Enteral feeding is a well-established practice across pediatric and adult populations, to enhance nutritional intake and prevent malnutrition. Enteral sustaining has advanced altogether since its origination. These devices have received increased interest in recent years as these devices are used across hospital and home settings. There is immense advancement in the four areas of enteral feed pumps including the minimization of errors allied with misconnection of tube, the accurate and consistent delivery of formula, the impact of continuous feed delivery itself via an enteral feed pump coupled with the chemical composition of the casing used in enteral feed pump manufacturing. .
The Germany enteral feeding devices market has evolved significantly owing to various technological advancements, such as programming and safety features in feeding pumps as well as user-friendly and portable feeding pumps. Germany’s medical technology and pharmaceuticals market is the largest in Europe. According to Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, in 2016, the country spent USD 29 billion on health technology to tackle rising demand due to an aging population, increasing incidence of chronic disease, and rising demand for ambulatory and preventive health care. With artificial nutrition witnessing significant changes and improvements, in terms of usage and adoption, there is a paradigm shift to enteral nutrition (EN) with tube feeding from parenteral nutrition market (PN). The growing preference for enteral feeding in several post-operative situations is expected to grow, thereby increasing the usage of tube feeding in several applications.
The report analyses the global enteral feeding devices market based on product, age group, application, end user and geography.
Based on the product, enteral feeding devices market is bifurcated into enteral feeding pumps, enteral feeding tubes, administration sets, enteral syringes, and consumables. The enteral feeding tubes include enterostomy feeding tube, nasoenteric feeding tube, and oroenteric feeding tube. Further, the enterostomy feeding tube incorporates gastrostomy feeding tube, percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy (PEJ) tube, and percutaneous radiological gastrostomy and jejunostomy tube. The gastrostomy feeding Devices segment is sub-segmented into percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy feeding tube (PEG), balloon gastrostomy tube, and low-profile balloon gastrostomy (buttons). Feeding pumps are reigning the product type segment for enteral feeding devices market.
The enteral feeding devices are used across populace of various age group including neonates, paediatrics, and adults. Enteral feeding is a long-established practice across paediatric and adult populations, to enhance nutritional intake and prevent malnutrition. The accuracy, safety, and consistency with which enteral feed pump systems dispense nutritional formulae are important determinants of their use and acceptability. Enteral feed pump safety has received increased interest in recent years as enteral pumps are used across hospital and home settings.
Enteral feeding devices finds major application in gastrointestinal disease, cancer, malnutrition, neurological disorder etc. The increasing burdens of these diseases supports the growth of the market Approximately a quarter of men and 20% of women die of cancer in Germany and it is projected that around 51% men and 43% women will develop cancer during lifetime in Germany. Usually surgery or treatment for patient suffering from oral cancer affects the patient's ability to eat so enteral feeding tube is inserted to facilitate meeting nutritional needs. Thus, increasing the demand of enteral feeding for cancer patients in Germany and propelling the growth of the market.
The major end users of enteral feeding devices include Hospitals, home care settings, and ambulatory care. Hospital emerged as the dominating segment, owing to the high admission rate of patients suffering from chronic disorders. The growth of this segment can be attributed to the growing count of population with chronic diseases. Increasing need for better service, higher patient attention and reimbursement is the prominent cause leading the growth of this segment. Moreover, increasing number of ICU admissions, rising demand for enteral formulations among critically ill patients, and growing prevalence of various chronic disorders, such as cancer and diabetes, are some of the major factors boosting the market growth. Reduction in the number of hospital-associated malnutrition cases is one such indicator of the growing adoption of enteral feeding in hospitals.
The key competitors of this market include ConMed Corporation (U.S), C.R.Bard (U.S), Cook Medical (U.S), Boston Scientific Corporation (U.S), Moog Inc. (U.S), Nestle Inc. (Switzerland), Frensenius Kabi (Germany), Danone Medical Nutrition (France), Abbott Nutrition (United States), Cardinal Health Inc. (United States), Medela Inc (Switzerland), Avanos Medical Inc. (U.S), and Baxter International (United states) among others
December 2018: Nestlé Health Science opened the new Nestlé Product Technology Center in New Jersey with an investment of USD 70 million, with the aim of establishing a global research and development hub to advance the company’s offerings in the nutrition division.
January 2017: Nestlé Health Science introduced new Compleat family of tube-feeding formulas for adults and children. The three formulas including compleat, compleat pediatric and compleat pediatric reduced calorie include a variety of ingredients from real foods, plus vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients.
January 2017: Vygon, introduced enteral feeding pump easymoov6. Connected via a tube to a nutrient bag and equipped with a digital interface, the pump supports the management of enteral feeding in both hospital and homecare. The launch of this product is in line with the increasing need of feeding needs are increasing year-on-year in response to population aging and the growth of homecare sector.
The report analyses the global enteral feeding devices market is analysed based on product, age group, and application, end user and geography. The various products of the enteral feeding devices commercially available in the market include enteral feeding tubes, enteral feeding pumps, administration sets, enteral syringes, and consumables. The enteral feeding tube are accessible as enterostomy feeding tube, nasoenteric feeding tube, and oroenteric feeding tube. The enterostomy feeding tube include gastrostomy feeding tube, percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy (PEJ) tube, and percutaneous radiological gastrostomy and jejunostomy tube. The gastrostomy feeding tubes consist of percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy feeding tube (PEG), balloon gastrostomy tube, and low-profile balloon gastrostomy (buttons). The enteral feeding devices are used across populace of various age group including adults (>18 years of age) and paediatrics. enteral feeding devices finds major application in gastrointestinal disease, cancer, malnutrition, neurological disorder etc. The major end users of enteral feeding devices include Hospitals, home care settings, and ambulatory care. Geographically, enteral feeding devices Market is studies across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World.
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