MarketsandMarkets: Global Respiratory Care Devices Market (2010 - 2015)

By Marketsandmarkets, PRNE
Sunday, May 8, 2011

DALLAS, May 9, 2011 - The 'Global Respiratory Care Devices Market (2010 - 2015)' analyzes
respiratory care devices market with respect to market drivers,
opportunities, and trends in the diverse geographic regions including U.S.,
Europe, Asia and ROW.

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The global respiratory care devices market has grown significantly over
the past few years and is expected to grow at a steady pace in the coming
five years. Rapidly aging population, rising incidence in Chronic Obtrusive
Pulmonary Diseases (COPD), technical advances in the respiratory care devices
market, and tight budgets of healthcare institutions are the major factors
influencing the market.

Positive airway pressure devices command the largest share in the
respiratory care therapeutic devices segment. Technical advances such as
portability, and increased battery life are primarily influencing the growth
of this market.

The emergence of home healthcare has opened new avenues for the
respiratory care devices market. Convenience and comfort in a home care
environment coupled with cost advantages are the major factors driving the
home healthcare market for respiratory care devices. The U.S. accounts for
the largest share of the global respiratory care devices market. Demographic
changes and rising incidence of COPD are among the major factors influencing
the market. COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S.; about 12
million Americans suffer from COPD.

The global respiratory care devices market was expected to be worth $8.8
in 2010 and is estimated to reach $13.5 billion by 2015, growing at a
CAGR of 8.8% from 2010-2015. The therapeutics devices market dominates the
global respiratory care market, followed by monitoring devices and
disposables. Within the therapeutics devices market, positive airway pressure
devices account for the largest share and is expected to be $5.2 billion by
the year 2015. The pulse oximeters market dominates the respiratory
monitoring devices segment and is expected to reach a market size of $1.7
by the year 2015. Within the respiratory diagnostic devices segment,
spirometers dominate the market with an estimated share of $489 million by

Scope of the report

This research report includes following respiratory care devices:

- Respiratory care diagnostic devices (spirometers, peak flow
meters, polysomnography devices, and other diagnostic devices)

- Respiratory care therapeutic devices (humidifiers, nebulizers,
oxygen concentrators, positive airway pressure devices, reusable
resuscitators, ventilators, and respiratory inhalers)

- Respiratory care monitoring devices and respiratory disposables
(respiratory care monitoring devices - pulse oximeter, capnographs and
gas analyzers; respiratory disposables - disposable oxygen masks,
resuscitators, tracheostomy tubes and oxygen cannulae)

- Preterm respiratory care devices (infant ventilator, oxygen hood,
nasal CPAP, ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation), nitric oxide
delivery unit, resuscitators)

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