Chapter 1 Introduction
Reasons for Doing This Study
Study Goals and Objectives
Scope of Report
Information Sources
Methodology
Analyst’s Credentials
BCC Custom Research
Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3 Market and Technology Background
General Description
History of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Endoscopy
Insufflation
Specialized Surgical Instruments
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Surgical Robotics
Medical Lasers
Surgical Trends and the Growing Importance of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Principal Applications of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Gynecology
Urology
Cosmetic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Noncardiac Vascular Interventional Surgery
Orthopedic surgery
Product Types
Monitoring/Visualization Equipment
Robotically Assisted Surgical Systems
Electrosurgical Equipment
Mechanical Instruments
Auxiliary Equipment
Surgical Devices
Regulatory Status of MIS Equipment
United States
European Union (EU)
Japan
Other Countries
End-User Segments
Hospital Surgical Departments
Outpatient Surgery Centers
Group Practices
Individual Surgeons
Medical Schools
Chapter 4 Market Breakdown by Technology Type
Overall Market Size and Segmentation
Geographic Segments
Application Segments
Device and Equipment Segments
End-User Segments
Detailed Market Analysis
Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery
Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery
Minimally Invasive Urological Surgery
Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgical Procedures
Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Noncardiac Vascular Interventional Surgery
Minimally Invasive Orthopedic surgery
Market by Type of Device and Equipment
Chapter 5 Industry Structure, Competition, and Market Shares
Industry Structure
Competition and Market Shares
Monitoring/Visualization Equipment
Robotics/Computer-Assisted Surgery
Electrosurgical Equipment
Surgical Instruments
Surgical Devices
Chapter 6 The Outlook for Minimally Invasive Surgical Devices and Instruments
Developments That Will Influence the Minimally Invasive Surgical Devices and Instruments Industry
Technological Developments
Demographic and Economic Trends
Changing Structure of the Healthcare Industry
Long-Term Outlook for Minimally Invasive Surgical Devices and Equipment
Chapter 7 Company Profiles
B. BRAUN AESCULAP
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC
CLARUS MEDICAL LLC
COHERENT INC.
COGENTIX MEDICAL
CONMED CORP.
CONVERGENT LASER TECHNOLOGIES
COOPER SURGICAL, INC.
C.R. BARD INC.
ENCISION INC.
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY INC.
FREEHAND 2010 LTD.
FUJIFIM HOLDINGS CORP.
GYRUS ACMI CORP.
HANSEN MEDICAL INC.
HITACHI MEDICAL CORP.
INTEGRATED ENDOSCOPY
INTUITIVE SURGICAL INC.
KARL STORZ ENDOSKOPE BERLIN GMBH & CO.
LUMENIS LTD.
MEDTRONIC INC.
MEDTRONIC ENT INC.
MENTICE MEDICAL SIMULATION AB
MGB ENDOSCOPY LTD.
MICRODEXTERITY SYSTEMS INC.
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD.
PENTAX MEDICAL
PILLING SURGICAL
REMA MEDIZINTECHNIK GMBH
RICHARD WOLF GMBH
SMITH & NEPHEW PLC
SOLOS ENDOSCOPY, INC.
SPECTRANETICS CORP.
STRYKER CORP.
SURGICAL INNOVATIONS GROUP LTD.
THINK SURGICAL, INC.
Chapter 8 Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Abdominal Surgery
Cardiac Surgery
Endocrine Surgery
Gynecology
Neurosurgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatrics
Plastic Surgery
Thoracic
Urology
Vascular Interventional
Chapter 9 Industry and Professional Organizations