Boston Scientific was the leading competitor in the overall market in Brazil for interventional cardiology devices in 2012.
They were able to become the overall market leader by holding a substantial share of every interventional cardiology device market except for one. Boston Scientific has a large product line as well as an established distribution network that enables them to market their devices competitively in various capacities. Our Brazilian Interventional Cardiology Device report summary is available on line and you can register free to view a Table of Contents by clicking here.
Other major competitors include Abbott Laboratories and Medtronic, both of which hold substantial shares in the Brazilian market, as they do in many markets around the globe. Many of the established interventional cardiology device makers have a large presence in Brazil. In some cases, these companies are able to market a greater number of their devices than in the United States due to different approval requirements.
The Brazilian market also includes companies from Brazil and China that offer a range of interventional cardiology devices. Other leading competitors include Merit Medical Systems, St. Jude Medical, Terumo, and AngioDynamics, Asahi Intecc, B. Braun, Biotronik, Cordis, and Lepu Medical.