The general surgery devices market covers wide-ranging devices used in diagnostic and surgical procedures primarily for the gastrointestinal tract, abdomen, and pelvis. Percutaneous drainage catheters are a category of catheters designed to drain excessive internal fluid accumulation in a minimally invasive manner. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a comprehensive report on the percutaneous drainage catheters market in the UK. Buy the latest report here.

In 2022, GlobalData’s Market Model methodology determined that the leading player in the percutaneous drainage catheters market in the UK was Argon Medical Devices followed by Boston Scientific, Cook Medical, CR Bard and Merit Medical Systems.

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Physical designs vary depending on the type of percutaneous drainage catheter at hand, which often leads to its procedure-specific use. Four types of percutaneous drainage catheters are covered in this market, namely multipurpose, nephrostomy, biliary, and centesis drainage catheters. While the drainage catheters can be purchased as either stand-alone devices or as part of drainage kits and trays, GlobalData opted to report the average selling prices of the catheters as stand-alone devices, thereby limiting the influence of non-catheter components in drainage kits and trays driving up the catheter prices. Based on real world purchasing data, sales volumes of drainage kits and trays were taken into consideration when evaluating the market size. Multipurpose Drainage Catheters are pigtailed drainage catheters that are primarily used to address abscesses that are often bacteriologically contaminated due to post-surgical complications. Nephrostomy Drainage Catheters are pigtailed drainage catheters that are used to drain abnormal fluid accumulation in the kidneys, which often occur due to an obstruction in the downstream urinary pathway. Biliary Drainage Catheters are pigtailed drainage catheters that are used to drain abnormal fluid accumulation in the biliary ducts, which often occur due to an obstruction in the downstream biliary ducts. Centesis Drainage Catheters are primarily straight catheters that are used in thoracentesis and paracentesis drainage procedures when managing pleural effusion or peritoneal effusion, respectively.

The percutaneous drainage catheters market in the UK can expand or contract due to a variety of reasons including population demographics, disease incidence and prevalence, macroeconomic issues, and geopolitical considerations. Disruption to a market could be caused by a sudden, unexpected change in these factors, but it could also be driven by changes in clinical practice, leading to a change in diagnosis or treatment of patients, as part of a process to generally improve medical practice.

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GlobalData’s Medical Intelligence Center Market Models are the gold standard of medical device market valuation, company share estimation and market trend forecasting. GlobalData uses a patient-based forecast model or installed base methodology to determine the market size for therapeutic indications and capital equipment expenditures. Estimates are based on a number of sources, including primary research—KOL and industry contact interviews—and secondary research, such as company reports, press releases, published articles, proprietary databases, and general news media.