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Research and Markets: 2012 Report on the $2.5 Billion European Laparoscopic Devices Market (Executive Summary)

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "European Laparoscopic Devices Market(Executive Summary)" report to their offering.

In 2011, the total European market for laparoscopic devices was valued at over 2.5 billion.

The European market for laparoscopic devices is divided into three categories: disposable, reusable and reposable devices. Disposable devices generate the most revenue per procedure, although most laparoscopic devices in the European market are reusable. However, some European markets were dominated by disposable rather than reusable devices in 2011. Slow economic recovery and stringent budget restriction are factors that have influenced end-user preference for certain types of laparoscopic devices.

Scope: This report pertains to a forecast period of 10 years (2008 - 2018) for Germany, France, U.K, Italy, Spain, Benelux, Scandinavia, Portugal, Austria, Switzerland

Report Contents:

- Competitor Analysis

- Identified Strategic Opportunities

- Market Overview by Segment & Country

- Trend Analysis by Segment & Country

- Market Drivers & Limiters

- Mergers & Acquisitions

- Customer Feedback and Market Monitoring

Main Segments Included:

- Laparoscopes

- Access devices

- Hand instruments

- Insufflation devices

- Suction-irrigation devices

- Direct energy devices

- Ultrasonic devices

- Hand-assisted devices

- Closure devices

- Gastric bands

- Female sterilization devices

- As well as the trends in reusable and reposable instrumentation.

Reasons to Buy:

This report analyzes and evaluates the current state of the market including existing and potential markets, product average selling prices, and unit volumes. The report also highlights the opportunities and potential hazards involved, and presents strategies for successfully navigating the market landscape. Furthermore, it seeks to identify the trends and technologies that will affect the future of each market segment and prepares an unbiased critical assessment of such market drivers and limiters based on our bottom up approach, which includes primary and secondary research methods.

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Sector: Medical Devices

Source: Research and Markets