NEW YORK, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American sleep apnea devices market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 15.9% from 2014 to 2019. The U.S. holds a larger share in the North American sleep apnea devices market with about 92.2% in 2013, followed by Canada. The North American sleep apnea devices market holds high potential for growth in future, due to a number of forces that favor this market.
These include the incessantly growing base of sleep apnea patients, increasing awareness with regards to sleep apnea and available diagnostic/therapeutic options, emerging popularity of oral appliances, and technological advancements. About 4% of men and 2% of women suffer from OSA, globally. Due to incessantly rising obesity rates and the association of comorbidities such as drug-resistant hypertension, congestive heart failure, Type 2 diabetes, stroke, etc., the global sleep apnea patient pool is likely to grow in the years to come. However, a dearth of reimbursement/insurance coverage and patient compliance seem to hinder the growth of this market.
In this report, the North American Sleep Apnea Devices market is broadly classified on the basis of segments that include sleep apnea therapeutic devices and sleep apnea diagnostic devices. Furthermore, on the basis of products, the sleep apnea diagnostic devices market is divided into home sleep testing/portable monitoring, traditional diagnostic (fixed PSG/In-Lab PSG devices), respiratory polygraphs, two channel screening devices, single channel screening devices, and actigraphy systems. Similarly, on the basis of products, the sleep apnea therapeutic devices market is segmented into positive airway pressure (pap) devices, masks, adaptive servo-ventilation, airway clearance systems, oxygen devices, and oral appliances.
Geographically, the market is divided into two countries, namely the U.S. and Canada. The U.S. is estimated to command the largest share of 92.2% in 2013, followed by Canada. Canada is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 16.8% during the forecast period from 2014 to 2019. As per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 36.0% of the U.S. adults were obese in 2010 and nearly 42% will be obese by 2030. This dramatic increase in the obesity epidemic is likely to add to the pool of sleep apnea patients.
According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the number of accredited sleep labs that test for sleep disorder has quadrupled in the past decade. Over prescription of overnight tests to diagnose apnea has also contributed significantly to the escalating growth of the U.S. sleep apnea diagnostic devices market.
The report has profiled the leading players of this market along with their developments (new product launches & partnerships, agreements, collaborations, and joint ventures) over the past few years and strategies adopted by them to sustain and strengthen their position in the North American sleep apnea devices market. Philips Respironics, a subsidiary of Philips Healthcare (The Netherlands); ResMed (U.S.); Compumedics Limited (Australia); CarefusionCorporation (U.S.); Curative Medical, Inc. (U.S.); BMC Medical Co., Ltd. (China); Natus Medical Incorporated (U.S.); Fisher and Paykel Healthcare, Ltd. (New Zealand); DeVilbiss Healthcare (U.S.); Global Medical Holdings, LLC (U.S.), Itamar Medical, Ltd. (U.S.), and Weinmann Medical Devices GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), are some of the key players that are engaged in this market.
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