BRACHYTHERAPY - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Brachytherapy in US$ Thousands. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 36 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Best Medical International, Inc.
Boston Scientific Corporation
COOK Medical, Inc.
C. R. Bard, Inc.
Gammex, Inc.


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Price: $4500
Companies: 36
Pages: 166
Date: April 2014
Market Data Tables: 51

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Product Definition and Scope of Study.....I-3  
   Brachytherapy - A Prelude.....II-11$100
   The US Leads the Brachytherapy Devices Market Developing Regions to Spearhead
  Growth.....II-2
Brachytherapy Provides More Hope for Cancer Patients Compared to EBRT.....II-2
1$100
   Comparison of Brachytherapy Over EBRT in Prostate Cancer Treatment.....II-3
Growing Cancer Cases in Developing Countries Bodes Well for the Brachytherapy
  Market.....II-3
1$100
   Recent Technological Advancements Show Promising Future for the Brachytherapy
  Market.....II-4
1$100
   Increase in Diagnosed Cases of Cancer – A Major Growth Driver.....II-5
Table 1: World Cancer Incidence by Geographic Region and Gender (2012): Number of New Cancer Cases Reported (in Thousands) for Asia-Oceania, Europe, North America, Latin America & The Caribbean, and Africa (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5
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   Table 2: New Cancer Cases in the World by Affected Site (2012) (in Thousands) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-61$350
   Table 3: Cancer Incidence in Developed Nations By Site: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-71$350
   Table 4: Global Incidence of Common Cancers in Men (2012): Number of New Cases Reported in Thousands for Lung & Bronchus, Prostate, Colorectal, and Liver Cancers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-8

Table 5: Global Incidence of Common Cancers in Women (2012): Number of New Cases Reported in Thousands for Breast, Colorectal, Lung & Bronchus, and Liver Cancers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-8
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   Table 6: World Cancer Mortality by Geographic Region and Gender (2012): Number of Cancer-Related Deaths (in Thousands) for Asia-Oceania, Europe, North America, Latin America & the Caribbean, and Africa (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-9

Table 7: Global Cancer Mortality in Men for Select Cancers (2012): Number of Deaths in Thousands for Lung & Bronchus, Liver, Colorectal, and Prostate Cancers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-9
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   Table 8: Global Cancer Mortality in Women for Select Cancers (2012): Number of Deaths in Thousands for Breast, Lung & Bronchus, Colorectal, and Liver Cancers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-10
Cancer Prone Sites based on Age.....II-10
Ballooning Global Population Offers Significant Growth Opportunities.....II-10
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   Table 9: Top 25 Countries Worldwide in Terms of Population: 2010 & 2013.....II-11
Rising Healthcare Needs of Aging Global Population Drives Brachytherapy.....II-11
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   Table 10: Life Expectancy Rates at Birth by Geographic Region: 1990 & 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-121$350
   Table 11: Global Population Statistics for the 65+ Age Group (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-131$350
   Table 12: Percentage of Population Aged 65 and Above in Europe, US, and Japan (1960-2030) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-14

Table 13: Elderly Population (65+ Years) as a Percentage of the Total Population: 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-14
Prostate Brachytherapy Offers Bright Prospects.....II-14
1$350
   Reimbursement Scenario – A Major Issue.....II-15
Competition Heats Up in the Brachytherapy Market.....II-15
Table 14: Global Brachytherapy Devices Market by Leading Players (2012): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Nucletron, Oncura, CR Brad, Varian, Theragenics, Eckert and Ziegler BEBIG, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-15
1$350
   Macular Degeneration – An Emerging Brachytherapy Application.....II-16
APBI Therapy Rise in Popularity.....II-16
Balloon Brachytherapy Gains Prominence.....II-16
1$100
   Radiation Safety – An Important Issue in Brachytherapy Treatment.....II-171$100
   Brachytherapy – Highly Benefitting Young Prostate Cancer Patients.....II-18
Research Reveals Lower Rate of Breast Preservation in Older Women undergoing
  Brachytherapy Treatment.....II-18
Possibility of Hematuria, Up to Several Years after Brachytherapy Treatment
  Completion.....II-18
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   Researchers at Duke University Develops a Biodegradable Brachytherapy
  Treatment.....II-19
Study Finds Increased Risk of Complications after Breast Brachytherapy.....II-19
Another Study Reveals Increased Risk of Re-occurrence of Breast Cancer Using
  Brachytherapy.....II-19
Brachytherapy Found to be Useful in Treating High-Risk Prostate Cancer Cases as
  well.....II-19
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   Brachytherapy - The Effective One among the Three Prostate Cancer Treatment.....II-20
Brachytherapy – Cost Effective for Prostate Cancer Treatment Compared to IMRT.....II-20
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   Prostate Cancer – A Deadly Disease.....II-21
Brachytherapy Revolutionizes Prostate Cancer Treatment.....II-21
Side Effects Do Exist.....II-21
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   Seed Migration – A Cause of Concern?.....II-221$100
   History Behind the Development.....II-23
Prostate Brachytherapy Procedure.....II-23
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   Seed Brachytherapy Clinical Outcomes.....II-24
Types of Brachytherapy Procedures for Prostate Cancer Treatment.....II-24
Interstitial brachytherapy.....II-24
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   Combination Radiotherapy.....II-25
Whole Pelvic Radiation Therapy.....II-25
1$100
   Breast Cancer.....II-26
Breast Brachytherapy – An Introduction.....II-26
How is Breast Brachytherapy Performed?.....II-26
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   Breast Brachytherapy Techniques.....II-27
Brain Brachytherapy.....II-27
Brain Tumor.....II-27
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   Types of Brain Tumor.....II-28
Treatment Techniques.....II-28
Brain Brachytherapy.....II-28
Whole Brain Radiation Therapy.....II-28
1$100
   Bronchial Carcinoma.....II-29
Bronchial Brachytherapy.....II-29
Procedure.....II-29
1$100
   Head and Neck Brachytherapy.....II-30
Cervical Brachytherapy.....II-30
Esophageal Brachytherapy.....II-30
1$100
   Brachytherapy for Eyelid Tumors.....II-31
Other Indications.....II-31
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   What is Brachytherapy?.....II-32
Implantable Prostate Seeds Brachytherapy.....II-32
Post-Operative Brachytherapy.....II-32
Mechanism of Action.....II-32
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   Brachytherapy – Under the Microscope.....II-33
Brachytherapy Sources.....II-33
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   The Team.....II-34
A Historical Perspective.....II-34
Brachytherapy – A Classification.....II-34
Types as Per Seed Positioning.....II-34
Mold Brachytherapy.....II-34
Interstitial Brachytherapy.....II-34
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   Endovascular Brachytherapy.....II-35
Stent-Based Techniques.....II-35
Catheter-Based Techniques.....II-35
1$100
   Intracavitary Brachytherapy.....II-36
Classification as per Irradiation Duration.....II-36
Temporary Brachytherapy.....II-36
Permanent Brachytherapy.....II-36
1$100
   Categorization as per the Dose Rate.....II-37
HDR Brachytherapy.....II-37
LDR Brachytherapy.....II-37
1$100
   PDR Brachytherapy.....II-38
PDR Brachytherapy Vs. HDR Brachytherapy.....II-38
PDR Brachytherapy Vs. LDR Brachytherapy.....II-38
1$100
   Brachytherapy Systems.....II-39
Remote Afterloading Machines.....II-39
Manual Afterloading Machines.....II-39
1$100
   Brachytherapy Applicators.....II-40
Types of Brachytherapy Applicators.....II-40
Automated Brachytherapy Applicators.....II-40
Manual Brachytherapy Applicators.....II-40
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   IsoRay Obtains CE Mark Extension for Cesium-131 seeds Products Range.....II-41
AMIC to Pursue Regulatory Down-Classification of Brachytherapy Cancer Product.....II-41
Elekta Receives FDA Approval for Esteya® Electronic Brachytherapy.....II-41
Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Submits 510(k) Pre-Market Notification of
  Yttrium-90 RadioGel™ Brachytherapy.....II-41
Cianna Medical Obtains Approval for SAVI Breast Brachytherapy in Japan.....II-41
Accelyon Enters into a Supply Agreement with AnazaoHealth Corporation.....II-41
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   Civco Obtains FDA Approval for Ultrasound-guided Brachytherapy.....II-42
Nucletron Launches Esteya.....II-42
Nucletron, an Elekta company Receives CE marking for Esteya.....II-42
Theragenics Signs Agreement with Accelyon.....II-42
BTG Divests Brachytherapy Business to Eckert & Ziegler.....II-42
iCAD Receives FDA Clearance of Cervical Applicator for Xoft Electronic Brachytherapy
  System.....II-42
iCAD Enters into Distribution Agreements of Xoft Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy
  System in Russia and Asia.....II-42
Theragenics Receives Patent for Expandable Brachytherapy Device.....II-42
1$100
   Elysian Capital Acquires Accelyon Limited.....II-43
Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG Acquires MRNI.....II-43
Theragenics Enters into Agreement with Oncura.....II-43
Nucletron Receives Approval for Digital Brachytherapy Afterloader in Japan.....II-43
Varian Medical Systems Rolls Out Latest Version of Vitesse™.....II-43
1$100
   Best Medical International, Inc. (US).....II-44
Best Vascular, Inc. (US).....II-44
Boston Scientific Corporation (US).....II-44
COOK Medical, Inc. (US).....II-44
1$100
   C. R. Bard, Inc. (US).....II-45
Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen & Medizintechnik AG (Germany).....II-45
1$100
   Gammex, Inc. (US).....II-46
Nucletron BV (Netherlands).....II-46
1$100
   Oncura, Inc. (US).....II-47
Sirtex Medical Limited (Australia).....II-47
Theragenics Corporation (US).....II-47
1$100
   Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (US).....II-48
Xoft, Inc. (US).....II-48
1$100
   Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-491$350
   Table 16: World Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-501$350
   Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Brachytherapy Devices by Geographical Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-511$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Cancer Presumes Epidemic Proportion.....III-1
Table 18: New Cancer Cases by Gender and Affected Site in the US (2013).....III-1
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   Growing Cancer Prevalence Drives Brachytherapy Demand.....III-3
Brachytherapy – Effective Option for Cancer Treatment.....III-3
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   Rapid Growth in Prostate Brachytherapy Market.....III-4
Technology Advancements Accelerate Growth.....III-4
Breast Brachytherapy Witnesses Slow Growth.....III-4
Brachytherapy Treatment for Cervical Cancer Declines, Despite High Survival
  Rates.....III-4
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   Balloon Brachytherapy Makes Inroads into the Mainstream Market.....III-5
Reimbursement Scenario.....III-5
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   Growth Drivers.....III-6
Ongoing Research Activities Drive Acceptance of Brachytherapy.....III-6
Influx of New Players Drives Growth.....III-6
New Developments Propel Market Growth.....III-6
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   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-71$75
   Focus on Select Players.....III-84$175
   B. Market Analytics.....III-12
Table 19: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed With Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-12
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   Table 20: The US Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed With Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-131$200
   Market Analysis.....III-14
Table 21: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed With Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-14
1$200
   Table 22: Canadian Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-151$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-16
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-16
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-17
Table 23: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed With Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-17
1$200
   Table 24: Japanese Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-181$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-19
Debt Crisis in Europe Affects Healthcare Industry.....III-19
European Healthcare System: In a State of Transition?.....III-19
Cancer Trends.....III-19
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   Table 25: Cancer Incidence in Europe by Site: 2012 (in Thousands) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-201$200
   Brachytherapy in Europe.....III-21
Aging Population to Drive Demand for Brachytherapy.....III-21
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   Table 26: Population Breakup by Age Group for Select European Countries: 2012 (As a % of Total Population) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22
New EU Law to Drive Demand for Brachytherapy Devices.....III-22
1$200
   Prostate Brachytherapy Gains Strength.....III-23
Competitive Analysis.....III-23
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-23
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-24
Table 27: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-24
1$200
   Table 28: European Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-251$200
   Table 29: European 15-Year Perspective for Brachytherapy Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-261$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-27
A Focus on the Prostate Brachytherapy Market.....III-27
B. Market Analytics.....III-27
Table 30: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-27
1$200
   Table 31: French Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-281$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-29
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-29
Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen & Medizintechnik AG – A Key Player.....III-29
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-30
Table 32: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-30
1$200
   Table 33: German Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-311$200
   Market Analysis.....III-32
Table 34: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-32
1$200
   Table 35: Italian Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-331$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-34
UK Prostate Brachytherapy Market – An Overview.....III-34
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-34
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-35
Table 36: The UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35
1$200
   Table 37: The UK Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-361$200
   Market Analysis.....III-37
Table 38: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-37
1$200
   Table 39: Spanish Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-381$200
   Market Analysis.....III-39
Table 40: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-39
1$200
   Table 41: Russian Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-401$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-41
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-41
Nucletron BV (Netherlands) – Select Player.....III-41
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-42
Table 42: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-42
1$200
   Table 43: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-431$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-44
Growing Medical Tourism in Asia-Pacific Bodes Well for the Brachytherapy
  Market.....III-44
Sirtex Medical Limited (Australia) – A Review.....III-44
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-45
Table 44: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices by Geographic Region - China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-45
1$200
   Table 45: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices by Geographic Region - China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-461$200
   Table 46: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Brachytherapy Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-471$200
   Market Analysis.....III-48
Table 47: The Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed With Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-48
1$200
   Table 48: The Middle East Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-491$200
   Market Analysis.....III-50
Table 49: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Brachytherapy Devices by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-50
1$200
   Table 50: Latin American Historic Review for Brachytherapy Devices by Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-511$200
   Table 51: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Brachytherapy Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-521$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 36 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 41)

Region/Country Players

The United States 26 Canada 1 Europe 12 Germany 4 The United Kingdom 2 Rest of Europe 6 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 2
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