Report : Surgical Scalpel Market to 2025- Europe Analysis and Forecasts by Product (Disposable Surgical Scalpel, Reusable Surgical Scalpels and Accessories); Type (Standard Surgical Scalpels and Safety Surgical Scalpels); Material (Stainless Steel, High Grade Carbon Steel and Others); End User (Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Nursing Centers and Reference Laboratories) and Country
Increasing Number of Surgical Procedures is Driving the Market for Surgical Scalpels over the Forecast Period.
According to The Insight Partners market research study titled ‘Surgical Scalpel Market to 2025 – Europe Analysis and Forecasts by Product, Type, Material, and End User, the Europe surgical scalpel market was valued at US$ 127.0 Mn in 2017 and is estimated to reach US$ 170.3 Mn by 2025. The report highlights the trends prevalent in the Europe surgical scalpel market and the factors driving the market along with those that act as deterrents to its growth.
The Europe surgical scalpel market is anticipated to witness growth in the coming years. The technological advancements in various types of surgical scalpels in the recent years are expected to bolster the market growth. Among the types, the demand for standard surgical scalpels is considerably high. These scalpels are very simple to use, possess excellent cutting capacity, are ergonomic, can be securely anchored within handgrip, ready for immediate use, and also available in sterile packaging. Owing to all the above mentioned factors, the disposable surgical scalpel market is likely to grow in the coming years. However, factors such as, increased concerns regarding the safe disposal of used scalpels along with the risks associated with the handling of scalpels are anticipated to hamper the growth of the market.
Constant technological developments in surgical scalpels are expected to drive the market’s growth in the coming years. Various manufacturers and researchers have been focusing towards development of novel and better products for surgical procedures. In April 2016, David Oliva Uribe, a researcher based in Brussels, Belgium, developed the smart scalpel which has no edge, a sensor-rich sphere at the tip. This innovation enables the scalpel to differentiate between a cancerous and a normal cell type during a surgical procedure. Moreover, developments are also being made in accessories that would increase the acceptability of surgical scalpels. For instance, in 2018, biomedical engineering students, developed the Scal-Pal, which is used for packaging of a blade. This innovation has been useful in decreasing the cases of accidental injury caused while handling exposed surgical scalpels.
The market of surgical scalpel in United Kingdom is mature and is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period, owing to the presence of associations providing training in surgical procedures as well the advanced clinics for surgical procedures. Germany is expected to witness demand for surgical scalpels at a rapid rate in the coming years. The presence of clinics conducting advanced surgical treatments is expected to drive the demand for the market in Germany.
The surgical scalpels market is highly fragmented due to the presence of various local as well as regional players. Some of the key players operating in the Europe surgical scalpels market include, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Integra LifeSciences Corporation, Hill-Rom Services Inc., pfm medical ag., Ansell, Swann Morton Limited, Medicom, Kai Corporation. and Kai Industries Co., Ltd., VOGT MEDICAL, and P. J. Dahlhausen & Co. GmbH among others.
The report segments the Europe Surgical Scalpel market as follows:
Europe Surgical Scalpel Market – By Product
Disposable Surgical Scalpel
Reusable Surgical Scalpel
Europe Surgical Scalpel Market – By Type
Standard Surgical Scalpels
Safety Surgical Scalpels
Surgical Scalpel Market – By Material
High Grade Carbon Steel
Surgical Scalpel Market – By End User
Ambulatory Surgical Centres
Europe Surgical Scalpel Market – By Geography
Rest of Europe