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Medical Devices Market Size, Share and Global Trend By Type (Orthopedic Devices, Cardiovascular Devices, Diagnostic Imaging, IVD, MIS, Wound Management, Diabetes Care, Ophthalmic Devices, Dental & Nephrology), End User (Hospitals & Ambulatory Surgical Centers and Clinics) and Geography Forecast till 2025

Region : Global | Latest Update: Aug, 2019 | Published Date: Apr, 2019 | Report ID: FBI100085| Status : Published



Global Medical Devices Market was valued at US$ 425.5 Bn in 2018 and is expected to reach US$ 612.7 Bn by the end of 2025, at a CAGR of 5.4%

Medical devices offer several advantages to patients by helping health care providers treat and diagnose patients and assisting patients in improving their quality of life. Rising geriatric population, the growing prevalence of chronic conditions, along with growth in surgical procedures, and complex surgeries are projected to boost the global medical devices market during the forecast period. The rising interest of medical technology companies for the investment in the R&D of new generation medical devices, and green signal by regulatory authorities for their approval are likely to boost the medical device industry in the forecast period of 2018-2025. For instance, as per USFDA database, there were around 27 and 54 new medical devices cleared and approved by the FDA in 2017 and 2018 respectively. Technological advancements and rising demand for innovative therapies to overcome unmet needs in the healthcare area considered to be another factor supporting growth in medical device market during the forecast period.

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Key Market Drivers

In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices (IVD) to Emerge as Most Attractive Device Type

In vitro diagnostics devices used to detect diseases or other conditions, and can be used to monitor a person’s overall health to help cure, treat, or prevent diseases. IVD segment accounted for a market share of 12.9% in 2018. The efficient and precise testing of diseases such as diabetes, malaria, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and cancer, are some of the factors driving the segment. For instance, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that in 2017, an estimated 47% of new infections of HIV/AIDS occurred among key populations and their partners. Some of the factors which limit the growth of the IVD segment includes the due approval from the regulatory authorities, which are subject to stringent tests might hamper and delay the growth of the market.

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In terms of end user, the hospitals & ambulatory surgical centers segment dominated the global medical devices market in 2018. Developing healthcare infrastructure, rising healthcare expenditures, increasing emphasis on better patient outcomes, and lucrative reimbursement policies are expected to drive the hospitals & ambulatory surgical centers segment during the forecast period.

Regional Analysis

Evolving Healthcare Infrastructure and Faster Adoption of Novel Medical Technologies to Boost Market in Asia Pacific

North America was valued at US$ 169.3 Bn in 2018 and is anticipated to hold a significant share in the global medical devices market during the forecast period. Medical device market growth witnessed in the region is likely to be driven by the well-developed healthcare infrastructure and faster adoption of new medical technologies. Asia Pacific, on the other hand, is an emerging market, exhibiting high growth potential due to increasing per capita income, increasing aging population, increasing disease awareness and improving health infrastructure. Major players such as Medtronic adheres to the business expansion policies in emerging countries such as China, India, and others. This will further drive the market in Asia Pacific over the forecast period. However, the medical devices Industry in Europe is expected to expand at a relatively lower CAGR during 2019-2025, attributed to a relatively mature market and the smaller patient pool compared to Asia Pacific region. The market in Middle East & Africa, and Latin America accounted for a comparatively small share of the market in 2018.

North America Medical Devices Market, 2018

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Key Market Players

Medtronic is the Top-selling Medical Devices Company

The presence of several players at global as well as region levels has rendered the global medical devices market highly fragmented. Among these companies, Medtronic has emerged as the leading player holding the highest share in the global market in 2018. The company has a diversified product portfolio, established brand presence, and strong R&D focus, which has enabled it to establish a stronghold in the medical devices Industry. The company also has a strong presence across the globe, through a network of distributors and subsidiaries in the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Africa.

Report Coverage 

Medical device market is growing at a relatively faster pace in emerging nations compared to developed nations. Increasing income levels, an ageing population, and rising health awareness in developing nations are major factors considered to support the growth of the global market in the near future.

The report provides qualitative and quantitative insights on the medical devices industry trends and detailed analysis of market size and growth rate for all possible segments in the market. The market is segmented in terms of type, end user, and geography. By type, the global medical devices market is categorized into orthopedic devices, cardiovascular devices, diagnostic imaging, in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVD), minimally invasive surgical devices (MIS), wound management, diabetes care, ophthalmic devices, dental, nephrology, and others. Various end users covered in the report are hospitals & ambulatory surgical centers, clinics, and others. Geographically, the market is segmented into five major regions, which are North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. The regions are further categorized into countries.

Along with this, the report analysis includes market dynamics and competitive landscape. The report also offers insights into recent industry developments such as mergers & acquisitions, an overview of healthcare expenditure by key countries, technological advancements, and key industry trends.


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By Type

·      Orthopedic Devices

·      Cardiovascular Devices

·      Diagnostic Imaging

·      IVD

·      MIS

·      Wound Management

·      Diabetes Care

·      Ophthalmic Devices

·      Dental

·      Nephrology

·      Others

By End User

·      Hospitals & Ambulatory Surgical Centers

·      Clinics

·      Others

By Geography

·      North America (USA and Canada)

·      Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Scandinavia and Rest of Europe)

·      Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)

·      Latin America (Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America)

·      Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC and Rest of Middle East & Africa)


Medical Devices Market Players

  • Medtronic
  • DePuy Synthes
  • Fresenius Medical care
  • Philips Healthcare
  • GE Healthcare
  • Ethicon LLC.
  • Siemens Healthineers
  • Cardinal Health
  • Stryker
  • BD
  • Baxter International Inc.
  • Other players

Key Industry Developments

  • In June 2019, Medtronic closed the deal for the acquisition of Epix Therapeutics with a total amount of $316 million which also includes Epix Therapeutics' DiamondTemp catheter-based radiofrequency cardiac ablation system
  • In June 2019, Medtronic announced the completion of the acquisition of Titan Spine, manufacturer of titanium spine underbody implant. This acquisition will enable Medtronic to expand its product portfolio in the spinal medical devices industry and develop integrated procedural solutions.
  • Another major acquisition in the spinal devices industry was witnessed in June 2019 when Boston Scientific Corporation closed the buyout of spinal implant maker Vertiflex. The deal was closed with an estimated amount of $465 million. Furthermore, the company plans to integrate Vertifles into its pain management portfolio. This acquisition is estimated to strengthen Boston Scientific Corporation’s position in the medical devices market.

Medical Devices Market Size, Share and Global Industry Trend Forecast till 2026
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