Apnea Monitors Market to Reach $382 Million by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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There is significant market opportunity for apnea monitors, as sleep disorders continue to draw the attention of several companies. Global apnea monitors market is projected to reach $382 million by 2015 driven by rising awareness about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), growing number of sleep centers, and continuous product improvements.

Apnea Monitors: A Global Strategic Business Report

Apnea monitors constitute an integral part of patient monitoring systems and the alternate care markets. These devices are used for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes in hospitals and alternate care sites such as sleep clinics. These monitors incorporate indirect methods of apnea identification including monitoring of heart rates and other parameters associated with respiration. Over the years additional features such as heart rate detection, noise elimination, automatic sensitivity modification, and signal-processing algorithms have been incorporated into monitors to provide complementary functionalities.

United States and Europe collectively capture more than 70% share of the worldwide apnea monitors market as stated in a recent report published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. Apnea monitors market in the United States is driven by increasing OSA diagnosis from growing awareness, with large patient population, and increased number of beds in sleep clinics. Adult Apnea monitors market in the United States is projected to reach US$40 million by 2010.

Asia-Pacific market for apnea monitors is projected register a CAGR between 8%-11% over the period 2000-2015, driven by the rising incidence of sleep apnea. A major cause for low penetration in the market is the lack of awareness among people. In Europe, Germany represents the single largest market for apnea monitors. Other important markets in the region include France, United Kingdom, and Italy. Infant apnea monitors market in Europe is projected to reach US$142.5 million by 2015.

Leading players profiled in the study include Cardinal Health, CAS Medical Systems, Covidien Ltd, ResMed Corporation, and Respironics Inc.

The report titled "Apnea Monitors: A Global Strategic Business Report" published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., covers major market dynamics, trends, and competition pertaining to the market. The report enumerates recent developments, mergers, acquisitions and other strategic industry activities. The report analyzes current and future projections over the period 2001-2015, while historic analytics offer a review of the industry's past performance (1996-2000). The study examines the market by product segment and treatment site. Based on product segment, the market is reviewed across Infant Monitors and Adult Monitors. The market is further analyzed on the basis of treatment site across Home, Hospital, and Alternate Site segments. Analysis is presented for established and emerging markets including United States, Japan, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America.

For more details of this research report, please visit http://www.strategyr.com/Apnea_Monitors_Market_Report.asp

About Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
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