Stenting And Thrombectomy Systems Fuel Neuro Device Market Growth
Advances in distally protected carotid artery stenting systems and second-generation cerebral thrombectomy devices will help drive strong growth in the US neurointerventional device market over the next five years. The market, which includes endovascular devices for the treatment of cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, stroke, and carotid artery disease, is projected to grow at a compound annual rate of 6.5%, and reach more than $846 million by 2018.
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