Global Market for Cables and Leads for Medical Equipment to Exceed $6 Billion by 2009, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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The growth of ageing population all over the world, particularly in the US and Europe, is expected to sustain demand for cables and leads for medical equipment. Global market for cables and leads in medical equipment is projected to exceed US$6 billion by 2009.

Cables and Leads for Medical Equipment: A Global Strategic Business Report

Cables and leads are connecting instruments used in medical equipment. These instruments are used especially in cardiac areas of the human body. Demographics play a vital role in the global medical industry. New drug discoveries and advancements in the medical industry are the primary reasons for an increase in the over 70 age group of population. This segment of the global population accounts for a significant consumption of pacemakers and defibrillators.

Market for cables and leads in medical equipment in the United States, is estimated at US$2.3 billion for 2007, as stated by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. Europe represents the second largest and the fastest growing market globally. European market for cables & Leads in medical equipment is projected to grow at compounded annual rate of over 8% during the period 2000-2010. In the United States, market for cables and leads in ECG is projected to be US$916 million by 2010. Global market for cables and leads in defibrillator is expected to register a CAGR of more than 10.5% over the period 2000-2010. Also, as the baby boomer population continues to age, demand for defibrillators and electrocardiography (ECG) as well as for electroencephalography (EEG) and pacemakers would grow. Growing demand for medical devices in turn have increased the demand for cables and leads. Technological developments have increased the capabilities of leads and their lifetime.

The report titled "Cables and Leads for Medical Equipment: A Global Strategic Business Report" published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., provides a review of application areas, product overview, product introductions/innovations, and recent industry activity. The study also analyzes market data and analytics in value sales for regions such as United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World by the following application area - Pacemakers, Defibrillators, EEG, and ECG.

Key players dominating the global cables and leads for medical equipment market include Sorin Group, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Nihon Kohden Corporation and St. Jude Medical.

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