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US Markets for Bariatric Surgery Devices
US markets for bariatric surgery devices
Millennium Research Group, A Decision Resources, Inc. Company
Market Overview

The US bariatric market, comprising bariatric beds, lifts, wheelchairs, scales, commodes, surgical tables, gastric bands, laparoscopes, directed energy devices, internal closure devices, and hand instruments, was valued over $500 million in 2006 and will generate over $1 billion in revenue by 2011. Driven by rising rates of morbid obesity, hospitals must increasingly accommodate extremely overweight individuals for bariatric surgery as well as other procedures and tests. As a result, health care facilities are purchasing more specialized equipment and surgical devices to safely and effectively meet the needs of this patient group and their caregivers. Purchases of this equipment represent a lucrative market opportunity because products are ...

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