NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Endoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure usually carried out by inserting a specialized tube like device called endoscopes through small incisions made near the diseased site. This technique is used for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes to visualize and repair the damaged organs. These devices are used in removal of abnormal growths & tumors obstructing the normal function of a particular organ and to retrieve the tissue samples for the purpose of biopsy and cancer screening.
Endoscopy market is segmented on the basis of applications, products, end-users and geography. Applications are segmented into arthroscopy, pulmonary, ENT, gastrointestinal, laparoscopy, neurology, gyneacology/obstetrics, urology and others. In Application market the arthroscopy segment is further subsegmented into knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, wrist arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy, hip arthroscopy, spinal arthroscopy and tempomandibular joint arthroscopy. ENT application is segmented into nasal sinoscopy, laryngoscopy, otoendoscopy and transnasal endoscopy, similarly gastrointestinal is subsegmented into esophagogastroduodenoscopy, enteroscopy, colonoscopy, practoscopy, sigmoidoscopy and cholangiopancreatoscopy. Based on gyneacology/ obstetrics the market is subsegmented into hysteroscopy, colposcopy, falloposcopy, and others, whereas pulmonary is segmented into bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy and mediastinoscopy. Laparoscopy application market is segmented into bariatric surgery, cholecystectomy, appendectomy, hernia repair and hand assisted laparoscopy, similarly neurology is subsegmented into intra ventricular neuroendoscopy, transcranial neuroendoscopy, transnasal neuroendoscopy and spinal endoscopy. In Urology the market is further segmented into cystoscopy, resectoscopy, nephroscopy while others endoscopy application market consists of cardiopulmonary endoscopy, dental endoscopy and ophthalmology endoscopy.