Orthopedics and General Medical Devices

Format: 2016-09-24
Format: 2016-09-24
September 23, 2016 | 93 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR10343

Overview of the global anesthesia breathing circuits market

Market research analysts at Technavio predict that the global anesthesia breathing circuits market will grow moderately during the next four years and will post a CAGR of more than 2% by 2020. This market research analysis identifies the increased number of chronic respiratory diseases as one of the primary factors for the growth of the anesthetic breathing circuits market. The recent years have seen an increase in the prevalence of chronic respiratory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, obstructive sleep apnea, and pulmonary embolism. Factors such as the increased consumption of alcohol, unhealthy food habits, and environmental pollution are identified to be the major reasons for the prevalence of these diseases. In 2014, the World Health Organization reported that more than three million people die each year worldwide due to COPD. Surgical procedures greatly help in managing these chronic respiratory diseases and the use of anesthesia circuits by physicians to perform surgical procedures, will further augment the growth prospects for this market over the next four years

The adoption of latex-free products will help minimize the risk of allergic reactions and microbial contamination within the clinical setting can be prevented by the usage of anti-microbial systems, which also help reduce the risk of hospital acquired infections (HAI). This will result in improving patient outcomes and in turn, increase the number of physicians adopting these breathing circuits in the next few years.

Competitive landscape and key vendors


September 20, 2016 | 65 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR10200

Overview of the refurbished medical devices market

According to the market research analysts at Technavio, the refurbished medical devices market is anticipated to show tremendous growth and will post an impressive CAGR of more than 7% over the estimated period. The majority of healthcare organizations in developing countries are striving to reduce their capital investment in purchasing medical equipment and devices. With rapid advancements in medical technology, several new medical equipment is being introduced into the market. Along with this, the concept of affordable buying is building, which is one of the primary factors driving the market for refurbished medical devices in emerging economies. The pre-owned or used medical equipment improve the economy due an increased level of patient satisfaction, reduction in electronic and toxic waste, thereby improving the overall quality of health.

The increasing adoption of eco-friendly practices is one of the recent trends spurring this market’s growth in the coming years. The augmented adoption of refurbished medical devices helps reduce e-waste, lowers landfill, and significantly reduces the burden of disposing of waste, thereby reducing pollution. As it is both an economical and environment-friendly option, many vendors are implementing the process of remanufacturing and commercialization of refurbished devices. Besides, selling surplus devices to medical institutions or exporting them to other countries also generates a higher revenue for the manufacturers. This would, in turn, aid healthcare institutions to divert this income for other developmental activities.

Competitive landscape and key vendors


September 16, 2016 | 66 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR9711

Overview of the global invisible orthodontics market

Extensive research carried out by the analyst at Technavio has shown that the global invisible orthodontics market will grow at an impressive CAGR of nearly 13% over the predicted period. The growing demand for cosmetic dentistry is a key growth driver for this market. There is an increasing acceptance of aesthetic procedures among both women and men as they seek more treatments to make their appearance more youthful. Advances in the field of cosmetic dentistry have today become a primary concern for individuals. Shaping, cleaning, and restructuring of teeth can be performed using cosmetic dentistry. According to a survey by ACD, about 96% of the US working people feel a smile is an important facial/aesthetic appearance. Cosmetic dentistry techniques such as smile makeover teeth whitening (dental whitening), veneers, bonding, and enamel shaping are a few cosmetic treatments that are used to help an individual’s teeth look their best.

The increasing adoption of computer-aided design technology is another factor that has propelled the growth prospects for this market in the coming years. Due to recent advances in CAD/CAM technology, vendors have been able to produce dental orthodontics in a variety of designs based on the type of material, size, and color. The major advantage of this technology is that it allows customization of dental orthodontics based on the patient’s oral anatomy and also supports the correct placement of aligners and braces. Such advantages shorten the overall recovery period and make the procedure easy and effective.

Product segmentation and the analysis of the invisible orthodontics market

  • Clear aligners
  • Ceramic braces
  • Lingual braces

At present, the clear aligners segment dominates this market and is likely to generate revenues of around USD 2


September 14, 2016 | 92 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR10494

Overview of the anesthesia vaporizers market

Extensive research carried out by the market research analysts at Technavio has shown that the global anesthesia vaporizers market will witness impressive growth and post a CAGR of more than 6% over the forecast period. Several companies are entering into partnerships with hospitals and healthcare departments of various governments, which is expected to increase the sales of anesthesia vaporizers significantly. Through such partnerships, companies also train professionals to improve their skills. Moreover, long-term partnerships with hospitals help Tier 1 and Tier 2 companies to grow more as they receive complete support from the governments, which, in turn, will drive this market’s growth in the coming years.

One of the recent trends spurring the growth prospects of this market is the presence of anesthesia vaporizers servicing companies. After about two to three years of service, most anesthesia vaporizers have to be calibrated to ensure that the vaporizer is delivering the required concentration of the anesthetic agent. If servicing of anesthesia vaporizers is not done on a timely basis, it can result in leaking of the anesthetic agent, leading to a potential health hazard. There are a few companies in the market that offer servicing of vaporizers in hospitals, clinics, and ambulatory surgical centers.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global anesthesia vaporizers market is characterized by the presence of well-established global and local players. The competition is likely to intensify with advances in technology and the upgradation of product offerings. The presence of anesthesia vaporizer


September 13, 2016 | 91 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR9891

Overview of the global anterior cervical fixation devices market

Spinal disorders such as spondylolisthesis, prolapsed intervertebral disc, and spinal stenosis is on the rise worldwide. This rise in cases of spinal disorders will increase the volume of spinal fusion surgeries. Rise in fusion rates have resulted in the high adoption of an anterior cervical plate to the anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF). Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion surgery is mainly performed to remove degenerative or herniated disc in the neck. Minimally invasive (MI) spinal surgeries are the recent developments in the area of spine treatment. With the rising volume of these surgeries during the forecast period, the anterior cervical fixation devices market will also witness huge growth. Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global anterior cervical fixation devices market to grow at a sluggish CAGR of around 2% by 2020.

The spine fixation systems are rapidly growing where the vendors are focusing on new technologies and materials to advance the surgeries and implantation of the bone defects. Such technological developments have encouraged the use of materials that are compatible with the patient's physical strength, biocompatibility, and durability of the implant. The cervical fixation systems are selected on parameters such as mechanical, thermal or electrical conductivity, biocompatibility, water absorption, diffusion, and biostability of the patients. Additionally, the advancements in genetic engineering and orthopedic medicine have allowed the replacement of traditional orthopedic biomaterials in spine surgeries.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

This market is intense and diverse with the


September 13, 2016 | 82 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR10089

Outlook of the surgical power tools market

Extensive research carried out by the analysts at Technavio has shown that the global surgical power tools market will witness steady growth and will post a moderate CAGR of more than 3% over the forecast period. With the increasing adoption of battery-driven cordless surgical power tools, this market is anticipated to have a positive outlook in the coming years. The use of Li-ion batteries in surgical tools greatly improves the workflow efficiency of surgeons as these batteries offer greater energy density, improved reliability, longer life cycle, and higher performance. Moreover, the rapid technological advancements and increasing market competition have driven the vendors to offer more of battery-powered surgical instruments in their product portfolios. The companies are focusing on developing powered surgical instruments that are lighter in size and ergonomically designed. Furthermore, while the conventional surgical tools have limitations in sterilization methods, battery-powered surgical tools can be sterilized by various methods such as hydrogen peroxide gases, ethylene oxide gases, and gamma rays.

The advent of robotic surgery is one of the significant trends that is expected to fuel the demand for surgical power tools during the predicted period. The surgical tools are integrated with robots that perform various procedures including minimally invasive surgeries. In addition, most surgical robots work with multi-arms, thereby increasing the demand for various surgical power tools. For instance, the University of Washington has developed a surgical robot that can use multiple surgical tools during operations. Surgical robots are self-powered,


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