US Market Report for Suture Passers 2017 – MedCore
Suture passers are arthroscopic devices that are used to pass sutures through a variety of tissues, such as rotator cuff and labrum. Currently, there are three main types of suture passers available for surgeons: reusable-disposable needle-based suture passers, reusable-penetrating suture passers and disposable-retrieving suture passers.
- Year: 2017
- Scope: 2013-2023
- Region: United States
- Published Date: 6/1/2017
- Pages: 315
- Type: MedCore
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 & acquisitionsReusable-disposable needle based suture passers have a reusable hand piece and disposable nitinol needles. Often, the reusable hand piece is sold for a steeply discounted price with the purchase of the disposable nitinol needles. Products in Arthrexs Scorpion product family are classified as reusable-disposable suture passers. Reusable-penetrating suture passers can be reused on a regular basis. Products in Arthrexs BirdBeak® product family are classified as reusable-penetrating suture passers. The disposable-retrieving suture passers are completely disposable with a nitinol wire in the device. Products in Arthrexs SutureLasso product family are classified as disposable-retrieving suture passers. Depending on the surgeons preference and surgery being performed, each type can be effectively used in arthroscopic procedures. While the reusable-disposable needle-based suture passers comprise over half of the total market, all three segments are in equilibrium with no significant market trending.
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