This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Special Purpose Needles in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Acupuncture Needles, Aspirating Needles, Biopsy Needles, Blood Collection Needles, Blunt Needles, Bone Marrow Needles, Cardiology Needles, Catheter Needles, Dental Needles, Dialysis Needles, Electrode Needles, Endoscopy Needles, Epidural Needles, Fistula Needles, Hypodermic Needles, Intra-arterial Needles, Intravenous Needles, Ophthalmic Needles, Pneumoperitoneum Needles, Radiology Needles, Spinal Needles, and Suture Needles. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 152 companies including many key and niche players such as Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Argon Medical Devices, Inc., Becton, Dickinson and Company, Becton Dickinson France S.A.S., B. Braun Medical, Inc., Cadence Science, CareFusion Corporation, Covidien Ltd., C. R. Bard, Inc., Bard Access Systems, Inc., Bard Biopsy Systems, Ethicon, Inc., Inrad, Inc., Medline Industries, Inc, MIFAM SA, Smiths Medical, TERUMO Corporation, and World Wide Medical Technologies. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.