Medical Fiber Optics - Global Strategic Business Report 2017 - Rising Use of Increasingly Miniaturized Medical Devices Fuels Demand for Medical Fiber Optics

DUBLIN, August 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

The "Medical Fiber Optics - Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Fiber Optics in US$ Thousand by the following Applications: Surgical Lights, Dental Lights, Endoscopes, Lasers, Sensors, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 52 companies including many key and niche players such as -

    --  Biolitec AG (Austria)
    --  Boston Scientific Corporation (USA)
    --  Coherent, Inc. (USA)
    --  IPG Photonics Corporation (USA)
    --  LEONI AG (Germany)
    --  Newport Corporation (USA)
    --  Nufern (USA)
    --  OFS Fitel, LLC (USA)
    --  ROFIN-SINAR Laser GmbH (Germany)
    --  Schott AG (Germany)
    --  Sunoptic Technologies LLC (USA)
    --  Timbercon, Inc. (USA)
    --  Trimedyne, Inc. (USA)
    --  Vitalcor, Inc. (USA)

Key Topics Covered:

1. Global Market Overview

    --  Medical Fiber Optics: Unique Features Expand Application Landscape of
        Fiber Optics in Medical Industry
    --  Surge in Minimally Invasive Procedures and Trend towards Miniaturized
        Devices Propel Growth in Medical Fiber Optics Market
    --  Developed Regions Lead Medical Fiber Optics Market, Developing Nations
        Promise Future Growth
    --  Endoscopes: The Largest Application Market for Medical Fiber Optics

2. Growth Drivers, Market Trends & Issues

    --  An Aging Global Population Drives Demand for Medical Fiber Optic

    --  Rising Preference for Minimally Invasive Procedures Boosts Market

    --  Rising Use of Increasingly Miniaturized Medical Devices Fuels Demand for
        Medical Fiber Optics

    --  Surgical Headlight Manufacturers Step up Focus on Product Innovation

    --  New Lighting Technologies Offer Improved Performance and

    --  Cableless Surgical Headlights Enable Easier Mobility

    --  Remote Fiber Optic Lighting: A Promising Alternative to Standard
        Overhead Lighting for Dentists

    --  High Light Intensity of Medical Fiber Optics Holds Potential to Cause
        Tissue Damage

    --  Laser Technology Offers Promising Applications in Medical Sector

    --  Opportunities Abound for Fiber Optic Sensors in Biomedical Sensing

    --  List of Select Commercial Fiber-Optic Biomedical Sensors

    --  Optical Fiber Pressure Sensors for Medical Applications

    --  Innovative Optical Biomedical Sensors

    --  Fiber Optic Sensors in Medical Smart Textiles

    --  An Emerging Opportunity in Healthcare Monitoring Space

    --  OCT Technology Creating Waves, Benefits to Accrue to Medical Fiber
        Optics Market

    --  Technological Advancements Expand Scope of Applications for Medical
        Fiber Optics

    --  New Fiber-Optic Technology for Faster Healing of Wounds

    --  Stretchable Biocompatible Optical Fibers for Implantation

    --  Researchers Develop Femtosecond Laser Fiberoptic Sensor Technology for
        3D Navigation of Surgical Instruments

    --  Researching Doctors Develop Compact Optical Endoscope

    --  Micro-Endoscope

    --  A Major Breakthrough in Endoscopy

3. Fiber Optic Technology - An Insight

    --  Optical Fiber Bundles/Imaging Multi-fibers

    --  Types of Optical Fibers/Multi-fibers

    --  Plastic Multi-fibers

    --  Silica and Glass Multi-fibers

    --  Rigid Multi-fibers

    --  Composition of an Optical Fiber

    --  Mechanism of Fiber Operations

    --  Types of Optical Fibers

    --  Single Mode Fiber

    --  Multimode Fiber

    --  Sizes of Optical Fiber

    --  Fiber Optic Components

    --  Fiber optic Transmitters

    --  Fiber Optic Receivers

    --  Key Components in Fiber Optic Instruments

    --  Conventional Light Sources

    --  Low-Intensity and High-Intensity Light Sources

    --  Transmission of Light into the Fiber

    --  Arc Lamps

    --  LEDs

    --  LEDs and Wound Healing

4. Medical Fiber Optic Applications

    --  Fiberoptic Surgical Lights

    --  Fiberoptic Dental Lights

    --  Endoscopes

    --  Use of Fiber Optics in Endoscopes

    --  Rigid and Flexible Endoscopes

    --  Endoscope Channels

    --  Types of Fibers Used

    --  Light Sources Used

    --  Applications of Endoscopes

    --  Detection of Stomach and Esophageal Ailments

    --  Endoscopic Examinations

    --  Amnioscopic Surgery

    --  Fiber Optic Rhinoscopy

    --  Percutaneous Fiberscopes

    --  Other Fiberscopes Using Fiber Optic Illumination and Imaging

    --  Gastrofiberscopes or Gastroscopes

    --  Bronchoscopes

    --  Cytoscopes

    --  Colonoscopes

    --  Enteroscopes

    --  Laparoscopes

    --  Arthroscopes

    --  Laryngoscopes

    --  Fiber Optic Lasers

    --  Optical Fibers

    --  The Appropriate Beam Delivery Systems

    --  Types of Lasers and Associated Need for Optical Fiber Beam Delivery

    --  Select Laser Surgeries Using Optical Fibers

    --  Laser Ablation of the Prostate

    --  To Shrink Enlarged Prostate Glands

    --  Photodynamic Therapy

    --  Destruction of Tumors

    --  Fiber Optic Catheters

    --  Fiber Optic Sensors

    --  Application of Various Types of Sensors

    --  Temperature Sensors

    --  Pressure Sensors

    --  Glucose Sensors

    --  Blood Gas Sensors

    --  Other Sensors

    --  Intra-Arterial Blood Gas Monitoring Systems (IABGS)

    --  Silica Fibers

    --  The Most Widely Used Fibers

    --  Disadvantages of Using Plastic and Glass Fibers in Sensors

    --  Other Fiberoptic Products

5. Application of Fiber Optics in Medical Information Transfer

    --  Fiber Optic Channels
    --  Superhighway for Medical Telecommunications
    --  Telemedicine
    --  An Innovative Application of Fiber Optic Networks

6. Product Introductions/Innovations

    --  AFL Introduces Fujikura CT-104 Tension Cleaver for Fibers
    --  biolitec Develops LEONARDO Mini with 2ring Fibers
    --  biolitec Unveils ELVeS Radial Laser Therapy
    --  Micronor Introduces MR380 ESTOP and MR382 U-Beam Fiber Optic Sensors
    --  Nufern Introduces 1060-nm Optical Fiber Designed for OCT
    --  Wavien Launches Medical Illumination Platform Incorporating Recycling
        Light Technology

7. Recent Industry Activity

    --  Coherent Acquires ROFIN-SINAR Technologies
    --  MKS Instruments Acquires Newport Corporation
    --  Intuitive Surgical to Buyout Luna's Fiber Optic Sensing Technology
    --  FBGS Technologies and FAZ Technology Partner for Medical Fiber Sensors
    --  Luna and Advanced Photonix Merge Operations
    --  Thorlabs to Takeover Vytran
    --  Boston Scientific Acquires Men's Health and Prostate Health Businesses
        of AMS
    --  Newport Corporation Takes over V-Gen Ltd
    --  IMRA America Inks a Licensing Agreement with ROFIN-SINAR
    --  Luna Innovations Divests its Shape-Sensing Technology's Medical
    --  Hill-Rom Holdings to Acquire TRUMPF
    --  Concordia Healthcare's Optiguide DCYL700 Fiber Optic Diffuser Series
        Bags FDA Approval
    --  Lightower Fiber Networks Merges with Sidera Networks
    --  Thorlabs Purchases iGuide Optical Fiber Products of IRphotonics

8. Focus on Select Global Players

9. Global Market Perspective

Total Companies Profiled: 52 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries 63)

    --  The United States (42)
    --  Canada (1)
    --  Japan (1)
    --  Europe (16)
    --  Germany (12)
    --  The United Kingdom (2)
    --  Rest of Europe (2)
    --  Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (3)

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