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The World Market for Respiratory Devices (Inhalers, Nebulizers, Airways, Masks, Sleep Apnea, Oxygen Therapy, Ventilators Medical Humidifiers, Respiratory Measurement)

The worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow despite economic downturns mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of COPD. The market encompasses many different products to help treat and monitor respiratory conditions as well as many large and small manufacturers.

Products included in the worldwide respiratory device market include:

  • Inhalers
  • Nebulizers
  • Airway/Mask Equipment
  • Sleep Apnea Equipment
  • Oxygen therapy equipment and ventilators
  • Medical Humidifiers
  • Respiratory Measurement Devices
The analysis presented in this report is based on extensive interviews with senior management of top companies in the worldwide arthritis treatment market. Background information was obtained from a comprehensive search of published literature and reports obtained from various government, business, medical trade, and international journals. Key information from published literature was used to conduct interviews with over 20 industry executives and product managers to validate and obtain expert opinion on current and future trends in the worldwide prescription arthritis treatment market.

Interviews were also used to confirm and/or adjust market size estimates, as well as in formulating market projections. All market data pertains to the worldwide market at the manufacturers’ level. Data are expressed in current U.S. dollars. A geographic breakdown is also included for US, Europe, and Asia/Rest of World total market in each segment. The base year for data was 2011. Historical data are provided for each of the years 2009 to 2011, and forecast data are provided for each of the years 2011 through 2016. Historical, base year, and forecast data are provided for each market segment. Market shares are provided for each market segment for the 2011 base year.

Companies Profiled in this Report Include:
  • Airsep
  • Astrazeneca
  • Boehringer ingelheim gmbh
  • Covidien
  • Devilbiss Healthcare
  • Fisher & paykel healthcare
  • Ge healthcare
  • Glaxosmithkline
  • Invacare
  • Maquet medical systems
  • Medline
  • Merck & company, inc.
  • Omron healthcare
  • Pari respiratory equipment, inc.
  • Philips/respironics
  • Resmed
  • Smiths Medical
  • Spirometrics
  • Teleflex


  • Executive Summary
    • INTRODUCTION
    • SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • SIZE OF THEMARKET AND GROWTH FORECAST
      • Table The Worldwide Respiratory Device Market (in $ billions) 2009-2016
    • PRODUCT MARKET SUMMARY
  • Introduction
    • OVERVIEW
    • STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
      • Mechanics of Breathing
      • Alterations in Pulmonary Function
    • DISEASES OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
      • Obstruction from Conditions in the Wall of the Lumen
      • Obstructions Related to Loss of Lung Parenchyma
      • Obstruction of the Airway Lumen
      • Lung Parenchyma Disorders
      • Infection or Inflammation of the Lung
      • Lung Cancer
    • WORLD DEMOGRAPHICS
      • Table Total Global Population by Selected Geographical Region, 2000 - 2050
      • Table Top Worldwide Respiratory Disease Death Rates per 100,000 Population by Country
  • Worldwide Respiratory Inhaler Market
    • INTRODUCTION
    • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
      • Metered Dose Inhalers
        • Table Remaining Products with CFC Propellants
        • Table Selected MDI Delivered Drugs and Amount Administered
      • Dry Powder Inhalers
        • Table Selected DPI Delivered Drugs and Amount Administered
        • Table Types of Reverse-Flow Spacers
        • Table Valved Holding Chambers (VHC)
    • MARKET FORECAST AND GROWTH
      • Worldwide Respiratory Inhaler Market Including Pharmaceuticals
        • Table Market Size and Growth for Worldwide Respiratory Inhaler Market with Pharmaceuticals Included 2009-2016 ($millions)
      • Worldwide Respiratory Inhaler Market for Drug Delivery Devices Only
        • Table Market Size and Growth for Worldwide Respiratory Inhaler Market for Drug Delivery Devices Only 2009-2016 ($millions)
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table Market Size and Growth for Worldwide Respiratory Market by Region 2009-2016 ($millions)
    • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
      • Table The Worldwide Respiratory Inhaler Market Share by Supplier 2011
  • Worldwide Respiratory Nebulizer Market
    • INTRODUCTION
    • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
      • Jet/Pneumatic
      • Ultrasonic
      • Vibrating Mesh Nebulizers
      • Micropump
    • MARKET FORECAST AND GROWTH
      • Table Market Size and Growth for Worldwide Respiratory Nebulizer Market 2009-2016 ($millions)
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Worldwide Respiratory Nebulizer Market by Geographical Region (US, Europe, Japan, ROW) 2009-2016
    • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
      • Table The Worldwide Respiratory Nebulizer Market Share by Supplier 2011
  • Worldwide Respiratory Airway/Mask Market
    • INTRODUCTION
    • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
      • Masks
      • Resuscitators
      • Cannulas
      • Tracheostomy Tubes
    • MARKET FORECAST AND GROWTH
      • Table Market Size and Growth for Worldwide Airway/Mask Respiratory Market 2009-2016 ($millions)
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Worldwide Airway/Mask Respiratory Market by Geographical Region (US, Europe, Asia/ ROW) 2009-2016
    • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
      • Table The Worldwide Airway/Mask Respiratory Market Share by Supplier 2011
  • Worldwide Respiratory Sleep Apnea Market
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
      • Central Apnea
      • Mixed Apnea
    • PREVALENCE OF SLEEP APNEA
      • Table Prevalence of Sleep Apnea
      • Table Sleep Apnea Prevalence by Region and Country 2006
    • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
      • Flow Generators
      • CPAP Devices
      • Bi-Level PAP Devices
      • Auto PAP Devices
      • Facial Interfaces
    • MARKET FORECAST AND GROWTH
      • Table Market Size and Growth for Worldwide Respiratory Sleep Apnea Market 2009-2016 ($millions)
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Worldwide Respiratory Sleep Apnea Market by Geographical Region (US, Europe, Asia/ROW) 2009-2016
    • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
      • Table The Worldwide Respiratory Sleep Apnea Market Share by Supplier 2011
  • Worldwide Respiratory Oxygen Therapy Market
    • INTRODUCTION
    • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
      • Oxygen Concentrators
      • Oxygen Systems
        • Table Selected Oxygen Concentrators Available in the United States, 2011
        • Table Selected Oxygen Systems Available in the United States 2011
      • Ventilators
    • MARKET FORECAST AND GROWTH
      • Table Market Size and Growth for Worldwide Respiratory Oxygen Therapy Market 2009-2016 ($millions)
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Worldwide Respiratory Oxygen Therapy Market by Geographical Region (US, Europe, Asia/ ROW) 2009-2016
    • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
      • Table The Worldwide Respiratory Oxygen Therapy Market Share by Supplier 2011
  • Worldwide Respiratory Humidifier Market
    • INTRODUCTION
    • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
      • Heated Humidifiers
      • Pass-over Humidifiers
    • MARKET FORECAST AND GROWTH
      • Table Market Size and Growth for the Worldwide Respiratory Humidifier Market 2009-2016 ($millions)
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Worldwide Respiratory Humidifier Market by Geographical Region (US, Europe, Asia/ ROW) 2009-2016
    • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
      • Table The Worldwide Respiratory Humidifier Market Share by Supplier 2011
  • Worldwide Respiratory Measurement Devices Market
    • INTRODUCTION
    • PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
      • Pulse Oximeter
      • Capnograph
      • Gas Analyzers (spirometer, peak flow meter)
    • MARKET FORECAST AND GROWTH
      • Table Market Size and Growth for the Worldwide Respiratory Measurement Devices Market 2009-2016 ($millions)
      • Markets by Geographical Region
        • Table The Worldwide Respiratory Measurement Devices Market by Geographical Region (US, Europe, Asia/ ROW) 2009-2016
    • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
      • Table The Worldwide Respiratory Measurement Devices Market Share by Supplier 2011
  • Worldwide Respiratory Device Market Summary and Competitive Analysis
    • MARKET OVERVIEW
      • Product Market Summary
        • Table Selected New and Innovative Products
    • MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH RATE BY DEVICE TYPE 2011
      • Table Worldwide Respiratory Device Market by Device Type (in $millions) 2009-2016
      • Table The Worldwide Respiratory Device Market by Geographic Region, 2011
  • Conclusions
    • Conclusion 1: Portable Devices Taking Center Stage
    • Conclusion 2: Cost Containment Initiatives Causing Shift From Hospital to Home Respiratory Care
    • Conclusion 3: Preferred Vendor Status Influencing Sales
    • Conclusion 4: Consolidation Among Manufacturers and Buyers Will Continue
    • Conclusion 5: Competitive Bidding Influencing Market Revenues
    • Conclusion 6: A Growing Worldwide Aging Population Influencing Growth in the Respiratory Device Market
    • Conclusion Seven: Reimbursement Becoming Increasingly Difficult to Navigate
  • Company Profiles
    • 3M
    • AIRSEP
    • ASTRAZENECA
    • BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM GMBH
    • COVIDIEN
    • DEVILBISS HEALTHCARE
    • FISHER&PAYKEL HEALTHCARE
    • GE HEALTHCARE
    • GLAXOSMITHKLINE
    • INVACARE
    • MAQUET MEDICAL SYSTEMS
    • MEDLINE
    • MERCK&COMPANY, INC.
    • OMRON HEALTHCARE
    • PARI RESPIRATORY EQUIPMENT, INC.
    • PHILIPS/RESPIRONICS
    • RESMED
    • SMITHSMEDICAL
    • SPIROMETRICS
    • TELEFLEX
  • List of Companies

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