A Surgical Blade is a small and extremely sharp bladed instrument used for surgery, anatomical dissection, and podiatry. Scalpel blades are usually made of hardened and tempered steel, stainless steel, or high carbon steel. A surgical blade is a small, extremely sharp bladed tool, which is used for a variety of purposes such as surgery and anatomical dissection. Scalpels may be of two types, single-use or disposable blades and reusable scalpel. Reusable scalpels have fixed blades that can be sharpened or may have removable single-use blades that are attached permanently. Disposable scalpels generally have a handle made of plastic with an extensible blade and only once, after which the entire instrument becomes redundant. Surgical blades are generally packed in sterile pouches.
The global surgical blades market is expected to increase growth in the years to come with the increasing number of surgeries. The growing number of geriatric population across the globe is also presumed to be adding to positively benefit the surgical based market in the long run. Medical centers are being built with increasing number of operation rooms in order to accommodate the rising number of patients. Different types of surgeons having multiple specialties are being employed to cater to the needs of these patients. This in turn is presumed to have a positive impact on the global surgical blades market during the forecast period 2018-2026.
Surgical blade is a sharp, small and bladed instrument used for cutting skin and tissue at the time of surgery. Surgical scalpel can be one time usable or reusable. One-time usable scalpels called as disposable scalpel generally come with a plastic handle attached to a surgical blade. Surgical blades are generally made from stainless steel or carbon steel. There are several types of blades depending upon the type of surgical procedures. Surgical blades are generally available in sterile and non-sterile form of packaging. Majorly, disposable scalpels are widely used as they help to prevent the cross contamination at the time of surgery. Reusable scalpels usually come with permanently attached blades. Entrepreneurs who invest in this project will be successful.
Few Indian major players are as under
Alcon Laboratories (India) Pvt. Ltd.
B Braun Medical (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Axiom Medisurg Ltd.
Boston Scientific India Pvt. Ltd.
Cadence A M S Design India Pvt. Ltd.
Centenial Surgical Suture Ltd.
Mediplus (India) Ltd.
Primewear Hygine (India) Product Ltd.