DUBLIN, Mar. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets
(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/834s24/global_automated) has announced the addition of the "Global Automated External Defibrillator Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.
The Global Automated External Defibrillator market to grow at a CAGR of 7.89 percent over the period 2014-2019.
An automated external defibrillator can detect and identify life threating arrhythmias. In sudden cardiac arrest, the heartbeat suddenly stops and can result in death. However, sudden cardiac arrest is different from a heart attack. In a sudden cardiac arrest, the heart's electrical system is affected and it stops beating.
The use of multifunction defibrillators is one of the key trends upcoming in this market. These devices can be used to monitor various parameters such as SpO2, non-invasive blood pressure, and partial pressure or concentration of CO2 in respiratory gases.
According to the report, a rise in cholesterol levels, excessive smoking, and hypertension can lead to an increased incidence of cardiac disorders, which is resulting in high demand for automated external defibrillators. Various initiatives have been set up by governments and organizations in many countries to increase the use of public access defibrillators and this is propelling the growth of the market.
Further, the report states that safety concerns associated with the use of defibrillators are inhibiting the growth of the market. The FDA reported a total of 28,000 cases of adverse effects between January 2005 and May 2010 in the US alone. These included patient injuries and deaths caused by the malfunction of devices. As a result of these adverse events, numerous products have been recalled by vendors.
The Global Automated External Defibrillator market can be segmented into the revenue generated from the following segments:
- Public Access Defibrillation
- Nihon Kohden
- Philips Healthcare
- ZOLL Medical
Other Prominent Vendors
- Advanced Instrumentations
- Adam, Rouilly
- A.M.I. ITALIA S.R.L.
- Cardiac Science (subsidiary of Opto Circuits)
- E&M Electromedicina
- Fukuda Denshi
- M&B Electronic Instruments
- Medical ECONET
- Nanoom Tech
- Osatu S.Coop.
- Physio Control
- WNL Products
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