The latest market indicators show that the hysteroscope market is expected to grow worldwide in the coming years. According to statistics, the CAGR is put at approximately 4.5% for years starting 2016 until 2022.
The hysteroscope is a special device that is used in hysteroscopy and allows physicians to examine the inside of women uterus so as to observe any case of abnormal bleeding. The device comes in a thin and light tube that is inserted via the vagina and examines the cervix as well as uterus.
According to experts the increased demand for this device indicates that more and more women are going for these tests due to rising cases of uterine cancer and also female geriatric. Abnormal uterine bleeding is a common symptom that is associated with uterine cancer and it appears that just like other cancers, this type is also becoming more prevalent in women.
In addition to surge in uterine bleeding and cancer, hysteroscopy is used to diagnose female infertility cases, polyps, fibroids, intrauterine lesions, myomas, adhesions, carcinoma, and malformations, and also appeals to people who want minimal invasive treatments.
However, abnormal uterine bleeding still remains the biggest benefactor of hysteroscopy.
Abnormal uterine bleeding mainly affects the more mature adults as aging causes hormonal changes/ imbalance thereby affecting the uterus and its functions. This is seen in irregular menses, overgrowth of cells, weak uterine walls, and low immunity among other issues.
There are a couple of reasons why women suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding prefer hysteroscopy over other examination procedures. The technique doesn’t require any incision/cutting and is suitable for women who are fearful of blood or pain. Though it follows are simple and easy procedure, hysteroscopy is known to be quite accurate in detecting any bleeding inside the uterus.
In addition to zero incision and accurate results, the device requires lesser time and effort, is user-friendly to both the patient and physician, and has quicker recovery times. The sooner a person suffering from uterine bleeding is diagnosed the faster the treatment and cases of failure will be lower.
There are other procedures in the market that are used in detecting bleeding in the uterus and also treating the condition. Each method comes with its unique benefits as well as disadvantages, and some of the popular options include ultrasound, blood test, and drug therapy. In addition to being more affordable than hysteroscopy and lesser side effects, the accuracy of these substitute methods when it comes to detecting abnormal uterine bleeding is also good.