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Rigid Endoscopy - Are You Tough Enough to Compete ?

  • ID: 28948
  • June 2003
  • 130 pages
  • HBS Medical Limited
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Within Europe, rigid endoscopes are still a potentially exciting clinical area where both new and existing competitors are fighting hard for market share. Although this market is seen as becoming saturated, the drive to develop new technologies and new procedures continues.

In addition, growing restrictions on pricing and a tough competitive environment make this a challenging area where competitors will need to pull out all the stops to win market share.

Minimally invasive surgery is a well-accepted technique, and rigid endoscopy is considered to be a mature market within Europe.

The larger, most established clinical areas such as laparoscopy, urology and arthroscopy have reached a state of steady growth, although the search for new procedures for rigid endoscopes within all these areas goes on. One example of this is arthroscopic procedures in difficult anatomies such as the shoulder and wrist.

Companies such as Atlantech have been able to build up this niche market by developing rigid endoscopes with a wider field of vision that allow the area to be observed with a single optic.

Newer applications, such as neuroendoscopy, have shown much faster READ MORE >

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Executive Summary
Introduction
Methodology
Background
Western European Market for Rigid Endoscopes
Market Overview
Market Size
Competitive Analysis
Prospects for niche competitors
Technology trends
German Rigid Endoscope Market
Market summary
Market size
Market share of major competitors and analysis
Prospects for niche competitors
Competitive factors
Market trends
Pricing analysis
French Rigid Endoscope Market
Market summary
Market size
Market share of major competitors and analysis
Prospects for niche competitors
Competitive factors
Market trends
Pricing analysis
Belgian Rigid Endoscope Market
Market summary
Market size
Market share of major competitors and analysis
Prospects for niche competitors
Competitive factors
Market trends
Pricing analysis
The Netherlands Rigid Endoscope Market
Market summary
Market size
Market share of major competitors and analysis
Prospects for niche competitors
Competitive factors
Market trends
Pricing analysis
UK Rigid Endoscope Market
Market summary
Market size
Market share of major competitors and analysis
Prospects for niche competitors
Competitive factors
Market trends
Pricing analysis
Danish Rigid Endoscope Market
Market summary
Market size
Market share of major competitors and analysis
Prospects for niche competitors
Competitive factors
Market trends
Pricing analysis
Finnish Rigid Endoscope Market
Market summary
Market size
Market share of major competitors and analysis
Prospects for niche competitors
Competitive factors
Market trends
Pricing analysis
Norwegian Rigid Endoscope Market
Market summary
Market size
Market share of major competitors and analysis
Prospects for niche competitors
Competitive factors
Market trends
Pricing analysis
Swedish Rigid Endoscope Market
Market summary
Market size
Market share of major competitors and analysis
Prospects for niche competitors
Competitive factors
Market trends
Pricing analysis
Italian Rigid Endoscope Market
Market summary
Market size
Market share of major competitors and analysis
Prospects for niche competitors
Competitive factors
Market trends
Pricing analysis
Asian Market for Rigid Endoscopes: Russia, China
and India
Introduction to the Russian market
Competitive environment
Pricing analysis
Introduction to the Chinese market
Competitive environment
Pricing analysis
Introduction to the Indian market
Competitive environment
Pricing analysis
European End-user Analysis
Conclusions
Glossary

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