Handheld surgical devices are specially designed devices that enable doctor to perform surgical procedures with high accuracy.
Demand for surgical procedures is escalating as surgery has become standard treatment for various health conditions. It is observed that the rising number of surgical procedures is the key factor driving the handheld surgical devices market. According to the 2016 data suggested by Eurostat, around 1040.8 cases of cataract surgery and 406.2 cases of transluminal coronary angioplasty are registered in Germany.
Global handheld surgical devices market is expected to grow significantly over the forecast period. It is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.8% over the forecast period.
Various other factors such as increasing incidence of accidents, high geriatric population, technological advancements, increasing demand for plastic & reconstructive surgery, and rising patient awareness regarding the benefits of handheld surgical devices are also expected to propel the growth of the market.
However, lack of skilled or trained physicians and strict government regulations can hamper the market growth over the forecast period.
The global handheld surgical devices market is segmented based on application, product, end user and region.
The global market for handheld surgical devices, by application is segmented into neurology, urology, orthopedics, gynecology, cardiovascular, wound closure, and others.
The market, by product, is segmented into forceps and spatulas, retractors, dilators, graspers, auxiliary devices, cutter devices, and others. The auxiliary devices segment is further classified as clamps, cannulas, and closure devices. The cutter devices segment is further classified as trocars, lancets, and scissor. The others segment includes punches, curettes, blunt dissectors, and snares.
Based on end user, the market is segmented into hospitals, clinics, ambulatory surgical centres, research and academic institutes, and others. Clinics held a lucrative market share in 2017 due to rising prevalence of chronic conditions.
In the current scope of the study, the above-mentioned segments are covered into the four global regions, namely the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East & African region.
The handheld surgical devices market in the Americas has further been segmented into North America and South America, with the North American market divided into the US and Canada.
The European handheld surgical devices market has been segmented into Western Europe and Eastern Europe. Western Europe has been classified as Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, and the rest of Western Europe. The handheld surgical devices market in Asia-Pacific has been segmented into Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia, and the rest of Asia-Pacific. The handheld surgical devices market in the Middle East & Africa has been segmented into the Middle East and Africa.
Regional Market Summary
The Americas dominated the global market for handheld surgical devices owing to the increasing diagnosis of chronic conditions, and high geriatric population. According to the 2016 data suggested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 28.1 million adults were diagnosed with heart disease in the United States.
In 2017, it was estimated that Europe stood second in the global handheld surgical devices market. This can be attributed to the increasing cases of surgical procedures, and rising research and development investments.
Asia Pacific was projected to be the fastest growing region in 2017. Factors such as growing healthcare sector, increasing penetration of the market players within the region, increasing healthcare expenditure, a rising number of surgical procedures drive the regional markets of the Asia Pacific region. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, during 2015–16, there were 10.6 million hospitalisations, and 1 in 4 hospitalisations involved a surgical procedure.
On the other hand, the Middle East and Africa held least share in the global handheld surgical devices market due to the low per capita income, especially within the African region.
Some of the key players in the global handheld surgical devices market are B. Braun Melsungen AG, Integra LifeSciences Corporation, Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Pelion Surgical, Medtronic, Smith & Nephew, Johnson & Johnson, Millennium Surgical Corp, Medicon Eg, Elite Medical, Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), Thompson Surgical, Stryker, Aspen Surgical, KLS Martin, CooperSurgical Inc., and others.
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