A medical robotic system ensures precision and is used for remotely controlled, minimally-invasive procedures. The current systems comprise of computer-controlled electromechanical devices that work in response to controls manipulated by the surgeons. Performing operative procedures with the assistance of robotic technology is referred to as medical robotic systems. The global medical robotic system market is expected to register a CAGR of 20.5% during the forecast period of 2018-2023.
Increasing Incidence of Orthopedic and Cardiac Surgeries
Cardiovascular diseases have been the leading cause of death, accounting for nearly 17.3 million deaths per year, and the number is estimated to cross 23.6 million by 2030. The increasing incidence of cardiac diseases worldwide has created the demand for the robot-assisted surgery, making it a cutting-edge procedure. These procedures are used in medical centers across North America and Europe, for robot-assisted multi-vessel hybrid coronary bypass surgeries or revascularization procedures. Robot-assisted surgical procedures have been used for several cardio-thoracic open surgeries. Owing to their minimally-invasive and precision-offering nature, they are preferred as specific surgical options by both cardiothoracic surgeons and patients. The robot-assisted surgeries are also widely used for arrhythmia, pericardial, and lead placement procedures.
Technological advancements and demands for telemedicine are some of the other factors contributing to the growth of the market studied.
High Initial Installation Cost and Maintenance of Systems
The high cost of installation and maintenance is a major barrier for the medical robotics market. The cost of medical robotic products, such as robotic surgical systems, ranges from USD 1 million to USD 2.5 million per unit. Another factor is the device adaptation time - a surgeon needs to perform a minimum of 150 surgical procedures to completely get used to the adaption of these devices. The use of robotic systems also requires more operating time than the other alternatives available in the market. The users need to spend significant amount of money on maintaining these devices, as they mostly demand the use of additional consumables.
Additionally, stringent regulatory framework and safety concerns because of errors during the procedure are also restraining the growth of the medical robotic system market.
The United States to Account for the Largest Share
The global medical robotic system market has been segmented by type, application, and geography. By geography, it is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America.
Owing to its wide range of applications, the robotic surgery market is registering rapid growth in the United States. According to the FDA, there were around 1.7 million procedures completed using robotic surgeries during 2007-2013. This figure grew rapidly by 2017, and is expected to grow further during the forecast period, recording a robust CAGR. Gynecology and urology accounted for the majority of robotic surgical procedures performed in the United States.
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Major Players: Accuray Incorporated, Hansen Medical, Medrobotics Corporation, iRobot Corporation, Titan Medical Inc., Mckesson Corporation, Renishaw PLC, Stanmore Implants Worldwide, Esko Bionics, Siemens Healthineers, Intuitive Surgical Inc., and Mako Surgical Corp, among others
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1.1 Market Definition
2. Research Methodology
3. Executive Summary
4. Key Inferences
5. Market Overview
5.1 Current Market Scenario
5.2 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
5.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers
5.2.3 Threat Of New Entrants
5.2.4 Threat Of Substitute Products and Services
5.2.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry
6. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities And Challenges Analysis (DROC)
6.1 Market Drivers
6.1.1 Technological Advancements
6.1.2 Increasing Orthopedic and Cardiac Surgery Cases
6.1.3 Demanding Telemedicine Market
6.2 Market Restraints
6.2.1 High Initial Cost of Installation and Maintenance
6.2.2 Stringent Regulatory Framework
6.2.3 Safety Concerns due to Procedural Errors
6.3.1 Development of Nano-robots for Treatment of Cancer Patients
6.4 Key Challenges
6.4.1 Safety Concerns of Robotic Surgery
7. Market Segmentation
7.1 By Type
7.1.1 Surgical Robots
184.108.40.206 Steerable Catheters
7.1.2 Rehabilitation Robots
220.127.116.11 Assistive Robots
18.104.22.168 Exoskeleton Robots
7.1.3 Hospital and Pharmacy Robots
7.2 By Application
7.3 By Geography
7.3.1 North America
22.214.171.124 United States
126.96.36.199 United Kingdom
188.8.131.52 Rest of Europe
184.108.40.206 South Korea
220.127.116.11 Rest of Asia-Pacific
7.3.4 Middle East & Africa
18.104.22.168 South Africa
22.214.171.124 Rest of Middle East & Africa
7.3.5 South America
126.96.36.199 Rest of South America
8. Competitive Landscape
8.1 Mergers And Acquisition Analysis
8.2 Agreements, Collaborations, and Partnerships
8.3 New Product Launches
9. Key Players
9.1 Accuray Incorporated
9.2 Hansen Medical
9.3 Medrobotics Corporation
9.4 iRobot Corporation
9.5 Tital Medical Inc.
9.6 Mckesson Corporation
9.7 Renishaw PLC
9.8 Stanmore Implants Worldwide
9.9 Esko Bionics
9.10 Siemens Healthineers
9.11 Intuitive Surgical Inc.
9.12 Mako Surgical Corp.
*List not Exhaustive
10. Future of the Market