Surgical equipment are used for a number of functions during surgical procedures such as making incisions, holding organs and tissues back, grasping certain tissue or skin, providing access to site of operation, coagulation of blood vessels and closing the wound by stitching or stapling. The most commonly used surgical equipment include sutures and staples, surgical handheld instruments (scalpels, forceps, retractors and scissors) and electrosurgical devices. The report on global surgical equipment market studies the current scenario as well as the future market potential for different surgical equipment that are used extensively in various surgical procedures. In this report, the market for surgical equipment has been segmented into three major product types, namely:
- Surgical Sutures and Staples
- Surgical Handheld Instruments
- Electrosurgical Devices
The market for surgical equipment has been extensively analyzed on the basis of various factors such as their application in various surgical procedures, worldwide availability, major manufacturers and technological developments. The surgical sutures and staples market has been further segmented into surgical sutures and surgical staples, while the market for surgical handheld instruments has been segmented into scalpels, forceps, retractors and scissors. The market size and forecasts in terms of revenue (USD million) for each of these segments have been provided for the period 2010 to 2019, considering 2010 and 2011 as historical data and 2012 as the base year. This report on surgical equipment market also provides the compounded annual growth rate (CAGR %) for each segment of the market for the forecast period 2013 to 2019.
Geographically, the market for surgical equipment has been segmented into four regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). Along with the overall surgical equipment market, the report also studies the market size and forecast for each major segment with respect to all four regions (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World), for the period 2010 to 2019 along with the CAGR (%) for the forecast period 2013 to 2019. The study also includes qualitative analysis of the competitive scenario in these regions (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World). The market overview section of the report on surgical equipment market comprises qualitative analysis of the overall market considering the factors determining the market dynamics such as drivers, restraints and opportunities. The market overview section of the report on surgical equipment market also provides detailed analysis on the Porter’s five force analysis and market attractiveness.
The report also provides a section on the competitive landscape of the global surgical equipment market, wherein the market share analysis of leading players, in terms of percentage share in 2012, has been discussed. In the report on surgical equipment market, competitive landscape for each product categories (surgical sutures and staples, surgical handheld instruments and electrosurgical devices) has also been given in the product segment chapter. A list of recommendations has also been included for new entrants as well as existing market players to help them establish a strong presence in the market and accentuate market shares. The report concludes with the profiles of major players in the global surgical equipment market such as Ethicon, Inc., Covidien plc, B. Braun Melsungen AG, ERBE Elektromedizin GmbH, CONMED Corporation, KLS Martin LP, Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation, Medicon eG, Stryker Corporation, Aspen Surgical Products, Inc. and CareFusion Corporation. These players actively participate in the research and development, manufacturing and commercialization of various surgical equipment such as surgical sutures and staples, surgical handheld instruments and electrosurgical devices. Company overview, financial overview, product portfolio, business strategies and recent developments are some major heads that have been extensively covered in the company profile for each player in the report on global surgical equipment market.