesses capitalize on this trend by offering innovative solutions, such as sterile and reusable catheters, to cater to diverse patient needs. Market expansion is further fueled by strategic collaborations, regulatory approvals, and technological advancements.

The Intermittent Catheters Market t growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • At Home Medical Products Inc.
  • B.Braun SE
  • Becton Dickinson and Co.
  • Cardinal Health Inc.
  • Catheter Medical
  • Coloplast AS
  • CompactCath Inc.
  • ConvaTec Group Plc
  • Dentsply Sirona Inc.
  • Hollister Inc.
  • HR Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • McKesson Corp.
  • Medline Industries LP
  • Optimum Medical Ltd.
  • Paralogic Pty Ltd
  • Pennine Healthcare
  • Romsons
  • Teleflex Inc.

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Research Analysis Overview

The Intermittent Catheter Market encompasses a range of medical devices used for the management of Urinary Incontinence and other related indications, particularly in the Geriatric population and those with Spinal Cord Injuries. These catheters, which fall under the Category of Uncoated and One-time use, are available in various materials such as Silicone, Latex Rubber, and Vinyl, with some advanced options made of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC). Hydrophilic antimicrobial coatings are increasingly being used to enhance the functionality and durability of these catheters. Despite their clinical benefits, the Intermittent Catheter Market faces challenges due to the Lack of Awareness among healthcare professionals and patients, as well as intense Price Competition. The market is witnessing a significant Rise in Urinary Tract Infections and Urinary Bladder issues, leading to an increased demand for these catheters. The use of Intermittent Catheters in the Urrological field, particularly for the Urinary Bladder, is a growing trend.

Market Research Overview

The Intermittent Catheters Market encompasses a range of products used for Bladder Management in various end-use settings, including homecare, ambulatory surgical centers, and hospitals. These Catheters are essential for managing Urological Conditions, particularly in the elderly population and those with Neurogenic Bladder or Spinal Injuries. Intermittent Catheters come in various types, such as Urethral Catheters, Silicone, PVC, and Latex, and are available in different lengths for Adults, Pediatrics, Females, and Males. The Market for Intermittent Catheters is driven by factors like the Rise in Urinary Incontinence, Spinal Cord Injuries, and Global Prevalence of Urological Disorders. Technological Innovations, such as Hydrophilic Coatings and Antimicrobial Coatings, enhance the Catheter's Safety and Effectiveness. Reimbursement Schemes and Government Initiatives further boost the Market's growth. However, challenges include Lack of Awareness, Price Competition, and Catheterization Complications like Urinary Tract Infections and Contamination. Key Players in the Intermittent Catheters Market include Medical Research Centers and Manufacturers, offering Brands like Magic 3 Intermittent, Non-coated Intermittent, and Coated Intermittent Catheters. The Market is expected to witness significant Industry Growth due to the Adoption of Hydrophilic Intermittent Catheters and the increasing need for Catheterization Solutions in various Catheterization Procedures.


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