February 19, 2016 — Peripheral stents will account for over $4.6 billion in worldwide sales by 2020, according to a new report from MedMarket Diligence. Critical limb ischemia, aortic aneurysm, chronic venous insufficiency and other pathologies continue to represent vertical and horizontal opportunities for medical technology (medtech) manufacturers, with expanded clinical applications and global growth. MedMarket Diligence has assessed the products, technologies and global markets for peripheral stenting systems in the 2016 report, Global Market Opportunities in Peripheral Arterial and Venous Stents, Forecast to 2020.
"Peripheral arterial and venous vessel pathologies reduce the quality of life and can be fatal, but medtech manufacturers have developed highly effective peripheral stents, using core platform technologies often developed in parallel with those for coronary applications," said Patrick Driscoll of MedMarket Diligence. These pathologies include the most prevalent occlusive circulatory conditions affecting the abdominal and thoracic trees (including aortic aneurysm) and lower extremities as well as the venous outflow conditions, deep venous thrombosis and chronic venous insufficiency.
"By 2020, these pathologies will produce over 2 million interventions annually worldwide, arising from opportunities for improved performance in challenging vasculature as well as from the growing economies, especially China, in the Asia-Pacific region," said Driscoll, who noted that venous stenting's very large potential patient caseload opportunity is of particular interest to a number of key medtech players who have already taken steps toward seizing it.
MedMarket Diligence's report covers the universe of stenting systems intended for the management of occlusive disorders and other pathologies affecting peripheral arterial and venous vasculature. These include lower extremity bare metal and drug-eluting stents for treatment of symptomatic peripheral artery disease and critical limb ischemia resulting from iliac, femoropopliteal and infrapopliteal occlusive disease; stent-grafting devices used in endovascular repair of abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms; as well as a subset of indication-specific and multipurpose peripheral stents used in recanalization of iliofemoral and iliocaval occlusions resulting in CVI.
The report details the global healthcare market for arterial and venous stenting in peripheral blood vessels, including the epidemiology and etiology of peripheral vascular conditions; current and forecast procedure volumes; current and emerging clinical practices employing bare metal stents; drug-eluting stents, stent-grafts for abdominal aortic aneurysm and thoracic aortic aneurysm; products and technologies on the market and in development; global competitor market shares by device type; the global and regional markets; and profiles of key active companies.
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