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New Report on Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Device Market in the U.S. announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. Market for Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Devices 2010 (

In 2009, the U.S. market for gastrointestinal endoscopic devices was valued at over $1.8 billion, representing an increase of nearly 7% over 2008.

The GI endoscopic market includes:

  • GI endoscopes
  • Capsule endoscopic devices
  • Virtual colonoscopy software
  • Stenting devices
  • Dilation balloons
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) devices
  • Biopsy forceps
  • Polypectomy snares
  • Fine aspiration needles
  • Specimen and foreign body retrieval devices
  • Hemostasis devices
  • Anti- reflux devices
  • Enteral feeding devices

In 2009, more than 55 million procedures were performed with GI endoscopic devices. Nearly 50% of these procedures were colonoscopies, reflecting the growing frequency of regular colon exams for early diagnosis of colorectal cancer.

Within the gastrointestinal endoscopic device market, companies such as Boston Scientific, Cook Medical, Given Imaging, Olympus and Pentax lead the market, among many others. This report provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of market revenues by device type, market forecasts through 2016, unit sales, average selling prices, market drivers and limiters and a detailed competitive analysis, including manufacturer market shares and product portfolios.


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