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Ureteral Stents Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Type (Open Ended, Closed Ended, Double Pigtail, Others), By Applications (Kidney Stones, Kidney Transplant, Urinary Incontinence, Others), By Material (Metal Stents, Polyurethane, Silicon, Hydrogel, Others), By End User (Hospitals, Research and academic centres, Speciality clinics, Others) and Regional Forecast, 2024-2032

Region :Global | Report ID: FBI101851 | Status : Ongoing



A ureteral stent is a hollow tube inserted into ureter to cure the obstruction of urine flow and help in the proper functioning of the kidney. Where one end of the tube is placed at the kidney and the other end at the bladder which helps to prevent urinary blockage and flow of urine from the kidney to bladder during obstruction of normal urine flow. These stents are inserted along with cystoscope. Moreover, kidney stones, Kidney transplants, and others need the ureteral stent.

Rise in kidney disorders, rise in the geriatric population, rise in urbanization, increase in sedentary lifestyles are the major factors driving the market growth during the forecast period. Additionally, changes in diet consisting of more calcium, usage of dietary animal protein, vitamin supplements are others are also influencing the market growth owing to their negative influence on the normal functioning of the kidney. Furthermore, the manufacturer's interest in new product line development by advanced technology is propelling the growth of the market during the course of the period.

Key Market Driver -

Prevalence of kidney disorder, and increase in urinary tract infection

Key Market Restraint -

high cost of the procedures

For instance, bio-absorbable stents, smart phone apps that are helping urologists track the ureteral stents. Moreover, government initiative towards the creation of healthcare awareness, research, and development activities are triggering the ureteral stents market in the near future. For instance, robotic-assisted surgeries are helping in minimally invasive surgeries leading to faster recovery of the patient, decreased length of hospitalized stay.

However, lack of skilled professionals, lack in technology penetration, high cost of the procedure, and stringent regulations are hindering the growth of the market.

Key Players Covered:

The major companies in the ureteral stents market report include Boston Scientific Corporation, Cook, Medtronic, Richard Wolf GmbH, Olympus Corporation, Teleflex Incorporated, Stryker, KARL STORZ, and Dornier MedTech

Key Insights:

  • Prevalence of Urinary Tract Disorders, Key Countries/ Region, 2018

  • New Product Launches

  • Technological Advancements of Urinary Stents

  • Key Industry Developments

Regional Analysis:

Geographically, the ureteral stents market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. North America is dominating the market owing to the rise in the prevalence of urinary tract disorders, a rise in healthcare expenditure, early adoption of technology, and increased sedentary lifestyle. Along with this, owing to the presence of key players of the market in this region which include Skylar Surgical Instruments, and others.

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Europe is the second-largest contributor in the market owing to the rise in healthcare awareness and improved healthcare infrastructure. Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness lucrative growth owing to the rise in geriatric population, increase in healthcare awareness, and government initiatives related to healthcare treatments, increases in research and development activities. Middle East and Africa are also expected to experience lucrative growth during the forecast period.




By Type

  • Open Ended

  • Closed Ended

  • Double Pigtail

  • Others

By Applications

  • Kidney Stones

  • Kidney Transplant

  • Urinary Incontinence

  • Others

By Material

  • Metal Stents

  • Polyurethane

  • Silicon

  • Hydrogel

  • Others

By End User

  • Hospitals

  • Research and academic centres

  • Speciality clinics

  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (USA, 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, Rest of Latin America)

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

Urology Stents Industry Developments

  • In March 2016, Boston Scientific Corporation launched smartphone app called ureteral stent tracker that helps staff and urologist to track ureteral stent with patients suffering from kidney stones.

  • In April 2019, Dornier Med Tech launched Axis single-use digital flexible ureter scope and stone management ureteral stent. This stent will help to prevent cross-contamination among patients in the same operating room by providing a clean and sterile ureteroscope for every single-use.

  • Ongoing
  • 2023
  • 2019-2022

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