Global Gynecology Surgical Instruments Market Size, Share, Trends, COVID-19 Impact & Growth Forecast Report – Segmented By Type (Forceps, Scissors, Trocars, Needle Holders, Vaginal Speculums and Dilators), Application (Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy, Dilation and Curettage and Colposcopy), End User (Hospitals and Clinics and Ambulatory Surgery Centers) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa) - Industry Analysis (2024 to 2029)

Updated On: January, 2024
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Pages: 175

Global Gynecology Surgical Instruments Market Size (2024 to 2029)

The global gynecology surgical instruments market size was worth USD 2.39 billion in 2023. The global market size is further predicted to be worth USD 3.61 billion by 2029 from USD 2.56 billion in 2024, growing at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2024 to 2029.

Gynecology is the branch of medical science that deals with women's health maintenance and diseases, especially reproductive organs. They are many devices and instruments used in this sector. The gynecological instruments are designed to help manage the female reproductive system, pregnancy, and childbirth. They are used for endometrial biopsy, loop electrical excision procedure (LEEP), colposcopy, dilation and curettage (D&C), IUD insertion, tubal ligation, and ovarian cystectomy. Some of those are cranioclast, Burdine's cannula, hook, embryo scissors, Oldham's perforator, ayre's spatula, and Upper-Long straight hemostatic forceps.


Y-O-Y growth in the prevalence of gynecology diseases worldwide is majorly propelling the global gynecology surgical instruments market growth.

As per statistics published by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, an estimated 8640 people died worldwide due to gynecological diseases in 2019. At a global level, the awareness and prevalence of gynecology are progressing significantly. It requires more gynecology surgical instruments to handle the need and is a significant factor driving the market growth. An increase in the investments by the governments to expand the health of women is another crucial factor accelerating the market growth. Acceptance of surgical methods such as female sterilization, endoscopy, and ablation further increases the market's growth. Now, healthcare agencies are suggesting routine check-ups to detect cancer and gynecological problems. The increase in routine check-ups expected more growth in the future. In addition, technically advanced technology has augmented the attainment of surgical procedures.  However, in underdeveloped regions, the cervical cancer-causing rate is higher; those women must undergo surgeries like total/simple hysterectomy, radical trachelectomy, and radical hysterectomy. Modern advances in general surgery and gynecology intend to provide valued patients with all high-quality gynecological surgical instrument requirements for safer and more efficient treatment due to the intimate nature of diagnosis and procedure. All surgical instruments are increasingly being used to diagnose female reproductive system-related diseases, infertility, vaginal infections, and childbirth. These are dilation and curettage instruments for dilation and curettage, uterine dilators, sim double-ended vaginal speculum, Auvard vaginal speculum, obstetric and tenaculum forceps, forceps for ova and uterine polyps, catheters, vulvar and urethral retractors fibroid screws, knives, etc.

Other instruments include clamps and forceps, which help in hysterectomy uterine and cesarean deliveries, and other obstetrical and gynecological surgeries; Vaginal specula for procedures such as Pap smears, Cervical dilators for dilating the cervical muscles and stretching the cervical wall, and Piercing Forceps which are mainly used for removing and treating precancerous lesions of the cervix. In addition, these gynecology surgical instruments are becoming innovative by adding advanced features like being non-corrosive, having a smooth finishing, high precision, and superior quality, further helping the market's growth.

The acceptance of minimally invasive procedures like 3D endoscopes and laparoscopy boosts the gynecological instruments market growth.

The wide variety of gripping and clamping tools is tailored to a particular part of the anatomy; a variety of scissor-like tools or pliers are meant for holding objects difficult for fingers to grasp, essential clamps like hemostats do the task of compressing vessels to control blood flow. Of all these, the vaginal speculum is the most adopted instrument amongst the gynecology surgical instruments since it is the main element in the verification and diagnosis of the conditions of regenerative prosperity of women, which is used by lubricating and slowly inserting it into the vaginal opening to see the cervix and the associated internal structure. The stick is then placed on a strip of glass to be examined by the gynecologist, which then resolves the woman's regenerative condition through the Pap test system, which also helps recognize AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. These factors are paying for the increase in the growth of the gynecology surgical instruments market.


Moreover, the growing tendency of robotic abdominal surgeries is the major hampering factor of the gynecology surgical instruments market. The high cost of the devices and instruments will be a problem for the market. Also, the technology needs highly skilled surgeons, and the need for more professionals hinders the market's growth rate.

Impact Of COVID-19 On the Global Gynecology Surgical Instruments Market

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic is a health emergency issue. Many countries are in the fight against COVID-19. Due to this pandemic, nearly millions of surgeries were postponed or canceled. Most women who need various gynecology diseases and surgery to be performed are more aware of getting treatment once there has been a reduction in viruses among the patients. Most women, like pregnant women undergoing delivery, and surgical instruments are more required at the time. These instruments need to be highly sterilized before using for any other purpose. The operational theatres filled with surgical instruments need to be sanitized and maintained hygienically to prevent the spread of the virus and be suspected of the virus.




Market Size Available

2023 to 2029

Base Year


Forecast Period

2024 to 2029

Segments Analysed

By Type, Application, End-User, and Region

Various Analyses Covered

Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Challenges; PESTLE Analysis; Porter's Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview of Investment Opportunities

Regions Analysed

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa

Key Market Players

CooSklar Surgical Instruments (U.S.), KARL STORZ GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), Richard WOLF GmbH (Germany), Olympus Corporation (Japan), and B. Braun Melsungen AG (Germany).



Global Gynecology Surgical Instruments Market Analysis By Type

The forceps segment held the largest share in the gynecology surgical instruments market in 2022 and is estimated to continue the same trend throughout the forecast period. For uterine and cesarean deliveries, hysterectomies, and other obstetrical and gynecological surgeries, clamps and forceps are often used. In addition, piercing forceps are used to treat precancerous lesions of the cervix. Among the forceps, Arterial clamps are anticipated to dominate in this segment since they offer a wide range of surgical benefits. The foremost use of arterial forceps is to manipulate blood vessels and control hemostasis to prevent surgical complications through the help of a pair of jaws with delicate transverse grooves to prevent endothelial damage. Therefore, forceps find their application in many areas.

On the other hand, the vaginal speculums segment is also foreseen to hold a substantial share in the global market for their high adoption by gynecologists to be used as a surgical instrument worldwide, commonly used for examination of the vagina and cervix. Among one, two, or three blades, the two-bladed speculum, or bivalve, is the most common type used by inserting the speculum into the vagina. The blades are then opened, exposing the inside of the vagina and the cervix.

Global Gynecology Surgical Instruments Market Analysis By Application

The laparoscopy segment is leading the market. The growth of this segment is due to the growing demand for minimally invasive procedures, growing disposable income in urban areas, and rising knowledge of the availability of different treatment procedures. A minimally invasive approach to allow operation without making a large incision by the surgeon is laparoscopic gynecological surgery, where a lighted tube with a camera affixed is inserted into the abdomen. A combination of disposable and reusable instruments is used during most laparoscopic procedures, which includes a coagulation spatula/hook, forceps, and needle holder.

Colposcopy, a clinical examination of the female genitalia, is awaited to dominate the segment. Examining the vulva, vagina, and cervix is done by a light source called a colposcope, a simple magnifying instrument for cervix examination at various low-power magnifications in low light, consisting of a binocular microscope and light source.

Global Gynecology Surgical Instruments Market Analysis By End-Users

The hospitals and clinics segment is expected to witness the largest share of the gynecology surgical instruments market during the forecast period. The growth of this segment is accredited due to the increasing number of women with fertility problems, and other gynecology-related issues are fuelling the market's growth rate.      

The ASCs, on the other hand, is the fastest growing healthcare facility and is proving to be gaining patients satisfaction with the outcome of the surgery, low cost, and quality of care they receive and also impressed with the way the facility is run, which is why the ambulatory surgical centers are also expected to grow over the forecast period.


North America is predicted to occupy most of the global market share during the forecast period. The booming economy in developed countries and the launch of various products favoring people greatly support the North American market. 

Europe is forecasted to account for a significant share globally during the forecast period. Factors such as the massive adoption of surgical treatments in gynecology and rising awareness programs by the EU governments, rising awareness of gynecology disorders, and the development of the healthcare sector in the European region are primarily propelling the European market growth.

At the same time, the Asia-Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing regional market globally and grow at a healthy CAGR during the forecast period. Factors such as growing investments in healthcare from private and government organizations, Y-O-Y growth in the incidences of gynecological diseases, government initiatives to promote quality services, increasing purchase power, and improvements in the healthcare sector are primarily accelerating the growth rate of the market.

Latin America is expected to grow steadily during the forecast period due to increasing incidences of diseases and a rising number of gynecology surgical processes to treat the conditions.

The market in Middle East and Africa is expected to grow sluggish during the forecast period. This regional market's growth is expected to be driven by government initiatives and improvement in the infrastructure of hospitals with the latest equipment.


Companies leading the global gynecology surgical instruments market profiled in the report are CooSklar Surgical Instruments (U.S.), KARL STORZ GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), Richard WOLF GmbH (Germany), Olympus Corporation (Japan), and B. Braun Melsungen AG (Germany).


  • In October 2022, OmniVision, one of the world's leading developers of touch imaging technology, partnered with AdaptivEndo, the leader in single-use endoscopy technology, for the provision of a unified platform for single-use hybrid endoscopes for hepatology, gastroenterology, gynecology, urology, and advanced endoscopic surgery.
  • In October 2022, Medtronic's modular surgical robot by Hugo received new regulatory approvals for its significant expansion across Europe, Canada, and Japan, to be used in gallbladder removal, gastric bypass surgery, and treating various cancers in anterior lower rectal resections.
  • In September 2022, OmniGuide was granted a new patent by the European Patent Office for a flexible instrument laparoscopic handpiece, FlexAssure CO2, helping patients with faster recovery, more minor surgical scars, and less post-operative pain, used in gynecology, urologyotolaryngology, and neurology.
  • In August 2022, Healthgrades, the national leader in obstetrics and gynecology, was awarded for its high rating on clinical outcomes for OB/GYN patients and lower-than-expectation rates of complications due to superior patient care during childbirth and gynecological procedures.
  • In August 2018, PhotonGuide Adapt, a novel device consisting of a flexible illuminator and a group of compliant retractors for vaginal surgery, including pelvic joint prolapse surgery and vaginal hysterectomy, was revealed by Invuity, Inc., The company's portfolio has grown due to this product launch, as it has its market share.
  • In May 2017.OBP Medical, a leading global developer of single-use, self-contained, lighting medical instruments, announced the introduction of a new extra-small size and a first-in-market extra-large size of its OfficeSPEC and ER-SPEC vaginal specula.


This research report on the global gynecology surgical instruments market has been segmented based on the type, application, end-user, and region.

By Type

  • Forceps   
    • Allis Forceps
    • Artery Forceps
    • Other Forceps
  • Scissors    
  • Trocars     
  • Needle Holders    
  • Vaginal Speculums 
    • Sims' Vaginal Speculums
    • Cusco Vaginal Speculums
    • Other Vaginal Speculums
  • Dilators    

By Application

  • Laparoscopy           
  • Hysteroscopy        
  • Dilation and Curettage      
  • Colposcopy      

By End User

  • Hospitals and Clinics           
  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers

By Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa

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Frequently Asked Questions

At What CAGR, The gynecology surgical instruments market is expected to grow from 2023 to 2028?

The Global gynecology surgical instruments market size is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2023 to 2028

Which region has the highest market share in the Global gynecology surgical instruments market ?

North America Region is expected to dominate the revenue during the forecast period in the Global gynecology surgical instruments market.

How much is the global market going to be worth by 2028?

The global gynecology surgical instruments market is estimated to reach USD 3.38 billion by 2028

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