Global Endoscopy Devices Market-Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2017 - 2022)

The global endoscopy devices market is expected to reach USD 42 billion by the end of 2020, growing at a CAGR of around 7% from 2015 to 2021.

The adoption of endoscopy is on the rise, led by the benefits offered by minimally invasive types. Capsule endoscopy is found to be the fastest growing among the endoscope product types. The high prevalence of gastrointestinal disorders like inflammatory bowel disease, Crohndisease, ulcers, and other diseases in the colon are increasing the use of endoscopy devices.

Global Endoscopy Devices Market-Market Dynamics

The report details several factors driving and restraining the market, some of which are listed below.


Rising geriatric population

High prevalence of diseases that require endoscopy for diagnosis and treatment procedures

Technological advancements

Favorable FDA approvals and reimbursement policies

Strong inorganic competition between major players in order to acquire the technology

Increasing awareness for minimally invasive surgeries


The lack of skilled technicians and infections acquired from unsterilized endoscopes are turning out to be restraints to this market.

The global endoscopy market has been segmented based on products and application. The segmentation on the product has been further subdivided into endoscopes and visualization equipment. The sub-segment on endoscopes includes rigid endoscopes, flexible endoscopes, capsule endoscopes, surgical endoscopes and robot-assisted endoscopes. The sub-segment on visualization equipment includes endoscopic cameras, video processors & converters, endoscopic light sources, transmitters & receivers, displays & monitors and other visualization devices. The segment based on the application has been segmented into laparoscopes, GI endoscopes, bronchoscopes, arthroscopes, urology endoscopes, cystoscopes, gynecology endoscopes, neuroendoscopes, sigmoidoscopes, laryngoscopes, duodenoscopes, nssopharyngoscopes, rhinoscopes, and others. Based on geography, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa.

The capsule endoscopes market is expected to have a high demand due to the increasing preference amongst physicians and patients. The robot-assisted endoscopic devices see an increase in demand in the near future. Covidien has the largest market for capsule endoscopy globally. The advancements in technology have brought advanced 3D imaging into the market, which gives better imaging, lessens error, improved depth perception, etc. North America has the largest market, followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific. Currently, Asia-Pacific has a very high growth rate. Brazil, China, India, and Japan are coming up as emerging markets for endoscopic devices.

Some of the key players in the market are:

Artherx Inc.

Boston Scientific Corporation

Conmed Corporation

Cook Medical

Covidien PLC

Fujifilm Holding Corporation

Key Deliverables of the Study

Market definition along with identification of key drivers and restraints for the market.

Market analysis for the endoscopy devices market, with region-specific assessments and competition analysis on a global and regional scale.

Identification of factors instrumental in changing the market scenario, rising prospective opportunities and identification of key companies that can influence the market on a global and regional scale.

Extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their strategic initiatives and market share.

Identification and analysis of the macro and micro factors that affect the endoscopy devices market on both global and regional scale.

A comprehensive list of key market players along with the analysis of their current strategic interests and key financial information.

1. Introduction

1.1 Study Deliverables

1.2 Market Definition

1.3 Sizing Units

1.4 Base Currency

1.5 Review and Forecast Period Years

1.6 General Study Assumptions

2. Research Methodology

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Analysis Methodology

2.3 Econometric Forecast Model

2.4 Research Assumptions

3. Executive Summary

4. Key Inferences

5. Market Overview and Industry Trends

5.1 Current Market Scenario

5.2 Endoscopy Device Applications

5.3 Technology Overview

5.4 New Developments

5.5 Industry Value Chain Analysis

5.6 Product Life Cycle Analysis

5.7 Product Benchmarking

5.8 Investment Analysis

5.9 Porter's Five Forces

5.9.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

5.9.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

5.9.3 Threat to New Entrants

5.9.4 Threat to Substitute Products and Services

5.9.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry

6. Drivers, Restraints Analysis

6.1 Market Drivers

6.1.1 Favorable FDA Approvals and Reimbursement Scenario

6.1.2 Strong Inorganic Growth between Major Players

6.1.3 Rising Awareness towards Minimally Invasive Surgeries

6.1.4 Increasing Geriatric Population

6.1.5 High Prevalence of Diseases that Require Endoscopy for Diagnosis

6.1.6 Technological Advancements

6.2 Market Restraints

6.2.1 Lack of Skilled Technicians

6.2.2 Infections Acquired from Unsterilized Endoscopes

7. Global Endoscopy Device Market segmentation

7.1 Segmentation by Product

7.1.1 Endoscopes Rigid Endoscopes Flexible Endoscopes Capsule Endoscopes Surgical Endoscopes Robot-Assisted Endoscopes

7.1.2 Visualization equipment Endoscopic cameras Video Processors & Converters Endoscopic Light Sources Transmitters & Receivers Displays & Monitors Other Visualization Devices

7.2 By Application

7.2.1 Laparoscopes

7.2.2 GI Endoscopes

7.2.3 Bronchoscopes

7.2.4 Arthroscopes

7.2.5 Urology Endoscopes

7.2.6 Cystoscopes

7.2.7 Gynecology Endoscopes

7.2.8 Neuroendoscopes


7.2.10 Laryngoscopes

7.2.11 Duodenoscopes

7.2.12 Nasopharyngoscopes

7.2.13 Rhinoscopes

7.2.14 Pharyngoscopes

7.2.15 Others

7.3 Market segmentation by Geography - Regional Share and Forecasts

7.3.1 North America Introduction United States Canada Mexico

7.3.2 Europe Introduction Germany United Kingdom France Italy Spain Germany Scandinavia Benelux

7.3.3 Asia-Pacific (APAC) Introduction Japan India Australia South Korea New Zealand

7.3.4 Middle East & Africa Introduction Egypt Rest of Middle East & Africa

7.3.5 South America Introduction Brazil Argentina Chile Rest of Latin America

8. Competitive Landscape

8.1 Merger and Acquisition Analysis

8.2 New Product Launches

8.3 Agreements, Collaborations, and Partnerships

9. Key Vendor Analysis

9.1 Artherx Inc.

9.2 Boston Scientific Corporation

9.3Conmed Corporation

9.4 Cook Medical

9.5 Covidien PLC

9.6 Fujifilm Holding Corporation

9.7 Hoya Corporation

9.8 Ethicon Endo-Surgery (Johnson & Johnson)

9.9 Medtronic PLC

9.10 Olympus Corporation

10. Analyst Outlook for Investment Opportunities

11. Future Outlook of the Market

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