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Impact of COVID-19 on Elective Procedures in Western Europe, 2020–2023

  • Report
  • 97 Pages
  • March 2021
  • Region: Europe
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • ID: 5309951

The deferral of elective procedures due to pandemic-related measures has adversely affected the cardiovascular medical devices market. While some cardiovascular procedures are considered urgent, others have been rescheduled and deferred.


Nearly 80% of all the orthopedic procedures performed in Europe are estimated to have been delayed, postponed, or canceled due to COVID-19, as they are considered to be elective and non-essential procedures. Traumas, amputations, and oncological procedures are considered to be the most essential. Dislocations and fractures, including hip, pelvis, and forearms, are only being considered for treatment in urgent cases. COVID-19 patient volumes are putting a strain on intensive care resources. Providers are witnessing a decrease in ambulatory care and elective surgeries, even as the infection is spreading in nursing homes. There is a surge in on-demand services.


The market players in this ecosystem need to actively plan their product pipeline and come up with new innovation strategies to combat the major disruption in demand for 2020. Every state and local official has to assess the situation on the ground, as they will need to be able to screen patients and healthcare workers for the COVID-19 virus. Healthcare centers will need to make sure that patients feel safe when they come in to seek healthcare services by showing they have the appropriate sanitization processes in place and that they observe social distancing protocols inside the healthcare facilities.


The study considers the following 2 scenarios for demand projection for the Western European region for selective markets within orthopedic, cardiac, and robotic-assisted devices till 2025:


  • Scenario 1: Conservative Scenario
  • Scenario 2: Aspirational Scenario

The study focuses on providing a broad level overview of COVID-19's impact on the selective medical device market.


Table of Contents

COVID-19 Impact Summary
  • Scope of Analysis
  • COVID-19 Impact in Western European Nations
  • Recent Trends - Supporting the Availability of Critical Medical Devices, Supplies, and Medicines
  • Summarizing COVID-19’s Impact on Elective Procedures


Surgical Caseload Trends
  • COVID-19 Impact on Healthcare Industry
  • Impact of COVID-19 on Surgical Caseload Trends
  • Impact on Cardiovascular Procedures
  • Impact on Orthopedic Surgery
  • Impact on General Surgery
  • Impact on the Medtech Industry


Growth Environment
  • Key Forecast Criteria


CRM
  • Scenario 1 - Conservative Forecast
  • Scenario 1 - Conservative Forecast Discussion
  • Scenario 2 - Aspirational Forecast
  • Scenario 2 - Aspirational Forecast Discussion


PCI
  • Scenario 1 - Conservative Forecast
  • Scenario 1 - Conservative Forecast Discussion
  • Scenario 2 - Aspirational Forecast
  • Scenario 2 - Aspirational Forecast Discussion


Structural Heart Market
  • Scenario 1 - Conservative Forecast
  • Scenario 1 - Conservative Forecast Discussion
  • Scenario 2 - Aspirational Forecast
  • Scenario 2 - Aspirational Forecast Discussion


Joint Replacement
  • Scenario 1 - Conservative Forecast
  • Scenario 1 - Conservative Forecast Discussion
  • Scenario 2 - Aspirational Forecast
  • Scenario 2 - Aspirational Forecast Discussion


Spinal Devices
  • Scenario 1 - Conservative Forecast
  • Scenario 2 - Aspirational Forecast
  • Forecast Discussion


RAS Devices
  • Scenario 1 - Conservative Forecast
  • Scenario 2 - Aspirational Forecast
  • Forecast Discussion


RASD Services
  • Scenario 1 - Conservative Forecast
  • Scenario 2 - Aspirational Forecast
  • Forecast Discussion


Other Forecast Trends
  • Transformation in the Medical Device Industry Ecosystem
  • Medical Device Future Outlook


Growth Opportunities
  • Growth Opportunity 1: Planning and Scheduling Solutions to Enable Faster and Agile Healthcare
  • Growth Opportunity 2: Training for Precision Surgery
  • Growth Opportunity 3: Continued Increase in the Demand for Home Health Care Services
  • Growth Opportunity 4: Collaboration and Move Towards New-age Technology
  • Growth Opportunity 5: Compatibility and Future-proofing of Healthcare Services


Companies to Action
  • Key Conclusion and Future of Healthcare Services
  • List of Exhibits
  • Legal Disclaimer


Appendix - Growth Pipeline Engine™
  • About the Growth Pipeline Engine™
  • Next Steps