Medical devices include a broad range of medical instruments used for patient monitoring, and the diagnosis and treatment of a disease or abnormal physical condition, including cardiac, orthopedic, respiratory, and ophthalmic diseases. They range from simple medical devices to complex programmable devices such as pacemakers and laser surgical devices. They are classified based on their characteristics, complexity, and potential harm.
The analysts forecast the Global Medical Devices market to grow at a CAGR of 4.46 percent over the period 2014-2018.
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Medical Devices market for the period 2014-2018. In terms of application, medical devices are classified into three: diagnostic medical devices, patient monitoring devices, and therapeutic medical devices.
The report, the Global Medical Devices Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Medical Devices market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
MIS involves surgery performed through tiny cuts instead of a large opening. It is gaining popularity because of its advantages such as less pain, reduced blood loss, fast recovery, small incisions, and low cost. It helps patients recover more quickly with less pain and discomfort than conventional surgery. Advanced medical devices such as endoscopy and biopsy are MIS-based, which are extensively used by surgeons
According to the report, the advances in medical devices drive the growth of the Global Medical Devices market. Novel and advanced medical devices are available in the market, which is an influencing factor for the use of medical devices in the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of the patient.
Further, the report states that one of the key challenges is the intense competition among vendors. A large number of vendors are operating in the market, which results in high pressure on pricing strategies and a reduction in vendor margins.
The report also includes a discussion of the other vendors operating in this market. The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.
Key Topics Covered:
01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
04. Market Research Methodology
06. Market Landscape
07. Market Segmentation by Application
08. Global Therapeutic Medical Devices Market
09. Global Diagnostics Medical Devices Market
10. Global Patient Monitoring Devices Market
11. Geographical Segmentation
12. Key Leading Countries
13. Buying Criteria
14. Market Growth Drivers
15. Drivers and their Impact
16. Market Challenges
17. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
18. Market Trends
19. Trends and their Impact
20. Vendor Landscape
21. Key Vendor Analysis
22. Other Reports in this Series
- F. Hoffmann-La Roche
- GE Healthcare
- Johnson & Johnson
- Abbott Laboratories
- B. Braun Medical
- Baxter International
- Boston Scientific
- Cook Medical
- C R Bard
- Mindray Medical International
- Nobel Biocare Services
- Philips Healthcare
- Smith & Nephew
- St. Jude Medical
- Terumo Medical
- Thermo Fisher Scientific
- Toshiba MedicalSystems
- Varian Medical Systems
- Zimmer Holdings
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