Dublin, Sept. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets
(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ztq936/market_for_local) has announced the addition of the "Market for Local Anaesthesia in the GCC Region- 2012-17" report to their offering.
Local anesthesia (LA) is a condition when sensation within a specific body part in inhibited, where as general anesthesia results in loss of consciousness and sensation.
This report focuses on the market for local anaesthetic products in the GCC region. The market is strictly limited to application in human beings and comprises of products administered through injectables and topicals. Local anaesthetic products find applications in vast range of medical surgeries with some popular ones being dentistry, child birth, circumcision etc.
Sharp rise in population within the GCC region coupled with rise in per capita income has resulted in increased incidence of surgeries that involves usage of LA. In 2012, market for LA drugs in GCC was valued at USD 14.2 Mn. Saudi Arabia and UAE were the main markets in region contributing to more than 75% of demand.
At present, large part of this demand is catered by MNCs which import these drugs from their manufacturing facilities in EU. Domestic production is limited to few regional players in KSA and Kuwait. Going forward, demand for LA is projected to remain strong in the region with Qatar and UAE showing promising growth.
Expanding health infrastructure, higher health care spend and increasing disease incidences indicates the need and potential for LA drugs in the region. A detailed analysis of end use growth trends and LA usage trend across each end use categories have been presented to identify drivers and constraints end use wise.
In addition to key supplier data of LA in GCC and detailing on the market structure, the authors have also studied the customer requirements and key purchase criteria and buying process adopted by various end users. This report provides practical insights and anecdotes of practices adopted by various end users. The authors believe these granular details and insights along with forecast will help all the stakeholders - be it the local anaesthetic manufacturer, distributor and end users such as doctors, clinics and hospitals to take better decisions.
Key Topics Covered:
2. Glossary of terms
3. GCC Market Analysis
4. Bahrain LA Market Analysis
5. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) LA Market Analysis
6. Kuwait LA Market Analysis
7. Oman LA Market Analysis
8. Qatar LA Market Analysis
9. UAE LA Market Analysis
List of Exhibits
- Abbott Laboratories
- Astra Zeneca
- Kuwait Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries Company
- Pharma Solutions Industries
- Riyadh Pharma
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