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World Market for Respiratory Equipment and Disposables, 3rd. Edition

The market for respiratory disposables and reusable accessories is witnessing dynamic changes. The market factors influencing demand in the U.S. are also present in Europe and the Asia/Pacific region — the aging of the population, technological trends and society’s acceptance of people with disabilities. Kalorama's World Market for Respiratory Equipment and Disposables represents the third time that Kalorama Information has tackled this important device market. This report analyzes the worldwide market for respiratory disposables and reusables, including the following segments:

  • Inhalers
    • Metered Dose Inhalers
    • Dry Powder Inhalers
    • Spacers
  • Nebulizers
  • Airway Management Devices
    • Endotracheal Tubes
    • Tracheostomy Tubes
    • Nasopharyngeal Catheters
    • Nasal Cannulae
    • Emergency Airways
    • Airway Masks
    • Oxygen Masks
    • Pulmonary Resuscitators
    • Resuscitator Masks
  • Positive Airway Pressure Devices
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Devices
    • CPAP Mask Accessories
    • Bi-Level CPAP Devices
    • Bi-Level Device Accessories
  • Mechanical Ventilators
    • Critical Care Ventilators
    • Portable Ventilators
    • Disposable Ventilators
    • Reusable Ventilators
    • Anaesthesia Ventilator Circuits
  • Oxygen Systems
  • Humidifiers
    • Heated Humidifier Disposable Reservoirs
    • Heated Humidifier Reusable Reservoirs
    • Disposable Heat/Moister Exchangers (HMEs) in Portable Ventilators
    • Pass-Over Humidifiers
    • Disposable HMEs in Anesthesia Ventilators
  • Respiratory Measurement Devices
    • Pulse Oximetry Sensors
    • Capnographs
    • Spirometers
    • Peak Flow Meters

Within each segment, historical unit sales and dollar volume are provided. Projections are provided to 2012. Competitive market share is also provided by leading competitor for the base year of 2007.

Market information includes both U.S. and international markets. The market data are computed in terms of constant U.S. dollars. The report also discusses the impact of competition and product innovation on market share and growth rates for various segments. The market analysis is based on both extensive secondary research (published material, company reports, etc.) and on primary interviews with leading industry executives.


  • Executive Summary
    • SIZE AND GROWTH OF THE MARKET
      • Table Worldwide Market for Respiratory Disposables (2004-2012) Revenues (sales in $ millions)
    • MARKET TRENDS
      • Regulatory changes
      • Increased Research and Development Efforts
      • Demographic Shifts
      • Increased Home Care Products
      • Health Care Cost Containment
      • Increasing dominance of low cost competitors
      • Distribution Channels
    • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND COMPETITIVENESS: STRATEGIC PERSPECTIVE
      • Strategic Brief
      • Industry Structure
    • LEADING INDUSTRY CHALLENGES
      • Early Hospital Discharge
      • Preferred Vendor Model
      • Consolidation
      • Reduced Reimbursements for Home Care
    • SCOPE AND METHODOLOGY
    • REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY
  • Respiratory Diseases Overview
    • BACKGROUND
    • LEADING RESPIRATORY COMPLICATIONS
      • Asthma
        • Table World Asthma Cases, Geographical Breakdown, 2007 (USA, UK, India, China, Germany, Japan, Others) Asthma Patients: 181 Million
      • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD)
        • Table World COPD Cases, Geographical Breakdown by Percent, 2007 (US, UK, China, Germany, Australia, India, Canada) COPD Patients: 44.2 Million
      • Cystic Fibrosis
    • RESPIRATORY DISEASES AND TREATMENT PATTERNS
  • Inhalers
    • BACKGROUND
    • INHALERS: USAGE PATTERNS
    • DRUGS DELIVERED BY INHALERS
    • INHALERS: TYPES
    • INHALERS: PRODUCT COMPARISON
      • Metered Dose Inhalers
      • Dry Powder Inhalers
      • Diskus DPI
      • Rotahaler
      • Diskhaler
    • INHALER ACCESSORIES: SPACERS
    • PRICING
      • Metered Dose Inhaler
      • Dry Powder Inhalers
    • THE MARKET
      • Prescribers
      • End Users
        • Table Inhaler Usage by Age, 2007 (Percent 0-20 years, 21-65 years and Greater than 65 years)
      • Channels of Distribution
      • Sales in Units
      • Sales in Dollar Volume
        • Table Unit Volume (US and ROW) for Inhalers & Accessories, 2004-2012 (Metered Dose Inhalers, Dry Powder Inhalers) (units in millions)
        • Table Sales Volume (US and ROW) for Inhalers & Accessories, 2004 2012 (Metered Dose Inhalers; Dry Powder Inhalers, Spacers) (sales in $millions)
    • LEADING COMPETITORS
      • Table Worldwide Market share of Leading Inhaler Companies, 2007 (Share %)
  • Nebulizers
    • BACKGROUND
    • DRUGS DELIVERED BY NEBULIZERS
      • Bronchodilators
    • NEBULIZERS: USAGE PATTERNS
      • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
      • Cystic Fibrosis
      • Other Pulmonary Deficiencies
    • NEBULIZER TYPES
      • Jet/Pneumatic Nebulizer
      • Ultrasonic Nebulizers
    • NEBULIZERS: PRODUCT ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES
    • NEBULIZER ACCESSORIES
      • Compressors
      • Compressor Air Intake Filters
      • Outflow Filters
      • T-Pieces
      • Medication Cups
      • Aerosol Masks and Corrugated Plastic Hoses
      • Reservoirs
    • PRICING
      • Medicare Reimbursement
    • THE MARKET
      • End Users
        • Table Nebulizer Usage by Patient Age Group, 2007 (% Units by Age Group)
      • Worldwide and U.S. Sales
        • Table Worldwide Market for Nebulizer Compressors (2004-2012) Unit Volume: US and ROW (units in millions)
        • Table Worldwide Market for Nebulizer Compressors: US and ROW (2004 2012) (sales in $millions)
        • Table Worldwide Market for Nebules: US and ROW (2004-2012) Unit Volume (units in millions)
        • Table Worldwide Market for Nebules: US and ROW (2004-2012) (sales in $millions)
        • Table Worldwide Market for Nebule Cups: US and ROW (2004-2012) Unit Sales (millions)
        • Table Worldwide Market for Nebule Cups: US and ROW (2004-2012) (sales in $millions)
    • LEADING COMPETITORS
      • Table Leading Competitors in Nebulizer Market, 2007 Market Share %
    • LEADING BRANDS
  • Airway and Mask Devices
    • BACKGROUND
    • AIRWAY AND MASK DEVICES: USAGE PATTERNS
    • AIRWAY DEVICES: TYPES
      • Endotracheal Tubes
      • Tracheostomy Tubes
      • Nasopharyngeal Catheters
      • Nasal Cannulae
      • Emergency Airways
    • MASK DEVICES
      • Oxygen Masks
      • Anesthesia Masks
    • RESUSCITATORS
      • Pulmonary Resuscitators
    • AIRWAY AND MASK DEVICES: PRODUCT ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES
    • PRICING
      • Endotracheal Tubes
      • Tracheostomy Tubes
      • Nasopharyngeal Catheters
      • Nasal Cannulae
      • Emergency Airways
    • THE MARKET
      • Market Segments
      • Sales by Unit Volume
      • Sales by Dollar Volume
        • Table Unit Volume for Airway and Mask Devices, US and ROW, 2004 2012 (Endotracheal Tubes, Tracheostomy Tubes, Nasopharyngeal Catheter, Nasal Cannuale, Emergency Airways, Oxygen Mask, Pulmonary Resuscitators, Resuscitator Mask) (units in millions)
        • Table Worldwide Market for Airway and Mask Devices: US and ROW, 2004-2012 (Endotracheal Tubes, Tracheostomy Tubes, Nasopharyngeal Catheter, Nasal Cannuale, Emergency Airways, Oxygen Mask, Pulmonary Resuscitators, Resuscitator Mask) (sales in $millions)
    • LEADING COMPETITORS
  • Positive Airway Pressure Devices
    • BACKGROUND
    • POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE DEVICES: USAGE PATTERNS
      • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
      • Mixed Sleep Apnea
      • Central Sleep Apnea
    • POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE: PRODUCT TYPES
      • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Devices
      • Bi-Level Devices
    • POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE DEVICES: ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES
      • Advantages
      • Disadvantages
    • POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE DEVICES: PRODUCT ACCESSORIES
      • Plastic Tubing
      • Gross-Particle Intake Filters
      • Small-Particulate Intake Filters
      • Headgear
      • Humidifiers
    • PRICING
      • CPAP and Bi-Level Machines
      • Accessories
    • THE MARKET
      • End Users
      • Sales by Channel
      • Sales by Unit Volume
      • Sales by Dollar Volume
        • Table Unit Volume for Positive Airway Pressure Devices, 2004-2012 (CPAP Device, Bi Level CPAP Devices, CPAP/Bi-level Device Accessories) (units in millions)
        • Table Worldwide Market for Positive Airway Pressure Devices, 2004 2012(CPAP Device, Bi Level CPAP Devices, CPAP/Bi-level Device Accessories) (sales in $millions)
    • LEADING COMPETITORS
      • Table Leading Competitors in Positive Airway Pressure Devices Market, 2007 Market Share (%)
    • LEADING BRANDS
  • Mechanical Ventilators
    • BACKGROUND
    • MECHANICAL VENTILATORS: USAGE PATTERNS
    • MECHANICAL VENTILATORS: TYPES
      • Portable Ventilators
      • Critical-Care Ventilators
      • Anesthesia Ventilators
      • Transport Ventilators
    • VENTILATOR ACCESSORIES
      • Heated Humidifiers and Humidifier Tubing
      • Heat/Moisture Exchangers
      • Filters
      • Water Traps
      • Positive-End Expiratory Pressure Valves
      • Nebulizer Supply Lines
      • Spirometers
      • Face Masks
    • PRICING
      • Portable and Transport Ventilators
      • Critical-Care Ventilators
      • Anesthesia Ventilators
    • THE MARKET
      • Critical-Care, Portable, and Transport Ventilator Patients
      • Anesthesia Ventilator Patients
      • Critical-Care Ventilators
      • Portable and Transport Ventilators
      • Anesthesia Ventilators
    • SALES BY UNIT VOLUME
      • Critical-Care Breathing Circuits
      • Portable and Transport Breathing Circuits
      • Anesthesia Breathing Circuits
    • SALES BY DOLLAR VOLUME
      • Critical-Care Ventilator Breathing Circuits
      • Portable and Transport Ventilator Circuits
      • Anesthesia Ventilator Circuits
        • Table Unit Volume of Mechanical Ventilators, 2004-2012, (Critical Care Ventilator circuts, Portable Ventilator Circuts, Transport Ventilator Circuits, Anesthesia Ventilator Circuits) (units in millions)
        • Table Worldwide Market for Mechanical Ventilators, 2004-2012 Critical Care Ventilator circuts, Portable Ventilator Circuts, Transport Ventilator Circuits, Anesthesia Ventilator Circuits) (sales in $millions)
    • LEADING COMPETITORS
      • Table Leading Competitors in Mechanical Ventilators Market, 2007 Market Share (%)
    • LEADING BRANDS
  • Oxygen Therapy Systems
    • BACKGROUND
    • OXYGEN THERAPY SYSTEMS: USAGE PATTERNS
      • COPD Patients
      • Hypoxia, Dyspnea, and Fatigue Patients
    • OXYGEN THERAPY SYSTEMS: TYPES
      • High-Pressure Cylinders
      • Oxygen Concentrators
      • Liquid Oxygen
    • OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS: PRODUCT ACCESSORIES
      • Disposable Oxygen Tubing
      • Disposable Nasal Cannulae
      • Disposable and Reusable Filters
    • PRICING
    • THE MARKET
      • End Users
      • Sales by Distribution Channel
      • Sales by Unit Volume
      • Sales by Dollar Volume
        • Table Unit Volume of Portable Oxygen Concentrators, (2004-2012) (units in millions)
        • Table Worldwide Market for Portable Oxygen Concentrators, (2004-2012) (sales in $millions)
        • Table Unit Volume of Hospital Oxygen Concentrators, (2004-2012) (units in millions)
        • Table Worldwide Market for Hospital Oxygen Concentrators, (2004-2012) (sales in $millions)
        • Table Unit Volume of Oxygen Cylinders, (2004-2012) (units in millions)
        • Table Worldwide Market for Oxygen Cylinders, (2004-2012) (sales in $millions)
        • Table Unit Volume of Liquid Oxygen Systems, (2004-2012) (units in millions)
        • Table Worldwide Market for Liquid Oxygen Systems, (2004-2012) (sales in $millions)
    • LEADING COMPETITORS
      • Table Leading Competitors in Oxygen Therapy Systems Market, 2007 Market Share %
    • LEADING BRANDS
  • Humidifiers
    • BACKGROUND
    • HUMIDIFIERS: TYPES
      • Heated Humidifiers
      • Heated-Wire Breathing Circuits
      • Heat/Moisture Exchangers
      • Pass-over Humidifiers
    • HUMIDIFIER ACCESSORIES
      • Heated Humidifier Reservoirs
      • Corrugated Tubing for Inspiratory Limb
      • Pass-Over Humidifier Reservoirs
    • Humidifiers: Product Advantages and Disadvantages
    • PRICE
      • Heated Humidifier Disposable Reservoirs and Accessories
      • Heated Humidifier Reusable Reservoir and Accessories
      • Disposable HME in Portable ventilator
      • Pass over Humidifier Reservoirs
      • Disposable HMEs in Anesthesia ventilators
    • THE MARKET
      • Patients
      • Sales by Channel
      • Sales by Unit Volume
      • Sales by Dollar Volume
        • Table Unit Volume of Humidifiers, 2004-2012 (Heated Humidifier Disposable, Heated Humidifir Reusable, Disposable HMEs, Passover Humitifier, Disposable HMEs in Anesthesia Ventilators) (units in millions)
        • Table Worldwide Market for Humidifiers, 2004-2012 (Heated Humidifier-Disposable, Heated Humidifier-Reusable, Disposable HME, Pass-over Humidifier, Disposable HME in Anesthesia Ventilators) (sales in $millions)
    • LEADING COMPETITORS
    • LEADING BRANDS
  • Respiratory Measurement Devices
    • BACKGROUND
    • RESPIRATORY MEASUREMENT DEVICES: TYPES
      • Pulse Oximeters
      • Capnographs
      • Spirometers
      • Peak Flowmeters
    • RESPIRATORY MEASUREMENT DEVICES: PRODUCT ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES
    • RESPIRATORY MEASUREMENT DEVICES: DISPOSABLE ACCESSORIES
      • Pulse Oximetry
      • Capnography
      • Spirometry
      • Peak Flowmeters
    • PRICING
      • Pulse Oximetry
      • Capnography
      • Spirometry
      • Peak Flow Meters
    • THE MARKET
      • Sales by Unit Volume
        • Table Unit Volume of Respiratory Measurement Devices, 2004-2012 (Pulse Oximetry Sensors, Pulse Oximetry Devices, Spirometers, Capnographs, Peak Flowmeters) (units in millions)
      • Sales by Dollar Volume
        • Table Worldwide Market for Respiratory Measurement Devices, 2004-2012 (Pulse Oximetry Sensors, Pulse Oximetry Devices, Spirometers, Capnographs, Peak Flowmeters) (millions)
    • LEADING COMPETITORS
      • Table Leading Competitor Market Share in Respiratory Measurement Devices Market, 2007 Market Share %
    • LEADING BRANDS
  • Company Profiles
    • ALLIED HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS, INC.
    • AEROGEN, INC.
      • Background
      • Products/Technology
      • Sales and Marketing
    • FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE INC.
      • Background
      • Products
      • Sales and Marketing
    • HUDSON RCI
      • Background
      • Products
      • Customers and Markets
      • Products:
    • INVACARE CORPORATION
      • Background
      • Products
      • Sales and Marketing
    • NELLCOR/PURITAN-BENNETT, INC.
      • Background
      • Product Portfolio
    • OMRON HEALTHCARE, INC.
      • Background
      • Other Products:
    • ORIDION SYSTEMS LTD.
      • Background
      • Products and Technology
      • Sales and Marketing
    • PARI RESPIRATORY EQUIPMENT, INC.
      • Background
      • Products
      • Sales and Marketing
    • RESMED
      • Background
      • Products
      • Sales and Marketing
    • RESPIRONICS, INC.
      • Background
      • Products
      • Sales and Marketing
    • SPIROMETRICS
      • Background
      • Products
    • VITAL SIGNS, INC.
      • Background
      • Products
      • Sales and Marketing

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