The global surgical apparel market was worth around USD 3248 million in 2021 and is estimated to grow to about USD 4555 million by 2028, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 5.8 percent over the forecast period.
Patients’ increasing need for higher-quality care during their hospital stay is prompting the administration to invest in higher-quality surgical clothing. Furthermore, the increasing requirement to protect patients and healthcare personnel from infections during procedures is driving up market demand.
Medical professionals wear different types of protective attire to cover every part of the body. These apparels protect the user against blood, urine, and other chemicals at the time of surgery. Growing number of surgical procedures in developed countries are the most imperative factors which drive the surgical apparels market. However, lower product category margins and increasing pricing pressure are some of the major challenges to the market. The advantage of using surgical apparels is that it provides precaution and helps in to reduce the spread of infection.
The Surgical apparel market is anticipated to witness significant growth within the forecast period. The market is mainly driven by growing demand for protection against clinical hazards. The apparel market is growing towards the high value-added product in medical uses. Technological advancement in the field of healthcare is considerable for the rising number of surgeries which also increases the use of surgical apparels. Growing concern about patient’s protection is also expected to boost the growth of the surgical apparel market during the forecast period. Government regulations on the quality and the price of the products may hinder the global surgical apparel market growth over the forecast period.
The global surgical apparel market can be segmented on the basis of product category, type, and end-user. The product category includes; disposable and reusable. Disposable apparels made of various non woven materials which prevent the contamination through dry or wet contact. Depend on product type surgical apparel market is classified into gown, scrubs, gloves, caps, shoes, and others. Sterile surgical gowns are the most essential apparels which block the transfer of harmful microorganisms from patients. Gowns are the most important apparels for an infection control strategy. However, due to its important usage, surgical gowns were the leading segment in 2017. Gloves are the barrier which protects both from the transfer of chemicals. Surgical caps, shoes, scrubs are the examples of personal protective equipment which are used by the health care professionals. The end-user segment includes; hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, diagnostic centers, clinics, and others. The hospital’s segment dominated the global surgical apparel market in 2017, followed by the ambulatory surgical center’s segment.
The regional segmentation includes North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and The Middle and Africa. In 2017, North America was the most dominating region in terms of demand for surgical apparel market due to increasing healthcare coverage for surgeries. Further, the increasing health awareness and healthcare expenditures may project to be the highest CAGR over the forecast period in Asia Pacific region. Market growth is mainly due to the increasing population in developing countries such as India, China, and Japan. The Middle East and Africa are anticipated to be the growing surgical apparel market owing to the healthcare precautions among the patients and medical professionals.
The report includes detailed profiles of key players operating in the global surgical apparel market such as 3M, Medline Industries, Kimberly-Clark Health Care, DuPont Medical Fabrics, Surya Textech, Safetec Healthcare and Hygiene, Synergy Health, Priontex, PAUL HARTMANN, Cardinal Health, Inc., Pal Surgical Works, Molnlycke Health Care, Lac-Mac, Medline, Haywood Vocational Opportunities, Guardian Surgical, Halyard Health, Exact Medical, Foothills Industries, Cardiva Integral Solutions, Bellcross Industries, BATIST Medical, Ahlstrom, and ATS Surgical. The detailed description of players includes parameters such as company overview, key developments, business strategy, and financial overview of the company.
This report segments the Global Surgical Apparel Market as follows:
Global Surgical Apparel Market: Product Category Segment Analysis
Global Surgical Apparel Market: Product Type Segment Analysis
- Others (Surgical Shoe Covers, etc.)
Global Surgical Apparel Market: End-User Segment Analysis
- Ambulatory Surgical Centers
- Diagnostic Centers
Global Surgical Apparel Market: Regional Segment Analysis
- North America
- The U.S.
- Asia Pacific
- Latin America
- The Middle East and Africa