This report from Life Science Intelligence provides the latest market data for the Global Ureteral Access Devices Market. Information covered by this report includes:
The global market for ureteral access devices was valued at an estimated $72.1 million in 2020 and is projected to increase at a CAGR (2020-2024) of 12.6%. This report covers ureteral access sheaths to protect the ureter during ureteroscopic procedures.
This report covers the impact of COVID-19 on the ureteral access devices market, including a recent forecast from 2020 to 2024. COVID-19 has also impacted leading competitors, such as Boston Scientific, BD, Cook Medical, Teleflex and others. The report provides insights into trends, drivers, and limiters of the ureteral access devices market, as well as highlights potential opportunities.
The ureteral access devices market was negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has affected elective surgical procedures markedly, as many non-critical procedures have been cancelled or postponed so that healthcare resources have been conserved for the treatment of COVID-19 and other critically ill patients. The market and procedures utilizing these products are projected to recover in 2021.
Boston Scientific and Teleflex together account for approximately 50% of the market share for the global ureteral access devices market.
A rise in the incidence of urolithiasis has led to an increase in urological endoscopic procedures. Ureteral access sheaths are essential tools during endoscopic urological procedures such as nephrostomy, cystoscopy, ureteroscopy in the management of ureteral and renal calculi. The sheaths facilitate the passage of instruments, protects the ureter during reentry, and intensification of irrigation for ureteral visualization.