Market Scenario

Moyamoya disease (MMD) is a chronic, cerebrovascular disease characterized by progressive stenosis in the internal carotid artery and an abnormal vascular network at the base of the brain. The stroke is one of the significant symptoms of moyamoya disease, which further leads to paralysis of the face, arms, and legs, loss of speech, and temporary loss of neurologic function of body parts, visual disturbances, headaches, developmental delay, and seizures.

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According to the National Organization for Rare Diseases, in Japan, moyamoya disease is estimated to occur in 1 per 1 million people, and the condition is more prevalent in females under the age of 20. It is also reported that nearly 10% of cases of moyamoya disease in Asian countries have a genetic cause. Recently, two major mutations have been found to be associated with a specific population of moyamoya patients i.e. R179, and RNF213 mutations.

Intended Audience

  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Research and Development (R&D) Companies
  • Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Government Research Institute
  • Academic Institutes and Universities

Key Players

Some of key the players in the global moyamoya disease market are Abbott Laboratories, Boston Scientific Corporation, Cephalon, Inc., Cordis Corporation, Eisai Co., Ltd, GE Healthcare, Genentech Inc., GlaxoSmithKline PLC., Johnson & Johnson, Koninklijke Philips N.V., Medtronic plc, Merck & Co. Inc., Novartis AG, Pfizer, Inc., Sanofi, Siemens, Stryker,, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., UCB Pharma Ltd., Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. and others.

It is noted that growing public awareness and technological advancements are the key factors driving the moyamoya disease market. Nowadays, people are becoming more aware of different types of neurological disorders. Government and other different organizations have started educating people about hygiene and diseases through seminars, and conferences. People are becoming more aware and health conscious. Thus, increasing awareness has provided a push to the growth of the market. The new and existing marketers are also contributing to control this condition. For instance, on April 13, 2016, Silk Road Medical, Inc., received FDA approval for its next-generation ENROUTE Transcarotid Neuroprotection System (NPS). The NPS is specifically designed and indicated for transcarotid artery revascularization.

Various other factors such as increased incidence of neurological disorders, unmet medical needs, increasing government assistance, improving regulatory framework, increasing adoption rate, and rising funding and reimbursement are continuously contributing to the growth of the global moyamoya disease market.

Despite these drivers, there are some issues associated with moyamoya disease market. The challenges in research and development, cost of treatment, side-effects of treatment, the presence of misbranded and spurious drugs, and poor healthcare system in low and middle-income countries, may hinder the growth of the market to an extent.

It is estimated that the moyamoya disease market is expected to grow at a CAGR 7.0% during the forecast period of 2017-2023.


The global moyamoya disease market is segmented on the basis of diagnosis, treatment, and distribution channels.

On the basis of the diagnosis, the market is classified as a cerebral angiogram, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic resonance angiogram (MRA), computed tomography (CT) scans, transcranial Doppler ultrasound, positron emission tomography (PET) scan, and electroencephalography (EEG).

On the basis of the treatment, the market is classified as surgical treatment and non-surgical treatment. The surgical treatment is further classified as pial synangiosis, indirect procedures, and direct arterial bypass. The sub-segment of indirect procedures includes EDAS (encephaloduroarteriosynangiosis), EMS (encephalomyosynangiosis), Omental transposition/transfer, and dural inversion. The non-surgical treatment is further classified as anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy, and others. The sub-segment of anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy include heparin, warfarin, aspirin, and others.

On the basis of the distribution channel, the market is segmented into hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers, drug stores, pharmacies and others.

Regional Analysis

The Americas dominate the moyamoya disease market owing to the rising awareness among people, and high healthcare expenditure. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2015, the total health expenditure in the United States was reported to be USD 3.2 trillion and hospital care accounted for a share of 32.3%.

Europe holds the second position in the moyamoya disease market. It is expected that the support provided by the government bodies for research & development and improvement in reimbursement policies in the healthcare is likely to drive European market.

The Asia Pacific is the fastest growing moyamoya disease market owing to a huge patient pool and developing healthcare technology. Healthcare expenditure is also improving in various Asia Pacific countries. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare in the years 2015-2016, the total health expenditure was USD 170.4 billion, which is 3.6% higher than the expenditure of 2014-2015

The Middle East & Africa holds the lowest share of the global market due to lack of technical knowledge and poor medical facilities.

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