European Market Report Suite for Urological Devices 2016 – MedSuite
- Year: 2016
- Scope: 2012-2022
- Region: Europe
- Published Date: 09/01/2016
- Pages: 695
- Type: MedSuite
The European urology market included devices for urinary incontinence, benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), erectile dysfunction (ED), brachytherapy, nephrostomy, stone management and urological endoscopes. This market includes the segments for TURP devices, laser BPH devices, brachytherapy, urinary catheters, nephrostomy devices, urinary incontinence slings, stone treatment devices, urological endoscopes and erectile dysfunction devices. While each individual segment is expected to exhibit growth at varying levels, the overall market will continue to increase to meet a rising demand in urological procedures.
As a whole the urological device market is very well established. This limits potential for substantial growth. Although companies continue to provide novel adaptations to their products, the general trend within the market is a slightly declining ASP. However, some segments are an exception to this – lasers (for both BPH and stone management) have recently seen some exciting developments.
Although a highly commoditized market, an increasing global awareness of infection rates is helping to drive a single-use device preference. This results in higher unit sales and an associated growth in market value. Despite this preference, there is an ongoing push within the U.K. to gain acceptance of reusable catheters.
The shift within urological endoscopes from fiber devices to video devices is not complete and therefore the urological endoscope market should continue to exhibit strong growth for the near future. Additionally, the urinary catheter market is expected to exhibit strong growth, particularly hydrophilic catheters.
General Report Contents
- Market Analyses include: Unit Sales, ASPs, Market Value & Growth Trends
- Market Drivers & Limiters for each chapter segment
- Competitive Analysis for each chapter segment
- Section on recent mergers & acquisitions
Report Specifics, New Content, Major Trends & Report Changes
Overall Reasons to Buy
- Includes information on reimbursement changes across all chapters
- In-depth re-evaluation of urinary catheter segment; a >€1 billion market
- Analysis of US based lawsuits towards vaginal mesh products and international impact
- In-depth analysis of market shift towards video scopes
- In-depth analysis of market preferences for bipolar TURP vs laser based devices
- In depth coverage of shift from monopolar to bipolar TURP units
- Addition of urethral bulking subsection to further complement urinary incontinence device coverage *NEW*
- Addition of ureteral stent placement procedure volume by country *NEW*
- Addition of new prostate cancer procedures including: open and laparoscopic prostatectomy procedures, robotic prostatectomy procedures, watchful waiting, high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) procedures, brachytherapy procedures, high-dose-rate (HDR) procedures, external radiation therapy (primary) procedures and external radiation therapy (secondary) *NEW*
- Addition of full market forecast for synthetic and non-synthetic female urinary incontinence slings *NEW*
- Addition of competitive market share analysis by country for female urinary incontinence slings for 2015 AND 2016 *NEW*
- Addition of Human Urinary System, Urinary Pathology and Disorders and Patient Demographics provides a more rounded view of the European urological devices market *NEW*
- Addition of Product Portfolio provides enhanced clarity on precisely what products are captures in market forecasts *NEW*
- Addition of Regulatory Issues & Recalls provides detailed overview of regulatory activity affecting the European urological devices market *NEW*
- Addition of Clinical Trials section provides insight on recently completed, ongoing, and scheduled clinical trials affecting the European urological devices market *NEW*
- Addition of SWOT analysis provides detailed view into the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of Coloplast, Wellspect Healthcare, Teleflex, Hollister, C. R. Bard and Boston Scientific *NEW*
- Discussion of growth rates for unit sales, ASP and market value for laser BPH capital and fiber devices.
- Analysis of impact of general purchasing models on fiber sales
- Discussion of increasing preference for laser devices over TURP
- Discussion of major market drivers and limiters
- Discussion of country distribution and preference for brachytherapy treatment
- Data discussed on a per procedure cost analysis level
- Analysis of Germany’s particular preference towards brachytherapy treatments
- Discussion of ongoing drivers of brachytherapy market
- Discussion of growth rates for unit sales, ASP and market value for intermittent, foley and male external urinary catheters
- Analysis of shift towards home catheterizations and its market impact
- In depth analysis of impact of CDC recommendations, group purchasing organizations and commoditization of catheter devices
- Discussion of growth rates for unit sales, ASP and market value for percutaneous nephrostomy acess kits, balloon dilators and nephrostomy tubes.
- Analysis of impact of changing preferences for tubeless devices
- Analysis of shift away from hospital to office based procedures.
Urinary Incontinence Sling
- In depth analysis of female and male incontinence sling markets
- Discussion of potential international impact of FDA recommendations and US based lawsuits.
- Analysis of major drivers and limiters of the sling market
- Discussion of shift away from synthetic slings
- Coverage of ESWL, holmium laser fibers, ureteral stents and stone retrieval devices.
- Further segmented into retrieval basket and grasper; for both nitinol and stainless steel devices
- Discussion of potential limiting factor of alternative drug treatments.
- Major competitive analysis (10+ companies covered)
- Highest segmented chapter
- In depth coverage of both fiber and video devices for ureteroscopes and cystoscopes.
- Analysis of shift away from fiber to video and associated market impact
- Discussion of impact on urological endoscope sales due to shifting of urologists to hospital settings.
- Discussion of growth rates for ASP, unit sales and market value for malleable and inflatable devices
- Discussion of two-piece vs three-piece inflatable devices
- Analysis of major drivers and limiters
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