Global Stethoscopes Industry

  • October 2013
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 203 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Stethoscopes in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: Manual & Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes, and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 75 companies including many key and niche players such as -
3M
A&D Medical
American Diagnostic Corporation
Cardionics, Inc.
GF Health Products, Inc.
Medline Industries, Inc.
Rudolf Riester GmbH & Co. KG

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscope I-3
Electronic Stethoscopes I-3
Esophageal Stethoscope I-4
Fetal Stethoscopes I-4
Fetal Heart Rate Ultrasound Detectors (Hand-Held) I-4


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
Auscultation: The Age-Old Art Continues to Remain Popular II-1
Developing Markets to Uncover True Potential II-2
Table 1: Top 20 Countries with the Highest Healthcare
Spending as a Percentage of GDP (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-2

Table 2: Healthcare Spending as a Percentage of GDP in BRICS
Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 3: Top 10 Countries with Highest Government Spending on
Health Care (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 4: Top 10 Countries with Highest Private Spending on
Health Care (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4
Asia-Pacific: Fastest Growing Market Worldwide II-4
Table 5: Global Value Market for Stethoscopes - Geographic
Regions Ranked by CAGR for 2010-2018 - Asia-Pacific, Latin
America, Rest of World, US, Canada, Japan and Europe
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5
Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead II-5
Impact of Healthcare Budget Cuts in Developed Economies: A Review II-6
Competitive Scenario II-7
3M: An Ace in the Global Stethoscopes Arena II-7
Leading Players in the Stethoscope Market II-8

2. MARKET TRENDS AND GROWTH DRIVERS II-9
Aging Population: A Strong Growth Driver II-9
Demographic Statistics of Aging Populace: Unfurling the
Market Potential II-10
Table 6: Global Population Statistics for the 65+ Age Group:
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 7: Life Expectancy at Birth for Select Countries
(2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Table 8: Percentage of Population Aged 65 and Above in EU-27
Countries, the US and Japan (1960-2030) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11
Advanced Diagnostic Techniques and Contamination Concerns
Relegate Importance of Stethoscopes II-12
Electronic Stethoscopes Continue to Grow Despite Limitations II-12
Table 9: Leading Electronic Stethoscopes Models in the Market
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13
Technological Advancements: Spearheading Growth II-14
Mobile Stethoscope: Putting iPhones and iPads to Medical Use II-14
Opportunity Indicators II-15
Table 10: World Market for Mobile Handsets: Breakdown of
Volume Sales in Million Units for Years 2011, 2013 and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15

Table 11: World Market for Mobile Handsets by Technology -
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales Volume for 2G, 2.5G,
3G, 3.5G, and 3.9G Enabled Handsets for Years 2008, 2011 and
2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15
Bluetooth Enabled Stethoscope: A Major Stethoscope Innovation
from 3M II-16
CardioSleeve: A Unique Accessory for Stethoscopes II-16
Optical Stethoscopes: A Major Technological Breakthrough II-16
Hand-held Ultrasounds: A Threat to Conventional Stethoscopes? II-17
Stethoscope Apps on Smartphones: The Way of the Future II-17
Growing Smartphone Sales: A Business Case for Stethoscope Apps II-18
Table 12: World Market for Smartphones (2011, 2013 and 2017P):
Breakdown of Sales in Thousand Units by Geographic Region/
Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19
Global Emphasis on Reducing Infant Mortality Augurs Well for
Fetal Heart Rate Detectors II-20
Online Marketing and Online Sales Increases Market Competition II-20

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-21
Stethoscopes: Hearing Hearts Speak II-21
Invention of Stethoscopes II-21
Classification by Technology II-21
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes II-21
Electronic Stethoscopes II-22
Esophageal Stethoscopes II-22
Fetal Stethoscopes II-23
Fetal Heart Rate Detectors II-23
Other Stethoscope Types: II-23
Lightweight Stethoscope II-23
Bowles Stethoscope II-23
Teaching Stethoscopes II-23
Medical-Grade Stethoscope II-24
Beginners’ Stethoscope II-24

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-25
Rijuven Launches CardioSleeve v1.0 Accessory Device for
Stethoscopes II-25
RNK Products Introduces Auscultation Anywhere Cloud Solution II-25
CharMED Unveils New Range of Stethoscope Crystal Charms II-26
Spirit Medical Unveils Antimicrobial Copper Stethoscope II-26
3M Develops Littmann Listen-In Bluetooth Stethoscope System II-26
RNK Products Unveils PCP-1 Electronic Stethoscope II-26
Zargis Introduces TeleSteth System that Enables Global
Transmission of Stethoscope Sounds in Real-Time II-27
Signostics Obtains FDA Clearance for Signos Ultrasound Device II-27
GE Introduces Vscan Handheld Ultrasound Device II-27

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-28
HD Medical Establishes New Facility in Santa Clara II-28
Cisco Collaborates with 3M II-28
Department of Defense Signs EIA with 3M Health Care II-29
Welch Allyn Acquires TRIMLINE Medical Products II-29
3M Takes Over Specific Assets of Zargis Medical II-29
Welch Acquires Assets of TRIMELINE Medical II-30
Zargis Obtains Approval for Commercialization of Cardioscanâ„¢
Software In Canada II-30
Zargis and Stethographics Collaborate over Lung Sounds
Analyses Solutions II-31

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-32
3M (US) II-32
AandD Medical (US) II-32
American Diagnostic Corporation (US) II-33
Cardionics, Inc. (US) II-33
GF Health Products, Inc. (US) II-33
Medline Industries Inc. (US) II-34
Rudolf Riester GmbH and Co. KG (Germany) II-35
Tytan Medical Equipment (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. (China) II-35
Welch Allyn Inc. (US) II-35

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-36
Table 13: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Stethoscopes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36

Table 14: World Historic Review of Stethoscopes by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding
Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37

Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38
Global Stethoscopes Market by Product Segment II-39
Table 16: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 17: World Historic Review of Manual and Mechanical
Stethoscopes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Manual and Mechanical
Stethoscopes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Electronic Stethoscopes by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 20: World Historic Review of Electronic Stethoscopes by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Electronic
Stethoscopes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Esophageal Stethoscopes by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 23: World Historic Review of for Esophageal Stethoscopes
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Esophageal
Stethoscopes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fetal Stethoscopes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 26: World Historic Review of Fetal Stethoscopes by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Fetal Stethoscopes by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan),
Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 28: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Fetal Heart Rate Detectors by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 29: World Historic Review of Fetal Heart Rate Detectors
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for
Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Ageing Baby Boomers to Drive Medical Devices Market in the US III-1
Table 31: US Population Change by Age Group (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Electronic Stethoscopes Grow in Popularity III-2
Infant Mortality Rates: Basis for Fetal Stethoscopes and
Heart Rate Detectors III-2
Leading US Stethoscope Manufacturers III-2
Leading Players in the US Stethoscope Market by Segment III-2
Product Launches III-2
Strategic Corporate Developments III-4
Key Players III-6
B.Market Analytics III-11
Table 32: US Recent Past, Current and Future Market Analysis
for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical
Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 33: US Historic Review of Stethoscopes by Product
Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic
Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes
and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 34: US 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

2. CANADA III-14
A.Market Analysis III-14
A Review of the Canadian Home Healthcare Market III-14
B.Market Analytics III-15
Table 35: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Market
Analysis for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 36: Canadian Historic Review of Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes,
Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal
Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 37: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes,
Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart
Rate Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

3. JAPAN III-18
A.Market Analysis III-18
Japanese Medical Device Industry: A Macro Perspective III-18
Suzuken Company Limited - A Key Player III-18
B.Market Analytics III-19
Table 38: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Market
Analysis for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 39: Japanese Historic Review of Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes,
Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal
Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 40: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes,
Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart
Rate Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

4. EUROPE III-22
A.Market Analysis III-22
Rising Life Expectancy to Trigger Medical Device Sales
across Europe III-22
Table 41: Population of Individuals at the Age Group of 65
years and Above Expressed as Percentage Breakdown of Total
Population for Select EU Countries for the years 2000 and
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23
B.Market Analytics III-24
Table 42: European Recent Past, Current and Future Market
Analysis for Stethoscope by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 43: European Historic Review of Stethoscope by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 44: European Recent Past, Current and Future Market
Analysis for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 45: European Historic Review of Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes,
Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal
Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 46: European 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of
Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 47: European 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes,
Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart
Rate Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

4a. FRANCE III-30
Market Analysis III-30
Table 48: French Recent Past, Current and Future Market
Analysis for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 49: French Historic Review of Stethoscopes by Product
Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic
Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes
and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 50: French 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes,
Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart
Rate Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

4b. GERMANY III-33
A.Market Analysis III-33
Rudolf Riester GmbH and Co. KG - A Key Player III-33
B.Market Analytics III-34
Table 51: German Recent Past, Current and Future Market
Analysis for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 52: German Historic Review of Stethoscopes by Product
Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic
Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes
and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 53: German 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes,
Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart
Rate Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

4c. ITALY III-37
Market Analysis III-37
Table 54: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Market
Analysis for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 55: Italian Historic Review of Stethoscopes by Product
Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic
Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes
and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 56: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes,
Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart
Rate Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Product Launch III-40
B.Market Analytics III-41
Table 57: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Market Analysis
for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical
Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 58: UK Historic Review of Stethoscopes by Product
Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic
Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes
and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 59: UK 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

4e. SPAIN III-44
Market Analysis III-44
Table 60: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
Market for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 61: Spanish Historic Review of Stethoscopes by Product
Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic
Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes
and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 62: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes,
Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart
Rate Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

4f. RUSSIA III-47
Market Analysis III-47
Table 63: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
Market for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 64: Russian Historic Review of Stethoscopes by Product
Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic
Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes
and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 65: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes,
Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart
Rate Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-50
Market Analysis III-50
Table 66: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis Market for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes,
Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart
Rate Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 67: Rest of Europe Historic Review of Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes,
Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal
Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 68: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for
Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes,
Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal
Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors for Years 2004,
2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-53
A.Market Analysis III-53
Asia-Pacific: Market Offering Huge Potential for Future Growth III-53
B.Market Analytics III-54
Table 69: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Market
Analysis for Stethoscope by Geographic Region - China, India
and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 70: Asia-Pacific Historic Review of Stethoscope by
Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 71: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 72: Asia-Pacific Historic Review of Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes,
Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal
Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 73: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years
2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 74: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic
Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes
and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

5a. CHINA III-60
A.Market Analysis III-60
Rising Healthcare Needs Promote Medical Devices Industry III-60
Key Players III-60
B.Market Analytics III-61
Table 75: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical
Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 76: Chinese Historic Review of Stethoscopes by Product
Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic
Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes
and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 77: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes,
Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart
Rate Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

5b. INDIA III-64
A.Market Analysis III-64
Growing Indian Healthcare Market Bodes Well for Medical
Device Suppliers III-64
Nisco Group - A Key Player III-64
B.Market Analytics III-65
Table 78: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical
Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 79: Indian Historic Review of Stethoscopes by Product
Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic
Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes
and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 80: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes,
Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart
Rate Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-68
Market Analysis III-68
Table 81: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 82: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review of
Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical
Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 83: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes,
Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal
Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors for Years 2004,
2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

6. LATIN AMERICA III-71
Market Analysis III-71
Table 84: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Stethoscope by Geographic Region - Brazil and
Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 85: Latin American Historic Review of Stethoscope by
Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 86: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 87: Latin American Historic Review of Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes,
Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal
Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 88: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for
Stethoscopes by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets
for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 89: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for
Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes,
Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal
Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors for Years 2004,
2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

6a. BRAZIL III-77
Market Analysis III-77
Table 90: Brazilian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical
Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 91: Brazilian Historic Review of Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes,
Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal
Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 92: Brazilian 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes,
Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart
Rate Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

6b. REST OF LATIN-AMERICA III-80
Market Analysis III-80
Table 93: Rest of Latin-America Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes,
Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart
Rate Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 94: Rest of Latin America Historic Review of
Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical
Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 95: Rest of Latin America 15-Year Perspective for
Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes,
Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal
Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors for Years 2004,
2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

7. REST OF WORLD III-83
A.Market Analysis III-83
Africa: Offering Significant Market Opportunity for Mobile
Stethoscopes III-83
B.Market Analytics III-84
Table 96: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Stethoscopes by Product Segment - Manual and
Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal
Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate
Detectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 97: Rest of World Historic Review of Stethoscopes by
Product Segment - Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes,
Electronic Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal
Stethoscopes and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-85

Table 98: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Stethoscopes
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes, Electronic
Stethoscopes, Esophageal Stethoscopes, Fetal Stethoscopes
and Fetal Heart Rate Detectors for Years 2004, 2013 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 75 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 77)

The United States (32)
Japan (4)
Europe (19)
- Germany (13)
- The United Kingdom (2)
- Italy (1)
- Rest of Europe (3)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (22)

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