European Market Report for Oxygen Therapy Devices 2016 – MedCore

European Market Report for Oxygen Therapy Devices 2016 – MedCore

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Among Western European countries, France has the largest number of patients on long-term oxygen therapy, and the extensive use of oxygen concentrators is encouraged by some of the highest reimbursement rates in Europe. In contrast, the market for alternative oxygen therapy devices in Italy is well below what population levels, or the number of COPD patients, would suggest. This is largely due to the fact that the reimbursement and regulatory system in Italy is heavily weighted toward the use of liquid oxygen.

  • Year: 2016
  • Scope: 2012-2022
  • Region: Europe
  • Published Date: 08/01/2016
  • Pages: 80
  • Type: MedCore

The regular administration of medical oxygen, also known as oxygen therapy, is used to treat a wide variety of chronic medical conditions, including cancer, cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD includes chronic obstructive bronchitis and emphysema, and is predicted by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be the fourth leading cause of death worldwide by 2030. In Europe, the prevalence of COPD varies markedly across countries. For example, the Ministère de la Santé et des Solidaritiés estimates that between 6% and 8% of the adult population in France suffers from COPD. In contrast, the Netherlands exhibits only a 2% prevalence rate as estimated by the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment. Generally, these devices are used to treat patients who are no longer able to receive adequate volumes of oxygen through the breathing of natural air and require higher concentrations of oxygen. The number of patients on oxygen therapy is expected to increase significantly as the population ages and as members of the 50 to 75 age demographic, who were often smokers in their youth, develop emphysema and related conditions. It is estimated that 80% to 90% of the patients on oxygen therapy are, or were, once smokers.



The "European Market Report Suite for Anesthesia, Respiratory and Sleep Management Devices 2016 - MedSuite" includes analysis on the following companies currently active in this market:
Philips Respironics
ResMed
GE Healthcare
Dräger
Medtronic - Covidien
Teleflex Medical
Fisher & Paykel
Invacare
Smiths Medical
Ambu - King
Carefusion - BD
Intersurgical
Maquet
Flexicare
PARI
Breas
DeVilbiss - Drive
Mindray
AirSep
SOMNOmedics
Others include: Aerogen, Aire Liquide, Alpha Trace, Apax - AirLife, BESCO, beurer, BMC, Ca-Mi, CONTEC, Degmed, digiO2, elmaslar, EVO Medical, Giotto, Grass Technologies, Hans Rudolph, HCMedi, Heyer, Hoffrichter Gmbh, Inogen, Kare, Lanaform, Legend, Marshall, MEDATEC, Metaltronica, MGC Diagnostics, NCC, Neurosoft, Norditalia, Nouvag, NOVAPLUS, Planmed, RanaCareGroup, Salter Labs, Schill, SeQual, Shinmed, SIARE, SLE Ltd, Spacelabs, Stephan GmbH, TaiDoc, Weinmann, VitalAire
*Not all companies are currently active in every segment or sub-report from this suite. For more details contact an iData Research Product Advisor.




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