Intravascular Ultrasound Catheters Market Analysis | Japan | 2018-2024 | MedCore

  • Year: 2017
  • Scope: 2014-2024
  • Region: Japan
  • Pages: 690
  • Published Date: 10/1/2017
  • Type: MedCore

The Japanese market for IVUS catheters consisted of rotational IVUS and Phased Array IVUS catheters. Currently, Japan is the largest market for IVUS devices because of their flexible reimbursement criteria and also high PCI procedures. Another factor that drove such rapid adoption for IVUS catheters in Japan is the technological refinements and user-friendliness of IVUS devices. In fact, IVUS devices are used commonly in Japanese medical programs. The second largest market for IVUS devices is the US, followed by Europe.

The vast majority of IVUS catheters are used immediately before, during or after an angioplasty procedure. Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) catheters are used in conjunction with minimally invasive cardiovascular procedures. Procedures utilizing IVUS catheters must be performed in catheterization laboratories or cath labs that have an IVUS console. These consoles are typically integrated into the cath lab infrastructure and are not portable. The introduction of IVUS consoles to an increasingly large percentage of cath labs in Japan, as well as the introduction of reimbursement programs for IVUS devices, allowed the number of IVUS catheters used to grow rapidly since 2002.

Segments Covered in This Market

  • Rotational Intravascular Ultrasound Catheter Market
  • Phased Array Intravascular Ultrasound Catheter Market

Report Data Types Included

  • Unit Sales, Average Selling Prices, Market Value & Growth Trends
  • 10 Year Scope (3 Year Historical + 7 Year Forecast Period)
  • Market Drivers & Limiters for Each Segment
  • Competitive Analysis with Market Shares
  • Product Portfolios
  • Related Press Releases from Top Competitors

Companies Analyzed

Boston Scientific was the leading competitor in the Japanese IVUS catheter market in 2017. Boston Scientific’s Ultra ICE™ catheter is designed for use with their iLab™ ultrasound imaging system and can generate a 360o panoramic image that allows the operator to see an accurate cross-section of the vessel anatomy while visualizing structures directly adjacent to the catheter. Philips Volcano was the leading competitor in the Japanese IVUS catheter market. Philips Volcano entered the market in 2015 when Philips healthcare acquired Volcano Corporation. Nipro was the third leading competitor in the Japanese IVUS catheter market in 2017. The company entered the market in 2015 through the acquisition of InfraReDx.

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The "Japan Market Report Suite for Interventional Cardiology Devices 2018 - MedSuite" includes analysis on the following companies currently active in this market:
Boston Scientific
Philips Volcano
Goodman Co.
Cardinal Health
Others include: B. Braun, Biosensors International Group Ltd., Biotronik, C.R. Bard, Cardiovascular Systems Inc., Cook Medical, Merit Medical, Olympus, Opsens, Stentys, Straub Medical, Teleflex, W. L. Gore, etc.
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