Medical Ceramics Market to Grow

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - Sep 6, 2011) - has announced the addition of the new report "Medical Ceramics—A Global Market Overview," to their collection of electronics market reports. For more information, visit the company's Web site.

Ceramic technology developments have contributed heavily to the development of implantable electronic devices. Biocompatibility and resistance to wear have made ceramic materials ideal for a range of medical implant applications, from artificial joints to implantable electronic sensors, stimulators, and drug delivery devices. Alumina and zirconia, among other ceramics, have been successful in holding up to the harsh environment of the human body.

The market for medical ceramics material types analyzed in this study includes aluminum oxide, zirconia, zirconia alumina, and others. The report also includes the market analysis for end-use application areas for medical ceramics—dental, orthopedic, implantable electronic devices, surgical and diagnostic instruments, and others. The global medical ceramics market for 2011 is estimated at $10.4 billion and is projected to increase at a CAGR of 3.5% (2007-2017) to reach $13.1 billion by 2017.

The report reviews, analyzes, and projects the medical ceramics market for global and the regional markets, including the U.S., Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the world. Three country markets are also analyzed in Europe: France, Germany, and the UK.

The report also provides a listing of the companies engaged in research and development, raw material and equipment manufacturing, processing, supplies, and distribution of advanced ceramics. The global list covers the addresses, contact numbers and Web site addresses of 531 companies. For more information, visit the company's Web site.

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