Get more info on this report!Hernia Repair Device Markets and ProceduresNovember 1, 2008Hernia repair is a standard part of general surgery, but nonetheless one that has beenrevolutionized by two events over the past decade and a half: the the development oftension-free and laparoscopic techniques and the use of prosthetic materials.Tension-free mesh-based repairs (eg, Lichtenstein, plug and patch) began to increasein number in the late 1980s. More recently, laparoscopy for general surgery, variouslaparoscopic techniques have been developed for hernia repair. There has also beenrevolutionary change in prosthetic biomaterials for application in hernia repair. Thisreport Hernia Repair Device Markets and Procedures contains useful statistics onhernia repair operations and equipment including: • Population and Procedure Statistics • Review of Hernia Repair Products • Review of Biomaterial and other Mesh Products • Market and Forecast for Hernia Repair Equipment • Laproscopy, Obesity, Stimulators, Biotextiles and Other • Market Share • Regional Breakdown of Revenues • Patent Analysis • Company ProfilesThe report’s geographic scope is worldwide with information for specific geographicalregions; world demographics; life expectancy by country, and other general issuesaffecting the market. Information is presented as a worldwide overview, with specialemphasis on the U.S., Europe, and other key markets. A market summary includesmarket analysis by product and region and a competitive analysis of leading providers.Additionally, key company profiles are included.The information for this report was gathered using both primary and secondary researchincluding comprehensive research of secondary sources such as company literature,databases, investment reports, and medical and business journals. Telephoneinterviews and email correspondence were the primary method of gathering information.
For the purpose of this study, Kalorama Information conducted interviews with morethan 21 key industry officials, consultants, health care providers, and governmentpersonnel. These sources were the primary basis in gathering information specificallyrelating to revenue and market share data presented in this report. Additional interviewswere completed with relevant company representatives including marketing directors,division managers, and product representatives.Table of ContentsCHAPTER ONE: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY • Background • Scope and Methodology • Size and Growth of the Market • Key Issues and Trends Affecting Market • Leading CompetitorsCHAPTER TWO: INTRODUCTION • Overview • Types of Hernia o Inguinal Hernia o Indirect o Direct o Femoral Hernia o Umbilical Hernia o Ventral Hernia o Hiatal Hernia • Risk Factors • Complications of Hernia Repair Procedures • World Demographics • Prevalence, Incidence and Mortality • Insurance for the Elderly in the United States • Wound Healing in Hernia Repair o Hernia Wound Healing Process o Defense Against Injury o Mononuclear Phagocyte System o Inflammatory Response o Wound Healing Process o Primary Intention o Secondary Intention o Tertiary Intention o Delays of Hernia Wound Healing o Complications of Wound Healing
o Hypertrophic Scars and Keloid Formation o Contracture o Dehiscence o Excess Granulation Tissue o AdhesionsCHAPTER THREE: HERNIA REPAIR PROCEDURES AND SPECIALTY PRODUCTANALYSIS • Types of Hernia Repair Procedures• Tension Repair• Open Tension-free Repair• Laparoscopic Tension-free Repair• Other Tension-Free Methods• Overview of Products • Mesh Repair • Product Properties • Polymers • Biologics • Prosthetic Mesh Repairs • Industry Participants and Product Description • Bard/Davol • Ethicon • Tissue Sciences Laboratories (Covidien) • Covidien • TEI BioSciences • LifeCell • W.L. Gore • Cook • Atrim • Surgical-IOC • GfE Medizintechnik GmbHCHAPTER FOUR: ISSUES AND TRENDS • Advances In Hernia Repair o BioMD o T-Shaped Prosthesis • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair • Procedures in England • Robotics, MIS and Hernia Repair • Hospital- Acquired Infection
• Kugel Recall • Biotextile Hernia Implants • Obesity, Men and Hernia Development • Implantable Electrical Stimulator • New Product for Management of Surgical Hernia Pain • Patent Analysis of top competitorsCHAPTER FIVE: MARKET AND COMPETITOR ANALYSIS • Market Overview Market Analysis by Country Competitive AnalysisCHAPTER SIX: LEADING MANUFACTURERS • Overview • Atrium Medical Corporation • Davol, In • Cook Group/ Cook Medical • Covidien Ltd. • Ethicon, Inc. • LifeCell Corporation • TEI Biosciences • Tissue Sciences Laboratories • W. L. Gore & Associates IncCHAPTER SEVEN: LIST OF MAJOR COMPANIES TABLE OF EXHIBITSCHAPTER ONE: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY • Table 1-1: Hernia Repair Procedures and Specialty Equipment Market Analysis, 2002-2007 • Table 1-2: Forecasted Hernia Repair Procedures and Specialty Equipment Market Analysis: 2008-2012 • Figure 1-1: Hernia Repair Procedures and Specialty Equipment Market Analysis: 2002-2012CHAPTER TWO: INTRODUCTION • Table 2-1: World Population by Selected Geographical Region, 2007 - 2050 • Figure 2-1: World Population by Selected Geographical Region, 2007-2050 • Table 2-2: Estimated World Population by Age and Geographical Region, 2007 • Figure 2-2: Estimated World Population by Age and Geographical Region, 2007 • Table 2-3: Percent Population Over 65 by Year and Region • Figure 2-3: Estimated World Population by Age, 2007 and 2050
• Table 2-4:Insurance Trends in the United States, Estimated 2007 (millions)CHAPTER THREE: HERNIA REPAIR PROCEDURES AND SPECIALTY PRODUCTANALYSIS • Table 3-1: Select Products and Manufacturers of Hernia Repair Procedure ProductsCHAPTER FOUR: ISSUES AND TRENDS • Table 4-1: Finished Consultant Episodes for Repair of Inguinal Hernia and % with Laparoscopic Surgery in 2006/2007 • Table 4-2: Selected Top Competitor PatentsCHAPTER FIVE: MARKET AND COMPETITOR ANALYSIS • Table 5-1: Hernia Repair Procedures and Specialty Equipment Market Analysis, 2002-2007 • Table 5-2: Forecasted Hernia Repair Procedures and Specialty Equipment Market Analysis: 2008-2012 • Figure 5-1: Hernia Repair Procedures and Specialty Equipment Market Analysis: 2002-2012 • Table 5-3: Hernia Repair Procedures and Specialty Equipment Market Analysis by Region/Country, 2007 • Figure 5-2: Hernia Repair Procedures and Specialty Equipment Market Analysis by Region/Country, 2007 • Table 5-4: Hernia Repair and Specialty Equipment Market Revenues and Market Share of Leading Suppliers 2007 • Figure 5-3: Hernia Repair and Specialty Equipment Market Market Share by Leading Suppliers 2007Available immediately for Online Download athttp://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?productid=1646592 US: 800.298.5699UK +44.207.256.3920Intl: +1.240.747.3093