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Blood Warmer Market Size - By Type (Portable Blood Warmer, Non-portable Blood Warmer), By Application (Surgery, Acute Care, Newborn Care, Homecare), By End-use (Hospitals/Clinic, Ambulatory Services, Defence Forces, Rescue Forces) – Global Forecast to 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6158
  • Published Date: Jul 2023
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Blood Warmer  Market Size

Blood Warmer Market size was valued at over USD 1.2 billion in 2022 and is projected to reach more than USD 2.5 billion by 2032.

Blood Warmer Market

Blood warmers, also known as blood warming devices or blood temperature management systems, are medical devices used to warm blood or other intravenous fluids before they are administered to patients. The purpose of blood warmers is to ensure that the fluid being infused into the patient's body is at a safe and appropriate temperature, typically around body temperature (37°C or 98.6°F).  Additionally, the use of blood warmers offers several benefits, such as improved patient outcomes, reduced risk of complications associated with cold blood transfusion, and enhanced patient comfort during procedures, thereby increasing adoption rate, hence, stimulating market trends.

Moreover, the rising number of surgeries and trauma cases is further augmenting the market expansion. For instance, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, road traffic accidents diminish lives of approximately 1.3 million people, annually. In addition, on an average 30 million more injuries that are non-fatal occur every year, with many of these injuries leading to disabilities. Thus, the aforementioned factors are projected to accelerate industry demand.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the blood warmer market. The COVID-19 pandemic increased the demand for blood warmers since more patients were hospitalized to hospitals, particularly those with severe COVID-19 symptoms. Moreover, increasing adoption of blood and blood components during surgeries augmented market progress. However, the pandemic also disrupted the supply chain, which had an effect on the manufacturing and distribution of emergency medical supplies. Many countries implemented travel bans and lockdowns, which slowed down the delivery of medical devices. This caused a blood warmer shortage in some locations, especially in developing countries.

Blood Warmer Market Trends

Advancements in blood warmer modalities have been a significant driver for the market. The widespread incorporation of temperature control and monitoring systems in blood warmers has raised the adoption rate of blood warmers. Additionally, the seamless integration of blood warmers with intravenous (IV) equipment enables direct warming of fluids as they are pumped into the patient, assuring a steady supply of warmed fluids during operations. This has led to a growing demand for blood warmers and is anticipated to continue stimulating the market outlook.

Blood Warmer Market Analysis

Blood Warmer Market Size, By Type, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

Based on type, the blood warmer market is segmented into portable blood warmers and non-portable blood warmers. The non-portable blood warmers segment is estimated to witness significant growth accounting for USD 673.9 million in 2022. The upsurge can be attributed to growing aging population base, increased hospital admission rates related to various medical conditions, and better finance for healthcare infrastructure in developing nations. Furthermore, the primary factor for the requirement of IV infusions or blood transfusions include surgical operations and hospital stays. Thus, the growing number of accident rates and increasing surgeries will further spur the market share.

Blood Warmer Market Share, By Application, 2022

Blood warmer market is bifurcated based on the application including surgery, acute care, newborn care, homecare, and others. The acute care type segment is anticipated to account for grow at a CAGR of 7.5% during the forecast period. The segmental growth is due to the rising rates of mishaps, shootings, and other injuries that are projected to fuel segment expansion. Moreover, blood warmers are necessary for trauma centers and emergency rooms to quickly warm fluids for patients that have suffered serious wounds, trauma, or major blood loss. In these situations, blood warmers allow for fast resuscitation with warmed fluids, assisting in the prevention of hypothermia and enhancing patient outcomes.

The blood warmer market is segmented by end-use into hospitals & clinics, ambulatory services, defence forces, and rescue forces. The hospitals &clinics segment is anticipated to witness high growth potential during the analysis period. Hospitals frequently utilize blood/IV warming systems because they can heat substantial volumes of blood or IV solutions and are also less expensive and simpler to operate. Hospitals are also seen as key purchasers because they have long-term contracts with suppliers of blood and IV fluid warming devices, giving them greater negotiating power, and expanding their potential customer base for product after-sales services. This will contribute considerably towards adoption of blood warmers in hospitals & clinics thereby leading to segment growth.

U.S. Blood Warmer Market Size, 2020 -2032 (USD Million)

North America blood warmer market is anticipated to hold high growth potential during the analysis period. The region's market is expanding due to the presence of prominent players, significant government investments in the creation of cutting-edge medical devices, and a favourable reimbursement environment. Additionally, increased spending on the defence industry as well as on search and rescue emergency services, particularly in North America will stimulate the market expansion.

Company Strategies

  • In May 2022, The Quantum Blood and Fluid Warming System was introduced by LifeWarmer. This device is an important advancement that is transforming the market. This has offered competitive edge to the company in the market.
  • In April 2021, MEQU unveiled M Station, an in-hospital replacement for M Warmer Systems, its IV fluid and blood warming system. Such innovate product launches expands company’s portfolio and elevates its position in the significant market.

Blood warmer market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2018 to 2032 for the following segments:

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By Type (USD Million & Units)

  • Portable blood warmers
  • Non-portable blood warmers 

By Application (USD Million)

  • Surgery
  • Acute care
  • Newborn care
  • Homecare
  • Others

By End-use (USD Million)

  • Hospitals/clinic
  • Ambulatory services
  • Defence forces
  • Rescue forces

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Switzerland
    • The Netherlands
    • Denmark
    • Poland
    • Sweden
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • New Zealand
    • Thailand
    • Vietnam
    • Indonesia
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Colombia
    • Chile
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Turkey


Authors: Mariam Faizullabhoy , Pratiksha Kamthe

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Blood warmer industry size was more than USD 1.2 billion in 2022 and is estimated to reach over USD 2.5 billion by 2032 owing to increasing adoption for improved patient outcomes, reduced complications risks, and enhanced patient comfort during procedures.

Demand for non-portable blood warmers is estimated to reach USD 673.9 million in 2022 and is expected to grow steadily through 2032 driven by the expanding geriatric population base and the rising hospital admission rates

Blood warmer market size from the acute care type segment is set to witness 7.5% CAGR from 2023-2032 due to the rising rates of mishaps, shootings, and other injuries.

North America held sizable share of the blood warmer industry in 2022 and is projected to expand at a robust CAGR from 2023 -2032 attributed to the strong presence of prominent players, significant government investments, and favorable reimbursement environment.

Blood Warmer Market Scope

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