DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/97pk3m/top_10_medical) has announced the addition of the "Top 10 Medical Device Technologies Market by Type (IVD, Cardiology, Diagnostic Imaging, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Endoscopy, Diabetes Care, Wound Management, Kidney/Dialysis, and Anesthesia & Respiratory Care Devices) - Global Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.
The global top 10 medical device technologies market is expected to reach USD 428,970.7 million by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period (2015 to 2020)
The market is mainly driven by the rising prevalence of chronic diseases and related increase in disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), technological advancements in medical devices, and growing aging population.
In this report, the top 10 medical devices market is segmented by type and region. The top 10 medical device technologies market, by type, is segmented into in vitro diagnostics (IVD) devices, cardiology devices, diagnostic imaging devices, orthopedic devices, ophthalmology devices, endoscopy devices, diabetes care devices, wound management devices, kidney/dialysis devices, and anesthesia & respiratory care devices.
In 2014, the IVD devices segment accounted for the largest share of approximately 17.1% of the top 10 medical device technologies market, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.8% during the forecast period. Growth in this segment is mainly attributed to the increasing prevalence of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer.
In 2014, North America commanded the largest share of the global top 10 medical device technologies market, followed by Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. North America accounted for the largest share of 39.7% of the global top 10 medical device technologies market in 2014.
The U.S. is a prime market due to the easy access to advanced medical devices through well-established distribution channels, high patient awareness on medical device technologies, and presence of advanced healthcare infrastructure. On the other hand, Asia-Pacific is the fastest-growing region in the global top 10 medical devices market, mainly driven by the large population and rising healthcare needs, increased spending capabilities of consumers on healthcare, improving healthcare infrastructure in the region, and increasing investments by leading players and respective government agencies in the region.
Major players in the top 10 medical device technologies market are Johnson & Johnson (U.S.), GE Healthcare (U.K.), Siemens Healthcare (Germany), Medtronic (U.S.), Philips Healthcare (Netherlands), Roche Diagnostics (Switzerland), Abbott Laboratories Inc. (U.S.), Smith & Nephew plc (U.K.), Stryker Corporation (U.S.), and Boston Scientific Corporation (U.S.).
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