Medtech Insight is part of Pharma Intelligence UK Limited

This site is operated by Pharma Intelligence UK Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 13787459 whose registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. The Pharma Intelligence group is owned by Caerus Topco S.à r.l. and all copyright resides with the group.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By


Women's Health: Numbers Too Big To Ignore

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

The women's health opportunity in the US is $2.75 billion on an annual basis, and it's growing at a compounded rate of 16% per year. Looking forward, demographics, the aging of the population, and technological innovations will continue to fuel growth. New technologies promise to cause one particular category in women's health to blossom; the treatment of uterine fibroids. According to "Women's Health: US Markets for Benign Uterine Condition Management Products," a report recently published by the Medtech Insight division of Windhover Information Inc., the number of fibroid treatments is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 21.3%. The report also discusses the markets for the treatment of menorrhagia and endometriosis.

You may also be interested in...

Cytyc Together with Hologic: There's a Certain Logic

What do you get when you cross a women's health company that sells screening and diagnostic imaging technologies to hospitals and radiologists, with a women's health company that sells diagnostics and therapeutic devices to Ob-Gyns? A single company capable of selling goods and services across the entire continuum of care, according to Rob Cascella, president & COO of Hologic, who thus revealed the reasoning behind the $6.5 billion proposed merger of Hologic with Cytyc.

Mirabilis Medica Inc.

The outstanding success of Novacept, the developer of a device that enabled an office-based procedure for endometrial ablation, demonstrates that Ob-Gyns are eager to offer minimally-invasive, safe, and rapid procedures to their patients as an alternative to the two extremes of surgically removing the uterus or doing nothing. Now Mirabilis Medical, headed up by a Novacept co-founder, hopes to accomplish the same thing for uterine fibroids.

Health And Wellness Weekly Trademarks Review: 207February

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.


Related Companies

Related Deals

Latest Headlines
See All



Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts