Robot Assisted Laparoscopy and Laparoscopic Devices

Laparoscopic Devices - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Apr 30, 2015, 333 Pages
US$4,950.00
GIA-MCP6143

Laparoscopic Devices - Global Strategic Business Report

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Laparoscopic Devices in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band, Hand Assist Devices, and Other Laparoscopic Devices. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.  The report profiles 79 companies including many key and niche players such as -

B. Braun Melsungen AG
Boston Scientific Corp.
Conmed Corporation
Medtronic, Inc.
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.

TABLE OF CONTEN

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-2
      Product Definition and Scope of Study                             I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW                                             II-1
      Laparoscopy - An Evolving Surgical Standard                       II-1
      Outlook                                                           II-2
       US Dominates the Global Laparoscopic Devices Market              II-2
        Table 1: Global Laparoscopic Devices Market: Percentage
        Breakdown of Revenues by Region (2015) (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-2
       Asia Pacific and Latin America to Drive Future Growth            II-2
       Direct Energy Devices and Hand-Assist Devices Leads Market
        Growth                                                          II-3
      Key Market Drivers                                                II-3
      Key Market Restraints                                             II-3
      Global Healthcare Spending - A Review                             II-3
      Aging Population Buoys Demand for Laparoscopic Devices            II-4
       Table 2: Life Expectancy (in Yrs) at Age 60 and 80 Years of
       Age - (2010-2015), (2020-2025) & (2045-2050) (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-5
       Table 3: Life Expectancy at Birth for Select Countries (2012)
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-6
       Table 4: Global Aging Population by Age Group: 1975-2050 (In
       Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    II-7
       Table 5: Aging Population by Age Group in More Developed
        Countries (1975-2050) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-7
      Developing Nations Offer Lucrative Opportunities                  II-8
       Table 6: Healthcare Spending as a Percentage of GDP in Select
       Developing Countries - Lower Share Promising Potential: 2012
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-8
      Minimally Invasive Procedures Charge up Laparascopic Devices
       Market                                                           II-8
      Competitive Scenario                                              II-9

  2. MARKET DYNAMICS                                                    II-10
      Robot-Assisted Laparoscopy - Changing the Face of Laparoscopic
       Surgery                                                          II-10
      Non-Invasive Surgical Procedures- A New Revolution in the Making  II-10
      Hand-Assist Devices Continue to Garner Demand                     II-10
      Microlaparoscopy - Limited to Specific Procedures                 II-11

  3. MARKET TRENDS                                                      II-12
      Focus Grows on Reducing Laparoscopy Procedure Costs               II-12
      Technological Advancements Drive Market Growth                    II-12
       Recent Technological Breakthroughs in Laparoscopic Devices       II-13
      Growing Popularity of Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery        II-14
      Reviving Interest in ‘Mini’ Laparoscopic Instrumentation          II-15
      Growing Emphasis on Modular Laparoscopic Instruments              II-16
      Focus on Devices for Optimal Visualization of the Target Tissue   II-16
      Multi-Function Instruments System Gain Ground                     II-17
      Thermal Plasma based Energy-based Surgical Systems - A New
       Advancement                                                      II-18
      3D Systems to Oust 2D Systems                                     II-18
       Innovative 3D Camera Systems and Laparoscopes Swamp the Market   II-19
      Companies Focus on Effective Port Site Closure Devices            II-19
      Next Generation Closure Technologies Offer Lucrative
       Opportunities                                                    II-20
      Emerging Technologies to Drive Market for Devices in Bariatric
       Surgeries                                                        II-21
      Waning Demand for Gastric Banding Procedures                      II-22
      Gastric Sleeving gains Traction                                   II-23
      Versatility - The Key Driver to Innovation                        II-23
      Size and Energy Displacement Factors to Steer New Product
       Development                                                      II-23

  4. ISSUES AND CHALLENGES                                              II-24
      Functional Difficulties                                           II-24
      Cost Concerns vs. Healthcare Cost Containment                     II-24
      Additional Training Requirements - Impeding Growth in Adoption    II-25

  5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-26
      Minimally Invasive Surgeries - Transforming the Surgical Arena    II-26
      Endoscopy                                                         II-26
       Components of an Endoscope                                       II-27
       Types of Endoscopy                                               II-27
        Endoscopy of Gastrointestinal tract                             II-27
        Endoscopy during Pregnancy                                      II-27
        Endoscopy of Body Cavities                                      II-27
        Others                                                          II-27
       Review of Technologies Reshaping the Market                      II-28
        Robotics in Endoscopy                                           II-28
        Growing Trend towards Integrated Operating Room Suites          II-28
        Confocal Microendoscopes                                        II-29
        High Definition Endoscopy                                       II-29
        Endoscopic Ultrasound                                           II-29
        Auto Fluorescence Imaging                                       II-29
        Narrow Band Imaging Technology                                  II-30
        Multi-Band Imaging                                              II-30
        NOTES - A New Dimension to Translumenal Endoscopy               II-30
       Competitive Scenario                                             II-31

  6. LAPAROSCOPY - AN OVERVIEW                                          II-32
      Laparoscopic Surgery                                              II-32
       A Historical Perspective                                         II-32
       Process of Laparoscopy                                           II-33
       Pediatric Laparoscopy                                            II-33
       Imaging in Laparoscopy                                           II-33
       Advantages of Laparoscopy                                        II-34
       Disadvantages of Laparoscopy                                     II-34
       Key Risks Involved in Laparoscopic Procedures                    II-34
       Life Threatening and Challenging Steps of Laparoscopy            II-35
       Conversion from Laparoscopic to Open Surgery                     II-35
       Repeat Laparoscopy                                               II-35
      Laparoscopy for Diagnosis and Treatment                           II-36
       Diagnostic Laparoscopy                                           II-36
       Therapeutic Laparoscopy                                          II-36

  7. LAPAROSCOPIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES                                   II-37
      Laparoscopic Bariatric Procedures                                 II-37
      Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy                                      II-37
      Laparoscopic Antireflux Procedure                                 II-38
      Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy                                        II-38
      Laparoscopic Appendectomy                                         II-38
      Laparoscopic Hernia Repair                                        II-38
      Laparoscopic Splenectomy                                          II-39
      Laparoscopic Cancer Treatment                                     II-39
      Other Laparoscopic Procedures                                     II-39
       Malrotation                                                      II-39
       Peritoneal Implants                                              II-39
       Rectal Prolapse                                                  II-39
       Rectal Tumor                                                     II-40
       Renal Lithiasis                                                  II-40

  8. MARKET SEGMENTATION                                                II-41
      Laparoscopes                                                      II-41
       Types of Laparoscopes                                            II-42
        Viewing Laparoscopes                                            II-42
        Video Laparoscopes                                              II-42
        Diagnostic Laparoscopes                                         II-42
        Operating Laparoscopes                                          II-42
      Trocars                                                           II-43
      Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices                       II-44
       Insufflation Systems                                             II-44
       Suction/Irrigation Systems                                       II-44
      Closure Devices                                                   II-44
       Staplers                                                         II-44
       Clip Appliers                                                    II-45
       Sutures                                                          II-45
       Knot Pushers and Needle Holders                                  II-45
      Hand Instruments                                                  II-45
       Forceps and Scissors                                             II-45
       Tissue Retractors and Tissue Removal Bags                        II-46
      Direct Energy Devices                                             II-46
       Electrodes                                                       II-46
       Ultrasonic Instruments                                           II-46
      Gastric Band                                                      II-47
       Adjustable Gastric Bands                                         II-47
       Background                                                       II-47
       Available Gastric Bands                                          II-47
        Adjustable Gastric Bands Marketed in the US and Europe          II-48
      Hand-Assist Devices                                               II-48
      Other Laparoscopic Devices                                        II-49
       Female sterilization devices                                     II-49

  9. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS                                  II-50
      Sony Introduces New 27-inch Surgical Monitor                      II-50
      Cardica Launches New Version of MicroCutter XCHANGE® 30 Five-
       Millimeter Surgical Stapler                                      II-50
      Medivators Introduces Endoscopic Flushing Device                  II-50
      CareFusion Introduces a Comprehensive Range of Micro-
       Laparoscopic Instruments                                         II-50
      Sony Launches Medical Head Mount Display System                   II-50
      Covidien Introduces Symbotex™ Composite Mesh                      II-50
      Minimally Invasive Devices Introduces Robotic FloShield™          II-50
      Covidien Introduces ReliaTack™                                    II-51
      Life Care Medical Devices Introduces KeyHole Cup Device           II-51
      NovaTract Showcases the NovaTract™ Dynamic Retractor              II-51
      Covidien Unveils New Hernia Care Products                         II-51
      CareFusion Introduces Snowden-Pencer® Take-Apart Laparoscopic
       Scissors                                                         II-51
      Ethicon Endo-Surgery Unveils ENSEAL G2 Articulating Tissue Sealer II-51
      SonaCare Medical Launches Two New Products with HIFU Technology   II-51
      Olympus Launches New 3D Laparoscopy System and 3D Laparoscope     II-51
      Teleflex Acquires Innolap Surgical                                II-52
      Ethicon Endo-Surgery Introduces HARMONIC ACE®+ Shears             II-52
      Olympus Medical Systems Unveils EVIS EXERA III Endoscopic System  II-52
      Aesculap Launches Caiman® 5 Cutting and Sealing Device            II-52
      CooperSurgical Unveils Carter-Thomason II Port Closure System
       for Laparoscopic Surgeries                                       II-52
      OmniGuide Rolls Out New Laparoscopic Instruments                  II-52
      SurgiQuest Rolls Out AnchorPort® Trocar and AirSeal® Access
       System Product Line                                              II-52
      Teleflex Releases Comprehensive Range of Weck Access Devices
       for Laparoscopic Procedures                                      II-53
      Ethicon Endo-Surgery Introduces Comprehensive Solution for
       Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy                                  II-53
      Covidien Unveils Novel Cordless Surgical Instruments              II-53
      Ethicon Endo-Surgery Unveils ECHELON FLEX™ Powered ENDOPATH
       Stapler                                                          II-53
      Ethicon Endo-Surgery Launches EES Solution for Laparoscopic
       Sleeve Gastrectomy                                               II-53
      Covidien Launches V-Loc™ Knotless Suturing Reload for Single-
       Incision and Laparoscopic Procedures                             II-53
      Olympus Releases THUNDERBEAT                                      II-54
      Hamad Medical Introduces AirSeal Integrated Access System         II-54
      Covidien Introduces Three Ground-Breaking Surgical Devices        II-54

  10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                          II-55
      Medtronic Takes over Covidien                                     II-55
      FDA Appends ‘Boxed Warning’ to Uterine Fibroids Removal Devices   II-55
      Intuitive Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for da Vinci® Xi™
       Surgical System                                                  II-55
      Intuitive Surgical Given CE Mark for the da Vinci® Xi™
       Surgical System                                                  II-55
      Integra Purchases Instrument Lines from Medtronic                 II-55
      Intuitive Surgical Gets FDA Clearance                             II-55
      Medigus Sets Up New Division to Support Expansion of its
       Camera Business                                                  II-56
      Mitsubishi Corporation Enters Agreement with Minimally
       Invasive Devices                                                 II-56
      Johnson & Johnson Stops Availability of Fibroid Surgery Device
       from Market                                                      II-56
      Encision Secures FDA Clearance for Safer Monopolar Laparoscopy    II-56
      Cardinal Health Acquires AccessClosure                            II-56
      Hospital Clinic and Olympus Corporation Enter a Partnership
       Agreement                                                        II-56
      Intuitive Surgical and Teleflex Enter Partnership Agreement       II-56
      Teleflex Enters Agreement with Amerinet                           II-56
      Allergan Sells Obesity Intervention Business to Apollo
       Endosurgery, Inc.                                                II-57
      Teleflex Acquires InnoLap Surgical Micro-Laparoscopy Technology   II-57
      Encision Inks Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Virtual
       Ports for Laparoscopic Surgery Devices                           II-57
      Eli Lilly Takes Over Origin Medsystems                            II-57
      Surgical Innovations Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement
       with CareFusion                                                  II-57
      Teleflex Acquires Axiom Technology Partners                       II-57
      Ethicon Obtains 510(k) Clearance for HARMONIC ACE®+ Shears        II-58
      Ethicon Endosurgery Obtains FDA Approval for Percutaneous
       Surgical Set                                                     II-58
      Surgical Innovations Receives FDA Approval for Reusable
       PretzelFlexTM Laparoscopic Retractor                             II-58

  11. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS                                    II-59
      B. Braun Melsungen AG (Germany)                                   II-59
       Aesculap AG (Germany)                                            II-59
      Boston Scientific Corp. (US)                                      II-60
      Conmed Corporation (US)                                           II-60
      Medtronic, Inc. (US)                                              II-60
      Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (US)                                   II-61
      Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (US)                                     II-62
      Karl Storz GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)                                II-62
      Microline Surgical, Inc. (US)                                     II-62
      Olympus Europa Holding GmbH (Germany)                             II-63
      Smith & Nephew, Inc. (US)                                         II-63
      STRYKER Corp. (US)                                                II-64
      Teleflex Medical (US)                                             II-65

  12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                         II-66
      Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Laparoscopic Devices by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-66

      Table 8: World Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
      Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007
      through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-67

      Table 9: World 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic Devices by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin
      American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-68

      Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Laparoscopes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-69

      Table 11: World Historic Review for Laparoscopes by Geographic
      Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East
      and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
      Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-70

      Table 12: World 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopes by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin
      American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-71

      Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Trocars by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-72

      Table 14: World Historic Review for Trocars by Geographic
      Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East
      and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
      Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-73

      Table 15: World 14-Year Perspective for Trocars by Geographic
      Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American
      Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-74

      Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Insufflation and Suction/ Irrigation Devices by Geographic
      Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East
      and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
      Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-75

      Table 17: World Historic Review for Insufflation and
      Suction/Irrigation Devices by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American
      Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
      US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-76

      Table 18: World 14-Year Perspective for Insufflation and
      Suction/Irrigation Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage
      Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years
      2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-77

      Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Closure Devices by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-78

      Table 20: World Historic Review for Closure Devices by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
      Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007
      through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-79

      Table 21: World 14-Year Perspective for Closure Devices by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin
      American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-80

      Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Hand Instruments by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-81

      Table 23: World Historic Review for Hand Instruments by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
      Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007
      through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-82

      Table 24: World 14-Year Perspective for Hand Instruments by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin
      American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-83

      Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Direct Energy Devices by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American
      Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
      US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-84

      Table 26: World Historic Review for Direct Energy Devices by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
      Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007
      through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-85

      Table 27: World 14-Year Perspective for Direct Energy Devices
      by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
      for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and
      Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-86

      Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Gastric Bands by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-87

      Table 29: World Historic Review for Gastric Bands by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
      Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007
      through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-88

      Table 30: World 14-Year Perspective for Gastric Bands by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin
      American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-89

      Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Hand-Assist Devices by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-90

      Table 32: World Historic Review for Hand-Assist Devices by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific,
      Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007
      through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-91

      Table 33: World 14-Year Perspective for Hand-Assist Devices by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin
      American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-92

      Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      Other Laparoscopic Devices by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American
      Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
      US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-93

      Table 35: World Historic Review for Other Laparoscopic Devices
      by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
      Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-94

      Table 36: World 14-Year Perspective for Other Laparoscopic
      Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
      Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East
      and Latin American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-95


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Outlook                                                         III-1
        Market Overview                                                 III-1
        Growth Drivers in a Nut Shell                                   III-2
        Laparoscopic Procedures                                         III-2
         Table 37: Surgical Procedure Volumes in the US (2014E):
         Percentage Share Breakdown by Type (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   III-2

         Table 38: US Recent Past, Current, and Future Analysis for
         Laparoscopic Procedural Volumes in Thousands for the years
         2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         III-3

         Table 39: US Historic Review for Laparoscopic Procedural
         Volumes in Thousands for the years 2009 through 2013
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-4

         Table 40: US 12-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
         Procedural Volumes in Thousands for the years 2009, 2015,
         2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                      III-5
        Competitive Scenario                                            III-5
         Microscopes and Cameras                                        III-5
          Table 41: Leading Players in Laparoscopes and Surgical
          Cameras (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for
          Karl Storz, Olympus, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, and Others
          (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                          III-6
         Trocars, Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation devices           III-6
          Table 42: Leading Players in the US Trocars and
          Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices Market
          (2014E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for Covidien,
          Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Karl Storz, and Others (includes
          corresponding Graph/Chart)                                    III-6
         Market Trends                                                  III-6
          Demand for Advanced Direct Energy Devices on the Rise         III-6
          Single-Port Procedures Gains Traction                         III-7
           Competition                                                  III-7
          Intuitive Surgicals Witnesses High Growth Following FDA
           Approvals                                                    III-8
          Bariatric Surgery - Ultimate Option for Obesity Treatment     III-8
          Economy Slowdown Hits Demand for Bariatric Procedures         III-9
          Gastric Banding Procedures Witness Sharp Decline              III-9
          Reimbursement Fact Sheets                                     III-10
           Table 43: 2014 Bariatric Surgery Reimbursements              III-10

           Table 44: 2014 Select Laparoscopic Procedures
           Reimbursement Sheet                                          III-11
        Product Launches                                                III-12
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-15
        Key Players                                                     III-18
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-23
        Table 45: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-23

        Table 46: US Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices by
        Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-24

        Table 47: US 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic Devices by
        Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and Suction/ Irrigation
        Devices, Closure Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy
        Devices, Gastric Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other
        Laparoscopic Devices Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-25

  2. CANADA                                                             III-26
       Market Analysis                                                  III-26
        Table 48: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-26

        Table 49: Canadian Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices
        by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-27

        Table 50: Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-28

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-29
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-29
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-29
        Product Launches                                                III-29
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-29
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-30
        Table 51: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-30

        Table 52: Japanese Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices
        by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-31

        Table 53: Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-32

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-33
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-33
        Outlook                                                         III-33
        Market Overview                                                 III-33
        Competition                                                     III-34
         Table 54: European Laparoscopes Market (2014E): Percentage
         Breakdown of Revenues from Laparoscopes Ranked by Leading
         Companies - Karl Storz, Olympus Europa GmbH, Stryker
         Corporation, Smith & Nephew and Others (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-34
        Minimally Invasive Surgeries - European Market Review           III-34
        Bariatric Surgery in Europe                                     III-35
        Gastric Banding Loses Ground to Gastric Bypass                  III-35
        Leading Players in the Gastric Band Device Market               III-36
        Product Launches                                                III-36
        Key Players                                                     III-36
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-39
        Table 55: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Laparoscopic Devices by Geographic Region - France,
        Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of European
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-39

        Table 56: European Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices
        by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
        Russia and Rest of European Markets Independently Analyzed
        with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007
        through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-40

        Table 57: European 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
        Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia
        and Rest of European Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-41

        Table 58: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-42

        Table 59: European Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices
        by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-43

        Table 60: European 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-44

  4a. FRANCE                                                            III-45
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-45
        Outlook                                                         III-45
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-46
        Table 61: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-46

        Table 62: French Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices by
        Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-47

        Table 63: French 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-48

  4b. GERMANY                                                           III-49
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-49
        Outlook                                                         III-49
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-50
        Table 64: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-50

        Table 65: German Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices by
        Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-51

        Table 66: German 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-52

  4c. ITALY                                                             III-53
       Market Analysis                                                  III-53
        Table 67: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-53

        Table 68: Italian Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices
        by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-54

        Table 69: Italian 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-55

  4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-56
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-56
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-56
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-57
        Table 70: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-57

        Table 71: UK Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices by
        Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-58

        Table 72: UK 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic Devices by
        Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
        Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and Suction/ Irrigation
        Devices, Closure Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy
        Devices, Gastric Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other
        Laparoscopic Devices Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-59

  4e. SPAIN                                                             III-60
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-60
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-60
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-61
        Table 73: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-61

        Table 74: Spanish Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices
        by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-62

        Table 75: Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-63

  4f. RUSSIA                                                            III-64
       Market Analysis                                                  III-64
        Table 76: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-64

        Table 77: Russian Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices
        by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-65

        Table 78: Russian 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-66

  4g. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-67
       Market Analysis                                                  III-67
        Table 79: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes,
        Trocars, Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices,
        Closure Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices,
        Gastric Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic
        Devices Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-67

        Table 80: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-68

        Table 81: Rest of Europe 14-Year Perspective for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
        Dollar Sales for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-69

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-70
       Market Analysis                                                  III-70
        Table 82: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Laparoscopic Devices by Geographic Region -
        China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
        2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-70

        Table 83: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of
        Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-71

        Table 84: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
        Dollar Sales for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
        Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-72

        Table 85: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes,
        Trocars, Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices,
        Closure Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices,
        Gastric Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic
        Devices Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-73

        Table 86: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-74

        Table 87: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-75

  5a. CHINA                                                             III-76
       Market Analysis                                                  III-76
        Table 88: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-76

        Table 89: Chinese Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices
        by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-77

        Table 90: Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-78

  5b. INDIA                                                             III-79
       Market Analysis                                                  III-79
        Table 91: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-79

        Table 92: Indian Historic Review for Laparoscopic Devices by
        Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-80

        Table 93: Indian 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-81

  5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC                                              III-82
       Market Analysis                                                  III-82
        Table 94: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes,
        Trocars, Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices,
        Closure Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices,
        Gastric Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic
        Devices Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-82

        Table 95: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-83

        Table 96: Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
        Dollar Sales for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-84

  6. MIDDLE EAST                                                        III-85
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-85
        Product Launch                                                  III-85
        Strategic Corporate Development                                 III-85
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-86
        Table 97: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-86

        Table 98: Middle East Historic Review for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-87

        Table 99: Middle East 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-88

  7. LATIN AMERICA                                                      III-89
       Market Analysis                                                  III-89
        Table 100: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Laparoscopic Devices by Geographic Region -
        Brazil and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
        2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-89

        Table 101: Latin American Historic Review for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin
        American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-90

        Table 102: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage
        Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin
        American Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-91

        Table 103: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes,
        Trocars, Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices,
        Closure Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices,
        Gastric Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic
        Devices Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
        Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-92

        Table 104: Latin American Historic Review for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-93

        Table 105: Latin American 14-Year Perspective for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
        Dollar Sales for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-94

  7a. BRAZIL                                                            III-95
       Market Analysis                                                  III-95
        Table 106: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-95

        Table 107: Brazilian Historic Review for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
        Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-96

        Table 108: Brazilian 14-Year Perspective for Laparoscopic
        Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
        for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-97

  7b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA                                             III-98
       Market Analysis                                                  III-98
        Table 109: Rest of Latin American Recent Past, Current &
        Future Analysis for Laparoscopic Devices by Segment -
        Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation
        Devices, Closure Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy
        Devices, Gastric Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other
        Laparoscopic Devices Markets Independently Analyzed with
        Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2014 through
        2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-98

        Table 110: Rest of Latin American Historic Review for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Laparoscopes, Trocars,
        Insufflation and Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure
        Devices, Hand Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric
        Band, Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
        US$ Thousand for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-99

        Table 111: Rest of Latin American 14-Year Perspective for
        Laparoscopic Devices by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
        Dollar Sales for Laparoscopes, Trocars, Insufflation and
        Suction/Irrigation Devices, Closure Devices, Hand
        Instruments, Direct Energy Devices, Gastric Band,
        Hand-Assist Devices and Other Laparoscopic Devices Markets
        for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-100


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 79 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 90)

     The United States (44)
     Canada (1)
     Japan (2)
     Europe (36)
     - France (2)
     - Germany (27)
     - The United Kingdom (3)
     - Rest of Europe (4)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (7)
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