China Market Report for Surgical Light Sources 2016 – MedCore
Surgical light sources provide illumination for endoscopic cameras, surgical headlights and surgical
microscopes. The concentrated light is transmitted from a base unit to the destination through a fiber optic
cable made up of very pure glass fibers. The base unit contains the illuminating bulb, which can vary from
one light source to another. During minimally invasive surgery (MIS) procedures, endoscopic cameras
rely on light from the light source, as there is essentially no background illumination. Generally, overhead
surgical lighting is adequate in invasive, open procedures. However, if additional illumination is required,
a surgical headlight can be worn by the surgeon. The majority of surgical headlights use xenon. Therefore,
surgical light sources are used in both MIS and open surgeries.
- Year: 2016
- Scope: 2012-2022
- Region: China
- Published Date: 05/01/2016
- Pages: 45
- Type: MedCore
Because internal areas of the body are not conditioned to bright light, care must be taken not to dry out
or burn tissue. To avoid this effect, light sources use specific cool light wavelengths. LED technology has
made its way into the surgical light source market and is now the main driver of growth. In the past, the
lower color rendering abilities of LEDs was an obstacle to their adoption in the market. This is no longer
an issue due to the increased quality of surgical cameras, which can compensate for the lower color
rendition abilities. Furthermore, the longer life span of LED bulbs, which can reach over 50,000 hours,
reduces the total cost of ownership for purchasing facilities and makes LED light sources more attractive
than other competing alternatives including xenon, halogen and metal halide lights.
Surgical light sources are often sold along with endoscopic surgical cameras and image capture devices as
a part of a package. This means that these three markets are highly correlated and the competitors are very
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Japanese Market forVideo, High-Tech and Integrated Operating Theatre Equipment 2014 – MedSuite
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European Markets for Hybrid Operating Suites 2016 – MedCore
Some integrated operating theaters (OTs) can include an imaging system such as a C-arm, which allows for intra-operative imaging, or a navigation system; these are referred to as hybrid theaters. Surgical displays are utilized in essentially all operating theaters (OTs) in Europe. They are used for displaying images and videos captured by surgical cameras as well as procedure-related information.
China Market Report for Hybrid Operating Room Technology 2016 – MedCore
Some integrated ORs can include an imaging system such as a C-arm, which allows for intra-operative
imaging, or a navigation system; these are referred to as hybrid rooms.
These operating rooms provide versatile solutions that save hospitals critical time and provide flexibility
to perform open and minimally invasive surgeries. Also, in the same room, cardiovascular, orthopedic,
spine, neurosurgical and vascular procedures can be done with the additional flexibility to utilize the same
operating room space for open and other general purpose surgical procedures, when the clinical space is
not being used for complex procedures requiring use of a C-arm and specialty imaging table.
European Markets for Surgical Microscopes 2016 – MedCore
Optical microscopy is an increasingly technical field in which light from an area of interest is passed through lenses to provide a magnified view. Neurosurgical microscopes have many requirements such as extreme precision, outstanding color conformity, high resolution image quality, efficient light transmission and exceptional detail within the field of view and ergonomic use, all of which increase surgical accuracy and decrease physician fatigue.