February 20, 2019
WELLESLEY, Mass., Feb. 20, 2019 – When it comes to treatment options for a damaged heart valve, nothing is getting more attention than transcatheter treatments, a minimally invasive surgical procedure in which a replacement valve is inserted without requiring patients to undergo open heart surgery. The transcatheter treatment global market is expected to double in a few years, due to an expanding geriatric population, higher prevalence of chronic diseases, increasing diagnoses of heart valve disease, adoption of transcatheter techniques, positive reimbursement and other healthcare reforms.
The global market for transcatheter treatment was valued at roughly $4.0 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach approximately $8.0 billion in 2023 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.8%, according to a new report by BCC Research, “Transcatheter Treatment: Procedures and Heart Valve Market.”
Global market drivers. Transcatheter procedures are being increasingly accepted worldwide because they offer more comfort to high-risk patients and have advantages in terms of operative risk and patient recovery time compared with open surgical repair.
“Transcatheter treatment has created a great buzz,” said Ritu Thakur Dangi, the report’s author. “Transcatheter mitral valve repair and replacement is a relatively new and niche segment globally, but it is growing and has strong potential due to a robust product pipeline. Now that transcatheter aortic valves have been successfully launched, unmet needs in mitral valve repair represent a future growth opportunity.”
Significant Barriers to Market Growth
High costs of transcatheter heart valves, lack of awareness about valvular disease, stringent regulatory approval procedures, lack of healthcare infrastructure in developing regions, the need for lifelong surveillance of artificial valves, procedure-associated risks and complications, and device recalls may restrict the growth of the transcatheter treatment market in future years.
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Transcatheter Treatment: Procedures and Heart Valve Market( HLC204A )
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