Guidewires Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Production, Consumption, Revenue, Company Analysis and Forecast 2021-2028

Published Date : Jan 2021 | No. of Pages : 250 Pages | Category : Healthcare

The global Guidewires market size is expected to be worth around US$ 3.60 billion by 2028, according to a new report by Vision Research Reports.

The global Guidewires market size was valued at US$ 2.90 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 7.3% during forecast period 2021 to 2028.

Growth Factors

High prevalence of target diseases such as ischemic heart disease, brain aneurysm, and nephrolithiasis coupled with rise in preference for minimally invasive surgical procedures is anticipated to drive the growth. Increase in application of guidewires in neurovascular interventions is also among key factors driving the market.

Coronary heart disease is a major cause of disabilities and mortality globally. As per the Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2018, overall prevalence of myocardial infarction is nearly 7.9 million in U.S., which is 3% of the U.S. adult population, as of 2017. This study also states that the medical cost of coronary heart disease in projected to increase by 100% between 2013 and 2030. Moreover, as per OECD report, HEALTH AT A GLANCE 2015, the use of angioplasty has increased among the OECD countries, in the past 20 years. This is driving the demand for guidewires.

Report Highlights

coronary segment held the largest revenue share of 44.8% owing to high demand for minimally invasive coronary procedures. A significant number of hospital admissions of atherosclerosis patients and rising prevalence of cardiovascular disease also contribute to the segment growth. As per the document titled Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2018, nearly 92.1 million American adults were suffering from some form of cardiovascular disease, in 2017.

Introduction of new technologies is expected to assist the segment to continue its dominance over the forecast period. Presence of favorable reimbursement policies for cardiovascular surgeries is also positively impacting growth of the guidewires market. Galeo coronary guidewires (Biotronik) and Spectre guidewire (Teleflex) are among a few examples of coronary guidewires launched in the past four years.

Neurovascular segment is projected to witness the fastest CAGR of 10.2% over the forecast period, majorly owing to a high prevalence of neurovascular diseases such as dural arteriovenous fistula, aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, cerebral hemorrhage, cavernoma, and stroke that affects the spinal cord and cerebral vascular system. Treatment of such disorders is challenging due to the presence of critical blood vessels. However, rising adoption of these devices in highly complex neuro-vascular minimally invasive surgeries is positively impacting the market growth.

Hydrophilic coating accounted the highest revenue share in 2020. This is due to a high preference for hydrophilic coated guidewires in the percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) or vascular procedures. The hydrophilic nature of the guidewires results in the chemical interaction with water to form a hydrogel material that exhibits low friction coefficients.

stainless steel accounted for majority of the revenue share in terms of raw materials. Stainless steel is highly preferred raw material owing to its characteristics such as high corrosion resistance coupled with antibacterial, non-magnetic, and non-staining properties. Stainless steel provides good support, push force transmission, and torque specifications. Examples of stainless steel based products include Amplatz Support Wire Guide (Cook), Paragon Diagnostic Guidewire (Integer Holdings Corporation), and True Form Reshapable Guide Wire (Merit Medical Systems).

Nitinol is another important segment in terms of revenue share as well as growth rate. Growing preference for nitinol owing to its advantages such as better flexibility and kink resistance as compared to other raw materials such as stainless steel is one of the key drivers. Ability of the nitinol based products to resist deformations in the tortuous anatomies is also one of the drivers for rising preference for nitinol.

Other segment consisting of metals and alloys, other than stainless steel and nitinol such as platinum, or platinum-nitinol is expected to emerge with the fastest CAGR 6.7% over the forecast period. Technological advancements leading to the development of alloy based products exhibiting better material properties are anticipated to drive the growth. Examples of this product category includes Abbott’s HI-TORQUE CONNECT 0.018" PERIPHERAL GUIDE WIRE Family and Boston Scientific’s Platinum Plus Guidewire .014" & .018".

Asia Pacific is expected to register a lucrative CAGR of 8.4% over the forecast period, owing to factors such as increasing geriatric population, prevalence of cardiovascular disease, and preference for advanced minimally invasive surgery technique that provide faster results and higher accuracy. Untapped opportunities in the emerging countries such as China and India are also driving the market.

Key Players

Boston Scientific Corporation, Abbott, Cordis (Cardinal Health) AngioDynamics, Medtronic, Stryker, Cook, Codman Neuro, and Terumo Medical Corporation. 

Market Segmentation

  • Product Outlook 

    • Coronary

    • Peripheral

    • Urology

    • Neurovascular

  • Coating Outlook 

    • Coated

      • Hydrophilic

      • Hydrophobic

    • Non coated

  • Raw Materials Outlook

    • Nitinol

    • Stainless Steel

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook 

    • North America

      • The U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • The U.K.

      • Germany

      • Spain

      • France

      • Italy

      • Russia

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • Japan

      • India

      • South Korea

      • Singapore

      • Australia

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

      • Argentina

    • Middle East & Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

      • UAE

      • South Africa

The Guidewires market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.

The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Guidewires market for the base year 2020 and the forecast between 2021 and 2028. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.

This report focuses on the global Guidewires market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Guidewires market development in United States, Europe and China.

It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted Guidewires market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.

In terms of production side, this report researches the Guidewires capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.

In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Guidewires by regions (countries) and application.

Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global Guidewires market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2017 to 2028. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.

With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major Guidewires market companies.

Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Guidewires market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.

The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.

Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the Guidewires industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.

The Guidewires market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Guidewires market.

Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Guidewires market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.

Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Guidewires market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Guidewires. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.

New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Guidewires. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Guidewires are as follows:

  • Historic Year: 2017-2020
  • Base Year: 2020
  • Forecast Year 2021 to 2028

Reasons to Purchase this Report:

- Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and policy aspects
- Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market.
- Market value USD Million and volume Units Million data for each segment and sub-segment
- Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
- Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.

This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources. The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges. The following illustrative figure shows the market research methodology applied in this report.

Market Size Estimation

Top-down and bottom-up approaches are used to estimate and validate the global market size for company, regional division, product type and application (end users).

The market estimations in this report are based on the selling price (excluding any discounts provided by the manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler or traders). Market share analysis, assigned to each of the segments and regions are achieved through product utilization rate and average selling price.

Major manufacturers & their revenues, percentage splits, market shares, growth rates and breakdowns of the product markets are determined through secondary sources and verified through the primary sources.

All possible factors that influence the markets included in this research study have been accounted for, viewed in extensive detail, verified through primary research, and analyzed to get the final quantitative and qualitative data. The market size for top-level markets and sub-segments is normalized, and the effect of inflation, economic downturns, and regulatory & policy changes or others factors are accounted for in the market forecast. This data is combined and added with detailed inputs and analysis from Vision Research Reports and presented in this report.

Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation

After complete market engineering with calculations for market statistics; market size estimations; market forecasting; market breakdown; and data triangulation. Extensive primary research was conducted to gather information and verify and validate the critical numbers arrived at. In the complete market engineering process, both top-down and bottom-up approaches were extensively used, along with several data triangulation methods, to perform market estimation and market forecasting for the overall market segments and sub-segments listed in this report.

Secondary Sources

Secondary Sources occupies approximately 25% of data sources, such as press releases, annual reports, Non-Profit organizations, industry associations, governmental agencies and customs data, and so on. This research study includes secondary sources; directories; databases such as Bloomberg Business, Wind Info, Hoovers, Factiva (Dow Jones & Company), TRADING ECONOMICS, and avention; Investing News Network; statista; Federal Reserve Economic Data; annual reports; investor presentations; and SEC filings of companies.

Primary Sources

 In the primary research process, various sources from both the supply and demand sides were interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information for this report. The primary sources from the supply side include product manufacturers (and their competitors), opinion leaders, industry experts, research institutions, distributors, dealer and traders, as well as the raw materials suppliers and producers, etc.

The primary sources from the demand side include industry experts such as business leaders, marketing and sales directors, technology and innovation directors, supply chain executive, end users (product buyers), and related key executives from various key companies and organizations operating in the global market.

The study objectives of this report are:

  • To analyze and study the global market capacity, production, value, consumption, status (2017-2020) and forecast (2021-2028);
  • Focuses on the key manufacturers, to study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in future.
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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