Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) allows doctors to perform many complicated operations with a short hospital stay. It is a safe, feasible, and patient-friendly method of performing an operation.
The report includes product information, procedure volume data, world demographics; and other general issues affecting the MIS device market. Information is presented as a worldwide overview, with a focus on the US. A market summary includes market analysis by intended use and a competitive analysis of leading providers.
Additionally key company profiles are included.
Revenues for each segment were gathered through both primary and secondary research methods. Additionally, the report provides detailed information regarding procedure volumes for six general areas of surgery, including:
Gastrointestinal System Devices
Urological and Gynecological Devices
In this report total revenues for all minimally invasive equipment sales in each of the categories above are provided. Five year forecasts are also provided.
As this is a global survey, Revenues are provided for the following regions:
Rest of World
Procedure volumes are available for the following surgeries for which minimally invasive equipment is utilized:
Hip Replacement, Pinning, etc.
Knee Repair/Fixation, Procedures
Spinal Fusion/Spinal Hardware Removal
Lumbar Laminectomy/ Thoracic-lumbar
Laminectomy/Diskectomy and Lumbar Decompression and Fusion
The information for this report was gathered using both primary and secondary research including comprehensive research of secondary sources such as company literature, databases, investment reports, and medical and business journals. Telephone interviews and email correspondence were the primary method of gathering information. For the purpose of this study, Kalorama Information conducted interviews with more than 45 key industry officials, consultants, health care providers, and government personnel. These sources were the primary basis in gathering information specifically relating to revenue and market share data presented in this report. Additional interviews were completed with relevant company representatives including marketing directors, division managers, and product representatives:
All market data pertains to the world market at the manufacturers’ level. The base year for data was 2007. Historical data was provided for the years 2005 and 2006, with forecast data provided for 2008 through 2012. Compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) are provided for the 2005-2007 and 2008-2012 periods for each region and/or segment covered. Competitive analysis is provided for the year 2007. The forecasted market analysis for 2008-2012 was largely based on demographic trends, new developments, and global expansion.