Research and Markets has announced the release of their new report called "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".
These global top medical device markets are expected to reach more than USD 400 million by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 5.5% during 2015 to 2020. The trend is mostly driven by the rising incidence of chronic diseases and increase in disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), technological advancements in medical devices, and growing aging population.
In this report, the top 10 medical device markets are segmented by type and region: 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, North America was responsible for the largest share of the market, followed by Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. The U.S. is a major 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”. Asia-Pacific is the fastest-growing region because of “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”.