The women’s health devices market in the Asia-Pacific region was valued at over $790 million in 2011. Large market potential has rendered it extremely competitive with select manufacturers leading the industry’s market share. With the elderly accounting for a large part of the overall population, thriving markets for bone densitometry, breast imaging, breast biopsy, and assisted reproduction are expected. The chances of developing osteoporosis, cancer, or infertility increases significantly with age so early screening and treatment is becoming increasingly important for aging women. In addition, the trend for both genders to conceive their first child at a later age than in the past is further increasing growth within these markets. Technological advancements and production innovations in markets such as breast imaging, assisted reproduction, and OB/GYN ultrasound have led to extremely high growth in certain segments.
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