The Chinese gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopic device market includes GI endoscopes, capsule endoscopes, stenting devices, dilation devices, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) devices, biopsy forceps, polypectomy snares, hemostasis devices and enteral feeding devices. High demand for GI screening and intervention procedures due to the aging population and growing awareness will drive market growth. Over the 20112018 forecast period, market expansion will be fueled by procedural growth and a higher incidence of GI disease; this will result in market growth accelerating gradually over the forecast period.
In 2018, the largest segment in the stenting and dilation device market was esophageal dilation balloons. The relatively large size of this segment is mainly due to a significantly higher rate of dilation balloon usage within esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) procedures compared to colonoscopy and enteroscopy. Stents are used for treating conditions obstructing the gastrointestinal tract. These