US Minimally Invasive Surgery Device Market - Segmented by Product Type, Technology, Application, and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)

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The US minimally invasive surgery device market has been estimated at USD 4.4 billion in 2017. The market is expected to register a CAGR of 8.65% during the forecast period (2018-2023).

Minimally invasive surgeries are increasing now and gaining importance among people. Minimally invasive surgeries are now preferred over conventional invasive surgeries, due to the satisfaction of patients, as these surgeries have multiple benefits, such as quick recovery time, reduced post-operative pain, and reduced duration of hospital stay, hence, resulting in overall reduction in the total cost of treatment.

Minimally Invasive Surgeries are Preferred over Traditional Surgeries

Minimally invasive surgeries (MIS) have been reported to cause less post-operative pain, when compared to normal open surgeries and, hence, receive smaller dosages of pain killers. As there are no cuts or stiches involved in the surgery, hospital stay is reduced, and patients are not required to visit the hospital frequently. Traditional open surgeries involve long incisions that have to be made through the muscle, and these muscles take significant time to heal. Whereas, MIS procedures involve smaller incisions, leading to quicker recovery. Moreover, the body scars involved in MIS are barely noticeable. The prime advantage that MIS has over traditional open surgeries is the higher degree of precision, owing to the video-assisted equipment involved, which generate better and magnified images of the organs or body parts that are operated upon. There is also wider acceptance rate among the old adult population, due to the relatively shorter recovery time. Benefits, such as improved patient quality of life, and the increasing patient acceptance and preference over traditional open surgeries, along with the increasing prevalence of chronic disorders, are driving the minimally invasive surgery device market.

Shortage of Skilled Professionals

Lack of skilled surgeons in minimally invasive surgery, who need to perform the surgery and use these surgery devices efficiently, is restricting the use of minimally invasive surgery devices in the market. Although patients who prefer MIS are increasing every day, the number of well-trained surgeons are falling short of the demand. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2018, it is estimated that 63,230 new cases of cancer of the ‘body of the uterus’ (uterine body or corpus) will be diagnosed in the United States. For these patients, the standard treatment for endometrial cancer is the removal of the uterus or hysterectomy. As patients who are opting for these minimally invasive surgery are increasing every year and market is falling short of skilled professional surgeons, the shortage is becoming a major restraint, along with stringent regulatory framework and insurance plans for medical devices, which are restraining the market growth.

North America to Dominate the Market Growth

The minimally invasive surgery device market is segmented on basis of the type of device, type of technology, and application. Under the device-type segments, minimally invasive surgical devices is going to witness a profitable growth during the forecast period . These surgical devices are used for carrying out all sorts of invasive surgeries and minimally invasive  interventions. Hence, this segment is estimated to grow along with the overall growth of the market. And endoscopy devices are also expected to experience a positive growth rate, due to their extensive use by the surgeons as the guide for the movement of surgical instruments and also for locating the surgical site.

Key Developments in the Market

  • December 2017: Smith & Nephew completed the acquisition of tissue regeneration developer, Rotation Medical Inc.
  • March 2017: Ethicon completed the acquisition of Torax Medical Inc.
  • August 2017: Ethicon launched the ProxiSure suturing device, designed to improve precision in minimally invasive surgery

Major Key Players: GE Healthcare, Philips Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare, Medtronic Inc., Stryker Corporation, Zimmer Biomet, Depuy Synthes Inc., Intuitive Surgical Inc., Ethicon Inc., and Smith & Nephew PLC, among others.

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