Optical Coherence Tomography Catheters Market Analysis | Japan | 2018-2024 | MedCore
- Year: 2017
- Scope: 2014-2024
- Region: Japan
- Pages: 675
- Published Date: 10/1/2017
- Type: MedCore
In January of 2017, Abbott completed the acquisition of St. Jude Medical, including its DRAGONFLY OPTIS OCT catheter. Although Terumo sells both OCT and IVUS consoles, the company only competes in the OCT catheter market with its Fastview® OCT catheter. As of 2016, Terumo did not sell IVUS catheters.
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an imaging modality that can create extremely high resolution three-dimensional images of biological tissues and has proven to be very effective for interventional purposes. While OCT has been used for a number of years in other medical fields, such as in ophthalmology, it has only recently been applied to cardiology. In 2017, only a few OCT systems were approved by the FDA for use in cardiology. However, OCT systems were being used for producing high resolution images of arteries in a clinical setting since 2006 in Japan and Europe.
Segments Covered in This Market
- Optical Coherence Tomography 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
Abbott was the leading competitor in the OCT catheter market as a result of its acquisition of St. Jude Medical in 2017. Abbotts products, including the C7-XR coronary imaging system and C7 Dragonfly imaging catheter were the leading devices in Japan in 2017. Terumo was the second leading competitor in the OCT catheter market in 2017. The company offers the popular Fastview® OCT catheter which inspects the coronary artery and the surface layer of vessel walls using near-infrared light.
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