VALLEY COTTAGE, N.Y. – Introduction of affordable devices would pave huge opportunities for the global spinal cord stimulators market across developing economies. Customized spinal cord stimulators as per the requirements of an individual is expected to offer higher growth potential for leading market players. Specialists in healthcare settings are more likely to prescribe devices that are smaller in size, owing to their easy implantation and less painful surgical procedure.
In terms of value, an impressive 6.4% CAGR is estimated for the global spinal cord stimulators market by a report of Future Market Insights (FMI). In 2017, the market will account for nearly US$ 2,000 Mn in revenues; by 2027 this number is estimated to reach US$ 3,568.2 Mn. Growth of the market is primarily attributed to under penetration of potential market.
Spinal Cord Stimulators’ Ability of Reducing Opioid Analgesics Addiction to Drive the Market Growth
Majority of patients with chronic pain are increasingly depending upon opioid analgesics; however spinal cord stimulators is capable of reducing this addiction to a great extent. Entry of additional competitors in the market is expected to increase awareness about effectiveness of spinal cord stimulators. Spinal cord stimulators are comparatively more cost-effective than conventional medical management (CMM). Leading companies in the market are taking initiatives in improving technology for spinal cord stimulators. The aforementioned factors are estimated to drive growth of the global spinal cord stimulators market.
However, spinal cord stimulators have little access to evidence-based data in order to confirm effectiveness of these devices for management of chronic pain. Clinical validation of spinal cord stimulation is based on observational data, instead of verified data. This had led several private insurance companies to refuse reimbursement of costs, which in turn is impeding the market growth. In addition, complications associated with spinal cord stimulators, such as paresthesia- characterised by burning sensation, is further expected to restrain growth of the global spinal cord stimulators market.
Rechargeable Spinal Cord Stimulators will Remain Sought-After Product in the Market
In terms of value, rechargeable spinal cord stimulators are expected to remain sought-after product in the market. Revenues amassed from sales of rechargeable spinal cord stimulators are expected to reach US$ 2,530.4 Mn by 2027-end. In addition, sales of non-rechargeable spinal cord stimulators are anticipated to expand at 4.6% CAGR through 2027. Factors such as low battery life, and requirement of surgery for replacement of battery are restricting adoption of non-rechargeable spinal cord stimulators across the globe.
Application of spinal cord stimulators will remain highest in failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS), with sales estimated to surpass US$ 1,000 Mn in 2017. In addition, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is projected to be the second-fastest growing application of spinal cord stimulators in the market. In terms of value, sales of spinal cord stimulators in CRPS are estimated to register 5.8% CAGR through 2027.
Adoption of Spinal Cord Stimulators to Witness Fastest Growth in Ambulatory Surgical Centres
Although hospitals will continue to be largest end-users of spinal cord stimulators, adoption will witness fastest growth in ambulatory surgical centres. Sales of spinal cord stimulators in hospitals are estimated to account for revenues worth US$ 627.9 Mn in 2017. Demand for spinal cord stimulators in ambulatory surgical centres is projected to exhibit 6.8% CAGR through 2027. In contrast, demand for spinal cord stimulators in clinics will remain sluggish in the market.
North America will continue to remain dominant in the global spinal cord stimulators market, with sales estimated to reach nearly US$ 3,000 Mn in revenues by 2027-end. Western Europe will remain the second-largest market for spinal cord stimulators, expanding at 6.1% CAGR through 2027. In addition, markets in Eastern Europe and Japan are estimated to exhibit parallel expansion at 6% CAGR through 2027.
Key market players identified in FMI’s report include Boston Scientific Corp., Medtronic Private Limited Company, St Jude Medical LLC, Nevro Corp, Nuvectra Corporation, Stimwave, Saluda Medical PTY Limited.
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