NEW YORK, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

European Markets for Interventional Cardiology Devices 2011 (15 Countries)

In 2010, the European markets for interventional cardiology devices were valued at over euro1.5 billion. In 2010, the fastest growing European market for interventional cardiology devices as the United Kingdom. Over the forecast period, Scandinavia is expected to be the fastest growing market in Europe because it has relatively low DES penetration rates; as these penetration rates increase, they will boost market growth. Growth in countries such as Austria, France, and Switzerland are expected to slow over the forecast period due to decreases in prices across several device markets.

The European markets, as defined in this report, include:

- Germany,

- France,

- The United Kingdom (U.K.),

- Italy,

- Spain,

- Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg),

- Scandinavia (Finland, Denmark, Sweden, and Norway),

- Portugal,

- Austria and

- Switzerland

The interventional cardiology market includes:

- Drug-eluting stents,

- Bare-metal stents,

- PTCA balloon catheters,

- Interventional coronary catheters and guidewires,

- Diagnostic coronary catheters and guidewires,

- Coronary introducer sheaths,

- Embolic protection devices,

- Atherectomy devices,