China Market Report for Surgical Booms 2016 – MedCore
Surgical booms were introduced to the operating room (OR) environment in the 1990s. Initially, surgical
booms were installed in order to reduce the clutter caused by having multiple carts surrounding the
surgeon and the operating team.
- Year: 2016
- Scope: 2012-2022
- Region: China
- Published Date: 05/01/2016
- Pages: 53
- Type: MedCore
Before integration became a trend in the operating room environment, booms were not utilized to their full
potential due to inefficient ergonomics. With the advent of integration in the OR, floor plans are being
designed ahead of construction. This allows boom placement to be integrated with the rest of the OR,
allowing for optimal boom functionality and maximized usage. In addition, booms are continuously
developed to be smaller and more flexible, with an increased weight capacity. Recently released surgical
booms have the ability to rotate up to 360 degrees, include brake systems and have increased arm lengths.
Originally, surgical booms were designed to be mounted from the wall or the ceiling in order to utilize
room space and support operating room equipment. However, modern surgical booms are mounted almost
exclusively on operating room ceilings. Consequently, a sturdy ceiling support structure must be in place
before a surgical boom can be installed in an OR. Since installing such a structure is expensive, surgical
booms are generally installed in newly constructed operating rooms or ones that are undergoing a major
OR booms are included in every integrated OR, although there are significant differences in style between
manufacturers. Typically, an integrated OR will have two boom arms for surgical lighting and displays,
respectively, which together are referred to as surgical booms, and an anesthesia boom for gas, electricity
and an anesthesia machine. Hybrid rooms may have five or more booms. Usually these hybrid rooms
include multiple equipment booms on top of an anesthesia boom and a utility boom.
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China Market Report for Image Capture and Recording Devices 2016 – MedCore
The popularity of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is continually growing as the utilization of MIS has
resulted in reduced patient stays and costs, which have been accompanied by improvements in operating
room efficiency. To view the operating field during an MIS procedure, a surgeon uses a surgical camera in
combination with an endoscope, which is inserted into the patient. Still images and videos from these
endoscopic cameras and from overhead cameras are then captured by an image capture and recording
device. This allows images and videos from an operation to be reviewed at a later date. As a result, most
image capture devices are bought as a platform coupled with a surgical camera and a surgical light source.
China Market Report for Integrated Operating Room Technology 2016 – MedCore
Modern integrated ORs are built with state of the art technology aiming to maximize efficiency, reduce
surgery time and improve surgery success rates. These integrated ORs are becoming increasingly
specialized and require products that can meet the demands of surgeons.
China Market Report for Surgery Tables 2016 – MedCore
The market for surgical tables in China is a fairly mature market with most new sales going towards the
replacement of older tables. Due to the large existing installed base, there are a significant number of used
and refurbished models being sold along with new models. Although a number of tables were sold to
newly constructed operating rooms (ORs), that number is modest and does not constitute a significant
share of the market. However, opportunity for growth exists in the hybrid OR market for image guided
surgery tables. Additionally, demand from newly integrated facilities is expected to further drive growth
in the number of units sold in the future.
China Market Report for Hybrid and Integrated Operating Room Technology 2016 – MedView
The market for video, high-tech and integrated OR equipment includes integrated ORs, hybrid
ORs, surgical camera systems, image capture devices, surgical displays, light sources, surgical
lighting, surgical booms and surgical tables.