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Medical Suction Devices Market Size - By Type (Electrically Operated Devices, Manually Operated Devices, Venturi), By Portability, By Application, By End-use– Global Forecast, 2023-2032

  • Report ID: GMI3410
  • Published Date: Sep 2023
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Medical Suction Devices Market Size

Medical Suction Devices Market was valued at USD 1 billion in 2022 and is estimated to account for USD 1.7 billion by 2032. Medical suction devices, also known as aspirators, are crucial tools in healthcare.

 Medical Suction Devices Market

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They create a vacuum to remove fluids or materials from patients' airways or body cavities, aiding in procedures such as airway clearance, surgeries, and emergency care. Furthermore, the industry is driven by the growing prevalence of chronic respiratory disorders, increased demand for suction devices in medical procedures, rising popularity of home healthcare, and the preference for portable suction devices in emerging economies.

The increasing incidence of chronic respiratory conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and cystic fibrosis is a significant driver. These conditions lead to the accumulation of mucus and secretions in the airways, making it difficult for patients to breathe. For instance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that in 2022, nearly 4.6% of adults had received a COPD, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis diagnosis. Additionally, there were around 142,342 deaths attributed to chronic lower respiratory diseases, including asthma, in 2021.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had a significantly positive impact on the medical suction devices market. For instance, as per an article published in January 2021, suctioning systems were recommended due to a surge in COVID-19 patients. With the virus primarily affecting the respiratory system, the demand for these devices surged as they became essential for managing airways, clearing secretions, and improving lung function in COVID-19 patients. Additionally, the shift toward home healthcare for COVID-19 patients drove up the need for portable medical suction devices. Furthermore, healthcare facilities and governments invested in upgrading their equipment to enhance emergency preparedness, including medical suction devices. Moreover, the pandemic accelerated the adoption of telemedicine and remote patent monitoring, where these devices played a vital role.

Medical Suction Devices Market Trends

Medical suction devices are essential in a wide range of medical procedures, both in clinical settings and at home. These procedures include surgeries, dental treatments, wound care, and post-operative care. For instance, according to estimates from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), more than 20 million gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopies are performed annually in the U.S.

Additionally, advancements in minimally invasive procedures that require suction for maintaining a clear field of view further fuels this demand. Furthermore, the preference for home healthcare is on the rise due to factors such as aging population base, the demand for long-term care, and cost-effectiveness. Moreover, patients with chronic respiratory disorders or those in need of post-operative care often opt for treatment and monitoring at home.

Medical Suction Devices Market Analysis

Medical Suction Devices Market Size, By Type, 2021 - 2032 (USD Million)

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The medical suction devices market by type is categorized into electrically operated devices, manually operated devices, and venturi. The electrically operated devices segment garnered USD 496 million revenue size in the year 2022. Electrically operated medical suction devices offer a reliable and precise level of suction control, making them essential in various medical procedures. Their wide-ranging applications encompass surgeries, emergency situations, post-operative care, and clinical procedures, contributing to their popularity. Furthermore, user-friendliness, reliability, and efficiency are key factors driving their preference among healthcare professionals.

Medical Suction Devices Market Share, By Portability, 2022

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Based on portability, the medical suction devices market is segmented into non portable and portable. The non portable segment accounted for over 67% industry share in the year 2022 attributable to their exceptional performance capabilities and widespread use in clinical settings. These devices are engineered for high suction power, offering consistent and reliable operation, making them indispensable in various medical procedures, including surgeries, emergency situations, and inpatient care where mobility is not the primary concern. Furthermore, in clinical environments, the ability of these devices to deliver a constant and powerful suction is of utmost importance for maintaining a clear field of view during medical procedures. This critical functionality solidifies the dominance of non-portable devices in clinical settings, ensuring that they remain the preferred choice for various clinical applications.

Based on application, the medical suction devices market is segmented into airway clearing, surgical, gastric and others. The airway clearing segment accounted for over 40% industry share in the year 2022. The increasing prevalence of respiratory disorders, such as COPD and asthma, contributes to the segment's prominence, along with a growing aging population that requires airway management. Furthermore, the integral role of airway management in clinical procedures and the paramount importance of patient well-being, as any airway compromise can lead to severe health consequences, further solidify the segment's position.

The medical suction devices market by end-use is categorized into hospitals, clinics, and others. The hospital segment garnered USD 459 million revenue size in the year 2022. Hospitals serve as the epicentre of advanced medical procedures, surgeries, and emergency care, all of which necessitate the utilization of medical suction devices for tasks including airway management, ensuring clear visibility, and upholding patient safety. Moreover, hospitals experience a continuous influx of patients with diverse medical conditions, ensuring a consistent demand for medical suction devices. Furthermore, their commitment to adopting cutting-edge medical technologies, including advanced suction devices, underpins their pivotal role in the industry. The increasing frequency of surgeries and medical procedures conducted in hospital settings, driven by evolving healthcare needs and medical advancements, serves as a potent catalyst.

U.S. Medical Suction Devices Market Size, 2020 -2032 (USD Million)

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U.S. medical suction devices market accounted for USD 386 million revenue size in 2022. U.S. robust healthcare infrastructure, consisting of numerous hospitals and medical facilities, relies extensively on medical suction devices for various procedures and patient care. For instance, in 2020, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, there were 26 million Americans living with asthma, resulting in 1.6 million visits to the emergency department. Therefore, the increasing burden of chronic respiratory diseases accentuating the need for suction devices for effective airway management and treatment in the U.S. Furthermore, the nation also witnesses a substantial volume of surgical procedures, both elective and emergency, fuelling the demand for these devices to maintain a clear surgical field and ensure patient safety.

Medical Suction Devices Market Share

Some of the eminent industry participants operating in the medical suction devices market include:

  • Precision Medical Inc
  •  Allied Healthcare Products Inc
  •  Olympus Corporation
  • Drive Medical
  •  Medicop
  •  ATMOS MedizinTechnik GmbH & Co KG
  •  Integra Biosciences AG
  •  Welch Vacuum
  •  Laerdal Medical
  •  ZOLL Medical Corporation
  •  Labcoco Corporation and Amsino International, Inc.,.

Medical Suction Devices Industry News:

  • In July 2021, Amsino International, Inc. inaugurated a new manufacturing and distribution center in Illinois, the U.S., with the objective of enhancing its manufacturing capabilities and creating more employment opportunities.
  • In December 2020, Olympus Corporation completed the acquisition of Veran Medical Technologies, Inc. with the aim of strengthening the company's respiratory product portfolio and broadening its customer base.

Medical suction devices market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD and volume in Units from 2018 to 2032 for the following segments:

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By Type (USD Million and Units)

  • Electrically operated devices
  • Manually operated devices
  • Venturi

By Portability (USD Million)

  • Portable
  • Non portable

By Application (USD Million)

  • Airway clearing
  • Surgical
  • Gastric
  • Others

By End-use (USD Million)

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Others

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) :

Medical suction devices market size was USD 1 billion in 2022 and will reach USD 1.7 billion by 2032 due to the increasing incidence of chronic respiratory conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and cystic fibrosis worldwide.

The electrically operated devices type segment reached USD 496 million in 2022 and will incur significant growth from 2023-2032 on account of their wide-ranging applications in surgeries, emergency situations, post-operative care, and clinical procedures.

U.S. industry recorded USD 386 million in revenue in 2022 and is expected to witness appreciable growth from 2023-2032 owing to the presence of robust healthcare infrastructure in the region.

Precision Medical, Inc., Allied Healthcare Products, Inc., Olympus Corporation, Drive Medical, Medicop, Inc., ATMOS MedizinTechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Integra Biosciences AG, Welch Vacuum, and Laerdal Medical are some of the major medical suction devices companies worldwide.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 12
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