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Published Date: 2014-10-16

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the lyophilization equipment and services market across various regions. A detailed analysis of the market forecast in terms of annual revenue, in USD millions, is provided for the period 2014 to 2020, considering 2013 as the base year. 

Published Date: 2014-10-16

This report on the regulatory affairs outsourcing market studies the current as well as future prospects of the market globally. Regulatory affairs outsourcing is rapidly gaining popularity in the global outsourcing market. Pharmaceutical, life science and medical device manufacturing companies are in constant collaboration with various outsourcing companies to get their drugs/devices approved and/or launched in the global market.

Published Date: 2014-10-14

Dental treatment for correcting and preventing irregularities in the alignment of teeth with the help of braces is referred as orthodontics. Dental orthopedics, cosmetic orthodontics and aesthetic orthodontics are the other terms that are used interchangeably for orthodontics.

Published Date: 2014-10-08

Dental bone graft substitution is a surgical procedure that enables replacing missing tooth. Bone grafts are also used in dental procedures to increase the amount of bone required for supporting dental implant. Perpetually rising prevalence of periodontal (gum) disease coupled with increasing incidences of dental fracture are the major factors that are stimulating the growth of the global dental bone graft substitutes and other biomaterials market. 

Published Date: 2014-09-05

Digital pathology is referred as image based information environment that involves management, interpretation and storage of the digital information generated from a glass slide. The digital pathology systems are gaining popularity worldwide owing to its ability to effectively identify and validate new drug candidates, categorize patients for the treatment, develop molecular therapies and assess toxicology.

Published Date: 2014-09-01

The home healthcare market involves wide range of medical devices and services that help patients to treat or diagnose a variety of chronic diseases. These devices and services play an important role in providing cost-effective health care to the patients. 

Published Date: 2014-09-01

Telemedicine is the evolved format of traditional medicine that provides medical care to millions of individuals worldwide with the benefits of cost efficiency and convenience of location. The basic difference between traditional healthcare technology and telemedicine is the use of telecommunication technology to provide patients and medical practitioners the convenience of location, cost and time.

Published Date: 2014-08-28

Reprocessed medical devices refer to medical devices that are used again by sterilization, repair or refurbishment for their reuse by healthcare providers to diagnose and treat patients. Such reprocessed devices must meet their intended function and ensure all safety related requirements without limitations.

Published Date: 2014-08-28

Dialysis is a life-sustaining process that purifies the blood of kidney failure patient by cleaning waste products, removing extra fluids and by controlling the body’s fluidic levels. Dialysis products and services market would be experiencing impressive growth majorly due to rising prevalence of chronic kidney diseases (CKD) and rapidly rising diabetic population. 

Published Date: 2014-08-27

Home healthcare devices and services help the patients to be self-sufficient towards their health. This is been increasingly accepted by the patient population owing to its cost effective nature, less number of visits to hospital and patient comfort. 

Published Date: 2014-08-25

This report covers an analysis for cervical cancer diagnostic tests (Pap smear tests, Colposcopy tests and ECC procedures) market. The market is analyzed in terms of number of test results and procedures performed in thousands and revenue in USD thousands. Pap smear testing is a cervical cancer diagnosis method performed on women. It is a preventive measure and is done to test for the presence of cervical cancer in an early stage. Cervical cancer, if detected at an early stage could be treated successfully. An abnormal Pap smear test result leads to the performance of further tests and procedures in order to confirm the presence of cervical cancer. 

Published Date: 2014-08-22

Cell culture is a complex procedure that involves growth of cells outside the natural environment by controlling the nutritional requirements and physical factors such as temperature and humidity required for proper growth. The cultured cells are used for the analysis of cellular structures and functions, developing model systems for research, genetic and molecular engineering, stem cell research and drug discovery.

Published Date: 2014-08-19

The report on intrathecal pumps market analyzes the current as well as future prospects and various facets of the market in detail. Intrathecal infusion pumps are used to deliver therapeutic doses of drugs for pain and spasticity, into a patient’s body, particular in the spine at a precisely controlled rate. 

Published Date: 2014-08-18

Spectrometry is an analytical technique employed to identify elements and compounds by measuring the radiant energy emitted by a substance within a specified electromagnetic spectrum upon excitation by an external energy source. Over the years spectrometry instruments have significantly played an important role in analytical and life science industry. 

Published Date: 2014-08-14

Disinfection is an essential procedure that is performed for infection control in healthcare facilities such as hospitals, clinics, elder care institutes and laboratories, using disinfectors and other infection control equipment such as sterilizers. Medical instruments, bedpans and urine bottles are placed inside the washers and flusher for disinfecting. 

Published Date: 2014-08-01

Computer Aided Detection (CAD) software constitutes a set of algorithms, which uses pattern recognition method predominantly to aid radiologists in detecting potentially diseased lesions or regions. This is achieved by using the clinical images generated through various imaging modalities such as X-Ray imaging, MRI, ultrasound imaging and computed tomography.

Published Date: 2014-08-01

Immunoassay is a laboratory-based diagnostic procedure performed using an immunological reaction of antibodies. Immunoassay instruments measure the formation of antibody-antigen complexes in blood samples or other body fluids and are commonly employed to detect analytes in qualitative (positive/negative) or quantitative manner.

Published Date: 2014-07-31

Products that are injected into facial skin for aesthetic purpose are referred as facial injectables.  Rising geriatric population and thereby increased demand for aesthetic procedures are escalating the growth of the facial injectables market. In addition, rapidly growing entertainment industry is fuelling the growth of the facial injectables market.

Published Date: 2014-07-30

Radiofrequency identification (RFID) is a system based on wireless technology which utilizes radio waves for collecting data from a tag attached to an object, for various purposes like automatic identification and tracking of objects. RFID technology has been applied in various sectors such as retail, supply chain, government, and manufacturing industries. Major applications of RFID technology include assess control and asset tracking.

Published Date: 2014-07-29

This report on preventive healthcare technology and services market studies current as well as future prospects of the market globally. Preventive healthcare technologies and services market is a combination of screening, monitoring, prophylaxis and healthcare information technology having single target of disease prevention. These technologies aid in prevention of diseases by predetermination of the disease or immunization.

Published Date: 2014-07-29

Medical transcription (MT) services are those services where healthcare information dictated by healthcare professional is converted into electronic text format by listening to audio recordings. Electronic text format of patient records has enabled reducing paper work and maintenance cost associated with it.  Medical transcription software have also eased the data retrieval process and access of the data from any place around the globe. 

Published Date: 2014-07-28

An ablation procedure is a minimally invasive process to remove unwanted tissue from the body by using various energy devices such as radiofrequency, microwave, ultrasound, electrical current, laser and others. The ablation devices are consisting of catheters, generators and other monitoring equipments.

Published Date: 2014-07-16

This report on the optical imaging market studies the current as well as future prospects of the market globally. Optical imaging is a rapidly evolving and emerging medical imaging technology, which uses light spectrum to assess optical properties of different body tissues. The world received its first optical imaging device when Carl Zeiss Meditec AG introduced optical coherence tomography devices in 1996. 

Published Date: 2014-07-14

The surgical navigation systems market report covers the market analysis for various products available for surgical navigation systems. Increased incidences of trauma and thereby increased surgical cases are escalating the growth of the global surgical navigation systems market. 

Published Date: 2014-07-11

Calibration is defined as an operation that, under specified conditions, performs two steps. In the first step, it establishes a relation between the quantity values with measurement uncertainties provided by measurement standards and corresponding indications with associated measurement uncertainties (of the calibrated instrument or secondary standard).

Published Date: 2014-07-07

This report provides in-depth analysis of the fluoroscopy and mobile C-arms market. The stakeholders for this report include companies involved in the manufacturing of fluoroscopy and mobile C-arm equipment, suppliers and new players who wish to enter the market. The market overview section of the report analyzes the market dynamics and trends such as drivers, restraints and opportunities that affect the current and future scenario of the fluoroscopy and mobile C-arms market.

Published Date: 2014-07-07

As a result of changing demographics in the world, several countries are prominently becoming older societies. This along with the other factors such as industrialization and increasing proportion of women in labor force have led to shortage of informal caregivers consequently increasing the importance of formal caregivers for geriatrics in the society. 

Published Date: 2014-07-03

Microscopes have been around for almost millennia. The Dutch were the pioneers in these scopes as such devices required the use of optical lens, which was their specialty. Today microscopes have evolved and diversified for various purposes besides the general academic and exploratory research. Fresh interests in new areas like nanotechnology and atomic scale semiconductor arrangement has created requirements for microscopes employing mediums much more penetrative than light itself, i.e. electron, X-ray, etc.

Published Date: 2014-07-02

Endoscopy is one of the technologies that have changed the way surgeries and diagnoses of diseases were done. Being minimally invasive, the adoption of endoscopy has been rapid across the globe. Faster recovery, shorter hospital stay, less chances of post surgery infection and smaller scars on the body are key merits driving the demand of endoscopy surgeries. Global endoscopy devices market has been studied from three main perspectives namely device type, applications and geographical location.

Published Date: 2014-06-30

The global orthopedic trauma fixation devices market is witnessing significant growth due to increasing incidence of fractures and lack of substitutes. Major driving factors for the orthopedic trauma fixation devices market are increase in the elderly population, growing healthcare costs, and rising prevention measures for various orthopedic-related problems. 

Published Date: 2014-06-26

This report provides the market analysis for various technologies and applications used for the enrichment and detection of circulating tumor cells (CTCs). The stakeholders of this report include companies and research institutes involved in the production of prognosis kits and research and development activities related to circulating tumor cells technologies as well as the new entrants who wish to enter this market.

Published Date: 2014-06-23

The global fundus cameras market is analyzed on the basis of four prominent product categories, namely, mydriatic fundus cameras, non-mydriatic fundus cameras, hybrid fundus cameras and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) fundus cameras. The mydriatic and non-mydriatic fundus cameras product categories have been further segmented into tabletop and handheld fundus cameras.

Published Date: 2014-06-23

Ultrasound devices enable physicians to image internal organs of patient’s body in order to diagnose diseases and also these devices help surgeons by guiding movement of surgical instruments while performing surgeries. Ultrasound devices are considered to be amongst oldest imaging modality and hence their utilization and popularity in the market is high. 

Published Date: 2014-06-05

This report on prenatal, fetal and neonatal equipment, studies the current as well as future prospects of this market globally. At present, premature or pre-term births is the leading cause of neonatal deaths worldwide. In order to handle the burden and extremity of the million pre-term deaths occurring globally, it is indicate that the use of prenatal, fetal and neonatal care equipment will gradually increase in the coming future.

Published Date: 2014-06-02

Laparoscopy is a form of minimally invasive endoscopy surgery of abdominal cavity. Minimally invasive (MIS) are preferred over open surgeries because of their obvious merits such as lesser blood loss, scar free surgery, quick recovery and reduced hospital stay. This is the major factor driving the demand for laparoscopy devices market. Laparoscopy devices market report has been segmented on the basis of equipment, applications, and geography.

Published Date: 2014-06-02

Electrodes are devices that convert ionic potential into electrical potential which can be amplified to diagnose as well as treat several ailments and disorders. The electrodes used in medical devices facilitate the detection of chemical reactions derived from electrical signals obtained from muscle cells and neurons of the patients. 

Published Date: 2014-05-30

This report covers the market analysis for various devices used for diagnosis and monitoring of cardiovascular diseases. The stakeholders for this study include the present manufacturers and providers of cardiovascular diagnostic and monitoring devices as well as the new players who desire to enter this market. Executive summary encompasses the snapshot of the global cardiovascular monitoring and diagnostic market providing a brief summary for the readers.

Published Date: 2014-05-29

This report consists of the market analysis for the various technologies used in the cell separation market. Increasing cell therapy oriented research and development globally is driving the cell separation technologies market towards significant growth. The stakeholders for this report include providers and manufacturers of cell separation technology based instruments. 

Published Date: 2014-05-29

The biomaterials market has been extensively analyzed on the basis of material types, their use in various healthcare applications, success rate and geographical reach. Material type segment includes metals, polymers, ceramics and biomaterials derived from natural origin. Each material type is further segmented into various healthcare applications namely, cardiology, orthopedics, dental, ophthalmology and others which include urology, neurology and gasteroenterology. 

Published Date: 2014-05-27

A nebulizer is a medical device used for the treatment of respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD and cystic fibrosis) that converts liquid medication into mist or aerosol. Thus, the medicine can easily reach into the lungs of a patient when inhaled through mouth or a face mask. The global nebulizers market is dominated by various devices powered by electric current and rechargeable batteries. This research report explains various advancements occurring in this market and analyzes the global nebulizers market by products and geography.

Published Date: 2014-05-27

Shape Memory Alloys (SMA) is a special class of metals that have the ability to restore their original shape after severe deformation. SMAs find applications in various industries such as automotive, aerospace, robotics and biomedical. Nickel-Titanium alloy (nitinol) has been found to be the most useful shape memory alloy in biomedical applications such as tweezers for small incisions, cardiovascular stents, coroner angiography, tendon fixation tool and orthodontic wires. 

Published Date: 2014-05-23

The report on ambulance services market studies the current as well as future prospects of the market globally. Ambulances help rescue injured or medically ill patients by transporting them to medical treatment centers. Earlier carts were used for the transportation of patients by manual powers. Ambulances were first utilized for an emergency transport in 1487 in the battlefield of Spain. Advancements in technology throughout 19th and 20th centuries led to the development of self-powered ambulances. 

Published Date: 2014-05-21

Needle-free drug delivery devices are novel techniques to introduce drugs into patient’s body without invading the skin with a conventional needle. This technology provides effective drug delivery for wide range of drugs; it is bioequivalent to syringe and needle and results in less pain. Needle-Free Drug Delivery market report studies the current scenario as well as the future market potential for needle-free drug delivery devices globally.

Published Date: 2014-05-16

Hospital stretchers are apparatus used to transport a patient from one location to another, inside or outside of medical infrastructure premises. In addition to patient transportation, hospital stretchers are also used for several specialized functions such as hospital beds, surgical platforms, and diagnostic and emergency platforms.

Published Date: 2014-05-14

Chromatography system is a physical method of separation of biological components from various types of biological samples, air and water. Chromatography systems commonly separate sample mixture into two phase namely mobile phase and stationary phase. 

Published Date: 2014-05-14

Microfluidics is an evolving scientific field with numerous analytical applications and commercial potential. Microfluidic devices have several applications in the field of medicine, cell biology research and protein crystallization. Thus, microfluidic technology is an important tool to reduce side effects and improve the efficacy of treatments.

Published Date: 2014-05-12

The report on medical waste management market analyzes the current as well as future prospects and various facets of the market in detail. Healthcare industry serves population of a country/region by protecting health of individuals and saving lives of many. However, while doing so they generate a lot of waste which entails risk to people. 

Published Date: 2014-05-08

This report studies the current as well as future prospects of the coronary stents market globally. At present, there are several individuals around the world who require percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) due some form of coronary artery diseases (CADs), such as angina pectoris and acute myocardial infarction, regardless of their gender, age or geographic location.

Published Date: 2014-04-30

Rapid pace of technological developments in the field of sleep apnea devices has ensured introduction of efficient diagnosis and treatment methodologies that has rendered enhanced patient outcomes. The sleep apnea devices market is witnessing impressive growth globally majorly due to tremendous demand for novel and innovative diagnostic and efficient treatment methodologies.

Published Date: 2014-04-30

Determining the levels of glycated hemoglobin gives assurance to healthcare practitioners about decision making on the treatment to be prescribed to diabetic patients. Such tests are primarily used for diagnosis and monitoring of hemoglobin A1c levels. Hemoglobin A1c test provides the average amount of patient’s glucose levels in last 2 to 3 months, therefore, it is preferred over other conventionally used blood glucose tests. 

Published Date: 2014-04-30

Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a glycosaminoglycan that helps in transportation of nutrients through the body and facilitates water retention in body tissue. It is naturally found in body primarily in joints, eye cavity, immune system and others. Hyaluronic acid was observed to be an important component of articular cartilage where it is present in the form of a coat around each chondrocyte. 

Published Date: 2014-04-28

Fiber optics is commonly used in illumination, flexible image bundles, light conductors, flexible light guides and laser delivery systems. Fiber optics also have wide range of medical applications including X-ray imaging, light therapy, lab and clinical diagnostics, dental headpieces, ophthalmic lasers, surgical and diagnostic instrumentation, surgical microscopy and endoscopy.

Published Date: 2014-04-28

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is an advanced wound care therapy that applies sub-atmospheric or negative pressure to a wound in a closed drainage system. Physicians as well as patients currently consider negative pressure wound therapy as a treatment option for chronic wounds. 

Published Date: 2014-04-28

mHealth is an abbreviation for mobile health, a term used for the practice of medicine and public health supported by mobile devices. The term is most commonly used in reference to using mobile communication devices such as mobile phones, tablets, computers and PDAs for health services and information. 

Published Date: 2014-04-24

Transfection is a technique used to introduce nucleic acids (either DNA or RNA) into cells. This technology helps the cells to regulate gene therapy, mutation of cancer cells and protein metabolism by affecting the nuclear genes. The report explains various advancements taking place in this market and analyzes the global transfection technology market by types of methods and applications as well as geographic regions. 

Published Date: 2014-04-07

Breast imaging techniques involves capturing of images of breast tissues that assist in diagnosis and screening of the breast cancer. Various technologies that are used to study breast tissues include mammography, breast MRI, breast ultrasound, nuclear imaging, scintimammography, tomosynthesis and bioelectric imaging.

Published Date: 2014-04-04

Rapid developments in the field of ophthalmology has ensured introduction of efficient diagnosis and treatment methodologies that has rendered enhanced patient outcomes. The ophthalmology diagnostics and surgical devices market is experiencing an impressive growth globally majorly due to tremendous increase in demand for novel diagnostic technological platforms and efficient treatment methodologies.

Published Date: 2014-04-03

Infusion pumps are used to deliver therapeutic drugs and fluids such as plasma, dextrose and saline solutions, into a patient’s body at a precisely controlled rate. These devices are efficiently used for infusion through several routes of administration such as intravenous, epidural, arterial, subcutaneous, peritoneal, enteral and intrathecal.

Published Date: 2014-03-27

Enteral Feeding devices are used for providing nutrition, hydration or medication through flexible tubing or pumps inserted directly into the stomach or parts of small intestine. Enteral feeding is indicated for patients who have a functional gastrointestinal track and is considered as an ideal option when a patient is unable to maintain an optimal nutritional level orally. 

Published Date: 2014-03-25

Orthopedic soft tissue repair is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of injuries and illnesses resulting from sports, exercise, aging, soft tissue damage and recreational activities. Globally, increase in aging population is playing a major role in increasing the incidence of sports injuries resulting in increased demand for orthopedic soft tissue repair procedures.

Published Date: 2014-03-20

Surgical equipment are used for a number of functions during surgical procedures such as making incisions, holding organs and tissues back, grasping certain tissue or skin, providing access to site of operation, coagulation of blood vessels and closing the wound by stitching or stapling.

Published Date: 2014-03-18

A rise in the world’s aging population, increase in the number of patients living with Parkinson’s disease and growing awareness about neurological movement disorders among patients have triggered the growth of Deep Brain Stimulation devices market. Globally, neurological disorders are the main causes of mortality; these account for approximately 12% of total number of deaths. 

Published Date: 2014-03-17

Electrophoresis is an analytical technique used to separate macromolecules such as nucleic acid fragments, proteins and RNA according to their molecular size and electric charge. Electrophoresis can be segmented as gel electrophoresis and capillary electrophoresis and both these techniques are observed to be the first choice of researchers for efficient analytical separation of macromolecules.

Published Date: 2014-03-12

This report covers the market analysis of the multiplexed diagnostics technologies namely, very high, high, medium, low density multiplexed assays & next-generation sequencing. This report contains qualitative information about oligonucleotide arrays, phage display, bacterial artificial chromosome arrays, protein arrays, bead-based arrays, antibody arrays, reverse arrays, mass spectrometry, quantitative PCR, bead-based and microplate assays and next-generation sequencing.

Published Date: 2014-03-06

The rapid medical diagnostic kits market is experiencing impressive growth globally because of continuous increase in the demand for preventive management of infectious diseases. Since their introduction, rapid medical diagnostic kits are becoming a vital part of the medical diagnostics industry and the scope of this market has been perpetually increasing in terms of detectable diseases and adoption by end users.

Published Date: 2014-03-05

Continuous glucose monitoring systems (CGMS) are real time, portable glucose monitoring systems used for the measurement of glucose levels at regular intervals from the patient’s body. These devices use wireless technology for transmitting glucose readings collected from the interstitial fluid between the patient’s skin cells, unlike blood glucose meters that measure glucose levels in the blood.

Published Date: 2014-03-04

Sterilization equipment and disinfectants are essential procedures products for infection control in healthcare facilities such as hospitals, clinics and laboratories. Medical devices and pharmaceutical products are put into sterilization equipment to sterilize them. Similarly, Disinfectants are applied on medical devices and pharmaceutical products to disinfect them for their further usage.

Published Date: 2014-02-26

This report provide an in-depth, comprehensive analysis of the global defibrillator market from three perspectives namely types of products, different end users and the major geographies. Increased public awareness and acceptance of defibrillators, growing incidences of cardiovascular disease, and advancing technology has boosted demand for different types of defibrillators over recent years.

Published Date: 2014-02-25

Sports medicine refers to a branch of medical field involving physical fitness, treatment and prevention of sports and exercise related injuries. Sports medicine devices encompass the entire range of medical products for prevention, cure and recovery of injuries arising from sports injuries. These injuries include sprain, strain, fractures, joint dislocation, musculoskeletal injuries and soft tissue damage. 

Published Date: 2014-02-25

Pulmonary drug delivery is a mode of drug administration in which the drug directly reaches the lungs and gives a local as well as systemic effect. Quick onset of action, targeted drug delivery, larger surface area of lungs, less side effects and minimal dosage are some major advantages that are associated with pulmonary drug delivery systems. 

Published Date: 2014-02-10

Contact lens are medical devices that offer convenience, confidence and self-esteem to the people who need vision correction. Factors such as rising ophthalmic disorders, vision problem and changing lifestyle accentuates the uptake of contact lens market during the forecast period. 

Published Date: 2014-02-10

This report encompasses market estimations for the global biopreservation market for the forecast period 2013 to 2019. The market size is forecast considering 2012 as the base year and is represented in terms of USD million. The stakeholders for this report include market players in the biopreservation industry who aspire to gain further insights into this market in terms of different product types and applications. 

Published Date: 2014-02-07

Vertebral compression fracture is type of fracture which collapses the bone tissue of spinal vertebrae and becomes compressed due to a major trauma such as a serious fall or a vehicular accident. The fracture may also arise due to weakening of the vertebrae which is usually associated with osteoporosis affected patients. 

Published Date: 2014-02-06

Molecular diagnostics is defined as a class of diagnostic tests which identifies genetic and molecular biomarkers of an individual patient. It is essentially an analysis of RNA and DNA at the molecular level. This class of diagnostics tests is considered as the most well established and lucrative market in the clinical applications segment.

Published Date: 2014-02-05

Blood is one of the most important connective tissue in the human body. Medically, blood is considered as the critical highway, transporting essential components of the body metabolism to various organs. The measurement of the dynamics of blood is therefore necessary in understanding the physical state of a body, one among them being the blood flow measurement. 

Published Date: 2014-01-30

Orthopedic devices are implants used to restore skeletal structure and joint movement after fractures, abnormal growth of bones, soft tissue damage or other deformities. These devices can be surgically implanted or externally attached through minimally invasive procedures and hence can be classified as internal and external fixation devices. Orthopedic devices have been used successfully in restoring mobility, reducing pain and improving quality of life of millions of people across the globe. 

Published Date: 2014-01-23

An operating room, also known as operation theatre or operating suite, is a facility within a hospital or nursing home where surgical procedures are performed on patients in order to treat different physiological and pathological conditions in a sterile environment. Technological advancements have brought a lot of change in the way surgical procedures are carried out today.

Published Date: 2014-01-20

This report covers the market analysis for various diagnostic tests performed to detect hospital associated infections, also called as nosocomial infections. These infections are not present in an individual before being admitted to hospital; instead the infections are developed after the admittance.

Published Date: 2014-01-14

This report studies the global market for anti-aging products, services and devices along with contributions of different generations in this market. The anti-aging market is thus segmented on the basis of demographics, products, services and devices.

Published Date: 2014-01-08

This report includes market estimations and forecast for nanomedicine products for the forecast period 2013 - 2019. The market size is represented in terms of USD billion and the market estimates and forecasts are calculated, considering 2012 as the base year. Moreover, market trends and recent developments have been kept into account while forecasting market growth and revenue for the period 2013 - 2019.

Published Date: 2014-01-07

Self-care medical devices are those devices that are used for measuring and monitoring various vital parameters of a patient. These devices play an important role in monitoring blood sugar level, heart rate, hypertension and other conditions. With increasing healthcare awareness, the demand for self-care medical devices is also expected to increase during the forecast period.

Published Date: 2014-01-06

Minimally invasive surgeries are intended to be performed with minimal incision made in the patient’s body and ensure quick recovery along with minimal duration of hospital stay. Minimally invasive surgeries are now increasingly gaining importance and preference over conventional invasive surgeries due to the multiple benefits associated with these surgeries including reduced recovery time, minima patient trauma, reduced duration of hospital stay, and hence, the overall cost of treatment. 

Published Date: 2014-01-02

Teleradiology refers to the electronic transmission of radiological images from one location to another in a digital format via internet technology. Image transfer is carried out from the primary acquisition site (sender’s end) to a secondary location (receiver’s end) for the purpose of either official diagnosis or consultation. 

Published Date: 2013-12-24

Drug device combination products are defined as the individual products comprising of two regulated components, an active pharmaceutical ingredient and medical device that are chemically or physically combined to produce a single product. The drugs present in the device are either impregnated or surface coated. 

Published Date: 2013-12-10

Wearable medical devices defined in the strictest sense are devices with sensors attached to the body that detect and monitor changes in body signatures of various areas and organs. This report focuses on the various segments of wearable devices currently available in the market and also predicts the introduction of several innovative devices in the future. 

Published Date: 2013-12-05

A sensor is a device that measures a physical property and responds by converting it into an electrical or optical signal. Sensors are used in a wide array of healthcare applications such as in dialysis machines, insulin pumps, heart rate monitoring devices, pressure monitoring devices, measuring drug delivery rates, medical imaging devices, blood glucose monitoring, and others.

Published Date: 2013-12-03

The bone densitometers market though highly mature in developed countries of the U.S. and Europe, is expected to witness impressive growth in Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World regions due to the rising prevalence of osteoporosis. Consequently, there is an increasing interest in bone density measurement. 

Published Date: 2013-12-03

Cardiac prosthetic devices increase the survival rate and improve the quality of life in most patients. These devices are used to replace damaged or diseased natural valves of the heart. The research report on cardiac prosthetic devices provides a detailed analysis of the global market and helps in understanding the driving forces for growth of these devices. 

Published Date: 2013-12-02

The widespread prevalence of diseases, combined by the growing number of highly-advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures has fueled the global intravenous access devices market. Identifying and analyzing the various forces that govern the intravenous access devices market, the report is a comprehensive blueprint for any business that is looking to carve a niche for itself in the intravenous access devices industry.

Published Date: 2013-11-27

Increase in alcohol consumption coupled with rise in the number of road accidents due to drink and drive instances has boosted the demand for breath testing devices. Breath analyzers are the instruments used for estimating blood alcohol content (BAC) levels. These devices are also gaining importance owing to rise in demand for effective detection of BAC level at work places.

Published Date: 2013-11-21

Prefilled syringes represent one of the fastest growing segments among the injectable drug delivery devices market. It is mainly due to the various advantages associated with the use of prefilled syringes such as ease of administration, reduced risk of cross contamination, less overfill and ease of handling.

Published Date: 2013-11-20

Hernia occurs as result of protrusion of tissue through an abnormal opening and is affected most commonly to the geriatric population. Hernia is one of the major health concern worldwide. The study analyzes two major segments of the hernia repair devices namely, products and equipments and procedures.

Published Date: 2013-11-18

Arthroscopy is defined as the visualization of the internal structure of a joint conducted with the help of imaging equipments such as endoscopes. It is a minimally invasive procedure imperative for diagnosis and treatment of various joint diseases such as osteoarthritis, ligament tear, cartilage tear, rheumatoid arthritis and for the surgical removal of the fluid from the inflamed joint tissue.

Published Date: 2013-11-14

Pre-Owned medical devices are defined as the devices that were owned earlier by any healthcare institution and that are now subject to sale or repurchase after refurbishment. ‘Refurbishment’ is defined as restoration of the device to its original specifications including replacement of basic wear parts and aesthetic changes to a complete end-to-end refurbishment. 

Published Date: 2013-10-29

Neurological disorders are an important cause of mortality and account for almost 12% of the total number of deaths globally. Of these, cerebrovascular diseases are responsible for 85% of the deaths reported. In addition, a rise in the world’s ageing population and an increasing awareness of neurological disorders has triggered the growth of this industry. 

Published Date: 2013-10-28

The report studies the global medical imaging equipment market based on the various types of equipments (product categories) as well as the different technologies used in each product segment. The five major categories of imaging equipments studied in this report include X-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and nuclear imaging equipments.

Published Date: 2013-10-21

Electrophysiology devices are used in the diagnosis and treatment of those diseases that occur due to abnormal electrical properties of biological cells and tissues. Electrophysiology devices have wide application in the management of cardiac arrhythmias.The study analyzes two major segments of the electrophysiology devices market namely, electrophysiology monitoring devices and treatment devices.

Published Date: 2013-10-16

The global mechanical ventilators market is expected to witness notable growth primarily because of rapid technological innovation in the design and portability of these devices and the rising prevalence of chronic respiratory disorders. In addition, increase in preference of cost deviation by hospitals by transferring long term ventilated patients to home care settings is expected to be another major factor spurring the demand for portable and home care mechanical ventilators.

Published Date: 2013-10-09

Atrial fibrillation is a type of cardiac arrhythmia distinguished by an abnormal cardiac rhythm caused by a disturbance in heart’s electrical system. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is one of the most commonly occurring cardiac rhythm conditions. Being a potentially life threatening disease and expensive to treat, the overall healthcare system views the treatment for this condition as a strategically critical area to address.

Published Date: 2013-10-03

The report covers the global clinical laboratory services market based on the various categories of tests conducted by laboratories, including clinical chemistry, medical microbiology & cytology, human & tumor genetics and other esoteric tests. The market is also segmented by service providers such as clinic-based, hospital-based and stand-alone laboratories. Geographically, the clinical laboratory services market has been divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. 

Published Date: 2013-10-03

Medical tourism is defined as the travel of patients from their home country to different destinations for the purpose of treatment that may also incorporate an extended holiday. Rise in healthcare costs in developed countries coupled with the availability of high quality medical services at lower prices in developing nations has primarily surged the expansion of the medical tourism industry.

Published Date: 2013-10-01

A rise in healthcare expenditures witnessed globally has led to a shift in preference from hospital care to home care among patients. This rise in healthcare cost, compounded by the geriatric population, is driving the demand for portable medical diagnostic devices including respiratory and anesthesia devices. This has led to a visible shift in the use of respiratory and anesthesia devices from hospital operation set ups to home care healthcare monitoring. 

Published Date: 2013-10-01

Elderly and disabled assistive devices comprise of all the devices that are utilized by the population for movement, listening, reading and other activities of life. Geriatric population are not self dependent for various day to day activities of life, they need support of various equipments and devices to perform different needful things of life. In the same manner, disabled people also require these devices.

Published Date: 2013-10-01

Geriatric population, rising obese population, increasing sedentary lifestyle are the factors that contribute to the growing incidence of hypertension. Rising incidence of blood pressure increases the awareness about blood pressure monitoring techniques. This report includes the market estimations of the global blood pressure monitoring testing market in terms of value (USD million) for the period 2013 – 2019, considering 2012 as the base year.

Published Date: 2013-09-25

Surgical Equipment Market (Surgical Sutures, Surgical Hand Instruments and Electrosurgical Devices) - Global forecast, Market Share, size, growth and industry analysis 2010-2017

Published Date: 2013-08-28

Since its introduction over a decade ago, 3D printing as a technology has revolutionized manufacturing as a process. Ever increasing cost pressures on medical device manufacturers and their intense need to introduce innovative products has forced them to adopt 3D printing as a means to reduce the manufacturing life cycle and almost completely eliminate the traditional prototyping process. 

Published Date: 2013-08-28

Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, MEMS is defined as devices made up of miniaturized mechanical and electromechanical elements using micro fabrication techniques. MEMS comprises of miniaturized structures such as sensors, actuators and microelectronics. The prime elements are micro sensors and micro actuators. 

Published Date: 2013-08-26

The cell surface markers market is undergoing impressive growth across the globe due to rapid automation of technologies and solutions, simplification of data management coupled with increasing preference for reduction of healthcare spending with a view to provide rapid and efficient decision making for therapies for specific diseases. On the other hand, high prevalence of chronic diseases such as cancer and autoimmune disorders has resulted in an elevated demand for cell surface markers analysis worldwide.

Published Date: 2013-08-22

X-ray machines are devices that produce x-ray radiations. These x-ray radiations are then used for medical diagnosis and interventional (e.g. catheter placement) purposes. This report analyzes the global x-ray devices market in terms of volume (number of units) and value (USD Million) for the period 2012 – 2018, keeping 2011 as the base year. 

Published Date: 2013-07-31

In vitro diagnostics provide valuable information regarding the physiological and/or pathological state of body and therefore are very essential to take well-informed medical decisions. This report estimates the market for the in vitro diagnostics terms of revenue (USD million) for the period 2012 – 2018, keeping 2011 as the base year.

Published Date: 2013-07-30

RFID technology has had a significant impact on the global healthcare industry. The adoption of RFID tracking systems has been useful in reducing human efforts and errors in maintenance and control of healthcare inventory. This report studies the application of RFID in the healthcare industry, particularly the use of RFID blood refrigerators and freezers in blood banks and hospitals.

Published Date: 2013-07-25

Growing concerns about spread of infectious diseases through donated blood has surged the demand for blood and blood products. The research report on the blood processing devices and consumables market provides detailed analysis of the global market and helps in understanding the driving forces for the growth of these technologies. 

Published Date: 2013-07-23

Technological advancements and increased sophistication have revolutionized the pain management sector. Significant research and development to understand various pain sensations and their neurotransmission processes has helped in pain reduction to a great extent. Chronic diseases have resulted in large number of pain patients.

Published Date: 2013-07-11

Dental consumables are products which are used on patients in order to treat dental impairments, for tooth restoration and in treatment of associated gingival tissues. This report includes the market estimation covering industry analysis, size and share of the global dental consumables market for the forecast period 2012 – 2018 in terms of USD million, considering 2011 as the base year. 

Published Date: 2013-07-09

The global medical disposables market deals with the market estimation for disposable medical products used in medical procedures. The market is majorly driven by the shift of patient and practitioner focus from the use of reusable medical products to disposable products. This report provides market size estimation for medical disposables in terms of revenue (USD billion), for the period 2012 – 2018, considering 2011 as the base year.

Published Date: 2013-07-08

Dental equipment and imaging devices find application in a dental office for diagnosis and treatment of various dental ailments such as caries and gingival disease. This report estimates the market of the global dental equipment market in terms of revenue (USD million) for the period 2012 – 2018, keeping 2011 as the base year.

Published Date: 2013-07-02

Lasers produce parallel, monochromatic and coherent beams of light of specific frequency by the process of stimulated emission. This report includes the market estimation of the global medical laser systems market for the forecast period 2012 – 2018 in terms of USD million, considering 2011 as the base year.

Published Date: 2013-07-01

Audiological devices are used for the study of hearing and are used by audiologists for the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss. Age-related hearing loss is attributed to the normal aging process and other demographic factors such as environmental conditions and occupation. In addition, an individual’s genetic predisposition can also be considered as a significant factor contributing to hearing impairment.

Published Date: 2013-06-27

Biosensor is an analytical device which converts a biological response into electrical signal that assists in measuring a wide spectrum of analytes including gases, organic compounds, ions and bacteria. A biosensor comprises biological component that acts as a sensor and an electrical component that detects and transmits the signal. 

Published Date: 2013-06-27

Artificial organs are those devices that are integrated or implanted into human body to replace a natural organ to restore its specific function in the body. The medical bionic devices are engineered with a combine study of biology and electronics terminologies. Artificial vital organs and medical bionics are technologically sophisticated devices help in restoration of various functions of organs and increases the life expectancy of the patients.

Published Date: 2013-06-19

The demand for skincare devices is increasing consistently. These devices enable efficient diagnosis and treatment of various skin disorders and other indications. The skincare devices used for the diagnosis includes, dermatoscopes, biopsy devices and image guidance systems. These devices facilitate the diagnosis of skin lesions suspicious of skin cancers. 

Published Date: 2013-05-21

Biochips are miniaturized laboratories that can perform thousands of biochemical reactions such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) simultaneously and are used for a variety of purposes ranging from disease diagnosis to detection of bioterrorism agents. This report estimates the U.S. market for biochips in terms of revenue (USD million) for the period 2012 to 2018, considering 2011 as the base year.

Published Date: 2013-05-14

Contraceptive drugs and devices are temporary birth control methods and function majorly by altering the mechanism of ovulation and acting as physical barriers between the sperm and ovary. This report holds the market estimation of the global contraceptives market in terms of value (USD million) for the period 2012 – 2018, considering the base year 2011 as. In addition, current market trends and recent developments are taken into consideration while determining the growth rate of the global contraceptives market.

Published Date: 2013-05-02

Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is narrowing of arteries outside brain and heart. Risk factors for the growth of PVD include hypertension, obesity, diabetes and smoking. More than 5% of the population above age 50 years suffers from PVD. Peripheral vascular devices are used for the treatment of these blocked arteries and remove the buildup plaque. 

Published Date: 2013-04-23

Nephrology and urology are the branches of medical science that deal with the study of kidney and urinary system, diseases and complications associated with it, their diagnosis (using variety of equipment) and types of treatment used to treat these complications. Nephrology, in particular, deals with kidney and urology deals with entire urinary system. 

Published Date: 2013-04-18

X-ray machines are devices that produce x-ray radiations. These x-ray radiations are then used for medical procedures such as diagnosis and interventional (e.g. catheter placement) purposes. Increasing incidences of various diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and cancer is expected to compel the usage of x-ray devices for diagnosing these diseases for treatment. 

Published Date: 2013-04-17

The use of robotic surgery systems in medical procedures dates back to the 1980s. Since then, this market has experienced tremendous growth in terms of product innovation and development as well as uptake by end-users. The major advantages of these systems include improved surgical outcomes, accurate procedure execution and rapid post-surgical recovery of the patient. 

Published Date: 2013-04-15

Breast pumps are medical devices used for expression of milk by lactating mothers. Breast pumps enable collection and direct storage of pumped milk into a container. Container provided with breast pumps is suitable for storage as well as feeding the baby. Breast pumps are used for variety of reasons such as, continue breast feeding after the mother resumes to work, to relive engorgement, facilitate women whose babies have died and to stimulate lactation in low milk supply.

Published Date: 2013-03-26

Biopsy devices are growing in importance due to the increasing global incidence of cancer and the growing willingness of patients to spend money on these medical procedures. This report studies the market for biopsy devices in five different product segments, namely, needle-based biopsy guns, biopsy needles, biopsy forceps, biopsy guidance systems and other biopsy devices. Each of these segments has been further divided into sub-segments by type.

Published Date: 2013-03-20

Medical gases are gases that find indirect or direct applications in the healthcare industry and medical gas equipment are referred to the equipment utilized for the production of medical gases. Furthermore, medical gases are either directly administered to patients or are used in medical procedures mainly as coolants and sterilants.

Published Date: 2013-03-18

Radiofrequency ablation is a medical procedure involving use of high frequency electromagnetic waves to generate heat which is used to treat a medical condition. This technology finds application in various fields of medicine like tumor ablation in oncology, cardiac rhythm management, endometrial ablation in gynecology, renal denervation for hypertension, cosmetology and pain management. 

Published Date: 2013-03-06

The gynecological devices market could be segmented into two treatment conditions: uterine diseases and fertility related issues. The gynecological devices market is further segmented geographically into the North American region, European region, Asia Pacific region and the rest of the world and also into eight types based on the devices: Colposcopy devices, Hysteroscopy devices, Assisted reproductive consumable devices, Fluid management devices, Global endometrial ablation devices, Uterine artery embolization devices and sterility devices. The U.S holds the maximum share in the gynecological devices market followed by Europe.

Published Date: 2013-03-04

The global implantable drug delivery devices hold a competitive edge over other drugs and devices owing to the fact that they are implanted at targeted sites and so deliver unaltered amounts of drugs to the affected area. These implantable drug delivery devices are categorized into six product types and this report estimates their market in terms of USD million, for the period 2012 – 2018, keeping 2011 as the base year.

Published Date: 2013-02-27

This report on the global apheresis equipment market includes the different facets of therapeutic apheresis, donor apheresis, and the apheresis devices market. The report covers the performance of various segments of the apheresis market in terms of revenues generated in such segments.

Published Date: 2013-02-19

The minimally invasive techniques used for treating coronary blockages are known as interventional cardiology procedures. Catheter based techniques like valvuloplasty, coronary thrombectomy, and angioplasty that are used for treating structural heart anomalies are known as interventional cardiology procedures. 

Published Date: 2013-02-13

This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the wound dressing market and sub-markets in the next few years. The report provides extensive analysis of the industry, current market trends, industry drivers and challenges for better understanding of the market structure.

Published Date: 2013-02-05

The global renal denervation devices market is expected to grow at the compounded annual growth rate of 139.7% by the year 2015 owing to increasing number of population suffering from hypertension. This market is also witnessing the trend of increasing usage of minimally invasive procedures; however, preference for drug based therapy from patients may pose a serious challenge to the growth of this industry. Renal artery denervation is a new device based therapeutic model designed for treatment of hypertension and is gaining popularity among medical device entrepreneurs.

Published Date: 2013-01-23

Lack of alternative treatments for most chronic disorders and injuries is one of the major factors contributing towards the growth of implantable medical devices market. The demand for implantable medical devices is expected to remain high in growing economies as a result of technological advances. Next generation implantable devices have increased confidence in cardiovascular, orthopedic and other implants.

Published Date: 2013-01-15

The medical specialty bag market is forecasted to experience considerable growth spurred by growth in the aging population, technological developments, and an uninterrupted flow of improved and customer centric products in the market. Disposable pouches and bags are the most popular medical products of the specialty medical supplies market owing to the ease with which they can be used and relative cost effectiveness. Reimbursement options and increased availability of economically priced products are some of the major growth drivers for this market.

Published Date: 2012-12-19

Medical devices outsourcing is the process of contracting with a third party for performing business functions like product design, manufacturing, prototyping, and supply chain management. These functions were initially carried out internally by medical companies. By offering third party manufacturers to perform these processes, medical device manufacturers can focus on their core competencies like clinical and technical innovations. 

Published Date: 2012-12-10

The global in-vitro toxicity testing market is projected to reach $2.7 billion by the year 2015 at a compounded annual growth rate of 15% due to the increasing awareness towards animal welfare in laboratory research testing. Cosmetics and personal care industry is currently the largest sectors accounting for more than 50% of the total market share. This sector is valued at $702 million and expected to reach $1.3 billion by 2015 at a CAGR of 13.1%. Pharmaceutical segment is one of the most significant segments of this industry. This segment is expected to grow at the CAGR of 18.2% and reach the market value of $976 million by 2015.

Published Date: 2012-11-15

This report covers the market revenue and sales volume for the ostomy drainage bags market. The market is segmented on the basis of types into: colostomy bags, ileostomy bags, urostomy bags, continent Ileostomy bags and continent urostomy bags market. A detailed trend analysis of all the segments with a market evaluation in terms of revenue generated and number of units sold is available in this report. A detailed analysis of the market trends, current scenarios and future trends is available in the report. The market is analyzed by using concepts such as Porter’s five forces analysis, market drivers, restraints and opportunities along with their impact and market attractiveness analysis. The market is also segmented on the basis of geography into: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the rest of the world regions.

Published Date: 2012-10-30

This report covers an in depth market analysis of neuromodulation devices worldwide. A detailed analysis of the market size in terms of the annual revenue in USD million is provided for the period 2012 to 2018. Neuromodulation devices have emerged as one of the fastest-growing segments in the medical devices market.

Published Date: 2012-10-29

Electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring systems are used for detection and provide feedback regarding abnormal episodes of electrical functioning of the heart. ECG monitoring systems include resting ECG recorders, ECG stress testing systems, Event recorders and Holter monitors. The global ECG monitoring systems market report provides 10-year data (historical trends from 2007 to 2011 and forecasts from 2012 to 2016) for the global & market size for 12 major national ,markets for ECG monitoring systems sales (unit sales and revenue).

Published Date: 2012-09-11

This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the ophthalmology devices market and sub-markets in the next few years. The report provides extensive analysis of the industry, current market trends, industry drivers and challenges for better understanding of market structure. The report has segregated the ophthalmology devices industry in terms of application, disorders, type, and geography. 

Published Date: 2012-08-28

The medical industry is one of the few sectors that has remained unscathed by the global economic meltdown and the digital radiology market is an important segment of the overall healthcare industry. Technological advancements and modernized facilities are the main factors that drive the global digital radiology market.

Published Date: 2012-08-20

This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the North America endoscopy devices market and sub-markets in the next few years. The report provides extensive analysis of the industry, current market trends, industry drivers and challenges for better understanding of the market structure. The report has segregated the endoscopy devices industry in terms of product, application and technology.

Published Date: 2012-08-09

This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the Asia Pacific endoscopy devices market and sub-markets in the next five years. The report provides extensive analysis of the industry, current market trends, industry drivers and challenges for better understanding of the market structure. 

Published Date: 2012-07-25

This research report is especially designed to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the Europe weight management market and sub-markets over the next five years. The report provides extensive analysis of the weight management industry, current market trends, industry drivers and challenges, for a better understanding of the market structure. The report has segregated the weight management industry in terms of its product types, end-use segments and geography.

Published Date: 2012-04-18

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Computed Tomography (CT) equipment in USD million by segmenting the market into high end slice CT, mid end slice CT and Low end slice CT. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for Americas, Europe, Asia and RoW. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2017.

Published Date: 2012-03-15

MRI is a medical diagnostic imaging technique by which detailed images of human anatomical structure is obtained thus facilitating early diagnosis of disease. The global MRI market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.3% from 2012 to 2017. Increase in the aging population and rise in the number of patients suffering from chronic diseases are driving the MRI market. In developing nations such as those in Asia and RoW, increase in disposable income has led to rise in the spending on healthcare, which eventually increased the demand for MRI equipment. 

Published Date: 2012-03-13

The market for mercury-free thermometers will strengthen to acquire a market share of 68.8% in 2016. The mercury-free thermometer market will reach USD 76.78 million in 2016 growing with CAGR of 19.5% during 2011 – 2016.

Published Date: 2012-01-16

Overweight and obesity have become the major issues that were haunting the well-being of the people and there are various causes related to this menace. This global phenomenon can be controlled. If not completely cured; partly by the Weight Management Services (a subset of the global Weight Management market) that helps the overweight and obese population to manage their BMI factor to lead to balanced life.

Published Date: 2011-11-09

Prostate cancer market is set to grow multifold in the coming future, owing to the fact that it is the second most leading cause of cancer associated mortality among men after lung cancer. In 2010, more than 1.9 million people have been diagnosed with the prostate cancer across the world. African Americans and whites are most affected with this disease. 

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Dural sealants are typically used after a surgery or a traumatic injury to bind or hold external tissue such as skin as well as internal tissue such as blood vessels. These surgical sealants have broad applications in the medical field. They are used to hold skin, internal organs, blood vessels, and other tissues of the human body together at the time of surgery.

 

Multi-infarct dementia (MID) is one of the common causes of memory loss among elderly people as a result of reduced blood flow to parts of the brain. The primary reason for multi-infarct dementia is a series of minor strokes resulting in disruption of blood flow leading towards the brain. Since this medical condition arises due to problematic vessels, it is also known as vascular dementia (VaD).

 

Remote patient monitoring systems refer to a technology that enable monitoring of patients outside the conventional clinic or hospital premises. The main concept behind remote patient monitoring is to avoid the inconvenience caused to critical patients. Advanced remote patient monitoring systems include sophisticated peripherals that facilitate real time audio and video service.

 

Glucose biosensors are the devices used for measuring the concentration of glucose in blood of diabetic patient with the help of sensitive protein present in glucose biosensor. Glucose biosensors have major application in point of care testing, home care diagnostics and research laboratories. But with the innovations and advantages, fluorescent glucose biosensors are taking over the glucose biosensors market.

 

Most of the people who are suffering from end-stage renal disease undergo hemodialysis, and is often accompanied by recurrent and troubling side-effects, which are referred to as intra-dialytic hypotension (IDH). IDH has been estimated to affect around 15% to 55% of all patients undergoing hemodialysis. Some of the major symptoms of IDH include nausea, diaphoresis and cramps, to more precarious conditions that include angina pectoris, arrhythmias, seizures, unconsciousness and even cardiac arrests.

 

The technique of capturing and converting invisible infrared images into visible images is called infrared imaging. Visible light is easily detected by the human eye, but to see infrared light it is important to have infrared cameras and imagers. These devices possess special sensors that operate without the need of visible light. 

 

Multiple sclerosis (MS), which is also referred as disseminated sclerosis, is an inflammatory disease of the nervous system. It is mainly characterized by the disruption of the nerve cells of the spinal cord and the brain of an affected individual, which results in the loss of ability to communicate along with various other physical, mental as well as psychiatric problems. 

 

Presence of thick, crusty or scaly patches on the skin surface indicating premalignant condition is referred as actinic keratosis. People who are commonly exposed to sun light are at higher risk of actinic keratosis. Thus, actinic keratosis is commonly found in people who have fair skin. Thus, prevalence of actinic keratosis is higher in western countries than in Asian countries.

 

Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome, also referred to as infant respiratory distress syndrome is characterized by a particular condition often observed in premature babies, usually born about six weeks before their due dates. During this condition, lungs of the premature infants lose the ability to produce enough surfactants in order to provide oxygen to the body.

 

Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is among the most common after surgery adverse events, which occur during the first 24 hours to 48 hours post surgery in patients. It has been observed that, on an average 20% to 30% of patients undergoing surgery suffer from vomiting and nausea postoperatively. The incidence of PONV depends on variety of factors, including type of surgery, gender and anesthetic drugs used.

 

Uveitis is the inflammation of the uveal region of the eye, most commonly by an infection. Uvea is a group of pigmented and non pigmented tissues lying in the middle among the three layers that make the eye. Uvea again consists of three layers: iris, cilliary body and the choroid. 

 

Rubella or German measles is a contagious and acute viral infection caused by the rubella virus. Generally, rubella infection occurs most often in young adults and children. While the rubella infection is typically mild in children, this disease has serious consequences in pregnant women causing congenital defects and fetal death.

 

Histology and Cytology both come under the scientific medical specialty that is concerned with the diagnosis of diseases and other conditions. Histology is the study of human tissues, including structure and function whereas cytology is the study of human cells. 

 

Electroencephalography (EEG) and Electromyography (EMG) equipment is used to monitor electrical activity on the body. EEG measures the fluctuation in voltage resulting from the current flow of the brain while, EMG records the electrical activity of skeletal muscles. In EEG and EMG, electric signals are read for brain and muscle tissue respectively, can are amplified and digitized which can be later analyzed and processed on a computer. 

 

Peripheral intervention surgeries are part of the minimal invasive surgeries done to remove plaques, etc, thereby addressing the root cause of peripheral artery disease. Peripheral intervention surgeries restore the flow of blood to the other part of the arteries where the blood clot prevented the flow of oxygenated blood. 

 

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a functional three dimensional imaging technique based on detection of photons originating from the destruction of emitted positrons with electrons from surrounding tissue. The imaging system produces a three-dimensional image of functional processes in the body. PET involves labeling of biomolecules with positron emitters also known as neutron deficient nuclei.

 

According to the Food and Drug Administration, U.S., remanufacturing of medical devices is defined as the processing, conditioning, repackaging, renovating, restoring additional features/updates to finished device, which takes the scope of finished device’s performance beyond its original position i.e. better than original device.

 

Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) is a painful condition caused by the repetitive motion of arms and elbow. A kind of tendinitis, the condition involves swelling of tendons and is identified on medical examination. Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) is an inflammatory condition observed usually in tennis players, baseball players, swimmers, carpenters, plumbers and anyone who repeats an arm motion over and over.

 

Manual resuscitators which are also known as bag valve mask, is a device used by individuals and healthcare professionals to inflate oxygen into lungs of an unconscious patients not able to breathe or during a respiratory failure occurring out of certain medical conditions. The device will help the person to remain oxygenated with the help of positive pressure. Manual resuscitators are hand-held portable device comprising a mask, a valve and a large ventilation bag used in the hospitals for temporary ventilation of patients. 

 

CSF, is an abbreviation for Cerebrospinal Fluid, is an essential component of the brain and the central nervous system. Produced by the choroid plexus (Lower arterial part) of the brain, the CSF not only acts as a protection mechanism, but also as a chemical stabilizer, brain buoyancy regulator, toxin clearance system, and pressure maintenance system. It is produced daily and circulated throughout the exterior of the brain (subarachnoid space), such that only 100-160ml is circulated at any given time.

 

Brain implants, often referred as neural implants, are the devices that are connected directly to the brain. These brain implants are placed on the brain surface i.e., over gyri and sulci, or they are attached to the cortex of brain. Brain implants are implanted when brain becomes dysfunction due to various reasons such as head injuries and stroke. Brain implants are extensively utilized on animals for scientific research purpose (recording brain activities).

 

Cardiovascular diseases are one of the leading causes of deaths across the globe. In developing countries deaths associated with cardiovascular diseases is estimated to rise from 28.9% in 1990 to 36.3% by 2020. According to a study conducted by The Heart Foundation in every 33 seconds a person dies due to cardiovascular disease which is approximately 250,000 people every year.

 

Heart block is a disease of electrical system of the heart that controls the rate and rhythm of the heart. A heart block occurs if there is slowed and disturbed electrical signals while travelling to heart. People have inherited congenital heart blocks as well as acquired heart blocks that develop after birth. Based on the working of electric signal, heart block is of two type’s namely partial heart block and complete heart block. 

 

Medical imaging refers to the visualization of the body parts, organs, tissues or cells for clinical diagnosis, disease monitoring and treatment. The imaging techniques used in medical devices include variety of modern equipments in the field of optical imaging, nuclear imaging, radiology and other image-guided intervention.

 

Laparotomy (also known as celiotomy), is an abdominal surgical procedure in which large incision is made to gain access to abdominal cavity. This surgical procedure is performed to examine various abdominal organs such as stomach, intestine and liver for their proper functioning. Laparotomy also helps in diagnosing various abnormalities in the vital abdominal organs. Laparotomy when performed for diagnostic purposes, termed as exploratory laparotomy.

 

Technological innovations have made computing of multiple probe signals possible across various imaging modalities. The market for advanced (3D/4D) visualization systems has seen proliferation from the advances in the field of computer hardware and software, in addition to advancements in the field of AV technology (3D) and PACS module. A significant improvement in the area of advanced visualization has been the move from a thick client to a thin client server and to cloud technology.

 

Owing to rapid pace of technological developments and sophistication in the medical equipment industry results in availability of expensive medical devices especially the imaging devices. The overall healthcare industry is influenced by several factors such as increased life expectancy, consistent rise in geriatric population, escalating national healthcare spending and increased incidence of chronic disorders across the globe. Also, it is witnessing the widened horizons of private healthcare sector as against public healthcare sector.

 

Hospital linen supplies include scrub wear, patient gowns, thermal blankets, hospital sheets, pediatric gowns, pillow cases, towels, surgical linen, and many other hospital supplies. Clean linen supply and management services are some of the vital elements for hospitals in providing high quality medical care to the patients. Hospital linen supply and management services plays major role in reducing infection rate, increase patient satisfaction and reduce operational costs for hospitals.

 

Image guided surgery makes use of preoperative images to precisely guide surgical instruments by correlating the operative field. The image guidance systems also help in seamless procedure planning, thus reducing chances of error and also minimizing procedure time. With image guided systems, overall productivity is increased and being minimally invasive, allows quick recovery and shorter hospital stay. The technique was initially developed for neurosurgeries, which is one of the most critical procedures. 

 

In vitro diagnostics are the vital tools in health care systems as they provide crucial information for making right medical decisions. The information revealed through these technologies helps physicians in successful management of medical conditions in every stage. Prevalence of infectious diseases such as hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV), tuberculosis, measles, dengue, Chagas, cholera, and malaria is increasing across the globe with high prevalence in developing countries.

 

The market for fluid management and visualization systems consists of devices such as dialyzers, insufflators, suction and evacuation devices, fluid warming systems, tubing sets, catheters, suction canisters, camera heads, video processors and endoscopic cameras. These devices are widely used in endoscopic procedures to treat people with kidney failure, obesity, cardiovascular disease, orthopedic conditions, neurological disease, cancer, gastrointestinal and respiratory diseases. 

 

Foot and ankle devices are used to restore one or more functions of the human foot or ankle system. The foot and ankle devices market include all those devices which are used in ligament repair and reconstruction procedures including arthrodesis, joint replacement and internal fixation.

 

Cryosurgery is the application of extremely low temperature to destroy abnormal tissue. The technique has been successful in treating some types of cancers and skin diseases. Extreme low temperature for cryosurgery is achieved through use of liquid nitrogen or argon gas. For treatment of external conditions, liquid nitrogen is applied to the diseased skin cells with help of a cotton swab or spraying devices can also be used. 

 

Lymphoma is a major type of cancer. Lymphoma is a group of blood cancer, in which the blood cells, particularly, lymphocytes grow and divide very rapidly than normal rate. It is supported by enhanced duration of life of blood cells than that of a normal person. In most of the cases, lymphoma is present in the lymph nodes in the form of solid tumor. Lymphoma is a chronic and life-threatening disease and is a collective term for blood cancer; however, it is divided on various bases.

 

Medical laboratories are defined as the independent, commercial enterprises that provide information to the healthcare professionals about the severity, onset and reason of patients' physical ailments. Medical laboratories include biological, bacteriological, histological, pathological and chemical analysis, urinalysis and dental and medical X-rays. About 70% of the health care decisions taken by doctors for treatment of diseases are based on the results of laboratory testing which makes the medical laboratories a vital part of the global healthcare system.

 

Scleroderma, also known as systemic sclerosis is a chronic systematic autoimmune disease of skin that results in hardening of skin. The exact cause of the disease is still unrevealed; however, scientists believe that genetic and environmental factors are the cause for systemic sclerosis. Mutations in human leukocyte antigen (HLA) are expected to be the most important mutation that is responsible for causing systemic sclerosis.

 

Group A Streptococcus (GAS) is a type of gram-positive B-hemolytic Streptococcus bacteria. These bacteria are capable of causing a wide range of both non-invasive and invasive infections. GAS infection might spread through direct contact with skin sores or mucus of a infected person.

 

Cytomegalovirus belongs to the herpesviridae family and is a double-stranded DNA virus. This virus mainly causes asymptomatic infections or sometimes causes mild flu like symptoms; and later remains latent throughout life, which may reactivate. Thus, this virus can remain as a lifelong companion for some individuals and can be a silent killer for the others. 

 

Small animal imaging (In-vivo) is an innovative scientific method for obtaining high-resolution images of animal models. This technique is gaining high significance and is been increasingly deployed in the process of drug discovery and development. Small animal imaging techniques help in reducing the wastage of capital and time on non-promising molecules by detecting the potential molecules early.

 

Aortic Aneurysm is a widening of the aorta (body’s largest artery) at a certain spot in the wall of aorta and can potentially rupture the artery due to blood pressure and other factors such as xxx. This can lead to massive internal bleeding if not rapidly treated by experienced emergency medical team. As aorta carries blood from heart and runs through chest and abdomen, the aneurysms are possibly observed at these locations and termed as abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) and thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAA). 

 

Toxicity is an extent to which a particular substance can damage the living organism; it is important parameter to be evaluated during all stages of drug development. Toxicity is one of the major reasons for failure of drug development and rejection of drug candidate. Toxicity can be because of dosage, form, half life and other parameters of drug. 

 

Research efforts in last two decades have provided us huge amount of genomic information for almost each and every form of life. Bioinformatics is a multidisciplinary research field that combines computer science, biology, statistics and mathematics for the management of biological information. The software and applications used in bioinformatics is used to gather, analyze, store and integrate genetic and biological information which can later be applied to gene based drug developments.

 

Computed radiography (CR) is an imaging technique that uses electromagnetic radiation such as X-rays. Computed radiography is a computer aided technique that uses irradiation process to produce three dimensional representations of scanned objects internally or externally. Computed radiography equipment is used in various applications such as medical facilities and industrial purpose. 

 

Neuroendoscopes are rigid endoscopes applied for minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures of the brain and spinal cord. The endoscopy devices market is one of the most impactful device markets today that ushered the minimally invasive procedures into the world. This segment encompasses the global market of neuroendoscopes used over the world for procedures such as ventriculostomies, biopsies, removal of cysts, tumors and other obstructions.

 

Bio-imaging refers to tools and technologies used to create structural or functional images of living objects or systems. Medical imaging in bio-imaging involves use of techniques and processes to create images of the anatomical areas and tissues of the human body to the molecular level. This helps in diagnosis and examination of disease and also helps to establish database of normal anatomy and physiology for future study.

 

Brest cancer is one of the most common cancers among women, with an estimate of about 500,000 mortalities in 2011 according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Although breast cancer is considered as a disease of developed countries, its prevalence is rising rapidly in the developing countries owing to urbanization and adoption of sedentary and stressful lifestyle. 

 

Laboratory plasticware are equipment made up of polymers having variety of applications with respect to laboratory or research centers. The laboratory plasticware market has significantly evolved itself in past few decades in terms of material composition, design and application. Laboratory plasticware encompasses number of advantages such as being unbreakable in nature enhances its applicability with respect to handling radioactive isotopes, hazardous and carcinogenic chemicals or substances. 

 

Contrast media is utilized in medical imaging technique in order to highlight and visualize the specific parts of the body. These are the substances that enhance the visual images generated by medical diagnostics instruments such as magnetic resonance, computed tomography, x-ray, ultrasound and others. Contrast media also improves the contrast of images created by CT-scan, x-ray, magnetic resonance imaging and others.

 

Dental implants have been in the marketplace for a long period of time for restoring or replacing teeth. The surgery for dental implantation is critical as there are high chances of infections in gingival tissue when implantation is done. Another challenge for the dental surgeons is achieving osseointegration. As the introduction of nanotechnology has revolutionized the several branches of medicine, dentistry too has been benefited by it.

 

Hemostasis is the procedure of interaction between blood vessels, platelets and coagulation protein to stop bleeding. Sometimes, bleeding disorder occurs due to vascular and coagulation abnormalities. These abnormalities could be inherited or acquired.

 

D-dimer comprises of two D fragments of the fibrin protein that get cross-linked after fibrinolysis of a blood clot, which is found in the human blood samples. The concentration of these D-dimers present in the patient blood samples help in the diagnosis of thrombosis. This test becomes very useful for those patients who are susceptible towards thrombotic disorders like venous thromboembolism

 

Biomarkers also known as biological markers are characteristics that are measured in order to assess and predict biological condition of the body and thus help physicians in clinical decision making. Some major diseases which are diagnosed by using biomarkers include diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular and central nervous system diseases. Biomarkers play critical role in identifying and accurate diagnosis of these diseases at early stage and provide better treatment option.

 

Incubators are one of the important laboratory devices used for the incubation of culture and media. Incubators are the devices, which maintain the optimum humidity, temperature, and other essential conditions, such as, oxygen and carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere inside.

 

Lymphoma is a common blood cancer type which develops when lymphocytes multiply in an uncontrolled manner. There are two types of lymphomas- Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, out of which non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is more common. Natural killer cell (NK) lymphoma is a type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

 

Cosmetic surgery is a kind of plastic surgery that aims to improve or enhance the aesthetic appearance of an individual. Cosmetic surgery can be performed on any part of the body, neck and face. Cosmetic surgery products are manufactured by using natural ingredients, chemicals and minerals. Technological advancement in the manufacturing of cosmetic surgery products is one of the driving factors for the cosmetic surgery products market.

 

Intrapartum monitors or fetal monitors are deployed during pregnancy, labor and delivery to record the heart rate of the fetus along with strength and duration of uterus contractions. In addition fetal monitoring is performed to identify certain conditions such as cerebral plasy, fetal; death or hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. External and internal monitoring can be performed to record the heart beat of the baby.

 

Neonatal care equipment are usually provided to preterm infants or newborn infants (upto 28 days) whose medical conditions are severe. Neonatal care equipment helps to supply oxygen, provide heat (in case of excessive heat loss) and help in monitoring vital parameters. 

 

Dental adhesive material is used to adhere a denture to the oral mucosa. Dental adhesives are available in various formulations such as liquids, powders, creams, pads/wafers. Dental sealants are type of barrier to prevent cavities, it’s a plastic material usually applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (premolars and molars) as they are most susceptible for decay. 

 

Arthroscopy can be defined as a surgical procedure utilized to diagnose, treat and visualize problems inside a joint of bone. An arthroscopic visualization instrument (endoscope) is used to visualize the interior structure of a joint (bone). Arthroscopy is considered as a minimally invasive surgery essential for diagnosis and treatment of various joint diseases such as ligament tear, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, cartilage tear and for the surgical removal of the fluid from the swollen joint tissue.  

 

Dental laboratories perform technical procedures related to dental treatment without any direct involvement of the dentists and patients. These laboratories manufacture and customize variety of dental products like dentures, bridges, crowns and others. Dental laboratories comprises of various dental technicians like laboratory technicians, dental technologist, dental ceramics and others. 

 

Spectroscopy can be defined as the study of interaction between absorption and emission of light and radiation by material substance. Spectroscopy involves interaction of electron, proton and ions. Atomic spectroscopy involves the determination of elemental composition with the utilization of mass or electromagnetic spectrum. 

 

Bone morphogenetic proteins are multifunctional growth factors and are expressed during the cartilage repair, early fracture, and limb development. Currently, around 20 different BMPs are identified, where each protein possesses different degrees of tissue stimulating properties. 

 

The cardiovascular information system (CVIS) is a web-based collection of clinical information and research material software architecture that facilitates decision support, information exchange and scientific advancement of the cardiovascular field. The aim of this CVIS is to endorse an advanced level of evidence-based professional standards in cardiac rehabilitation.

 

Vitreoretinal surgery devices are used to treat different ophthalmic diseases and disorders such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, uveitis and vitreous hemorrhage. These diseases are primarily related to the retina, vitreous and macula.Ophthalmic surgeons use specialized instruments, techniques and solutions for to perform these vitreoretinal surgeries. 

 

Microinjection molding is a process in which high pressure machines are required for molding tools and parts in to miniature components. The machines used in the process should be capable of high pressures and speed, steady melt temperature, precise shot control and ultra fine controls. Materials used in micro molding are liquid crystal polymers (LCP), polyester, polycarbonate and acetal among others. 

 

Vertebral compression fracture (VCF), a spinal disorder is caused due to the compression of vertebrae because of trauma, osteoporosis, primary tumors or infections; resulting in spinal deformity, disability, and acute or chronic pain. Such fractures may be mild or severe in nature and most often occur in the thoracic and lumbar parts of the spinal cord. The non-surgical procedures for treating pain caused in VCF include bed rest, pain medication, back bracing, and physiotherapy. 

 

Ventricular assist devices are implantable mechanical pumps which control and regulate the blood flow from ventricles of heart to the rest of body. These devices replicate the functioning of ventricles. They are implanted at the lower end of heart and helps in flow of blood from ventricle to the complete body. These flow pumps could be either pulsatile or continuous. Continuous flow pump circulates blood throughout the body continuously while the pulsatile pump mimics the natural heart pulse.

 

Vibrio is a genus of anaerobic, non-spore forming, gram-negative bacteria that are curved rod shape. All the species of the vibrio genus are motile pathogens and have flagella with sheaths. Several species of these bacteria are capable of causing various conditionssuch as cholera, gastroenteritis, primary septicemia, cell necrosis and otitis.

 

Transfusion diagnostics testing is the process of testing and matching of blood and blood products which are to be transfused to patients. The various complications associated with blood transfusion process are adverse reactions at the time of blood transfusion or few days or months later. Some of the common wrongful blood transfusion reactions include fever, skin rashes, nausea and back pain.

 

The physical injuries such as burns, dislocations, fractures, sprains and strains caused by any external source are termed as trauma. According to the CDC, trauma is defined as “an injury or wound to a living body caused by the application of external force or violence”. To treat this trauma various procedures are available and their use is determined by the severity of injury.

 

Urodynamics testing is used to evaluate the performance of the bladder, pelvic floor muscle and urethra, and also aid in the appropriate diagnosis of functional disorders affecting the same.  The two major aspects assessed during these studies are the bladder pressure and urinary flow rate. There are two major types of urodynamic studies carried out, namely, simple and multiple channel urodynamic studies.

 

Tumor markers are molecules found in urine, blood and body tissues. It is a protein which is found in large amounts in presence of forms of cancer. Thus measuring the levels of tumor markers may help in detecting the presence of cancer.  Presence of a tumor in body stimulates the production of tumor markers from tumor or non-tumor cells.

 

Urolithiasis refers to formation and accumulation of stones in the ureter. This is different from nephrolithiasis and cystolithiasis. The names for these conditions are given to the stone formation and accumulation depending upon the location of accumulation. When stones are accumulated in the kidney, it is termed as nephrolithiasis, while that in the urinary bladder is referred to as cystolithiasis. Urinary stones are classified depending upon their chemical composition into struvite, calcium containing and uric acid stones. 

 

Transcatheter embolization and occlusion devices are used for non surgical procedures with minimal invasions generally performed by interventional radiologists or neuro-radiologists. Procedures through such devices involve introduction of emboli for selectively occluding the blood vessels. Embolization prevents blood flow to a particular body part or area to achieve effective shrinkage of a tumor or block an aneurysm.

 

Total wrist reconstruction treatment includes repair of any damaged ligament, tendon, bones or nerves in the wrist which causes pain and discomfort to the patient. Arthritis patients are more likely to suffer from wrist injuries. Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are common categories of arthritis that increase the risk of wrist injuries. 

 

HPV (Human papillomavirus), a DNA virus is one of the most commonly sexually transmitted infection which is very common in sexually active men and women. Approximately 120 types of HPV have been indentified and among these over 30 to 40 types of HPV are transmitted through sexual contact infecting the genital region. HPV virus leads to development of cervical cancer, genital warts and other cancers of penis, vagina, throat and others.

 

The physical injuries such as, burns, dislocations, fractures, sprains and strains caused by any external source (fire and accident) are termed as trauma. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) trauma has defined trauma as “an injury or wound to a living body caused by the application of external force or violence”.

 

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive optical diagnostic technique. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is based on the principle of inferometry, which employs near infrared light to create a cross-sectional view of the retina. OCT captures three-dimensional images of the biological tissue with micrometer-resolution that is accurate to within 10 to 15 microns.

 

Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is a medical imaging methodology using a specially designed catheter with miniaturized ultrasound probe attached to the distal end. The proximal end of the catheter is attached to computerized ultrasound equipment. It allows application of ultrasonic technology to visualize the blood vessels internally through surrounding blood column. 

 

Vendor Neutrality Archive (VNA) is a step further of PACS (picture archiving and communication systems) and the concern of vendor neutrality (freedom from vendor imposed limits) is of prime importance in VNA. Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) is a medical imaging technology which enables easy storage and access to images in a digital way. 

 

Vascular access devices are used to deliver a wide range of treatments and diagnostic tests such as fluid infusion, drugs administration, blood sampling, central venous pressure readings, parenteral and blood transfusion. Vascular access devices market comprises of implantable-ports, Huber needles, central venous catheters (CVCs), dialysis catheters, peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs), syringes, needles and needleless connectors. 

 

Total ankle replacement (arthroplasty) is a surgical procedure for replacing the damaged bone in the ankle joint. It is performed by placing either metal or plastic implant at the end of shin bone (tibia) and on the top of ankle bone (talus).Symptoms for ankle replacement includes, pain and loss of movement of the ankle. Arthritis, bone fracture, infection, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are the reasons for total ankle replacement. 

 

Intraocular lens (IOL) is inserted in the eyes of the patients suffering from myopia or cataracts. The lenses are inserted inside the eye, after removal of cataract crystalline. After the cataract surgery intraocular lens replaces the focusing power of natural lens. The pseudophakic intraocular lens (PIOL) switches with original crystalline lens to deliver the light focusing function which was originally undertaken by crystalline lens.

 

Mechano-therapy is an important type of therapy, which is done with the help of any mechanical apparatus and devices. The therapy is very useful in various kinds of medical conditions, such as, muscular pain, psychological cases, and other diseases. The term mechanotherapy is similar to massotherapy, literally means therapeutic massage.

 

The accurate measurement of body temperature is crucial to ensure safe and effective care. Temperature monitoring devices provide precise measurement, recording and assessment of thermal balance in case of medical conditions which may impair thermoregulation thereby leaving patients susceptible to hyperthermia or hypothermia. Abnormally high or low temperatures may provide clues to the onset of infection, inflammation, and antigenic responses, as well as can be indicative of treatment efficacy. 

 

Oxygen therapy is a medical treatment to administer oxygen in the patient’s body through oxygen therapy devices. Oxygen therapy is performed on the patients who suffers from various respiratory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Medical oxygen is contained in a metal cylinder and is allowed to flow through tubes. These tubes can deliver oxygen to lungs via three different modes:

 

Surgical lights are used by medical personnel namely doctors, dentists and surgeons during surgical procedures such as neurosurgery, endoscopic surgery, dental surgery and optical surgery to illuminate surgical area or cavity of the patients. These lights enable doctors and medical professionals to get better resolution of surgical area and enable surgical team to perform more effectively that significantly enhances clinical outcomes. 

 

Effective closure of surgical incisions plays a crucial role in post-surgical process to regain normal anatomical functions and maintain the integrity of tissues. Thus, the primary objective of surgical incision closure devices is to stop bleeding i.e. hemostasis and to close or seal the wound both externally and internally. 

 

Spinal implants are devices used to treat deformity, provide stability and strengthen the spine.These devices are broadly segmented as fusion and non-fusion spinal devices. Non-fusion spinal surgery is expected to grow during the study period, even though fusion devices account for the largest market share. 

 

The term sterilization refers to any procedure that helps in destroying all forms of microbial life and transmissible agents. Transmissible agents are bacteria, fungi, spore forms and virus. These micro-organisms and transmissible agents are present on the surface of medical instruments, contained in medication, fluid and biological culture media.

 

Inception of non-fusion technologies into spinal surgery has improved outcomes by providing patients to retain at least some movement and flexibility in the spine. The global market for spinal nonfusion technologies comprises of disc arthroplasty, nuclear arthroplasty and nuclear disc prostheses.

 

Spinal laminoplasty is a surgical procedure performed to remove pressure from the spinal cord. In laminoplasy, an extra space is made in the spinal canal by creating a gate or opening in the lamina of the vertebrae for the ease of spinal cord movement. 

 

The market for specialty medical chairs is emerging at an impressive growth rate with the rise in disabled population. According to the estimates of WHO, over 15% of the total world’s population is suffering from some form of disability. Moreover, according to UN Development Program (UNDP) 80% of the disable persons live in developing countries. 

 

Human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a virus that commonly causes lower respiratory tract infection. Human respiratory syncytial virus infections are acquired during hospital visits. Infants and in young children are more prone to human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection. RSV infections affect lungs and respiratory tract of an individual. In premature babies and children with previous presence of diseases, RSV infections affect heart and immune systems as well resulting in serious illness. 

 

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes infection of respiratory system (lungs and breathing passage). It may also affect heart and immune system resulting in more serious illnesses (e.g. tachypnea, cyanosis).Premature infants (30-40 days) and children (less than 2 year of age) are at the highest risk of this infection. According to the U.S. Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), RSV is the common cause of bronchiolitis or pneumonia in the children under one year of age in the United States. 

 

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a protein produced by the prostate cells. It is normally present in small quantities in the semen ejaculate of men with healthy prostates. However, elevated levels are observed in cases of prostate cancer or other prostate related diseases such as prostatitis or benign prostatic hyperplasia. PSA liquefies the semen in the seminal coagulum and allows sperm to swim freely. 

 

Medical device packaging market is expected to expand at an above average growth over the forecast period. Western Europe, the U.S. and Japan are the largest consumers with more than half of the world consumption owing to advanced technological capabilities essential for the medical devices production.

 

Vein illumination device, also known as vein finder, is a biomedical device which uses near infrared light to illuminate subcutaneous veins on skin surface. These devices have applications in hospitals, clinics, private healthcare practices, nursing homes, blood donation centers, ambulances, rehabilitation facilities and academic institutions.

 

Meningitis diagnostic testing includes the laboratory tests and imaging studies used to detect the presence of meningitis. Meningitis is a medical condition involving inflammation of the meninges which may be caused by several factors such as bacterial or viral infection.In rare cases, it may be caused due tothe use of certain drugs such as amoxicillin, azathioprine and methotrexate.

 

Photomedicine is a branch of medicine that involves the application of light and photobiology for the treatment and diagnosis of diseases and complications related with health. Photomedicine consists of exposure to lights with specific wavelengths using lasers, polychromatic polarized light, full-spectrum light, dichroic lamps, light-emitting diodes and fluorescent lamps. 

 

Biosensors are the devices used for the detection of analyte and combines physiological detector with biological components. There are certain types of biosensors that include resonant mirror, electrochemical, surface plasmon resonance and light addressable potentiometric.The biosensors market is expected to witness the growth owning to wide range of applications in cardiac monitoring, diabetes monitoring, agriculture, drug recovery, environmental practices and others. 

 

Nanodevices have been introduced via use of nanotechnology and they have been of significant aid for the healthcare applications. The Nanodevices can be defined to be in the size ranging within the dimensions of 100 nm in size. Growing importance of diagnostics and demand for early detection with quick turnaround time has triggered the growth of their application in medical and diagnostic devices.

 

The report titled ‘Hip Replacement Implants Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast 2013 – 2019’ encompasses a detailed study of this increasingly common surgical procedure. This latest report by Transparency Market Research is based on extensive primary and secondary research. Information has been meticulously gleaned and analyzed from key players’ literature and annual reports besides in-depth interviews with key opinion leaders and senior executives. 

 

Hemostat is a surgical tool used to control bleeding during surgery. Hemostats are applied by the means of tissue sealants and tissue adhesion agents. Tissue sealants and adhesives are mainly classified into two types namely, physical agents and biological substrates. Tissue sealants, tissue adhesives and adhesion prevention products are rapidly replacing conventional sutures for wound and incision closure. 

 

Dual chamber injectors and syringes aremedical devices used to store active pharmaceutical components or biological substances (such as tissue, blood or serum) that are not stable for extended period of time. These devices helps to maintain sterility of drugs before the time of injection in order to avoid drug loss.

 

Enteroviruses are small, contagious single-stranded ribonucleic acid (RNA) viruses associated with several human and mammalian diseases. The enterovirus genus comprise 12 species which includes four major serotypes including poliovirus, coxsackievirus, echovirus and enterovirus. 

 

Alpha-2 antiplasmin or plasmin inhibitor, is a type of glycoprotein synthesized by the liver, kidneys and other tissues of the body. It is a serine protease inhibitor which belongs to the Serpin superfamily that acts as the primary inhibitor of the serine protease plasmin. Fibrinolysis occurs due to the conversion of plasminogen to serine protease plasmin by plasminogen activator. 

 

Aortic intervention involves repairing of aortic valve walls when an aneurysm exists. There has been enormous progress in the endovascular treatment of aortic pathologies. Intra-renal abdominal aortic aneurysms can be treated by endovascular graft in majority of cases and endovascular aortic repair has gained wide acceptance throughout the world.

 

Pain pumps or intrathecal drug delivery is a method of delivering medication e.g. an opioid directly to the spinal cord. The system incorporates a small pump which is surgically placed under the abdominal skin that delivers medication through a catheter to the area around the spinal cord. Pain pumps are generally advised if all other traditional methods have failed to provide relief from long term symptoms.

 

Diagnostic ophthalmic devices are technology based devices used for diagnosis of any defect in the human visual pathway. The causeof the defect may be any eye related disorder, an infection or can be congenital. Many newly developed and easy-to-use ophthalmic diagnostics are helping the patients worldwide.

 

Would heal or wound repair is the physiological process by which the body repairs organ tissue or skin after injury. The wound healing process is divided in to four sequential steps namely hemostasis, inflammatory, proliferative and remodeling. Hemostasis is the first step that begins immediately after injury followed by fibrin clot formation.

 

Cardiac Assist Devices (CAD) are type of mechanical pumps that work along with the heart to improve its pumping efficiency and maintain the optimum blood flow throughout the body. Cardiac Assist Devices can be segmented in three types ventricular assist devices, intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) and total artificial heart.

 

Ancillary locations i.e. Emergency room (ER), Operation Room (OR) and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are critical care centers in a hospital. Diagnostic testing at these care centers must be immediate and accurate so as to deliver appropriate treatment for disease. Majority of the testing includes complete blood count (CBC), urine analysis, electrocardiogram (ECG) and X ray.

 

Clostridium is a gram-positive bacteria which belongs to phylum Firmicutes, it’s an obligate anaerobe capable of producing endospores. Clostridium botulinium, Clostridium difficle, Clostridium perfringens, Clostridium tetani and Clostridium sordellii are the different species of clostridium responsible for diseases in humans.

 

Plastic surgery is a medical procedure to alter, correct or restore skin or underlying tissues on any part of the body. Basically, a plastic surgery is performed as a reconstructive procedure or cosmetic procedure. A reconstructive plastic surgery is carried outfor correction of functional impairments resulting from traumatic injuries, burns, congenital abnormalities such as cleft palates or lips, developmental abnormalities, infections, disease and cancer.

 

Blood gas and electrolyte (or Blood gas analyzer) analyzers are widely used in blood testing. Blood gas analyzer measures concentration of hydrogen ions which is a measure of acidity, partial pressure of carbon dioxide to access efficiency of its elimination from the body, and partial pressure of oxygen to access the efficiency in oxygen absorption.

 

ADME is the process of absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination of chemicals or drugs that describe their disposition inside a human body. The four processes influence the performance of a particular drug toward human tissues; toxicology testing before introducing a particular drug is increasingly becoming important. 

 

A stent graft is a tube shaped device composed of a rigid structure called a stent (mostly a metal) and a special fabric covering the stent. A stent is a metal mesh without any covering but a stent graft has a fabric covering and is mainly used in endovascular surgeries.

 

Veterinary diagnostics are the tests that help in determiningand identifyingvariousdisorders in animals. These procedures are performed via various methods that utilize their blood, feces and tissue samples.The new methods and technologies that have been developed for human diagnostics are also utilized extensively in veterinary diagnostics.

 

Pressure relief devices mould around the patients’ body to distribute their weight or relieve pressure over bony areas and are majorly used in patients that are at risk of developing pressure ulcers or pressure issues in middle ear. Some of the highly advanced pressure relief devices are designed such that they remove pressure from different areas of the body at regular intervals.

 

The portable medical electronic industry is witnessing significant growth and adoption in recent years. Mobilization of medical devices has driven the healthcare industry as the use of medical equipments has expanded beyond hospitals to homecare environments. Due to the presence of microprocessors the devices manufactured are more portable, compact and are light in weight.

 

Atherosclerosis is a common cardiovascular disorder that occurs due to the deposition of fat and cholesterol on the walls of arteries, leading to formation of hard structures known as plaques. These structures tend to obstruct blood flow by blocking the arteries and in turn lead to many health problems like hypertension. Occurrence of atherosclerosis is more common with aging.

 

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) is most common type of heart surgery that is performed to treat people suffering from severe angina and coronary artery heart disease. In coronary heart disease, a plaque is formed inside the coronary artery that carries oxygenated blood to myocardium. 

 

Cryopreservation is the process of preserving cells or complete tissues that are susceptible to damage caused by chemical reactivity and harmful enzymatic activity. This process is accomplished by keeping these materials at sub-zero temperatures wherein the activity of chemicals and enzymes stops. This process is performed in an apparatus known as cryopreservation equipment.

 

Multiparameter patient monitors are referred as monitoring systems that measure and display numerical data and waveforms for patient. These are parameters obtained through monitoring systems used for the diagnosis and treatment of patients in various healthcare departments.

 

An oxygen concentrator is a device used to deliver concentrated oxygen to a patient requiring oxygen therapy. These devices are considered as a safer, easy to use and inexpensive compared to compressed oxygen cylinders. Portable oxygen concentrator is useful to people using oxygen tanks as a constant supply of oxygen by enabling them mobility. 

 

Neurovascular intervention is referred to prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of vascular disorders of the central nervous system with minimal invasive procedures or technologies.

 

Mycoplasma, a genus of bacteria is a causative agent for various infectious diseases in humans such as pneumonia and pelvic inflammatory diseases and some mycoplasmic species are also detected in different types of cancer cells. Due to their lack of cell wall, mycoplasmal bacteria are resistant to many common antibiotics which target cell wall synthesis.

 

Obesity can be defined as a medical condition where excess fat deposition leads to adverse health conditions. Obesity increases the chances of diseases related with heart, certain type of cancer, diabetes and osteoarthritis. Obesity has become one of the serious leading healthcare problems across the globe. It is mainly caused by increased fatty intake, reduced physical exercises and sometimes genetic inheritance.

 

Mononucleosis or mono is a common infectious disease caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) which belongs to herpes virus family. The common symptoms of mono are high fever, sore throat, swollen lymph glands, tonsils and weakness. The symptoms usually occur after 4 to 6 weeks of exposure to the virus. 

 

Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by bacterial species borrelia. It is a tick borne disease caused by the transmission to humans by the bite of infected ticks. Patients infected with lyme disease suffer from symptoms such as fever, depression, fatigue and skin rashes.

 

The global market for intravenous and vein access devices encompasses a variety of devices such as peripheral venous access, central venous access, ambulatory infusion, enteral feeding, syringe infusion, implantable pumps and diabetes insulin infusion devices. These devices are used for intravenous administration of drugs, fluid infusion, blood sampling, venous pressure monitoring, blood and transfusion.

 

Gamma or scintillation camera is used to image human body organs by detecting gamma rays emitted as a result of administering radioactive isotopes. This technique of imaging is called scintigraphy.

 

Over the past decade, the world has been witnessing a great deal of progress in the field of wearable medical technology that has led clinicians to work more efficiently by enabling them extending patient care even outside the hospital environment.

 

Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) is a protein usually produced in the developing fetus and disappears or is absent in adults. Abnormal amounts of this protein may lead to cancer. CEA test is performed to measure the level of proteins and check for the recurrence of colon and other cancers in patients already diagnosed with cancer.  The normal accepted range of this protein is 0 micrograms to 0.25 micrograms per liter.

 

Medical cameras are used to examine the interior of a hollow organ or cavity of the body for medical purpose and provide investigation of medical symptoms, diagnosis confirmation and also treatment such as widening of a constricted esophagus, extracting off a polyp or removal of a foreign object or cauterization of a bleeding vessel.

 

Dialysis is the process of removal of waste and excess water from blood. The kidneys are put for dialysis if they are not able to detoxify blood naturally. The devices that are utilized for performing dialysis are known as dialysis devices. Heavy machines that are used in the same cannot be replaced after every use. However, few devices like catheters can be replaced.

 

The market for electric handheld BP devices is growing worldwide under the impact of increasing incidences of chronic diseases that require routine blood pressure monitoring, consumer awareness and advancements in technology leading to miniaturization of BP devices. 

 


An Enteric Cytopathic Human Orphan virus abbreviated as echovirus is an RNA virus that causes infections and diseases of gastrointestinal tract in the human body. Primarily, infants and young children are most susceptible to echovirus however it may also infect adults leading to various diseases such as acute febrile illness, respiratory diseases, rash, hand foot and mouth disease, myocarditis, encephalitis, neonatal sepsis and aseptic meningitis.

 

Capnography is the measurement of exhaled carbon dioxide concentration in the breath of a patient. It plays an important role in identifying respiratory and basic circulatory distress and impairment by enabling information about CO2 production, perfusion, alveolar ventilation and respiratory pattern.

 

Raman is an analytical technique used to observe vibrational resonance in molecules. It is a non-destructive technique and such instruments work on the principle of scattering of light at different wavelengths from the incident probe light or sample. 

 

Hysterectomy is the process where complete or partial uterus is removed from the women’s body by the gynecologist. In complete uterus removal, fundus, cervix and body of the uterus are removed whereas in partial only body of the uterus is excised. 

 

Inferior vena cava or posterior vena cava is the largest vein in the human body responsible for carrying de-oxygenated blood from the lower extremities of the body into the right atrium of heart and then to the lungs. Vena cava filter is a medical device designed to prevent blood clots from travelling to lungs.

 

Gynecology is the study of female reproductive system which includes urodynamic testing. Urodynamics refers to the use of various procedures and devices for examining the bladder’s ability to store and release urine steadily and completely.  Urodynamics helps physicians to understand bladder functions and sphincter muscles. 

 

Currently, North America accounted for the majority of the global market share and is followed by Europe due to factors such as high disposable income of consumers and the presence of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies in these regions. Asia-Pacific demonstrates promising growth in the adoption of direct energy devices.

 

Chlamydia is one of the most widespread sexually transmitted diseases. It is caused by bacteria named Chlamydomonas trachomatis. This disease is more common in females as compared to male population. In addition, the disease is more prevalent in people who are older than 25 years due to multiple sex and sex partners. In 2011, around 1,412,791 people were suffering from Chlamydia in the U.S. 

 

Cardiopulmonary stress test (CPST) is performed in order to measure gas exchange i.e. the amount of oxygen inhaled and the amount of carbon dioxide exhaled. It is generally performed on a treadmill or a special type of bicycle with a unique mouthpiece to measure gas exchange. It provides information about body’s response to exercise.

 

The cast removal devices are instruments used for cutting casting material such as orthopedic plaster. These devices possess properties such as high cutting torque and low material speed. The devices are further classified in three categories in accordance to their method of application for cutting such as hand handled device, advanced device and bottom edge device. The hand handled devices cut the orthopedic casts without noise with a few or no debris generation however advanced devices maintain the velocity of the equipment throughout the cast. The bottom edge devices are designed to cut the cast from the bottom of the cast to reduce the risk to skin cutting.

 

Body contouring is a surgical procedure that involves alteration of the body parts such as torso, upper arms, thighs, buttocks, and chest with an intention to improve the overall appearance of the body. This is more effective for those who already have gone through massive weight loss and want to get rid of excess skin and remaining fats from their body.

 

Adhesion is one of the common problems affecting almost 55% to 90% patients followed by surgery. Adhesion is a band of scar tissue formed between organs and tissue after a surgery as a part of a normal healing process. However, when it connects wrong tissues into each other, adhesions may lead to severe clinical symptoms such as pelvic pain, intestinal blockage, infertility and loss of sensation depending on the location and size of the adhesions. 

 

Hemostasis is the phenomenon of interaction between platelets, blood vessels and coagulation protein which helps to stop the bleeding. In addition, this process also maintains the blood flow in the blood vessels. Bleeding disorders could be a result of vascular and coagulation abnormalities. Hemostasis diagnostics helps in detection of these abnormalities and assists in proper treatment.

 

Coxsackieviruses are non-enveloped viruses belonging to the picornaviridae family and enterovirus genus that possess linear single-stranded RNA as their genetic material. Based on their pathogenecity tested on mice, they are further categorized into group A and group B viruses.

 

ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) and Bronchoscopy devices market comprises of a wide array of medical devices such as ENT powered instruments and radiofrequency devices, ENT hand instruments, endoscopes, bronchial stents, bronchial flexible scope and airway stents. These devices are used in a number of surgical procedures and treatment associated with ENT and lung diseases such as myringotomy, stapedectomy, tonsillectomy, internal biopsy and bronchial stenting. 

 

Adenoviruses are major causes of febrile illness among children. They can infect the membranes of respiratory tract, intestines, eyes and urinary tract causing pharyngitis, pneumonia and gastroenteritis, bronchiolitis, hemorrhagic cystitis and conjunctivitis. There are 57 types of adenoviruses known to infect human beings, classified into seven categories from A to G on the basis of genome size and composition. 

 

Blood pressure is defined as the measure of force exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of the vessels as heart pumps. If blood pressure rises above normal pressure it leads to numerous health problems such as heart diseases, stroke, kidney failure and peripheral vascular diseases. In the United States, over 30% of the population around 65 million individuals suffer from hypertension.

 

Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices are intended to treat heart failure. These devices aid in the proper synchronization of heart beats by sending small undetectable signals to lower chambers of the heart. This in turn enables the heart to pump blood and oxygen more efficiently.

 

Capsule endoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure used to detect digestive disorders. Capsule endoscopy is a method to record the images of digestive tract which can be further used in diagnosis of the intestinal diseases. The procedure helps examine the lining of gastrointestinal tract which includes three portions of the small intestine namely duodenum, ileum and jejunum. 

 

Respiratory monitoring devices are used for monitoring the respiration rate and are better known as heart-respiratory monitors due to their uses in heart monitoring. Such devices are utilized in hospitals on patients who face risks of apnea, and in some cases used at home as well.

 

Devices used to inspect the internal lining of the gastrointestinal tract are termed as gastrointestinal endoscopic devices. Gastrointestinal (GI) tract includes small intestine, large intestine, duodenum, colon, stomach, cecum and rectum. Any infection or abnormalities in function of this GI tract is detected for using gastrointestinal endoscopic devices.

 

With a rapid increase in the population suffering from the problem of obesity, the number of bariatric surgeries carried out on a global scale is also increasing continuously, and this increase has further led to a rise in the market for bariatric surgical devices. Bariatric surgery fights obesity by reducing the size of the stomach or through the removal of a portion of the stomach (sleeve gastrectomy or biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch). 

 

Brain monitoring devices are the instruments used for monitoring abnormal activities of brain. Brain disorders can occur due to a variety of reasons including traumatic injury to the brain, infection, vascular abnormality, tumor, and other conditions. In addition, these injuries lead to various symptoms such as paralysis, loss of sensation, tremors, bradykinesia, muscle weakness and pain. 

 

Personal mobility devices assists the patients who have lost their mobility owing to severe leg trauma, paralysis or any other medical ailment impairing leg movement. Some of the personal mobility devices are wheelchairs, scooters, power driven vehicles and walking aides. Several variants of these devices are available in the market.

 

The amount of knowledge and information available about surgical care is very less in the context of public health care.  Surgical procedure volumes include general surgical procedures to treat the minor illnesses as well as the advanced procedures using minimal invasive methods. Surgical safety has become a significant factor for public health considering the complications and incidences of death occurring during major surgeries. 

 

Respiratory diseases are defined as the diseases that affect the nasal passage, air passage, lungs and the bronchi. Respiratory diseases range from acute condition such as common cold, pneumonia, bronchitis to chronic conditions such as chronic pulmonary obstructive diseases (COPD) and asthma.

 


Endometriosis is a medical condition in which the tissue that forms normal lining of uterus appears outside the uterus cavity and may involve ovaries, bowel or tissue lining of the pelvic floor. This disease affects over 170 million females across the globe. Endometriosis has an unclear etiology and complex symptoms. These factors contribute in difficulties for timely diagnosis and obstruct the drug discovery processes. Endometriosis is a major cause of infertility in female population.

 

Electro-diagnostic (EDX) equipment is employed in studies to measure the electrical activity of nerves and muscles. The information revealed from the diagnosis helps physicians and clinicians in evaluating several conditions such as neuropathy, myopathy, plexopathy and neuromuscular junction disorder. 

 

Disposable syringes are widely used by physicians and patients at home in diagnosis and monitoring diseased conditions, along with administering medicines. Disposable syringes offer advantages over non-disposable with respect to cost, safety, ease of use and hygiene. 

 

The market for picture archiving and communications system (PACS) and cardiovascular information systems (CVIS) is forecasted to undergo impressive growth from 2012 to 2018. As budgets in the healthcare market are reducing, healthcare providers are facing pressure to introduce effective modes of enhancing the efficiency while simultaneously reducing costs and maintaining the standard of healthcare services.

 

Spine surgery devices market is one of the major sub segments of the orthopedic industry. It forms one of the most important segments of the orthopedics, which helps in joining and curing one or two vertebrae. It is a procedure wherein the supplementary bone tissue from the patient itself or a donor is utilized along with the patient’s bone growth to fuse in the vertebrae.

 

Biosensor devices are analytical devices which are used in biological applications or biomimetics to develop and create recognition of any desired analyte. Such biomimetics are mostly antibodies or enzymes. Biosensor analytical devices are used in various industries. At present, aggressive R&D is in process to miniaturize these devices and deliver much smaller and more affordable test monitors.

 

Artificial implant is the procedure of replacement of a biological structure through a medical device. This medical device can be heart, dental fixtures or similar body parts enhancing or strengthening the damaged or existing biological structure. Medical implants are artificially manufactured or so called as manmade, contrast to the transplanting organs or tissue. Some of the implants include electronic devices too such as pacemaker while others are bioactive.

 


The global home medical equipment consumption pattern will depend on demographic and epidemiological development. Increased efforts in the fight against chronic illnesses such as respiratory diseases, kidney disorders, and cancer will boost the demand for home therapeutic devices. Products such as portable oxygen concentrators, continuous positive airway products, ventilators, and other accessories will undergo the fastest growth in sales in this market.

 

The increasing number of applications in healthcare such as Renal Denervation and Sonography along with the miniaturization of these devices particularly for minimally invasive procedures is predicted to drive the market for these sensors in the coming years. Other drivers are the non-invasive procedures performed by HIFU or High Intensity Focused Ultrasound devices which may not even require contact of the device.

 

Over the recent years, global automated external defibrillators (AED) have witnessed double digit growth rate owing to the factors such as aging population and rising incidences of various cardiovascular diseases. Moreover, advancement in medical technology and widespread availability of   medical services for patients suffering from SCA are some of the major drivers for this market.

 

Most of the spinal conditions/disorders do not need surgeries but there are times when they cannot be avoided. In such surgical processes, specially designed spinal instruments are used to correct deformities, strengthen and stabilize the spine and facilitate fusion. Most of the spinal implants are generally made of metals such as stainless steel or titanium-alloy, whereas some are made of non-metallic compounds.

 

Tests which are performed in test- tubes or in a controlled environment outside a living organism to provide diagnosis are known as In-vitro diagnostic (IVD) tests. Contemporary IVD industry commonly uses analytical instruments and reagents to perform various tests to diagnose study and monitor various kinds of diseases. 

 

A healthcare microchip array refers to the use of advanced semiconductor technology to produce microchips with varied healthcare applications. Such an amalgamation of technology with healthcare has revolutionary consequences, as it holds the capability to transform the cost effective semiconductor technology attained through economies of scale to the healthcare frontier.

 

Oncology is the study of Cancer. Oncology devices market consists of medical devices involved in diagnosing and treating the disease cancer. The Oncology devices market could be segmented into 2 major categories: by type and by applications. There are two types of Brachytherapy devices and the Endoscopic devices. The segmentation of the market as per the applications is as follows: external radiation beam therapy, Systemic radiation therapy, and the Brachytherapy 

 

The escalating use of radiation therapy and nuclear medicine for the purpose of treatment and timely diagnosis of diseases are fueling the growth of the radiation detection market. Some of the key factors which influence the rise of this market are the high occurrence of cancer cases, increased awareness among radiation professionals, and a plethora of technological advancements.

 

Pre-clinical imaging is an efficient tool for the evaluation of the anatomical, functional, and physiological status of any organ at a cellular and molecular level. This technology plays an important role in the analysis of the properties and effects of any drug or therapy. It helps in understanding the pathophysiology and other characters of any disease.

 

An electrocardiograph is a non-invasive diagnostic device which is used in measuring the electrical activity of the heart. It is primarily used for the detection of cardiac problems in the patient. The global diagnostic electrocardiograph (DECG) market will undergo fair growth in the near future owing to factors such as the need for early detection of diseases, rise in incidence of lifestyle related diseases and increase in the standard of healthcare services.

 

Increasing need for medical devices with high shelf life, increasing export and import of medical devices, increasing demand for sterilized and disposable devices are some of the factors driving the sales of medical plastics market. Increasing demand for cost effective, light weight, the increasing use of prosthetics and the increasing use of non magnetic equipments around heavily magnetized medical equipments such as an MRI, are other factors serving as market drivers for the medical plastics market.

 

Factors such as rising prevalence of chronic medical conditions in the fields of neurosciences and cardiology, increasing research and development initiatives in the healthcare sector, and technological advancements in the field of medical sciences are responsible for the growth of this market. Increasing demand for personalized medical care and economic development in Asia-Pacific and Latin American countries will fuel the growth of the market in the future. 

 

In medicine, a bionic refers to an artificial robotic body part. Bionic implanting is a method of replacing or enhancing the functionality of an organ by replacing it with robotic part(s). With the advent of improved technology, it has become possible to implement the use of robotics in human organs. The medical bionic implants market is advancing and has witnessed growth in the last two decades and is expected to grow further in the future.

 

Medical aesthetics is a branch of medical science that deals with the use of artificial organs and body parts for patients who have lost a body part or are in need of corrective surgery on a body part. The growth of the market is attributed by driving factors such as rising disposable incomes of consumers coupled with the rising trend of body altering and the growing number of customer focused aesthetic organizations.

 


Nanotechnology has tremendous potential to reform the healthcare industry. It is expected that incorporation of nanotechnology in various applications of healthcare will be the major phenomenon to watch in the next decade. Thus nanotechnology in healthcare offers substantial opportunities to revolutionize the field of diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases.

 

Medical gases and pharmaceutical gases are specialized gases used for medical purposes, drug processing and various applications of biotechnology. Medical gases include pure gases and mixture of gases for various medical processes. The major types of gases included in the pharmaceutical and medical gases segment are hydrogen, oxygen, ammonia, boron hydride, nitrous oxide, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide.

 

Isosorbide is a white heterocyclic solid derivative of glucose, commonly used in medical applications and has also been tried and tested as a bio-feedstock. Isosorbide as a medical ingredient functions as a diuretic and is used in the treatment of diseases such as glaucoma and hydrocephalus. Isosorbide derivatives such as dinitrates and mononitrates are useful in treating coronary artery diseases such as angina pectoris. 

 

This market research report discusses in detail market dynamics and growth of the global orthopedic market. The medical science of orthopedics deals the treatment of bone- and muscle-related defects and deformities. This report provides quantitative information on key aspects such as market size, volumes, compounded annual growth rate (CAGR), and geographical share. 

 

Microelectronic medical implant is any sort of medical device that involves microelectronic components and is placed inside the body of the patient to achieve the desired physiological response. The microelectronic medical implants market has come a long way since the introduction of the first pacemaker in the 1970s. 

 

Apheresis, also called as hemapheresis and pheresis is a procedure which involves withdrawal of blood from a donor and separation and retention of its components such as plasma, platelets, leukocytes, and others. Thereafter, the remaining components are transfused back into the donor.

 

Aesthetic laser and energy devices market focuses on the physiology of aging and wrinkled skin and uses technical based procedures for rectification of these processes. Physicians working on aesthetic science are skilled in both non-invasive and invasive procedures, and typically utilize a combination of both to meet the needs of the patients.

 

There has been an increase in demand for the refurbished medical equipment market globally, along with the new equipments market. Until a decade ago, refurbished medical equipments were exported to developing countries, and the suppliers involved were not professionally trained, which restrained the growth of this market.

 

The widening spectrum for application of computed tomography scan and growing incidences of chronic diseases, coupled with an aging population is set to drive the market for CT scanners globally. The global market is expected to grow at an estimated CAGR of 7.1% from 2012 to 2018, with the scope of growth increasing even more in the near future. The CT scanners market has been growing at a significant pace ever since Siemens introduced the multi-slice technology in the field of CT scanning. 

 

The research report on hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy devices market estimates the market by product types such as multiplace chamber, oxygen chambers, monoplace chambers, and others. It evaluates the market by applications such as sickness, stroke, decompression sickness, chronic wound treatment, etc. Rising incidences of chronic wounds has led to the popularity of HBO therapy.

 

Driven by rising health awareness and continuous disruptive innovations made in the field of medical and biological technologies, the global market for neurostimulation is expected to reach a market size valued at USD 7.3 billion in year 2018. The market is expected to grow at a healthy CAGR of 8.2% from 2012 – 2018. It was estimated at USD 4.2 billion in 2011. Medical devices manufacturing companies and their technological affiliates or subsidiaries are continuously working on developing novel devices and technologies which can enhance the efficacy of existing treatments and devices, and simultaneously gain market advantage.

 

Global spectacles market is forecasted to grow at the compounded annual growth rate of 3% and reach the market value of $24 billion by the year 2016. This growth is mainly driven by increasing number of population suffering from refractive errors and rising awareness and cost effectiveness of eye care devices over refractive surgeries. About one third of population aging more than 40 years suffers from refractive errors in US and Western Europe. Occurrence of myopia is higher, around 70-90% in some Asian countries. Compared to men, females are at higher risk of developing refractive errors. All these factors are together responsible for driving the growth of spectacles industry all over the world. Currently remains the largest contributor to the spectacles industry driven by increase in aging population and brand consciousness among the consumers.

 

Radiotherapy is a treatment for cancer which uses beams of high energy radiation to kill cancer tissues in the body. This therapy stops cancer cells from multiplying. Also called radiation therapy, radiotherapy is emerging as a major technology for killing the cancer disease. The global radiotherapy market is a widely growing sector in recent years. The global radiotherapy market could be segmented into three categories, on the basis of types into: external beam radiation therapy, internal radiation therapy and systemic radiation therapy, on the basis of technology into: external beam radiation therapy (image guided radio therapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy, tomotherapy, 3-D conformal radiotherapy, adaptive radiation therapy and others), internal beam radio therapy (low dose rate, high dose rate), and systemic radiation therapy.

 

Development of electronic stethoscope is gaining an edge over traditional stethoscopes mainly due to enhanced digital sound transmission capabilities of digital stethoscopes and their increasing use in telemedicine. Despite of invention of advanced technologies like handheld ultrasound systems, stethoscopes are mostly preferred by healthcare professionals for physical examination. Global stethoscope market is estimated to grow and reach $342 million over the year 2017 as a result of increasing demand for electronic stethoscope and fetal heart rate detectors.

 

The global brachytherapy market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.2% by 2017 and reach a market value of USD 301 million as a result of the increasing number of patients opting for brachytherapy. Improved efficiency, shorter time required for treatment, and cost effectiveness are some of the factors driving the growth of the brachytherapy devices market. Brachytherapy is an effective, well tolerated, and non-invasive outpatient procedure that is easily personalized depending on individual needs. Technological improvements in dose delivery, coupled with image guided techniques like 3D treatment planning is allowing physicians to get more accurate and precise results. The brachytherapy segment is expected to experience high uptake in emerging economies like India, China, and Brazil. Moreover, extending applications of this technique to other body sites is expected to drive this market temporarily in the near future.

 

The emerging economies with a significantly large pool of under-served patients are creating big opportunities in the incontinence market for the leading medical equipment manufacturers. China, the world’s most populated country serves as home to the largest patient base closely followed by India. Growing population will drive the demand for healthcare, consequently resulting in the growth of the incontinence market.

 

Worldwide, hospital supplies market is expected to reach USD 37 billion registering a CAGR of 11% during the forecasted period 2012 to 2018. This growth is mainly driven by an increase in the aging population across the world and rising awareness towards controlling Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs). The rate at which the ageing population is growing, it is giving rise to an increase in hospitalization and several other related procedures thus driving the demand for hospital supplies.

 

The research report offers deep understanding of the disinfectant equipments market structure. It investigates different aspects, and explains quantitative as well as qualitative analysis patterns. It divides the market on the basis of different logical parameters and examines each segment and sub-segment in the overall industry. The factors that drive as well as restrain the growth of the industry have been described, helping companies take important steps for their business futures.

 

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A shift towards minimally invasive procedures and technological advances in cardiovascular surgery devices is driving this market. This market is expected to witness double digit growth in the near future owing to the factors such as aging population and rising incidences of cardiac arrests.

 

This study covers, defines and classifies the oxygen concentrator market in terms of volume and value, and provides a qualitative as well as quantitative analysis of the industry. Broadly classifying the market by geography, the report focuses on the high potential countries and tracks the development of the oxygen concentrator market during the forecast period of 2012 to 2018.

 

The global ophthalmic devices market is experiencing significant growth because of increasing incidences and prevalence of eye related disorders like presbyopia, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration. With the introduction of sophisticated technology in ophthalmic devices, people are opting for ophthalmic surgeries to correct eye related disorders. As a result, the global ophthalmic devices market is expected to register a compounded annual growth rate of approximately 4% during 2011 to 2017. 

 

Global ECG Management Systems Market report provides 13 year data (2004 to 2011 Historical trend and 2012 to 2016 forecasts) for Global & 12 country markets (U.S., UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, China, India, Australia, Brazil & Canada) for ECG Management Systems sales (unit sales and revenue). The global & country data contained in the report is in cross-section with four major segments of ECG Management Systems i.e. Rest ECG Monitoring Systems (Single Channel, 3 Channel, 6 Channels and 12 Channels), ECG Stress Testing Systems (Local and Imported), Holter Monitoring Systems (High End and Low End) , and Event Monitoring Systems. 

 

Sterilization in medical and pharmaceutical applications has become imperative and has gained significant importance over the years. The report on the global sterile medical packaging market tracks the development of the highly-fragmented industry over the years, by defining and segmenting the overall market. The various parameters taken into account while categorizing the products include raw material, applications, products shipments, product type, and geographical location.

 

The report constitutes an executive summary outlining the current and projected landscape of the diagnostic imaging technologies market. The report segments the market based on techniques such as CT scan, X-rays, and MRI, as well as geographical markets such as Asia Pacific, United States, Europe and Rest of the World. Each of the technologies mentioned previous is analyzed closely to reveal the emerging trends and opportunities for growth.

 

The report on global nuclear imaging market provides extensive analysis on historic and forecasted market size with regard to revenues, units sales, and growth rates. The report highlights and compares industry leaders, product categories, individual market share, competitive strategies, and trends during the forecast period of 2012-2018.

 

Increasing awareness for dental implants is one of the major factors driving global dental implants market. Implant techniques are widely accepted and executed by dentists worldwide. Continuous growth in the global market has resulted in an increasing demand for improved oral aesthetics, which has led to an increased number of dental practitioners performing dental implant surgeries. Some other factors driving the market are technological improvements, brand name recognition, and cost efficiency relative to alternative treatments. 

 

Wound closure devices are apparatus that help in closing a wound by pulling the edges of the wound tissue together and aid in healing. Devices such as sutures, staples, adhesives, mechanical wound closure devices and strips aid in lending strength and tissue to the wound tissue, minimize tissue trauma and reduce risk of infection and excess scaring. 

 

Global electrosurgical devices market is forecasted to grow at an annual growth rate of 5% and reach a market value of USD 1,412.8 million in 2018. This growth is mainly driven by the increasing demand for minimally invasive procedures and technological innovations that are making surgeries safer and least destructive for surrounding tissues. Advancement in technology is helping reduce problems such as collateral damage to tissues, and eschar enhancing the performance of electrosurgery devices. This is leading to greater adoption of these devices in healthcare industry. Improvement in technology is protecting the surrounding tissues from thermal damage, reducing eschar formation, and limiting sticking of tissues.

 

The term telemedicine refers to the utilization of telecommunication technologies in the healthcare industry. Doctors use such technologies to diagnose or treat a patient remotely. Video telemedicine deals with that part of the telemedicine market, which is done through video conferencing. The global telemedicine market was estimated to be USD 740 million in 2011. The market will grow to reach USD 877.50 million in 2012, and will grow at an estimated CAGR of 18.58% from 2012 to 2018, to reach USD 2440 million by 2018.

 

This market research report presents the production and market size forecasts on the basis of historical data and trends prevailing in the global contact lenses technologies market. Furthermore, the significant drivers of growth and constraints in this market have also been discussed in this report. 

 

Led by growing health awareness and need for an active lifestyle, the global fitness products and services market has grown over the past decade. This report tracks the performance of the industry, providing historic analysis, as well as annual forecasts of the worldwide fitness market.

 

Healthcare equipments are used to provide a variety of healthcare services to patients thus helping in reducing pain and initiating better recovery. Demand for healthcare equipments is rising as a result of the growing population and rising awareness among people of the importance of self monitoring of chronic conditions. This trend of preventive healthcare is growing in demand leading to an increased usage of self monitoring devices. Convenience and cost effectiveness of home healthcare equipments is another major reason for the increasing adoption of such healthcare devices. Constant innovation in design and technology is making these equipments user friendly.

 

Knee implant procedures are done when a patient has knee pain, a traumatic injury or a disability from rheumatoid arthritis, or osteoarthritis. In the surgical process, a surgeon implants the device (artificial device) and replaces the damaged knee with it. There are many different types of implants - which are made of metal alloys, strong plastic parts or ceramic material. The knee implants market will grow due to factors such as increase in the rate of age related diseases like osteoporosis and arthritis, diabetes, obesity, ageing population and injuries related to sports. However due to technological advances such as minimal invasive surgery, better implant materials and better success rates, even the younger population are able to undergo knee replacement surgery.

 

Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) devices are used to ensure the proper functioning of the heart. Cardiac Rhythm Management includes devices such as pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs), external defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices. Globally, the incidence of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) is on the rise. In developed nations cardiovascular disease is the main cause of mortality leading to large number of deaths. There is a consistent demand for cardiac rhythm management devices and this demand will drive the market continuously in the future. Generally people suffer from cardiovascular diseases such as high blood pressure, stroke and, heart disease.

 

The growing demand for healthcare in Mexico, and the surge of medical tourists has fuelled Mexico’s ophthalmic devices market. This report offers an accurate insight of the Mexico ophthalmic devices market with regard to the size, share, trends, analysis and forecast of this market. The report helps in understanding the market structure by segmenting it on the basis of various parameters such as application, disorders and devices. 

 

This report on the Mexico digital radiology market tracks the advancement and trends in radiology in the country and offers insightful data on the digital imaging market. The field of medical imaging has been significantly impacted over recent years with the emergence of digital imaging devices. As the benefits of digital technology in diagnostic imaging continue to grow, every discipline of medicine that uses medical imaging has developed tremendously. 

 

The heart valve devices market report studies the global market for these medical devices based on revenue, forecasts, volume growth, and geographical markets. This report marks out factors that will propel growth in the global heart valve devices market, as well as barriers that will likely restrain growth.

 

Bio-implants are bioengineered products known to be of human or animal origin used in the different fields of ENT. Generally, these bio-implants are offered for safeguarding after tissue replacement. These bio-implants are made up of biosynthetic materials known as collagen or it can also be made with tissue-engineered products such as artificial tissues or skin. Bio-implants cover a wide variety of products such as orthopedic artificial implants and cardiac pacemakers as these products are implanted completely in the body of the patient. North America is estimated to be the largest market followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific, but in the coming years North America is expected to face a fall in this segment due to increase in taxation and the austerity measures of the Federal Government.

 

Prenatal diagnostics is a procedure for testing of diseases before the birth of a child, to determine certain inheritable disorders such as chromosome abnormalities, Down’s syndrome, genetic diseases, neural tube defects, and other conditions. It can be conducted by various procedures of screening, common testing, genetic testing and other measures in cases of high risk related to the birth of a child. The global market for prenatal diagnostics in 2010 was USD 5.35 billion and it is expected to grow with a CAGR of 4.35% and generate revenues of USD 5.89 billion by 2018.

 

Growing edentulousness and rising rates of oral diseases boosts the demand for dental prostheses worldwide. Dental prostheses are artificial tooth replacements used in case of tooth loss. Complete dentition is necessary for a healthy lifestyle and dental prostheses help restore the function of lost teeth. The market for dental prosthetics holds a major share in the dental consumables market, with each segment serving the growing edentulous and aged population, across the globe. The market is mainly segmented into crowns & bridges, dentures, artificial teeth, and implants.

 

The market for dental diagnostic equipments consists of devices used in the diagnosis of dental diseases and conditions, so as to enable proper treatment planning. These include intraoral and extraoral radiology equipments and scanners. Consumption of unhealthy food and improper eating habits has led to an increased incidence of oral diseases worldwide. A growing consumer base opting for dental treatments accompanied by a rise in the number of dental clinics providing such treatment, fuels continuous market growth for this segment.

 

The Dermatological diagnostics and therapeutics market is expected to grow steadily during the forecast period driven by increase in psoriasis market that is expected to boost competition among the existing products with more emerging therapies. Acne is the largest market segment of the dermatological diagnostics market accounting for 28.7% of the total therapeutics market followed by psoriasis (26.4%), rosacea (14.9%), and atopic dermatitis (9%). Many new players are emerging in this market as a result of a number of growth opportunities provided by this market, thus creating tough competition. Forthcoming patent expiries of major drugs is increasing the competition, further driving this market.

 

The segment of diagnostic industry using immunoassays, gene probes, and molecular diagnostics is developing rapidly due to scientific developments of these systems in the past few years. This industry is undergoing significant changes driven by the ongoing progress in the field of biotechnology and medicines. Initiatives in research and developments in this field are leading to the development of new products with improved performance along with improvements in the efficiency of existing immunoassay products. All these factors are directly impacting the demand, consumption, and future growth of labeling and immune agents, molecular diagnostics, and gene probes market.

 

Global Pulse Oximeters market is anticipated to grow significantly by year 2015 owing to the increasing penetration in alternate care market, adoption of low perfusion, motion tolerant technology, and increasing use in general care. Pulse Oximeters are used for measuring vital signs of patients as technology provides early warning for hypoxemia – a condition that indicates low arterial blood oxygen saturation level that may prove fatal. However, market is expected to gain momentum in the near future with continuous technological developments and growing implementations in the alternate care market. Introduction of pulse Oximeters with improved features is likely to accelerate the use of these devices in non critical settings, thus opening new opportunities for the market players.

 

Global remote patient monitoring (RPM) devices market is forecasted to reach $556.9 million by the year 2016 at the compounded annual growth rate of 10% during the forecasted period. Some of the major factors responsible for this growth are continuously increasing number of patients suffering from chronic disorders like cardiovascular illnesses and diabetes and increasing number of elderly population, as these people often prefer house monitoring as it avoids travelling and waiting time. Cardiac remote patient monitoring is the largest segment of this industry and it is expected to reach $399.9 million by the year 2016 at the compounded annual growth rate of 11%.

 

The global market for congestive heart failure treatment devices is expected to reach $5.9 billion by the year 2016 at the compounded annual growth rate of 11.7% during the forecasted period. This growth is mainly attributed by the rising incidences of heart failures across the world. American market for congestive heart failure treatment devices accounted for $1.6 billion in 2010 and is expected to reach $3.2 billion by the year 2016 at the CAGR of 12.4% during the forecasted period. European market is forecasted to reach $1.5 billion at the CAGR of 7.5% by 2016.

 

The global market for cardiac pacemakers is forecasted to reach the market value of $5.1 billion at the compounded annual growth rate of 11% during the forecasted period. North America is the largest market for cardiac pace-makers accounting for nearly 40% of the total market share followed by Europe accounting for about 30% of the total market. Asia Pacific, although not largest, but is the fastest growing region with compounded annual growth rate of 13.3%.

 

Increasing number of new biological products and emergence of new biosimilars is focusing the attention towards the development of advanced drug delivery technologies for delivery of these biological products. Currently, oral and parenteral drug delivery technologies are dominating the global drug delivery market. Despite of various technological innovations and discovery of more compelling and innovative methods for drug delivery, parenteral method for drug delivery remains most dominant due to its effective results.

 

Global neonatal equipment market is witnessing significant growth rate for the past few years as a result of improved healthcare facilities, technological innovations in medical devices, and continuous monitoring of trained healthcare professionals. Growing wealth, increasing mortality rate (IMR), increasing demand for private healthcare, reforms from governments, and active participation of social organizations in neonatal healthcare programs are some of the factors driving the growth of this industry.

 

This research report analyzes this market based on its segments and major geographies. It includes a complete analysis of the current market trends, market growth drivers, restraints, market structure, and market projections for the near future. It also includes an analysis of the recent technological developments in this market, Porter’s five force analysis, and detailed profiles of top industry players.

 

The global dermatology devices market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.3% over the period 2010 to 2015. The increasing number of people suffering from skin-related disorders and even more number of people opting for less invasive cosmetic surgeries are some of the important factors contributing to the increasing demand of dermatology devices, which in turn is contributing towards the growth of this industry.

 

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The study on the global picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) market delves on the various growth propellers and inhibitors in this industry. The report analyzes collective market dynamics to provide you with reliable, well-research market forecasts in terms of overall market growth, revenue, application, and geographical share. 

 

The global transdermal drug delivery market study features a detailed analysis of systems and methods used for administering drugs to patients via the transdermal route. The analytical discussions, recommendations, and graphics offer you a holistic perspective of the demand-supply dynamics, market trends, growth opportunities, and barriers to growth in the global transdermal drug delivery market.
 

Medical Devices Research

The advancements in technology have changed the ways in which clinical instruments are used to treat patients. The new technologies have reduced not only the recovery time for patients but also the cost of treatment. Medical devices range from a small injection needle to large diagnostic machines. The manufacturers of these devices include small players as well as large multinational corporations such as Johnson & Johnson.

Innovations in the field of information technology have led to the development of many new devices, thereby raising the level of specialization and sophistication of the industry as a whole. Today the industry is highly regulated worldwide which ensures that appropriate devices reach the customers after conducting proper clinical trials. The strict regulations have improved the competitiveness of the companies with regard to cost and quality.

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