Research and Markets: Global Vena Cava Filters Market 2012-2016 with C.R. Bard Inc., Cook Medical Inc., and Cordis Corp. Dominating

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Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Vena Cava Filters Market 2012-2016" report to their offering.

The analysts forecast the Global Vena Cava Filters market to grow at a CAGR of 11.37 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased sale of retrievable filters. The Global Vena Cava Filters market has also been witnessing an increased number of mergers and acquisitions. However, the increasing number of FDA warnings could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

The key vendors dominating this space include B. Braun Melsungen AG, Boston Scientific Corp., C.R. Bard Inc., Cook Medical Inc., and Cordis Corp.

The other vendors mentioned in this report are Abbott Laboratories, Boston Scientific Corp., Fukuda Denshi Co. Ltd., Lepu Medical Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd., Lifetech Scientific (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., Medtronic Inc., MicroPort Medical (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Nihon Kohden Corp., Opto Circuits (India) Ltd., SynCardia Systems Inc., Uscom Ltd., and Volcano Corp.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from the Healthcare team said: The Global Vena Cava Filters market is currently experiencing a significant increase in the number of patent grants and approvals, thus authorizing the utilization of vena cava filters by patients. For instance, Atrium Medical announced the completion of patient enrollment for the iCARUS in 2010. Rex Medical L.P. also received FDA approval as well as the CE mark approval for the Option retrievable vena cava filter in 2009. Further, Cook Medical introduced the next-generation NavAlign system for streamlined IVC filter delivery in 2010. In addition to this, Lifetech Scientific Corp. obtained the CE mark approval for its vena cava filters in 2009.

According to the report, one of the major factors driving the growth of the Global Vena Cava Filters market is the increase in the number of IVC filter implants in cancer patients. Cancer patients are currently experiencing increased incidences of VTE, which is treated using IVC filters.

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