Market Overview

U.S. Surgical Staplers Market by Product, Type and Application - Forecast to 2023 -


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The rapid increase of a number of diseases like obesity, cardiovascular
problems, and cancers in the U.S., are contributing to the rise in the
number of surgeries of open as well as minimally invasive type. Ongoing
research and development of new technologies and innovations in the
medical devices market of the country are boosting demand for surgical
staplers. The U.S. surgical staplers market is expected to grow at a
high CAGR through the forecast period.

Investment in research and development of advanced surgical stapling
systems are expected to boost the market. The U.S. is one of the largest
patent filers for surgical staplers and its related devices, with
companies like Dextera Surgical, and Ethicon continuously researching to
develop superior surgical staplers.

From the demand side too, the surgical staplers market in the U.S. looks
strong. United States is likely to be witnessing an increasing demand
for branded, generic drugs and medical devices from 2016 onwards as the
number of insured individuals continues to grow under ACA and Medicaid.
Between September 2013 and February 2015, 16.9 million Americans were
newly insured. Under such coverages, people are expected to opt for
surgeries, which without insurances would be expensive. This is expected
to raise the demand for surgical staplers in the region.

The U.S. surgical staplers market is segmented by product into manual
and powered surgical staplers and by type into reusable and disposable
surgical staplers. Powered surgical staplers dominated the market share
in 2017, and the reusable surgical staplers segment is expected to grow
at a higher CAGR in the forecast period (2018-2023).

The U.S. surgical staplers market is further segmented based on its
applications - abdominal surgery, cardiac surgery, orthopaedic surgery,
general surgery and other surgeries. In 2017, the general surgeries
segment held the biggest share of the market.

Key Growth Factors

  • The percentage of the total population of the U.S. aged 65 and above
    will rise from 15% in 2015 to 21% by 2030. The growing population of
    the elderly, coupled with their specific age-related diseases, are
    supposed to drive the surgical staplers market.
  • The United States of America was the largest medical devices market in
    the world, having a market share of 40% of the medical devices market
    globally in 2015. The country receives one of the highest foreign
    direct investment in the medical devices industry. The investments are
    expected to boost the surgical staplers market in the country.

Threats and Key Players

  • According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the use of
    surgical staplers results in 8,000 to 9,000 reported complications
    every year in the United States, with many resulting in injuries or
    death due to failure or misfire of staples, and due to staples that do
    not form properly. This is a major challenge for the adoption of
    surgical staplers in the region.
  • The stringent procedure for all medical devices to be approved by the
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to be made available in the
    U.S. market is a hindrance to the growth of the market. The process
    can take years for the companies to be a part of an FDA trial for
    their equipment.
  • The key players in the U.S. surgical staplers market are Ethicon
    (Johnson & Johnson), Covidien (Medtronic), 3M, B.Braun, Dextera
    Surgical, Intuitive Surgical, etc.

Companies Featured

  • 3M
  • B. Braun
  • Covidien (Medtronic)
  • Dextera Surgical
  • Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson)
  • Grena Ltd.
  • Intuitive Surgical
  • Purple Surgical
  • Smith & Nephew

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