The Asia Pacific anal irrigation systems market is expected to reach US$ 65,174.31 thousand by 2027 from US$ 53,347.59 thousand in 2019; it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.7% from 2020 to 2027. The growth of the market is attributed to rising incidence of inflammatory bowel diseases, growth in geriatric population, and developments in minimally invasive procedures. Product innovation and ongoing R&D activities to develop advanced technologies will help in boosting the growth of the market. However, the market is likely to get impacted by high cost of anal irrigation system during the forecast period.
An anal irrigation system is a medical device that is used for the treatment of fecal incontinence. It facilitates the alteration of stool that may be semi-solid or watery and causes containment. Patients with inflammatory bowel diseases and colorectal cancer require artificial anal irrigation, as they experience fecal discharge problems. According to the estimates published by the World Cancer Research Fund, in 2018, over 44.5 million colorectal cancer cases were diagnosed in South Korea. Thus, the rising incidence of these diseases is driving the growth of the anal irrigation systems market. In the global market, various manufacturers provide innovative anal irrigation systems products that help patients and healthcare providers prevent chronic constipation and maintain efficient bowel management. Also, the growing geriatric population across the world is expected to boost the demand for anal irrigation systems in homecare settings and nursing homes.
The COVID-19 outbreak pandemic is adversely affecting countries in Asia Pacific. The healthcare and medical device industry has shifted from their primary businesses to developing and supplying sustainable solutions and medical devices to manage this pandemic. Besides, the adverse impact on logistics, which is hampering the import/export and supply chains, is also expected to obstruct the growth of the anal irrigation systems market.
Based on product, the Asia Pacific anal irrigation systems market is segmented into mini devices, cone devices, bed systems, and balloon catheter devices. The balloon catheter devices segment held the largest share of the market in 2019 and is anticipated to register the highest CAGR in the market during the forecast period.
Based on patient, the Asia Pacific anal irrigation systems market is segmented into children and adults. The adults segment held a larger share of the market in 2019 and is estimated to register a higher CAGR in the market during the forecast period.
Based on end user, the Asia Pacific anal irrigation systems market is segmented into hospitals, clinics, and ambulatory surgical centers. The hospitals segment held the largest share of the market in 2019 and is estimated to register the highest CAGR in the market during the forecast period.
A Few of the primary and secondary sources associated with this report on the Asia Pacific anal irrigation systems market are the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA), National Institute of Health (NIH), and International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).