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Ureteroscopy Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Type (Aerochamber, Optichamber, Volumatic, InspirEase), By Distribution Channel (Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, Optical Stores, Online Pharmacies) And Regional Forecast, 2024-2032

Published On : December 23, 2020 | Report ID: FBI104528 | Status : Ongoing



Ureteroscopy is a procedure which involves insering a uretroscope to remove and address kidney stones. The telescope like device is inserted into the bladder through the ureter of a patient and enables the healthcare professional to treat or diagnose urinary tract related conditions. The predominant factor augmenting the growth of the market Is the ris e in the incidences of urinary tract disorders and diseases. Key companies opertaing in this market are focused towards utilising this opportunity to capture major market share.For instance, in April 2019, Dornier MedTech launched its new AXIS Single Use flexible digitla ureteroscope.

There are many factors that are estimated to surge the adoption of ureteroscopes in the coming years. The predominant factor in the increase in the demand is estimated to be the rising incidence of urinary disorders. According to the article published in the Urology Annals (2018), the global prevalence of kidney stones is increasing globally with current estimated of 15% of the total population. Additionally, other factor that is projected to drive the market is the increasing number of advanced ureteroscopy product launches in recent years.

However, the increasing product launches are also leading to a rise in adverse events during product usage. This has led to a rise in product recalls in the market. For instance, in October 2018, Olympus Corporation has to recall its ureteroscope from the U.S market due to breakage and bending of the endoscope. The product recall was labelled as Class 2.

Key Market Driver -

Rising prevalence of urinary disorder

Key Market Restraint -

Adverse events related to use of ureteroscopes

Market Segmentation:

Globally, the ureteroscopy Market can be categorized on the basis of type, by application, by end user, and region. Among the segmentation of type, the market can be categorized into flexible ureteroscopes, digital ureteroscopes, semi-rigid ureteroscopes, and fiber optic ureteroscopes. Based on the segmentation of application the market is divided in to kidney cancer, urolithiasis, and urinary stricture. On the basis of end-user, the market is categorized into hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, and others

Geographically, the Ureteroscopy Market can be segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa.

Key Players Covered:

Some of the major companies that are present in the ureteroscopy market are Stryker, Karl Storz Medical AG, Richard Wolf, Boston Scientific, Rocamed, Olympus, Vimex Endoscopy, Maxer Endoscopy, Elmed Medical Systems and others

Key Insights:

  • Key Industry Developments – New Product Launch, Mergers, Acquisitions, and Partnerships

  • Technological Advancements in Ureteroscopy Market

  • Overview of Regulatory Scenario – Key Country/Region

  • Introduction of New Products by Major Players

  • COVID-19 Impact on Ureteroscopy Market

Regional Analysis:

Based on segmentation of geography, the ureteroscopy market can be segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. North American region is expected to lead the global ureteroscopy market and is anticipated to remaining in a leading position during the forecast period. Factors such as higher awareness of kidney diseases, higher prevalence of kidney disorders, and availability of advanced ureteroscopes are expected to drive the market in the region. Europe is estimated to follow the lead in the market owed to active government initiative on increasing the awareness of urinary tract diseases, combined with favorable reimbursement policies of the government. Rising geriatric population and higher patient pool of kidney diseases in the countries such as China and Japan is estimated to surge the demand for ureteroscopy Market in the region. The market in Latin America and the Middle East and Africa are expected to capture lower share in the global ureteroscopy Market owing to lower availability of ureteroscopes Market in the regions.

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By Type

  • Flexible Ureteroscopes

  • Digital Ureteroscopes

  • Semi-rigid Ureteroscopes

  • Fiberoptic  Ureteroscopes

By Application

  • Kidney Cancer

  • Urolithiasis

  • Urinary Stricture

  • Others


  • Hospitals

  • Ambulatory Surgical Centres

  • 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 the Middle East & Africa)

Ureteroscopy Market Industry Developments

  • In May 2019, Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation received a U.S FDA approval its Flexible Sensor-Ureterorenoscopes indicated for visualisation of urogenital tract.

  • In March 2018, Olympus Medical Systems Corp. received U.S FDA approval for the company’s URF-V2/V2R ureteroscope indicated for endoscopy of ureter and kidney.

  • Ongoing
  • 2023
  • 2019-2022

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