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World Stethoscopes Industry

  • January 2015
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Stethoscopes in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Manual and 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 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-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 74 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M
American Diagnostic Corporation
Cardionics, Inc.
GF Health Products, Inc.
Jiangsu Yuyue Medical Equipment & Supply Co., Ltd.

Table Of Contents

World Stethoscopes Industry



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
Asia-Pacific: Fastest Growing Market Worldwide II-2
Table 1: Global Value Market for Stethoscopes - Geographic
Regions Ranked by CAGR for 2013-2020 - Asia-Pacific, Latin
America, Rest of World, US, Europe, Japan and Canada
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3
Recession in Retrospect and the Road Ahead II-3
Competitive Scenario II-4
3M: An Ace in the Global Stethoscopes Arena II-4
Leading Players in the Stethoscope Market II-5
Electronic Stethoscopes Continue to Grow Despite Limitations II-5
Table 2: Leading Electronic Stethoscopes Models in the
Market II-6
Littmann Stethoscopes Designed for Medical Students II-6
Impact of Healthcare Budget Cuts in Developed Economies: A Review II-7
Healthcare Spending Stats II-9
Table 3: Per-Capita Healthcare Expenditure in US$ for Select
Regions (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 4: Top 20 Countries with the Highest Healthcare
Spending as a Percentage of GDP: 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 5: Select Countries with Highest Government Spending on
Health Care (2012): Percentage Share of Total Health
Expenditure (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 6: Select Countries with Highest Private Spending on
Health Care (2012): Percentage Share of Total Health
Expenditure (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

2. MARKET TRENDS AND GROWTH DRIVERS II-11
Aging Population: A Strong Growth Driver II-11
Demographic Statistics of Aging Populace: Unfurling the
Market Potential II-12
Table 7: Global Population Statistics (2014): Population by
Region in Millions and Percentage Share of 65+ Age Group
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12

Table 8: Global Population Statistics for the 65+ Age Group
(2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 9: Life Expectancy at Age 60 and 80 Years -
(2010-2015), (2020-2025) and (2045-2050) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14

Table 10: Life Expectancy for Select Countries in Number of
Years (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15
Ballooning Global Population Offers Significant Growth
Opportunities II-16
Table 11: Top 10 Countries Worldwide in Terms of Population:
2010 and 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Advanced Diagnostic Techniques and Contamination Concerns
Relegate Importance of Stethoscopes II-17
Technological Advancements: Spearheading Growth II-17
Mobile Stethoscope: Putting iPhones and iPads to Medical Use II-18
Opportunity Indicators II-19
Table 12: World Market for Mobile Handsets: Breakdown of
Volume Sales in Million Units for Years 2011, 2013 and 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

Table 13: 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-19
Bluetooth Enabled Stethoscope: A Major Stethoscope Innovation
from 3M II-20
Bluetooth® Stethoscopes Combines with Digital Wireless
Hearing Aids II-20
CardioSleeve: A Unique Accessory for Stethoscopes II-20
Optical Stethoscopes: A Major Technological Breakthrough II-21
Hand-held Ultrasounds: A Threat to Conventional Stethoscopes? II-21
Adoption of Portable Ultrasound Systems Favorable in Future II-22
Digital Stethoscope Concept Faces Challenges II-22
Stethoscope Apps on Smartphones: The Way of the Future II-23
Growing Smartphone Sales: A Business Case for Stethoscope Apps II-24
Table 14: Top Ten Countries by Mobile Subscriptions in
Millions (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 15: World Smartphone Market: Sales in Million Units by
Geographic Region/Country for 2013 and 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26
Global Emphasis on Reducing Infant Mortality Augurs Well for
Fetal Heart Rate Detectors II-26
Online Marketing and Online Sales Increases Market Competition II-27

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-28
Stethoscopes: Hearing Hearts Speak II-28
Invention of Stethoscopes II-28
Classification by Technology II-28
Manual and Mechanical Stethoscopes II-28
Electronic Stethoscopes II-29
Esophageal Stethoscopes II-29
Fetal Stethoscopes II-30
Fetal Heart Rate Detectors II-30
Other Stethoscope Types: II-30
Lightweight Stethoscope II-30
Bowles Stethoscope II-30
Teaching Stethoscopes II-30
Medical-Grade Stethoscope II-31
Beginners' Stethoscope II-31

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-32
HD Medical Introduces ViScope MD Visual Stethoscope II-32
Eko Devices Develops a Tool to Transforms Analog Stethoscope
to e-Stethoscope II-32
Riester Introduces the Latest Stethoscope II-32
MT Tool Introduces MT S-Scope Novel Simulation Stethoscope and
App II-32
InTouch Health First FDA-Cleared Telemedicine Stethoscope for
iPad® II-32
HD Medical to Showcase ViScope MD II-32
GlobalMed Unveils ClearStethâ„¢ Digital Stethoscope II-32
3M Introduces Littmann® Cardiology III™ Stethoscope II-33
Thinklabs Medical Launches Thinklabs One Digital Stethoscope II-33
Starboard Medical Submits 510(k) for K1 11050 and K1i11050 II-33
MicroBeef Technologies Introduces Whisper, a computerized
stethoscope II-33
Rijuven Launches CardioSleeve v1.0 Accessory Device for
Stethoscopes II-33
RNK Products Introduces Auscultation Anywhere Cloud Solution II-33
Beyond Hearing Aids Introduces the CardionicsViScopeâ„¢ II-33
CharMED Unveils New Range of Stethoscope Crystal Charms II-34
Spirit Medical Unveils Antimicrobial Copper Stethoscope II-34

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-35
HD Medical Establishes New Facility in Santa Clara, US II-35
Cisco Collaborates with 3M II-35
Department of Defense Signs EIA with 3M Health Care II-35

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-36
3M (US) II-36
American Diagnostic Corporation (US) II-36
Cardionics, Inc. (US) II-37
GF Health Products, Inc. (US) II-37
Jiangsu Yuyue Medical Equipment and Supply Co., Ltd. (China) II-38
Medline Industries Inc. (US) II-38
NISCO (INDIA) (India) II-39
Rudolf Riester GmbH and Co. KG (Germany) II-39
Suzuken Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-39
Welch Allyn Inc. (US) II-40
Welch Allyn Medical Equipment (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. (China) II-40

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-41
Table 16: 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 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 17: World Historic Review 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
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 18: 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 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43
Global Stethoscopes Market by Product Segment II-44
Table 19: 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 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 20: World Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 21: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 22: 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 23: World Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 24: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 25: 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 26: World Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 27: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 28: 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 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53

Table 29: World Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-54

Table 30: 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 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-55

Table 31: 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56

Table 32: World Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 33: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Ageing Baby Boomers to Drive Medical Devices Market in the US III-1
Table 34: US Population by Age Group for the years
2005-2020 in Thousands (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
Digital Technology Boosts Patient Outcomes III-2
Product Launches III-3
Strategic Corporate Developments III-5
Key Players III-5
B.Market Analytics III-9
Table 35: US 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 36: US Historic Review 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
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 37: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

2. CANADA III-12
A.Market Analysis III-12
Current and Future Analysis III-12
A Review of the Canadian Home Healthcare Market III-12
B.Market Analytics III-13
Table 38: Canadian 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 39: Canadian Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 40: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

3. JAPAN III-16
A.Market Analysis III-16
Current and Future Analysis III-16
Japanese Medical Device Industry: A Macro Perspective III-16
Table 41: Japanese Elderly (65+ Years) Population:
2000-2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16
Suzuken Company Limited - A Key Player III-17
B.Market Analytics III-18
Table 42: Japanese 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 43: Japanese Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 44: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

4. EUROPE III-21
A.Market Analysis III-21
Current and Future Analysis III-21
Rising Life Expectancy to Trigger Medical Device Sales
across Europe III-21
Table 45: European Country-wise Statistics of 60+
Population as % of Total Population: 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22
B.Market Analytics III-23
Table 46: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Stethoscopes 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 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 47: European Historic Review for Stethoscopes 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 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 48: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 49: European 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 50: European Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 51: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

4a. FRANCE III-29
Market Analysis III-29
Table 52: French 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 53: French Historic Review 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
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 54: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

4b. GERMANY III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
Current and Future Analysis III-32
Rudolf Riester GmbH and Co. KG - A Key Player III-32
B.Market Analytics III-33
Table 55: German 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 56: German Historic Review 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
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 57: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

4c. ITALY III-36
Market Analysis III-36
Table 58: Italian 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 59: Italian Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 60: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-39
A.Market Analysis III-39
Current and Future Analysis III-39
Product Launch III-39
B.Market Analytics III-40
Table 61: UK 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 62: UK Historic Review 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
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 63: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

4e. SPAIN III-43
Market Analysis III-43
Table 64: Spanish 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 65: Spanish Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 66: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

4f. RUSSIA III-46
Market Analysis III-46
Table 67: Russian 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 68: Russian Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 69: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-49
Market Analysis III-49
Table 70: Rest of Europe 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 71: Rest of Europe Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 72: 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 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-52
A.Market Analysis III-52
Current and Future Analysis III-52
Asia-Pacific: Market Offering Huge Potential for Future Growth III-52
Aging Populace - Potential Opportunities III-53
Table 73: Over 65 Years Individuals as % of the Total
Population in Select Asian Countries (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53
Healthcare Spending on the Rise III-53
India and China Offer Significant Growth Opportunities III-54
Table 74: Age-wise Breakup of China and India's Population:
As of July 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54
An Insight into the Asia-Pacific Healthcare Sector III-54
B.Market Analytics III-55
Table 75: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Stethoscopes by Geographic Region - China,
India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 76: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Stethoscopes by
Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 77: 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
2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 78: 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 79: Asia-Pacific Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 80: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

5a. CHINA III-61
A.Market Analysis III-61
Current and Future Analysis III-61
Increasing Expenditure on Healthcare Sector III-61
Key Players III-61
B.Market Analytics III-63
Table 81: 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 82: Chinese Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 83: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

5b. INDIA III-66
A.Market Analysis III-66
Current and Future Analysis III-66
A High Potential Market III-66
A Growing Indian Healthcare Market Bodes Well for Medical
Device Suppliers III-66
Product Launch III-67
Nisco (India) - A Key Player III-67
B.Market Analytics III-68
Table 84: 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 85: Indian Historic Review 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
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 86: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-71
Market Analysis III-71
Table 87: 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 88: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 89: 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 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

6. LATIN AMERICA III-74
Market Analysis III-74
Table 90: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Stethoscopes by Geographic Region - Brazil and
Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 91: Latin American Historic Review for Stethoscopes by
Geographic Region - Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-75

Table 92: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 93: 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 94: Latin American Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 95: 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 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

6a. BRAZIL III-80
Market Analysis III-80
Table 96: 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 97: Brazilian Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 98: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

6b. REST OF LATIN AMERICA III-83
Market Analysis III-83
Table 99: 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

Table 100: Rest of Latin America Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 101: 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 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85

7. REST OF WORLD III-86
A.Market Analysis III-86
Current and Future Analysis III-86
Africa: Offering Significant Market Opportunity for Mobile
Stethoscopes III-86
B.Market Analytics III-87
Table 102: 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 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 103: Rest of World Historic Review 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-88

Table 104: 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 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 74 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 76)

The United States (35)
Japan (4)
Europe (17)
- Germany (13)
- The United Kingdom (1)
- Italy (1)
- Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (20)

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