Global Electrosurgical Devices Market: Overview

Developing healthcare infrastructure, rising healthcare expenditure, immense rise in technological advancements, and demand for effective medical procedures are propelling the global market for electrosurgical devices. Electrosurgical procedures are utilized for numerous medical disciplines such as general surgery, abdominal surgery, gastroenterology, gynecology, pneumology, and urology. High unmet demand for minimally invasive surgeries are providing huge opportunities for growth of electrosurgery devices, as they find applications in various important surgical procedures such as thermofusion, devitalization, coagulation, and cutting. Due to factors such as ease of usage, minimal chances of infection, faster recovery time, and low risk to the patient various health organizations are promoting application of electrosurgery over conventional surgical techniques.

It is projected that the global electrosurgical devices market will attain the value of US$7,963.2 mn by the end of 2024 from its valuation of US$4,480.8 mn in 2015. The market is most likely to exhibit a healthy CAGR of 6.7% over the forecast period of 2015-2024.

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The Increasing Use of Disposable Accessories to Expand Electrosurgical Accessories Segment

Based on product type, the global market for electrosurgical devices can be segmented into electrosurgical accessories, electrocautery devices, and radiofrequency electrosurgery devices. The segments of electrocautery devices and radiofrequency electrosurgery can be further bifurcated into bipolar devices and monopolar devices. Among these, the radiofrequency electrosurgery devices segment accounted for US$923.6 mn in 2015, relatively less compared to electrosurgical accessories and electrocautery devices. However, the segment of radiofrequency electrosurgery devices is expected showcase most impressive growth trajectory over the forecast period owing to their increasing applications if the treatment of dermatological lesions. This segment is most likely to expand with a healthy CAGR of 7% over the aforementioned period.

The electrosurgical accessories segment is also envisioned to provide fruitful opportunities for the market investors. This segment is most likely to project a 6.9% CAGR with attractive index of 1.6 over the period of 2016-2024. This segment held a dominant position in overall market in 2016, contributing over 53% to the global market. The increasing use of disposable accessories, new product arrivals, and innovations carried out by prominent players are some of the factors leading to the expansion of this segment.

North America to Dominate Market Due to Large Base of Geriatric Population

On the basis of geography, the overall market for electrosurgical devices can be segmented into Middle East and Africa, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. Of these, North America is the most lucrative segment. The large number of product varieties, easy availability of products, rising numbers of mergers and acquisitions, and the increasing number of surgical procedures are helping this region to grow in terms of market revenue. Furthermore, the rising incidence of cancer, increasing obese population facing cardiac and orthopedic chronic problems, and a large base of geriatric population are further propelling the market in this region. The North America market will sustain its dominating position owing to rising investment for research and development programs and the high concentration of medical device manufacturers. However, Asia Pacific is predicted to display highest growth rate during the forthcoming years.

Prominent players operating in this market are leveraging advanced technology to expand their prominence, some of these companies include BOWA-electronic GmbH & Co. KG., KLS Martin, CONMED, Symmetry Surgical Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Olympus, Boston Scientific Corporation, Erbe Elektromedizin GmbH, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Medtronic, and Bovie Medical Corporation.

Global Electrosurgical Devices Market - Overview

The electrosurgical devices market is driven by growing number of minimal invasive surgeries globally. With the changing face of medical field since the last decade, a larger number of surgical procedures are moving out of the traditional ways and they are replaced by minimally invasive techniques which is driving market of electrosurgical devices globally. Furthermore the rising coverage of healthcare and continuous increase in the geriatric population is expected to be the most vital reason for expansion of the electrosurgical devices market growth. According to WHO estimates, the global geriatric population is likely to reach around 2 billion (22% of global population) by 2050, which was around 524 million in 2010. Geriatric population is prone to several disease such as cancer, cardiac arrest, gastrointestinal diseases etc., due to weak immunity. So, there is a huge need for minimally-invasive surgeries for the treatment of such patients so as to avoid healing time and hospital stay. This factor will increase the use of electrosurgical devices further.

Increasing focus on efficient health care systems in various developed countries is expected to fuel growth of electrosurgical devices and procedures. Rising government funding for research to develop advanced medical treatment and target-specific surgical devices is expected to drive the global electrosurgical devices market. Key players in the electrosurgical devices market are focusing more on development of innovative electrosurgical devices and accessories. Leading market players are focusing on new products and accessories with improved coagulation and cutting properties, multimodality application, and tissue vaporization applications to capitalize the growth opportunities in the market.

Global Electrosurgical Devices Market - Scope of the Report

The report is a combination of primary and secondary research. Primary research formed the bulk of our research efforts, with information collected from telephonic interviews and interactions via e-mail. Secondary research involved study of company websites, annual reports, press releases, stock analysis presentations, and various national and international databases. The report provides market size in terms of US$ Mn for each segment for the period from 2016 to 2024, considering the macro and micro-environmental factors. Growth rates for each segment within the electrosurgical devices market have been determined after a thorough analysis of past trends, demographics, future trends, technological developments, vaccination expenditure, and regulatory requirements.

The market overview section of the report includes qualitative analysis of the overall electrosurgical devices market including the determining factors and market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, market trends and opportunities, along with white space analysis. In addition, market attractiveness analysis by country, isotopic application and end-user along with competitive landscape by key players have been provided which explain the intensity of competition in the market considering different geographical locations. The competitive scenario between market players has been evaluated through market share analysis. These factors would help the market players take strategic decisions in order to strengthen their positions and increase their shares in the global market. Pricing and cost teardown analysis holds a crucial part of the report, which further describes the cost to end-user and cost to patient.

The global electrosurgical devices market is driven by rapid technological advancements and improved quality of patient’s life. The market is projected to grow due to increasing investment in healthcare sector. In terms of end user segment ambulatory surgery center is projected to expand at a high CAGR on the backdrop of growing investment healthcare sector.

Global Electrosurgical Devices Market - Geographical and Competitive Dynamics

Geographically, the global electrosurgical devices market has been segmented into five regions with North America leading the market in 2015 followed by Europe and Asia Pacific. Asia Pacific has the highest growth rate and is expected to overtake Europe in the future. The requirement for electrosurgical devices are rapidly growing in Asia Pacific due to increasing direct and indirect investments by the Government and other private companies. Increasing investments and penetration by key market players globally are expected to drive the electrosurgical devices market during the forecast period.

Key players in this market are as follows Bovie Medical Corporation, Medtronic, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Erbe Elektromedizin GmbH, Boston Scientific Corporation, Olympus, Johnson & Johnson, Symmetry Surgical Inc., CONMED, KLS Martin and BOWA-electronic GmbH & Co. KG.

The electrosurgical devices market has been segmented as follows:

Global Electrosurgical Devices Market, by Product

  • Radiofrequency Electrosurgery Devices
    • Monopolar Devices
    • Bipolar Devices
  • Electrocautery Devices
    • Monopolar Devices
    • Bipolar Devices
  • Electrosurgical Accessories

Global Electrosurgical Devices Market, by Application

  • General Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Cardiology
  • Urology,
  • Dermatology & Cosmetology
  • Others (Orthopedics, Neurology, Oncology, Dentistry And Gastrointestinal Surgery)

Global Electrosurgical Devices Market, by End User

  • Hospitals
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
  • Specialized Clinics

Global Electrosurgical Devices Market, by Geography

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • MEA (Middle East & Africa)