Rectovaginal Fistula Market Introduction

Rectovaginal fistula can be described as abnormal epithelial line connected between the rectum and vagina. Fistulas can be the outcome of acquired etiologies or congenital malformations. Rectovaginal fistulas can also be caused due to childbirth. Obstetric injury with a fourth or a third degree perineal tear or prolonged labor with necrosis of the part or episiotomy could result in rectovaginal fistula. Infection, breakdown of the repair, or improper repair can lead to development of fistula. Infections caused within the rectovaginal septum can lead to the condition. Bartholin gland infections and Cryptoglandular anorectal abscess drains cause low rectovaginal fistula.

Hysterectomy is performed due to infection caused due to high fistula. Lymph granuloma venereum and tuberculosis also can result in rectovaginal fistula. Primary classification of the condition is done with the help of etiology, size, and location. It categorizes the criteria for rectovaginal fistulas as complex or simple. Classification of fistula is performed to plan proper treatment and appropriate therapy. Fistulas greater than 2.5 cm in diameter are termed as large and those less than 2.5 cm are considered small. It can be difficult to a patient and surgeon due to the embarrassing and irritating symptoms and also the high failure rates faced after repair.

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Rectovaginal Fistula Market- Competitive Landscape

The major factors promoting the growth of rectovaginal fistula market include growing R&D budgets by both government as well as commercial pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies. For instance, in the year 2013, the fistula care project that was implemented by EngenderHealth, was funded by the US Agency for International Development, and supported by the following hospitals namely, Jean Paul II Hospital (Conakry), Labé Regional Hospital (Labé), and Kissidougou Prefectural Hospital (Kissidougou).

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, was established in the year 1781 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The company is engaged in the research and development, s well as manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical drugs, OTC medicines, consumer products, and other healthcare products.

Cook Medical

Founded in 1963, Cook medical is engaged in the designing, manufacturing, and distribution of minimally invasive medical devices used for diagnostic as well as therapeutic procedures. The products offered by the organization includes introducer sheaths, airway management devices, catheters, wire guides, vena cava filters, stents, embolization coils, aortic endovascular grafts, central venous catheter devices, and drainage products.

Pfizer Inc.

The company was founded in 1849. Pfizer Inc. is engaged in the discovery, development, manufacturing, and selling of healthcare products across the world. The products offered by the company include medicines and vaccines in varied therapeutic sectors, including inflammation and immunology, vaccines, oncology, internal medicine, and rare diseases

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Rectovaginal Fistula Market Dynamics

Rise in Prevalence of Crohn’s Disease Resulting in Occurrence of Rectovaginal Fistula

Crohn's disease can be defined as an inflammatory bowel disease wherein there is an inflammation of the digestive tract lining. Large number of women suffering from Crohn’s disease never develop a rectovaginal fistula. However, suffering from Crohn’s disease increases the risk of this condition. Thus, owing to the increasing problem of Crohn’s disease, the prevalence of rectovaginal fistula will increase in forecast period.

An Increase in Injuries during Childbirth Leading To High Rectovaginal Fistula Market Growth

The most common factor causing rectovaginal fistulas include delivery-related injuries. This includes perineum tears that extends till the bowel, or an episiotomy infection which is a surgical incision conducted to enlarge the perineum during the course of vaginal delivery. These may occur post a long, difficult, or otherwise obstructed labor. These kind of fistulas may also comprise injury to anal sphincter, the muscle rings at the end of the rectum that aids a person to hold. Thus, due to an increase in the rate of childbirth injuries, the incidence rate rectovaginal fistula suppressors is estimated to increase during the forecast period.

Surgery In Areas Such As Vagina, Perineum, Rectum Or Anus Or Radiation Treatment In Pelvic Area  

The presence of cancerous tumor in regions such as uterus, rectum, vagina, anal canal or cervix, can lead to development of rectovaginal fistula. Also, the radiation therapy undertaken for cancers in these body parts also increases the risk of development of rectovaginal fistulas. The prior occurrence of surgery in lower pelvic region, such as hysterectomy can also result in development of rectovaginal fistula. Thus, due to an increase in prevalence of pelvic cancer and surgery in lower pelvic region, the rectovaginal fistula market is bound to flourish.

Rectovaginal fistula Market Segmentation

Based on the diagnosis type, the rectovaginal fistula market is segmented into

  • physical exam
  • Contrast Tests
  • Blue Dye Tests
  • computerized tomography (CT) scan
  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Anorectal Ultrasound
  • Anorectal manometry
  • Others

Based on the treatment type, the rectovaginal fistula market is segmented into

  • Surgery
  • Medications

Based on the end-user , the rectovaginal fistula market is segmented into

  • Hospitals & Clinics
  • Diagnostic Centers
  • Research Organizations & Academic Institutions
  • Others

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  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
  • Latin America

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  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
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  • Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)

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