Global Ureteroscopy Devices Market Size, Trends & Analysis - Forecasts to 2026 By Product Type (Flexible Ureteroscope, Semi-Rigid Ureteroscope, Rigid Ureteroscope, and Digital Ureteroscope); By Application (Treatment Purpose[Kidney Stone Removal, Ureterolithiasis, and Other Treatments], Diagnosis & Examination Purpose); By End User(Hospitals, Urology & Endoscopy clinics, Diagnostic centers, and Other End Users); By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, MEA, and CSA); End-User Landscape, Vendor Landscape, and Company Market Share Analysis & Competitor Analysis
Ureteroscopy Devices Market Insights
Ureteroscopy is an endoscopy designed to examine the urinary tract from the inside. The device is inserted into the bladder ureter of a person to diagnose and treat urinary tract problems such as used to remove urinary stones and kidney stones using various medical instruments. Other than this, cystoscope and nephroscope are the other endoscopes used in urology. According to the research published by GME, the ureteroscopy device market is estimated to gain a momentary growth at a CAGR of 5.6% within the timeframe of 2020-2026.
Raising urolithiasis incidence and growing adoption of a single-use device is creating huge opportunities for the ureteroscopy device market. The high prevalence of diseases such as diabetes, kidney damage, and other urinary tracts related damage is driving the demand of the product market. The technological advancement and associated innovation with ureteroscopy have led to the ease of various clinical applications. The growing demand and flexibility of the device among doctors to treat and diagnose diseases is the major factor contributing to ureteroscopy device growth.
However, the high cost of the reusable and digital device is creating resistance for the growth of the market
Ureteroscopy Devices Market: By Product Type
Flexible ureteroscope, semi-rigid ureteroscope, rigid ureteroscope, and digital ureteroscope the types of ureteroscopy devices. All the mentioned types of devices have a precise role-based location. The flexible ureteroscope is used to treat stone when located in the upper ureter and rest two are firm and are often used when the location of the stone is in the lower portion of the ureter. The flexible ureteroscope device segment is expected to dominate the market in comparison to the rest two owing to the wide utilization of the product. These products are affordable and provide an effective accurate treatment process.
Ureteroscopy Devices Market: By Application
Treatment purpose and diagnosis & examination purpose are the two bifurcations of the ureteroscopy device application market. The treatment purpose is further divided into kidney stone removal, ureterolithiasis, and other treatments. The treatment purpose application holds a bigger market share as ureterolithiasis generated the highest revenue. The segment is estimated to continue the dominance mainly due to the high prevalence of kidney stones.
Ureteroscopy Devices Market: By End User
End-user of the ureteroscopy device market can be studied as hospitals, urology & endoscopy clinics, diagnostic centers, and other end users. As compared to rest urology & endoscopy are the expected market builder of the ureteroscopy devices. The precise diagnosis and treatment of the urinary tract associated problem can be done precisely with highly skilled professionals is the driving factor for the segment.
Ureteroscopy Devices Market: By Region
North America is the biggest market shareholder of the ureteroscopy market followed by Europe. High prevalence of diseases irrespective of age and gender, unhealthy lifestyle, are the factors propelling the ureteroscopy device market in the region. The recent launch of new products and extensive uptake of ureteroscopy devices in non-invasively treating urolithiasis by a large percentage of the population is adding values to the growing device market.
Europe being the second-largest consumer of the ureteroscopy device market is expanding further owing to the rapid growth of the aged population, advancement in medical devices and the increasing number of kidney stone treatment procedures is creating opportunities for the ureteroscopy device market in the region.
Ureteroscopy Devices Market Share and Competitor Analysis
The key players operating in the market include Olympus Medical Systems, Boston Scientific, Pentax Medical, Coloplast, Advin Healthcare, BD Bard, Dornier MedTech, Stryker, Endotherapeutics Pty Ltd, Karl Storz Medical AG, Richard Wolf, Elmed Medical Systems, Rocamed, Maxer Endoscopy, and Prosurg among others.
Please note: This is not an exhaustive list of companies profiled in the report.
In November 2020, Olympus Medical Systems launched Olympus procedure kits in association with Ruhof corporation, and Hybrid Tubing. The kit is designed to prevent cross-contamination in the growing endoscopy portfolio.
In September 2020, Boston Scientific launched LithoVue Empower Retrieval Deployment Device. The device is designed to use it with LithoVue, it is a single-use digitally flexible ureteroscope and compatible nitinol basket. The vision behind the launch of the device is to enable urologist to operate a ureteroscope and basket simultaneously during retrieving a kidney stone with help of flexible ureteroscopy
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The Global Ureteroscopy Devices Market has been studied from the year 2017 till 2026. However, the CAGR provided in the report is from the year 2018 to 2026. The research methodology involved three stages: Desk research, Primary research, and Analysis & Output from the entire research process.
The desk research involved a robust background study which meant referring to paid and unpaid databases to understand the market dynamics; mapping contracts from press releases; identifying the key players in the market, studying their product portfolio, competition level, annual reports/SEC filings & investor presentations; and learning the demand and supply side analysis for the Ureteroscopy Devices Market.
The primary research activity included telephonic conversations with more than 50 tier 1 industry consultants, distributors, and end-use product manufacturers.
Finally, based on the above thorough research process, an in-depth analysis was carried out considering the following aspects: market attractiveness, current & future market trends, market share analysis, SWOT analysis of the companies and customer analytics.
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