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Tympanostomy Products Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023-2028)

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  • 115 Pages
  • April 2023
  • Region: Global
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • ID: 5529301
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The Tympanostomy Products Market is expected to register a CAGR of 1.9% during the forecast period.

The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the growth of tympanostomy products. Furthermore, the lockdowns and social distancing have impacted ear surgical procedures, adversely affecting the tympanostomy products market. Additionally, the SAGE Journals research article published in May 2021 reported that during the COVID-19 pandemic, the rate of pediatric tympanostomy tube placement has significantly decreased. It also reported that the age of patients undergoing surgery has increased, and more children are being cared for in a tertiary setting. This scenario in the initial stages of the pandemic impacted the demand for tympanostomy products and notably impacted the market. However, the resumption of all the tympanostomy procedures during the post-pandemic and rising demand for tympanostomy products after the relaxation of strict lockdown regulations are expected to drive the market's growth over the forecast period.

Factors such as the increasing prevalence of ear infections and the rising adoption of tympanostomy products are expected to boost the market's growth during the forecast period. For instance, according to the Medscape article published in April 2022, otitis media is most commonly seen between the ages of 6 to 24 months. The study also mentioned that the prevalence rate of otitis media is 17-20% within the first two years of life, and 90% of children have at least developed otitis media once in their lifetime. Such increasing prevalence of ear infections is expected to drive the demand for tympanostomy products, thereby driving market growth. Also, an NIH article published in April 2021 reported that among 229 children treated in 10 healthcare sites in the United States, 98.7% of children had successful tympanostomy placements in 2021. Thus, such a high adoption rate of tympanostomy products is also expected to drive the demand for effective tympanostomy products, thereby contributing to the growth of the market.

Moreover, the development of innovative tympanostomy tube insertion devices by various market players to meet the growing demand for tympanostomy products is expected to fuel the market growth. For instance, in January 2021, Perceptis Medical launched a Next-generation Hummingbird tympanostomy tube system for in-office ear tube procedures. The next-generation hummingbird device features an enhanced ergonomic design that allows for a more efficient ear tube delivery in children.

Thus, owing to the rising burden of ear infections, technological advancement in the field, coupled with increasing adoption, the studied market is expected to grow in the forecast period. However, the availability of alternative methods may hinder market growth over the forecast period.

Tympanostomy Products Market Trends

Acute Otitis Media is Expected to Show Significant Growth During the Forecast Period

The Acute Otitis Media segment is expected to show significant growth over the forecast period. Acute Otitis Infection leads to an incision created in the eardrum to relieve pressure caused by excessive fluid buildup or drain pus from the middle ear. Additionally, in 2021, an NIH study reported that ear infections were among the most common illnesses in United States children annually. They occur when bacteria or viruses infect the area behind the eardrum called the middle ear. Parts of the middle ear become swollen or blocked, trapping fluid behind the eardrum. Such research articles indicating the importance of tympanostomy products in treating acute otitis media are expected to contribute to the growth of the studied segment.

Furthermore, ear infections are more common in children than in seniors. For instance, an NCBI article published in January 2022 reported that acute otitis media is one of the most common illnesses evaluated by paediatricians. The same source also reported that about 50% of all children have at least one ear infection by the time they reach their second birthday. The most common age range in which children are likely to get acute otitis media is 3 to 24 months. Thus, the rising pediatric population and increasing prevalence of acute otitis media are expected to contribute to the market's growth.

North America is Expected to Show Significant Growth in the Market During the Forecast Period

The Tympanostomy Products Market holds the largest share in the North American region due to the high prevalence of Otitis Media Infection, rising awareness among consumers, and the presence of major market players.

For instance, according to an article published by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders in March 2021, 5 out of 6 children in the country experience ear infection by the time they are three years old. Additionally, the article published by CCDR in April 2022 mentioned that the prevalence of acute otitis media in patients six months of age or older was 1.99%. Such a high prevalence of otitis media in the North American population is expected to drive the demand for Tympanostomy Products, thereby driving the growth of the market in this region. Furthermore, the rising adoption of technologically advanced tympanostomy products and well-developed infrastructure is expected to boost the market's growth in the region.

Additionally, the rising usage of tympanostomy products indicated that the quick adoption of technologically advanced products is also expected to contribute to the market's growth. For instance, in August 2022, Phoenix Children's Hospital performed an ear tube replacement procedure using the Hummingbird tympanostomy tubes on a patient under two years old with a consistent ear infection in the United States.

Therefore, the rising adoption of tympanostomy products and rising otitis media among the North American population are expected to play a vital role in the market's growth over the forecast period.

Tympanostomy Products Market Competitor Analysis

The Tympanostomy Products Market studied is moderately competitive with several international as well as regional players. In terms of market share, the Tympanostomy Products Market is dominated by major market players such as Adept Medical Ltd, Atos Medical, Grace Medical, Integra LifeSciences Corporation, and Olympus Corporation.

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Table of Contents

1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition
1.2 Scope of the Study
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.2.1 Increasing Prevalence of Ear Infection
4.2.2 Development of Innovative Tympanostomy Tube Insertion Devices
4.3 Market Restraints
4.3.1 Availability of Alternative Therapies
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5 MARKET SEGMENTATION (Market Size by Value - USD million)
5.1 By Product
5.1.1 Tube Inserters
5.1.2 Tympanostomy Tubes
5.2 By Material
5.2.1 Silicone
5.2.2 Fluoroplastic
5.2.3 Other Materials
5.3 By Application
5.3.1 Acute Otitis Media
5.3.2 Recurrent Otitis Media with Effusion
5.4 Geography
5.4.1 North America United States Canada Mexico
5.4.2 Europe Germany United Kingdom France Italy Spain Rest of Europe
5.4.3 Asia-Pacific China Japan India Australia South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.4.4 Middle East and Africa GCC South Africa Rest of Middle East and Africa
5.4.5 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America
6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 Atos Medical
6.1.2 EON Meditech Pvt. Ltd
6.1.3 Grace Medical
6.1.4 Integra LifeSciences Corporation
6.1.5 KOKEN Co. Ltd
6.1.6 Medtronic PLC
6.1.7 Olympus Corporation
6.1.8 Adept Medical Ltd
6.1.9 Preceptis Medical Inc.
6.1.10 Smith & Nephew
6.1.11 Summit Medical Inc.

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Atos Medical
  • EON Meditech Pvt. Ltd
  • Grace Medical
  • Integra LifeSciences Corporation
  • KOKEN Co. Ltd
  • Medtronic PLC
  • Olympus Corporation
  • Adept Medical Ltd
  • Preceptis Medical Inc.
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Summit Medical Inc.