The total market for stent grafts comprises the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) stent graft segment and the thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) stent graft segment. The value of the AAA stent graft segment exceeded the value of the TAA stent graft segment in 2015. Growth in the value of the total market for stent grafts will be driven by growth in the unit sales of both the AAA and TAA stent graft segments. Growth in the value of the TAA segment is expected to outpace growth in the value of the AAA segment throughout the forecast period.
The U.S. surgical graft market comprises the lower limb surgical graft market, the aorta repair surgical graft market and the extra-anatomical bypass surgical graft market. The lower limb surgical graft market is the largest segment, representing over 60% of the total surgical graft market in 2015.