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Medical Ceramics Market
Medical Ceramics Market: By Type (Bio-Inert Ceramics, Bio-Active Ceramics, Bio-Resorbable Ceramics, Piezo Ceramics & Others) By Application (Dental Implants, Orthopedic Implants, Surgical Instruments, Diagnostic Instruments & Others)-Forecast(2016-2021)
Report Code : HCR 0087
Updated Date: 02 February, 2016  

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Ceramics are products that are made by firing non-metallic materials at high temperatures. Some of the materials used in producing ceramics include alumina, zirconia (TZP), and single crystal piezoelectric. Medical ceramics or bio ceramics are frequently used in the medical field owing to their biocompatibility. They are majorly used in surgical implants, prosthetics and numerous medical tools and devices. Medical ceramics have been permitted by many regulatory authorities such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).The nontoxicity and high mechanical strength of medical ceramics with minimal or no tissue reaction is anticipated to enhance the demand from the global medical ceramics market.

Although medical ceramics are nontoxic, very minor traces of radioelements can be found in even fully refined ceramics, which can have a negative impact on organs and tissues. This can obstruct the development of the global medical ceramics market in the near future. The latest products of medical ceramics are electronic implantable ceramic sensors, which are expected to open new opportunities for the overall market.

The report divides the global medical ceramics market owing to their application areas such as dental, orthopedic, implantable electronic devices, surgical and diagnostic instruments, and other therapeutic applications. The practice of medical ceramics in dental and orthopedic applications has been widespread. Orthodontic ceramic braces are as effective as metal braces, but are approximately invisible which makes it more attractive cosmetic option for the wearer. Ceramic implants are widely used to reconstruct arthritic or fractured joints in knee, hip, and shoulder.

Dental and orthopedic implants are the main applications of medical ceramics due to increase in the demand from countries like China, India, Indonesia, and Brazil. Moreover, medical ceramics are also used in therapeutic treatment of cancer and related diseases and in dialysis due to their high bio-compatibility. Asia-Pacific is the fastest-growing market for medical ceramics.

The global medical ceramics market for was estimated to be $XX billion in 2015. The global market for medical ceramics is estimated to grow at a CAGR of XX% and is forecast to reach $XX billion by 2021.

Medical Ceramics Market

APAC is the fastest-growing region for the medical ceramics market, during the projected period. The high growth is attributed to the growing applications such as dental implants, orthopedic implants, surgical & diagnostic instruments, implantable electronic devices, and others. The rapidly growing demand in end-use applications, inexpensive production costs along with high economic growth rate are the favorable forces for growth of medical ceramics market in this region.

Dental Implants to Drive the Use of Medical Ceramics

Dental implants are the main application segment served by medical ceramics worldwide. Some of the major materials used for this application are Alumina, titanium and zirconia. Ceramics possess high mechanical strength, outstanding biocompatibility, tribological properties as well as dimensional stability. Owing to these characteristics, ceramics are considered as the ideal materials for dental implants uses. The usage of medical ceramics is increasing rapidly with the advancement of specialized ceramics. Moreover, they are also compatible and adaptable than any other used bio-metals. Additionally, the dental implants application segment is anticipated further drive the market with growing consciousness of dental care & oral hygiene, from developed to developing economies.

The global medical ceramics market is evaluated based on key attributes such as base materials, application and others. Each of the segmentations in the report has been studied to give comprehensive analysis of global medical ceramics market. The overall market has also been consolidated from the perspective of different geographic locations into standard geographic regions and key economies for this market. Additionally, this report encompasses opportunity analysis, porter analysis, pricing analysis and market forces such as drivers, constraints and challenges that are involved to drive the overall market.

Crowned players of medical ceramics industry are:
  • Stryker Corp.
  • Nobel Biocare Services AG
  • CoorsTek Medical LLC
  • Barat Ceramics GmbH
  • Denka Chemicals GmbH
1. Market Overview
2. Executive Summary
3. Medical Ceramic Market Landscape

   3.1. Market Share Analysis
   3.2. Comparative Analysis
      3.2.1. Product Benchmarking
      3.2.2. End User Profiling
      3.2.3. Top 5 Financials Analysis
4. Medical Ceramics Market Forces
   4.1. Market Drivers
   4.2. Market Constraints & Challenges
   4.3. Attractiveness of Medical Ceramics Industry
      4.3.1. Power of Suppliers
      4.3.2. Threats From New Entrants
      4.3.3. Power of Buyer
      4.3.4. Threat From Substitute Product
      4.3.5. Degree of Competition
5. Medical Ceramics Market-Strategic Analysis
   5.1. Medical Ceramics Market - Value Chain Analysis
   5.2. Pricing Analysis
   5.3. Opportunity Analysis
   5.4. Product Life Cycle
   5.5. Suppliers and Distributors
6. Medical Ceramic Market-By Material
   6.1. Bio-inert Ceramics
   6.2. Bio-active Ceramics
   6.3. Bio-resorbable Ceramics
   6.4. Piezo Ceramics
   6.5. Others
7. Medical Ceramic Market-By Application
   7.1. Dental Implants
   7.2. Orthopedic Implants
   7.3. Surgical Instruments
   7.4. Diagnostic Instruments
   7.5. Implantable Electronic Devices
   7.6. Others
8. Medical Ceramics Market -By Geography
   8.1. Americas
      8.1.1. U.S.
      8.1.2. Canada
      8.1.3. Mexico
      8.1.4. Brazil
      8.1.5. Rest of Americas
   8.2. Europe
      8.2.1. U.K.
      8.2.2. Germany
      8.2.3. Italy
      8.2.4. Rest of Europe
   8.3. APAC
      8.3.1. China
      8.3.2. South Korea
      8.3.3. Japan
      8.3.4. India
      8.3.5. Rest of APAC
   8.4. Rest of The World (RoW)
9. Medical Ceramics Market-Entropy
   9.1. New Product Developments
   9.2. Product Launchers, JVs, Mergers and Acquisitions
10. Company Profiles
   10.1. Stryker Corp.
   10.2. Zimmer Holdings, Inc
   10.3. Kycera Corp.
   10.4. Nobel Biocare Services AG
   10.5. NGK Spark Plug Co.,Ltd
   10.6. H.C Starck GmbH
   10.7. TRS Technologies, Inc
   10.8. Vishay Intertechnology Inc
   10.9. Wright Medical Technology
   10.10. Biomet 3i Company
   10.11. CoorsTek Medical LLC
   10.12. APC International Ltd
   10.13. AVX Corporation
   10.14. Barat Ceramics GmbH
   10.15. BCE Special Ceramics GmbH
   10.16. Covalent Materials Corporation
   10.17. Denka Chemicals GmbH
   10.18. Doxa AB Pvt. Company
   10.19. Ferro-Ceramic Grinding Inc
*More than 40 Companies are profiled in this Research Report, Complete List available on Request*
"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"

11. Appendix
   11.1. Abbreviations
   11.2. Sources
   11.3. Research Methodology
   11.4. Bibliography
   11.5. Compilation of Expert Insights
   11.6. Disclaimer
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