Global surgical robot markets poised for rapid growth — 5 key trends

Anuja Vaidya -   Print  | Email

The use of surgical robots is becoming increasingly popular and the estimated growth of the surgical robot markets reflect as much, according to a new report from

Here are five key trends:


1. The surgical robot device markets are anticipated to reach $20 billion by 2021.


2. The markets were valued at $3.2 billion in 2014.


3. Worldwide the markets are poised to grow significantly as next generation systems provide a way to improve traditional open surgery and enhance minimally invasive surgery.


4. Major players in the market include Intuitive Surgical, Accuray, Stryker/Mako and Accel Spine.


5. The leading robotic surgical companies are poised to grow through acquisition, purchasing smaller companies that have developed a specialized product and gained FDA approval.


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