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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

Companies Analyzed

Abbott was the leading competitor in the OCT catheter market as a result of its acquisition of St. Jude Medical in 2017. Abbott’s 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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The "Japan Market Report Suite for Interventional Cardiology Devices 2018 - MedSuite" includes analysis on the following companies currently active in this market:
Abbott
Boston Scientific
Terumo
Medtronic
Philips Volcano
Goodman Co.
Cardinal Health
Nipro/InfraReDx
Asahi
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.
*Not all companies are currently active in every segment or sub-report from this suite. For more details contact an iData Research Product Advisor.




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