Medical Devices Market in Spain 2009-2013 by InfinitiResearch

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									Medical Devices Market in Spain

           2009-2013
                                                                          Medical Devices Market in Spain




                                                Table of Contents

1. Introduction...........................................................................................................3
2. Market Size and Forecast.........................................................................................5
3. Medical Devices Market Segmentation.......................................................................6
4. Market Trends in Medical Devices in Spain.................................................................7
5. Market Drivers in Medical Devices in Spain ..............................................................9
6. Market Challenges in Medical Devices in Spain ........................................................11
7. Vendors...............................................................................................................12
8. Related Reports in this Series.................................................................................21



                                                  List of Exhibits

Exhibit 2.1: Medical devices in Spain Market Size and Forecast 2009-2013 (In $million).....5
Exhibit 3.1: Spanish Medical devices Market Segmentation -2009 ...................................6




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1. Introduction


Medical devices comprise surgical equipment & appliances; diagnostic & imaging devices;
ophthalmic   equipment;     laboratory    devices   & diagnostics;    dental equipment;   medical
disposables and others.


Surgical Equipment and Appliances: Surgical appliances are specialized devices
used for performing specific actions during a surgery. These appliances include apparatus &
instruments for anesthesia, kidney dialysis, blood transfusion, measuring blood-pressure,
orthopedic, splints, repairing fracture, etc. In addition, they also include artificial joints,
heart pacemakers, hearing aids accessories, and other artificial parts of the body
(excluding artificial teeth and dental fittings). Further, smaller regular devices include
graspers, clamps, occluders, retractors, distractors, mechanical cutters, dilators, and
measuring instruments such as rulers, calipers, etc.

Diagnostic and Imaging Devices: Diagnostic devices include Electro-diagnostic and
monitoring equipment such as Electrocardiogram (ECG), Computed Tomography (CT),
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and Diathermic apparatus. Imaging devices, on the
other hand, include X-ray Equipment, Ultrasound and Endoscopes.

Ophthalmic Equipment: Ophthalmic equipment is a specialized device that is used by
ophthalmologists and optometrists to observe and photograph the retina. It helps in
determining the refractive errors of the eye; curvature of the cornea; and ascertains small
regions of the cornea that might be opaque or scatter light. These devices include
retinoscope, optometer, keratometer, campimeter, slit lamp, and corneal microscope. This
segment also includes lenses and other optical & non-optical ophthalmic equipment.

Laboratory Devices and Diagnostics: Laboratory devices are used to conduct
medical tests on samples of tissues or body fluids. These devices include diagnostic
laboratory   devices      comprising     centrifuge,   microscopes,   autoclaves,   consumables,
incubators, mixers, water baths, diffraction apparatus, sterilizers, and blood group
determining reagents used in laboratory.

Dental Equipment: Dental equipment include dental drill engines, instruments &
appliances & fittings, and artificial teeth of plastics & other materials.




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Medical Disposables: Medical disposables are common articles used during medical
practices. These include wound care/ closure devices, surgical gloves, syringes, needles,
catheters, cotton, sealants, glues, sutures, staples, anti-adhesion, and tapes.

The Medical devices market in Spain is experiencing changes in the healthcare standards,
which has increased the healthcare expenditure and demand for latest technology.
Moreover, with the growing demand of quality healthcare, the existing and new hospitals
are procuring modern medical technologies. Additionally, the Spanish government is taking
initiatives to provide improved and sustainable healthcare to its citizens. Further, the
technological advancements leading to innovative devices and medical solutions, coupled
with the growing public private partnerships (PPP) offer potential growth in the Medical
devices market in Spain.

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