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TABLE OF CONTENTS


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   Single Parameter Patient Monitors – An Outlook.....II-1
Multi-Parameter Patient Monitors – An Outlook.....II-1
Historical Perspective.....II-1
1$100
   Need of the Hour.....II-2
Table 1: Patient Monitors Breakdown Based on Technology (In %) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....II-2
1$100
   Multi-Parameter Monitoring.....II-31$100
   Continuous Monitoring.....II-4
User Friendliness.....II-4
Flexibility in Operation.....II-4
Accuracy of Information: The Important Prerequisite.....II-4
1$100
   5. Industry Structure.....II-51$100
   Leading Worldwide Patient Monitors Manufacturers.....II-6
The United States.....II-6
Europe.....II-6
Japan.....II-6
Table 2: Leading Players in the Global Patient Monitors Market (2001-2004): Percentage Breakdown for Philips, GE, Spacelabs, Datex Ohmeda, Nihon Kohden, Datascope, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-6
1$100
   Multi-Parameter Patient Monitors Gaining Ground.....II-7
Integration of Monitors: Reduces Clutter.....II-7
Markets Sway Towards Wireless Mobile Units.....II-7
Shift to Alternate Care Centers.....II-7
1$100
   Modular Monitors to Suit all Purpose.....II-8
New Monitoring Techniques.....II-8
Diagnosis Equipment for Different Age Groups.....II-8
1$100
   Aging Baby Boomers Fuel Growth.....II-9
Fetal and BP Monitors Witness Upsurge in Demand.....II-9
Health-Awareness, Omron on Education Spree.....II-9
Targeting the Principal Markets.....II-9
Developing Customized Products.....II-9
1$100
   Leveraging Joint Strengths.....II-10
Comprehensive Health Care Section, Push at the Retail End.....II-10
The Competitive Spirit.....II-10
Technological Breakthroughs: Thinking Out of Box.....II-10
Miniaturization: The Mark of the Day.....II-10
‘Open Systems’ Approach: Facilitating Interface.....II-10
Advent of Internet Expected to Revolutionize Health Care Systems.....II-10
1$100
   Competitive Factors.....II-11
Cost of Ownership for the Primary End Users.....II-11
1$100
   After-Sales Service Plays a Strategic Role.....II-12
Surviving the Competition - The Cooperation Way.....II-12
Pricing.....II-12
Product Modification & Innovation Provides Key Competitive Advantages.....II-12
Customers Seek Long Term Relationships with Suppliers.....II-12
1$100
   Strategies for Success.....II-13
Table 3: Competitive Factors Influencing Purchase Decisions (Rating on a 1-10 scale).....II-13
1$100
   Product Bundling: The Changing Scenario.....II-14
Efficient After-Sales Service May Turn the Tables.....II-14
9. Single Parameter Patient Monitors – An Overview.....II-14
Pulse Oximeters.....II-14
Pulse Oximetry as a Noninvasive Spectrophotometric Technique.....II-14
1$100
   Poised for Growth.....II-15
Differential Light Absorption: Primary Principle Involved.....II-15
1$100
   Components of Pulse Oximeters.....II-16
Alarm: The Signaling Device.....II-16
Probes : Actual Measuring Devices.....II-16
1$100
   Battery Power: Energy Supplier.....II-17
Printer: Output Recorders.....II-17
Additional Modalities.....II-17
Segmentation of Pulse Oximeters.....II-17
Stand Alone Oximeters.....II-17
Hand Held Oximeters.....II-17
Disposable Sensors: The Most Preferred Ones.....II-17
1$100
   Reusable Sensors.....II-18
Fetal Oximeters: Gaining Importance.....II-18
Multi-Parameter Modules.....II-18
Applications of Pulse Oximeters.....II-18
Role of Pulse Oximeters in General Anesthesia.....II-18
1$100
   In Operating Rooms.....II-19
Applications of Handheld Pulse Oximeters.....II-19
Role of Reflectance Pulse Oximetry in Fetal Monitoring .....II-19
Pulse Oximeters as Components of Home Monitor System.....II-19
1$100
   Pulse Oximetry in Dentistry.....II-20
During Conscious Sedation.....II-20
Exploration of New Markets Continues.....II-20
Complications in Using Pulse Oximeters.....II-20
2$200
   Competitive Focus.....II-22
Table 4: Factors Influencing the Pulse Oximeters Market (Rated on a Scale of 1-10).....II-22
1$100
   Compatibility with Other Equipment.....II-23
Installation Made Obligatory.....II-23
Size and Visibility of the Display.....II-23
Size and Visibility of the Display.....II-23
Forging Marketing Deals.....II-23
Technological Developments Defy Saturation.....II-23
Digital Pulse Oximetry.....II-23
1$100
   Oximeters for Use During MRI.....II-24
Pulse Oximeters in Home Monitor Systems.....II-24
The Greenlight Pulse Oximeter.....II-24
Growing Use in Sleep Apnea.....II-24
1$100
   Innovative Products to Enhance the Market.....II-25
Pulse Oximeters - A Global Perspective.....II-25
1$100
   Table 5: Worldwide Pulse Oximeters Market by Region/Country in 2001 for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America (In % Share) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-26
The United States.....II-26
Asia-Pacific.....II-26
Fetal Monitors.....II-26
1$100
   Key Physiologic Variables Monitored.....II-27
Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring.....II-27
Direct Determination of Fetal Heart Rate.....II-27
Indirect Sensors of Fetal Heart Rate.....II-27
Uterine Contractions Monitoring.....II-27
Direct Monitoring of Uterine Contractions.....II-27
1$100
   Indirect Monitoring of Uterine Contraction.....II-28
Table 6: Top Ten Causes of Infant Mortality in the US (Mortality Rate Per 100,000) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-28
1$100
   Product Overview.....II-29
The Fetal Monitoring Process.....II-29
External Monitoring.....II-29
Electronic Monitoring.....II-29
Telemetry Monitoring.....II-29
Internal Monitoring.....II-29
1$100
   Types of Fetal Monitors.....II-30
Antepartum Monitors (Used Before Childbirth).....II-30
Intrapartum Monitors (Used During Childbirth).....II-30
Hand-Held Ultrasonic Scanners.....II-30
Fetal Scalp Electrodes.....II-30
1$100
   Other Products Used in Fetal Monitoring.....II-31
Fetoscope.....II-31
Fetal Cardiac Monitors.....II-31
Fetal Electroencephalographic Monitors and Accessories.....II-31
1$100
   Fetal Ultrasonic Heart Rate Monitors and Accessories.....II-32
Fetal Phonocardiographic Monitors.....II-32
Amnioscope, Transabdominal (Fetoscope) and Accessories.....II-32
Fetal Blood Sampling Endoscopes.....II-32
Fetal Blood Sampler.....II-32
Intrauterine Pressure Monitors.....II-32
1$100
   Atmospheric Isolating Monitoring (AIM).....II-33
External Uterine Contraction Monitors.....II-33
Monitoring Techniques.....II-33
Acoustic Pickup of the Fetal Heart.....II-33
Abdominal Electrocardiogram.....II-33
Fetal Cardiotocograph.....II-33
1$100
   Clinical Applications of Fetal Cardiotocography.....II-34
Other Techniques of Fetal Monitoring.....II-34
Fetal Microblood Analysis.....II-34
1$100
   Fetal Blood Gases Monitoring.....II-35
Fetal Electroencephalography.....II-35
Cordocentesis.....II-35
Doppler Ultrasonography.....II-35
1$100
   Transabdominal Doppler Ultrasound.....II-36
Fetal Movement Counting.....II-36
Non-Stress Test (NST).....II-36
Methods of Fetal Monitoring.....II-36
Electronic Fetal Heart Monitoring (EFM).....II-36
Electronic Fetal Monitoring: Pros and Cons.....II-36
1$100
   Experimental Research Efforts.....II-37
Fetal Pulse Oximetry: A Significant Tool in Obstetrics.....II-37
Fetal Oximetry: Method to Assess the Oxygen Status of the Fetus.....II-37
1$100
   Fetal Oximetry: Long-Term Potential.....II-38
Technological Advances in Fetal Monitoring.....II-38
Obstetrical Data Management Systems (OBDMS).....II-38
1$100
   Obstetric Ultrasound Data Analysis Systems.....II-39
Ultrasound Scanners Provide Online Information.....II-39
Specialized Software to Determine Gestational Parameters.....II-39
Advanced Data Analysis Program.....II-39
1$100
   Ultrasound Scanners Display Cross-Sectional Images.....II-40
Competitive Focus.....II-40
1$100
   Fetal Monitors - A Global Perspective.....II-41
Table 7: Worldwide Fetal Monitors Market by Region/Country in 2001 for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America (Share in %) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-41
Electroencephalograph (EEG)/Electrymyograph (EMG)/ Brain Function Monitors.....II-41
The Grey Cells.....II-41
2$200
   Neuromonitoring.....II-43
Classification Of EEG/EMG/Brain Function Monitors.....II-43
Electroencephalograph.....II-43
Electroencephalogram: Parts, Components & Accessories.....II-43
2$200
   Applications of Electroencephalograph.....II-45
EEG Monitors.....II-45
1$100
   EEG Monitoring & its Applications in Operating Room.....II-46
Role of EEG in Treating Seizures.....II-46
EEG Signal Processing.....II-46
Cerebral Function Monitor.....II-46
1$100
   Spectral Analysis.....II-47
Demetrescu System.....II-47
1$100
   The Cerebral Oximeter.....II-48
EEGs & Safety Problems.....II-48
Improper Electrode Application.....II-48
Comparison of EEGs from Different Patients.....II-48
Failure of EEG Monitors to Filter Out Artifacts.....II-48
1$100
   Reliability of EEG Signals as a Gauge of Anesthesia Levels: The Debatable
  Issue.....II-49
Prevention of Complications that Arise due to the Effects of Anesthesia while
  Monitoring the Brain.....II-49
Technological Advancements.....II-49
EEG Electrode Projection Technique.....II-49
1$100
   Bispectral Analysis.....II-50
Electroencephalographic Brain Mapping.....II-50
Clinical Applications of Electroencephalography.....II-50
Epilepsy.....II-50
Interictal.....II-50
Ictal .....II-50
1$100
   Interictal Abnormalities & their Implications.....II-51
Ictal Abnormalities & their Implications.....II-51
Structural Lesions.....II-51
Infections.....II-51
Head Injuries.....II-51
1$100
   Coma and Brain Death.....II-52
Metabolic Disorders.....II-52
Shortcomings of Conventional EEGs.....II-52
Electroencephalography Electrodes: To Record Electrical Activity of the
  Brain.....II-52
Evoked Potentials: For Comprehensive Evaluation of the Patient.....II-52
1$100
   Selected Applications of Computer Analysis.....II-53
Seizure Disorders.....II-53
Structural Lesions.....II-53
Cerebrovascular Disorders.....II-53
Metabolic Disorders.....II-53
1$100
   Anesthesia Level and Intraoperative Monitoring.....II-54
Migraine.....II-54
Alzheimer’s Disease.....II-54
Higher Cognitive Functions.....II-54
Brain Mapping: Diagnostic Modality for Monitoring Brain Function.....II-54
Computer Image and Data Systems.....II-54
1$100
   Electromyography.....II-55
EEG/EMG/Brain Function Monitors - A Global Perspective.....II-55
Table 8: Worldwide EEG/EMG/Brain Function Monitors Share by Region/Country in 2001 for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America (In %) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-55
1$100
   Electrocardiography.....II-56
Heart Failure - A Fatal Attack.....II-56
Electrocardiography: The Largest Market.....II-56
1$100
   Holter Monitors Get to the Heart of the Problem.....II-57
US - Dominates the Holter Market.....II-57
A Market Driven by Technology.....II-57
Cardiac Ambulatory (Holter) Devices.....II-57
1$100
   Competitive Focus.....II-58
Holter Monitoring - Changing Scenario.....II-58
1$100
   Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors.....II-59
Anesthesia: Imperative During Surgery.....II-59
Safety Enhanced with Monitoring.....II-59
1$100
   Table 9: Worldwide Anesthesia and Blood Gas Monitors Market in 1998: Percentage Breakdown for Anesthesia Patient Monitors, Invasive Blood Gas Monitors, Respiratory Gas Monitors, and Non-Invasive Blood Gas Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-60
Product Overview.....II-60
Anesthesia Monitors.....II-60
Operating Room Basics.....II-60
Blood Gas Monitors.....II-60
1$100
   Capnographs.....II-61
Anesthetic Agent Monitors.....II-61
Pulse Oximeters.....II-61
Transcutaneous O2/CO2 Monitor.....II-61
Spirometers.....II-61
1$100
   Automatic Non-Invasive Sphygmomanometers.....II-62
Temperature Monitors.....II-62
Oxygen Analyzers.....II-62
Arterial Blood Gas Monitor.....II-62
1$100
   Multiple Gas Monitors.....II-63
Multiple Medical Gas Monitors (MMGM).....II-63
1$100
   Purchase Considerations.....II-64
Multigas Analyzers.....II-64
Mass Spectrometers.....II-64
Time Sharing Mass Spectrometers.....II-64
Dedicated “Mini” Mass Spectrometers.....II-64
Raman Spectrometer.....II-64
1$100
   Trends in the Anesthesia/Blood Gas Market.....II-65
Integration of Anesthesia and Blood Gas Monitors.....II-65
Influx of New Products into the Market.....II-65
Increased Cost Consciousness Among Manufacturers.....II-65
Competitive Forces.....II-65
1$100
   Blood Pressure Monitors.....II-66
Blood Pressure: An Introduction.....II-66
Hypertension - Affecting 25% of the Adult Population in the Industrialized
  World.....II-66
Hypertension in Pregnancy Can Prove to be Fatal.....II-66
Hypertension in Teens and Kids.....II-66
1$100
   Different Type of Blood Pressure Monitoring.....II-67
Ambulatory BP Monitoring.....II-67
Home Monitoring: Patients Discover the Direct Route.....II-67
Electronic Models and Aneroid Models - Two Varieties of Home Monitors.....II-67
1$100
   Holter Monitors.....II-68
Trends in the Market: Pumping Up.....II-68
Innovations Drive Blood Pressure Monitoring Market.....II-68
1$100
   Blood Pressure Monitors: Going Digital`.....II-69
Growing Stress - Increasing Blood Pressure Monitor Sales.....II-69
1$100
   Application-Driven Solutions.....II-70
The Players.....II-70
Distribution Practices.....II-70
Educating Consumers on the Ill-Effects.....II-70
1$100
   Advertising the Right Way.....II-71
Developing Simpler and Better Products.....II-71
1$100
   Retail Outlets: The Major Carriers.....II-72
The United States.....II-72
Apnea Monitors.....II-72
To Check Sleepless Nights.....II-72
Preview to Apnea Monitors.....II-72
1$100
   Types of Apnea.....II-73
More About Obstructive Sleep Apnea.....II-73
Diagnosis of Sleep Apnea.....II-73
Segmentation Based on Product Type.....II-73
1$100
   Impedance Pneumography Monitors.....II-74
Inductive Plethysmography Monitors.....II-74
Mattress-Type Motion Sensors.....II-74
Pneumatic Abdominal Sensors.....II-74
Thermistors.....II-74
Carbon Dioxide Sensors.....II-74
Sleep Lab Systems/Polysomnographs.....II-74
1$100
   Infant Apnea Monitoring.....II-75
Segmentation Based on End-Use Market.....II-75
Hospital Segment.....II-75
Home/Non-Hospital Segment.....II-75
New Technologies.....II-75
New Features - Improved Efficiency.....II-75
1$100
   Multi-Parameter Modules.....II-76
Problems Encountered in Apnea Monitors.....II-76
1$100
   Apnea Monitors - A Global Perspective.....II-77
The United States.....II-77
Europe.....II-77
Temperature Monitors.....II-77
1$100
   Fever: An Increase in Normal Body Temperature.....II-78
Basic Types of Temperature Measurements.....II-78
Systematic Temperature.....II-78
Skin Surface Measurements.....II-78
1$100
   Temperature Measurement Sites.....II-79
Oral Vs Rectal Temperature Measurement.....II-79
Temperature Measurement of Urinary Bladder.....II-79
Measuring Temperature of the Brain.....II-79
Calibrating Pulmonary Artery Blood Temperature.....II-79
Tympanic Temperature Measurement.....II-79
1$100
   Temperature Measurement in Clinical Applications.....II-80
Other Patient Monitors.....II-80
Blood Glucose Monitors.....II-80
Diabetes: A Chronic Body Disorder.....II-80
Types of Diabetes.....II-80
Type I Diabetes: Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM).....II-80
Type II Diabetes: Non Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM).....II-80
1$100
   Hypoglycemia.....II-81
Monitoring Can Solve the Problem to a Certain Extent.....II-81
Glucose Monitors - An Introduction.....II-81
Bed Patient Monitors.....II-81
2$200
   Multi-Parameter Monitors - Serving Many Purposes.....II-831$100
   Cardiorespiratory Monitors.....II-84
Telemetry Monitoring Systems: A Novel Concept.....II-84
Market Trends.....II-84
1$100
   ECG Telemetry: Largest Market.....II-851$100
   Transport Monitoring Markets.....II-86
Transport Monitor: The Mobile Aid.....II-86
Home Care Market.....II-86
Home Health Care - A Lucrative Segment.....II-86
1$100
   Technological Advancements in Home Diagnostics.....II-87
Growth Drivers.....II-87
Development of Cost-Effective Alternatives.....II-87
Technological Advancements.....II-87
Demographic Trends.....II-87
Increasing Patient Preference for Home Care.....II-87
Home Healthcare Oversight.....II-87
1$100
   Products for the Home Market.....II-88
Omron Formulates a Joint Program to Promote Home Health Care Products.....II-88
Regulatory Approvals in the Recent Past.....II-88
1$100
   Philips Rolls Out C3 Patient Monitor .....II-89
QRS Diagnostic Introduces Re-Designed OxiCard Pulse Oximeter .....II-89
1$100
   Masimo Corporation Rolls Out Rad-9 Pulse Oximeter .....II-90
Fukuda Denshi Unveils New Line of Bedside Monitors .....II-90
Welch Allyn Rolls Out Vital Signs Monitor 300 Series Patient Monitor .....II-90
Dolphin Medical, Inc Unveils Comprehensive Line of Pulse Oximetry Sensors .....II-90
Babycom Doppler Fetal Heartbeat Monitor for Home Use .....II-90
1$100
   Braun AG Rolls Out Fully Automatic BP 1650 Blood Pressure Monitor.....II-91
Medisana Announces Plans to Launch a Line of Blood Pressure Monitors.....II-91
Masimo Unveils MS-11 Very Low Power Signal Extraction Pulse Oximetry ™ OEM
  Board.....II-91
VIASYS Healthcare Introduces a New Version of Handspring for Medical
  Professionals.....II-91
1$100
   Nellcor Introduces OxiFirst Fetal Oxygen Saturation Monitoring System.....II-92
Matsushita Electric Works Ltd. Introduces Blood Pressure Monitors.....II-92
Mark of Fitness Inc Rolls Out MF-74 Electronic Wristwatch Blood Pressure
  Monitor.....II-92
A&D Instruments Rolls Out new UA-787 BP Monitor.....II-92
1$100
   Cygnus Inc Introduces GlucoWatch Biographer.....II-93
Agilent Technologies Rolls Out FM-2 Antepartum Fetal Monitor.....II-93
A&D Medical Extends Life Source Blood Pressure Monitors Suite.....II-93
VSM MedTech Ltd. Rolls Out BPM-100 in Canada.....II-93
W.A. Baum Co., Inc. Launches Roll-By™ Aneroid Portable BP Monitor.....II-93
Oridion Systems Ltd. Introduces VitalCap™ Capnography Monitor in the US.....II-93
CooperSurgical Launches FetalGard Lite.....II-93
Omron Healthcare (UK) Ltd Rolls Out Two BP Monitors.....II-93
GE Medical Systems Information Technologies Launches GE Integriti Patient Monitoring
  System.....II-93
1$100
   Welch Allyn Announces Merger Deal with Medical Research Laboratories, Inc.....II-94
Invivo Corporation Acquires Medical Data Electronics, Inc......II-94
Cardiac Science Enters into Multi-Year Agreements with GE Medical Systems Information
  Technologies .....II-94
1$100
   Philips Inks Distribution Agreement with Blease Medical Equipment .....II-95
Medrad Inks Agreement with Novation for MR-Compatible Patient Monitors .....II-95
Masimo Bags Novation Contract for Masimo SETฎ Pulse Oximetry .....II-95
Nellcor Bags Contract for Pulse Oximeters from Alfred 1. duPont Hospital for
  Children.....II-95
1$100
   Physiometrix, Inc. Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement With Baxter Healthcare
  Corporation for US Market.....II-96
Omron Corporation Announces Plans to Separate Healthcare Operations.....II-96
Imagyn Medical Technologies Obtains FDA 510(k) Approval for PRO2 Pulse Reflectance
  Oximeter .....II-96
OSI Systems, Inc. Receives 510-k Clearance from FDA for Pulse Oximeter .....II-96
1$100
   Philips Receives FDA Approval for Avalon CTS .....II-97
Imagyn Medical Technologies, Inc Obtains CE Mark Approval for PRO2™ Pulse Reflectance
  Oximeter .....II-97
Nonin Medical Inc. Receives CE Mark Clearance for FetalSAT Fetal Pulse Oximetry System
  .....II-97
GE Medical to Take Over Instrumentarium.....II-97
1$100
   Instrumentarium Takes Over Spacelabs Medical, Inc.....II-98
Respironics, Inc. Acquires Novametrix Medical Systems.....II-98
Siemens in Joint Venture with Drไgerwerke to Form a Powerhouse.....II-98
1$100
   Instrumentarium Inks Agreement with Quinton Cardiology Systems, Inc.....II-99
Nonin Medical Enters into Agreement with Penell A/S for Developing Wireless Pulse
  Oximeter.....II-99
Nellcor Inks Agreement with Kaiser Permanente.....II-99
Ortivus AB Bags Two Orders for Patient Monitoring Systems.....II-99
Welch Allyn Wins Contract for Supplying Patient Monitoring Systems.....II-99
Cardiac Science, Inc. Bags International Orders to Supply Patient Monitors.....II-99
1$100
   Nellcor Secures Contract from Premier.....II-100
VSM MedTech Ltd. Secures Patent for BpTRU™ Automated Blood Pressure Monitor.....II-100
Philips Medical Systems Finalizes Take Over of Health Care Solutions Business of
  Agilent Technologies.....II-100
Australia's Defiance Mining Acquires Medical Monitors.....II-100
1$100
   GE Medical Systems Inks Agreement with Novametrix.....II-101
Bio-logic Systems Corp. and Novation Enter into Agreement.....II-101
Somanetics Corporation and Nellcor Sign Distribution Agreement.....II-101
Invivo Research Inc. Bags Contract for the Supply of Patient Monitors from HealthTrust
  Purchasing Group.....II-101
Tyco International Ltd. Takes Over Mallinckrodt Inc.....II-101
GE Medical Systems Information Technologies Signs Agreement to Acquire
  Critikon.....II-101
Somanetics Corporation and Nellcor Sign Distribution Agreement.....II-101
1$100
   A&D Instruments (UK).....II-1021$100
   BCI, Inc. (USA).....II-103
Bio-logic Systems Corp. (USA).....II-103
CAS Medical Systems, Inc. (USA).....II-103
1$100
   Colin Corporation (Japan).....II-104
Colin Medical Instruments Corp. (USA).....II-104
Datascope Corp. (USA).....II-104
Fukuda Denshi (Japan).....II-104
GE Medical Systems (USA).....II-104
1$100
   Instrumentarium (Finland).....II-105
Datex-Ohmeda (Finland).....II-105
Spacelabs Medical (USA).....II-105
Invivo Research Inc. (USA).....II-105
1$100
   Masimo Corporation (USA).....II-106
Nihon-Kohden (Japan).....II-106
Nonin Medical (USA).....II-106
Omron Healthcare, Inc. (USA).....II-106
1$100
   Philips Medical Systems (The Netherlands).....II-107
Philips Medizin Systeme GmbH (Germany).....II-107
Quinton, Inc. (USA).....II-107
Respironics, Inc. (USA).....II-107
1$100
   Novametrix Medical Systems (USA).....II-1081$100
   Tyco Healthcare (USA).....II-109
Nellcor (USA).....II-109
1$100
   VIASYS Healthcare (USA).....II-110
Welch Allyn (USA).....II-110
1$100
   Table 10: World Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-111

Table 11: World Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A Ten-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-111
1$100
   Table 12: World Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A Global 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/ decline trends across the geographic regions - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-112

Table 13: World Market for Pulse Oximeters – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-112
1$100
   Table 14: World Market for Pulse Oximeters – A Ten-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-113

Table 15: World Market for Pulse Oximeters – A Global 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the geographic regions - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-113
1$100
   Table 16: World Market for Fetal Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-114

Table 17: World Market for Fetal Monitors – A Ten-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-114
1$100
   Table 18: World Market for Fetal Monitors – A Global 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the geographic regions - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-115

Table 19: World Market for EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-115
1$100
   Table 20: World Market for EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors – A Ten-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-116

Table 21: World Market for EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors – A Global 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/ decline trends across the geographic regions - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-116
1$100
   Table 22: World Market for ECG Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-117

Table 23: World Market for ECG Monitors – A Ten-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-117
1$100
   Table 24: World Market for ECG Monitors – A Global 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the geographic regions - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-118

Table 25: World Market for Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-118
1$100
   Table 26: World Market for Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors – A Ten-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-119

Table 27: World Market for Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors – A Global 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/ decline trends across the geographic regions - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-119
1$100
   Table 28: World Market for Blood Pressure Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-120

Table 29: World Market for Blood Pressure Monitors – A Ten-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-120
1$100
   Table 30: World Market for Blood Pressure Monitors – A Global 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/ decline trends across the geographic regions - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-121

Table 31: World Market for Apnea Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-121
1$100
   Table 32: World Market for Apnea Monitors – A Ten-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-122

Table 33: World Market for Apnea Monitors – A Global 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the geographic regions - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-122
1$100
   Table 34: World Market for Temperature Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-123

Table 35: World Market for Temperature Monitors – A Ten-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-123
1$100
   Table 36: World Market for Temperature Monitors – A Global 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the geographic regions - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-124

Table 37: World Market for Other Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-124
1$100
   Table 38: World Market for Other Monitors – A Ten-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-125

Table 39: World Market for Other Monitors – A Global 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the geographic regions - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-125
1$100
   Table 40: World Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-126

Table 41: World Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A Ten-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-126
1$100
   Table 42: World Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A Global 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the geographic regions - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-1271$100
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Outlook.....III-1
1$75
   Historic Review.....III-2
Medical Products Market.....III-2
1$75
   Channels of Distribution.....III-31$75
   Exporting Guidelines for American Companies.....III-4
An Overview of the Health Care Market.....III-4
1$75
   Home Diagnostics: A Booming Business.....III-51$75
   Technological Advancements in Home Diagnostics.....III-6
Patient Monitoring Equipment Industry: An Overview.....III-6
Disparate Trends in Patient Monitors.....III-6
US Markets are Driven by Technological Advancements.....III-6
Portable, Multi-Parameter Monitors Rule Out Conventional Monitors.....III-6
Demand for Patient Monitors Paces Up Constantly.....III-6
1$75
   Diversified Needs of Various Patient Groups, Pushing Activity.....III-7
Growing Blood Pressures of People - Driving Blood Pressure Monitor Sales.....III-7
Aging Population Shows a Brighter Future for US Patient Monitoring
  Industry.....III-7
1$75
   Companies Educating People About Problems and Companies Offering
  Solutions.....III-8
Patient Monitoring Equipment Industry Experiences Fast Developments.....III-8
Leveraging Joint Strengths, Companies are Working Together.....III-8
Comprehensive Health Care Section, Push at the Retail End.....III-8
Winners are those who Offer Win-Win Solutions.....III-8
1$75
   Patient Monitoring Industry: Driving Forces.....III-9
Blood Pressure Monitors: Key Growth Areas.....III-9
US Market for Blood Pressure Monitors: Varying Trends.....III-9
1$75
   Developments in Blood Pressure Monitoring.....III-10
Respiratory Problems Spur Monitoring Requirements.....III-10
Anesthesia & Gas Monitoring Equipment Market.....III-10
Reduced Complications due to Anesthesia Monitoring.....III-10
Apnea Monitors Market.....III-10
1$75
   Increasing Number of Sleep Labs.....III-11
Home Settings - Cheaper than Sleep Clinics/ Hospitals.....III-11
Trends in Apnea Monitors Production.....III-11
Table 43: Leading Players in the US Neonatal Home Apnea Monitoring Systems Market (2001 – 2004): Percentage Breakdown by Sales for Respironics and CAS Medical.....III-11
US Cardiac Ambulatory Monitoring Devices Market Grows at a Snail’s Pace.....III-11
Neuromonitoring Market Overview.....III-11
1$75
   Fetal Monitors Reduce Infant Mortality.....III-12
Major Manufacturers of Fetal Monitors.....III-12
1$75
   Pulse Oximeters: The Oldest Monitoring Equipment.....III-13
Varying Market Trends.....III-13
Table 44: End-Use for Pulse Oximeters in the US (2001-2004): Percentage Breakdown by Value for Hospital Care and Alternate Care.....III-13
1$75
   Competitive Scenario.....III-14
Table 45: Leading Players in the US Stand-Alone (Bedside) Pulse Oximeter Market (2001 – 2004): Percentage Breakdown by Sales for Nellcor, Datex- Ohmeda/Instrumentarium, Masimo Corporation, Novametrix Medical Systems, Nonin Medical, and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-14

Table 46: Leading Players in the US Stand-Alone (Hand-Held) Pulse Oximeter Market (2001 – 2004): Percentage Breakdown by Sales for Nellcor, Datex-Ohmeda/Instrumentarium, Novametrix Medical Systems, Nonin Medical, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-14
1$75
   Table 47: Leading Players in the US Multi Parameter (Modular) Pulse Oximeter Monitoring Systems Market (2001 – 2004): Percentage Breakdown by Sales for Philips Medical Systems, GE Medical Systems, Spacelabs/ Instrumentarium, Datex- Ohmeda/ Instrumentarium, Datascope, Siemens Medical Systems, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-15

Table 48: Leading Players in the US Multi Parameter (Configured) Pulse Oximeter Monitoring Systems Market (2001 – 2004): Percentage Breakdown by Sales for Philips Medical Systems, GE Medical Systems, Spacelabs/ Instrumentarium, Datex- Ohmeda/ Instrumentarium, Datascope, Siemens Medical Systems, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-15
1$75
   Table 49: Leading Players in the US Neonatal Pulse Oximetry Monitoring Systems Market (2001 – 2004): Percentage Breakdown by Sales for Nellcor (Tyco Healthcare Group), Datex-Ohmeda/ Instrumentarium, Novametrix, Medical Systems, Masimo Corporation, &Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-16

Table 50: Installed Base of Hospital Patient Monitors in the US in 2000: Percentage Breakdown for Philips, GE, Spacelabs, Siemens, Datex Ohmeda, Datascope, Protocol, and Others(includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-16
Imports-Exports Scenario.....III-16
Exports of Electroencephalographs and Electromyographs from the US for
  2002.....III-16
1$75
   Table 51: Exports of Electroencephalographs and Electromyographs from the US for 2002 (Quantity in Numbers; Value in ‘000 US Dollars).....III-171$75
   Imports of Electroencephalographs and Electromyographs into the US for
  2002.....III-18
Table 52: Imports of Electroencephalographs and Electromyographs into the US for 2002 (Quantity in Numbers; Value in ‘000 US Dollars).....III-18
1$75
   Recent Industry Activity.....III-195$375
   Product Launches & Developments.....III-2412$900
   FDA Approvals & Patents.....III-363$225
   Key US Players.....III-39
Abbott Laboratories.....III-39
1$75
   Aequitron Medical, Inc......III-40
Baxter International Inc......III-40
1$75
   BCI, Inc......III-41
Bio-logic Systems Corp......III-41
CAS Medical Systems, Inc......III-41
1$75
   Colin Medical Instruments Corp......III-42
Datascope Corp......III-42
GE Medical Systems.....III-42
Innomed Technologies, Inc.....III-42
Invivo Research Inc......III-42
1$75
   i-STAT Corp......III-43
Mark of Fitness.....III-43
Masimo Corporation.....III-43
Nonin Medical.....III-43
Novametrix Medical Systems.....III-43
1$75
   Omron Healthcare, Inc......III-44
Quinton, Inc......III-44
1$75
   ResMed.....III-45
Respironics, Inc......III-45
Spacelabs Medical.....III-45
1$75
   Tyco Healthcare.....III-46
Nellcor.....III-46
1$75
   VIASYS Healthcare.....III-47
Welch Allyn.....III-47
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-48
Table 53: US Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Product Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-48

Table 54: US Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Product Groups/ Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors(includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-48
1$75
   Table 55: US Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by staging dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the product groups/segments – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-491$75
   Table 56: US Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-50

Table 57: US Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-50
1$75
   A. Market Analysis.....III-51
Outlook.....III-51
Historical Perspective.....III-51
Overview of Population Statistics and Healthcare Facilities.....III-51
Health System and Administration.....III-51
1$75
   Resource Mobilization.....III-52
Medical Products.....III-52
Channels of Distribution in Canada.....III-52
1$75
   An Overview of the Medical Equipment Market.....III-531$75
   Canada Offers Extensive Export Opportunities.....III-54
Products Offering Best Sales Prospects.....III-54
US Players in Canadian Medical Equipment Market.....III-54
1$75
   Electronic Monitoring in Canada......III-55
EEG/EMG/Brain Function Monitoring Market.....III-55
Product Launch.....III-55
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-56
Table 58: Canadian Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Product Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-56

Table 59: Canadian Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Product Groups/Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors(includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-56
1$75
   Table 60: Canadian Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by staging dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the product groups/segments – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-571$75
   Table 61: Canadian Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-58

Table 62: Canadian Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-58
1$75
   A. Market Analysis.....III-59
Outlook.....III-59
Looking Back.....III-59
Health System and Administration.....III-59
1$75
   Resource Mobilization.....III-60
Health Status.....III-60
Regulation.....III-60
1$75
   Demographic Changes.....III-611$75
   Channels of Distribution.....III-621$75
   An Overview of the Medical Devices Market.....III-63
Medical Care Services.....III-63
Best Sales Prospects.....III-63
Major Players.....III-63
Patient Monitors - A Successful Business in Japan.....III-63
1$75
   Table 63: Leading Players in the Japanese Market for Patient Monitoring Systems (2001 – 2004): Percentage Breakdown by Sales for Nihon Kohden, Colin, Fukuda Denshi, Agilent, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-64
Japanese EEG/EMG/Brain Function Monitoring Market.....III-64
Recent Industry Activity.....III-64
1$75
   Product Launches Over the Years.....III-651$75
   Key Japanese Players.....III-66
Colin Corporation.....III-66
1$75
   Fukuda Denshi.....III-67
Nihon-Kohden.....III-67
B. Market Analytics.....III-67
Table 64: Japanese Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Product Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-67
1$75
   Table 65: Japanese Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Product Groups/Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors(includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-681$75
   Table 66: Japanese Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by staging dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the product groups/segments – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-691$75
   Table 67: Japanese Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-70

Table 68: Japanese Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-70
1$75
   A. Market Analysis.....III-71
Outlook.....III-71
1$75
   Historical Perspective.....III-72
Trends in the European Medical Equipment Market.....III-72
Patient Monitors Industry.....III-72
Apnea Monitors Pace Up with High Growth Rates.....III-72
1$75
   Artificial Ventilation: A Common Treatment for Sleep Apnea.....III-73
EEG/EMG/Brain Function Monitoring Devices Market.....III-73
An Overview of the Intrauterine Monitors.....III-73
Regulatory Approvals .....III-73
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-74
Table 69: European Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – France, Germany, Italy, the UK, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-74

Table 70: European Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Product Groups/Segments Independently Analyzed –Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-74
1$75
   Table 71: European Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – France, Germany, Italy, the UK, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-75

Table 72: European Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Product Groups/Segments Independently Analyzed –Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-75
1$75
   Table 73: European Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the geographic regions - France, Germany, Italy, the UK, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-761$75
   Table 74: European Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by staging dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the product groups/segments – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/ Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-771$75
   Table 75: European Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – France, Germany, Italy, the UK, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-78

Table 76: European Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Geographic Regions Independently Analyzed – France, Germany, Italy, the UK, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-78
1$75
   Table 77: European Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the geographic regions - France, Germany, Italy, The UK, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-79
1$75
   A. Market Analysis.....III-80
Single Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-80
Multi Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-80
Historical Review.....III-80
Market Overview.....III-80
The Health System.....III-80
1$75
   Resources.....III-81
Health Status.....III-81
Medical Products.....III-81
Channels of Distribution.....III-81
2$150
   An Overview of the Medical Equipment Market.....III-83
French Medical Equipment Market Transforms Consistently.....III-83
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-84
Table 78: French Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Product Groups/ Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-84

Table 79: French Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Product Groups/ Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-84
1$75
   Table 80: French Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by staging dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the product groups/segments – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-851$75
   Table 81: French Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-86

Table 82: French Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-86
1$75
   A. Market Analysis.....III-87
Single Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-87
Multi Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-87
Historical Perspective.....III-87
Market Overview.....III-87
Health System & Administration.....III-87
1$75
   Health Status.....III-88
Medical Products.....III-88
1$75
   Regulation and Product Approval.....III-89
Channels of Distribution.....III-89
1$75
   An Overview of the Medical Technical Equipment Market.....III-90
Medical Technical Equipment Markets.....III-90
1$75
   German Electromedical Equipment Market : An Overview.....III-91
Quest for Cost-Efficient Electromedical Equipment.....III-91
Electromedical Equipment Market: Components.....III-91
Product Launches Over the Years.....III-91
1$75
   Key German Player.....III-92
Philips Medizin Systeme GmbH.....III-92
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-93
Table 83: German Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Product Groups/ Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-93

Table 84: German Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Product Groups/ Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-93
1$75
   Table 85: German Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by staging dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the product groups/segments – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-941$75
   Table 86: German Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-95

Table 87: German Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-95
1$75
   A. Market Analysis.....III-96
Single Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-96
Multi Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-96
Historical Perspective.....III-96
Market Overview.....III-96
Health System.....III-96
Administration.....III-96
1$75
   Resources.....III-97
Health Status.....III-97
Medical Products.....III-97
Distribution.....III-97
Requirements.....III-97
An Overview of the Healthcare Market.....III-97
1$75
   A Brief Note on the Italian Medical Equipment Market.....III-98
Italian Medical Electronics Market.....III-98
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-99
Table 88: Italian Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Product Groups/ Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-99

Table 89: Italian Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Product Groups/ Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-99
1$75
   Table 90: Italian Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by staging dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the product groups/segments – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/ Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1001$75
   Table 91: Italian Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-101

Table 92: Italian Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-101
1$75
   A. Market Analysis.....III-102
Single Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-102
Multi Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-102
Historic Review.....III-102
Market Overview.....III-102
Health System.....III-102
Administration.....III-102
1$75
   Resources.....III-103
Health Status.....III-103
Channels of Distribution.....III-103
2$150
   An Overview of the Healthcare Equipment Market.....III-105
Medical Equipment Market is Highly Fragmented.....III-105
Market Features and Potential.....III-105
1$75
   A Brief Note on the UK Electrodiagnostic Equipment Market.....III-106
Recent Industry Activity.....III-106
Product Launches & Developments.....III-106
1$75
   Key Player in the UK Market.....III-107
A&D Instruments.....III-107
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-108
Table 93: UK Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Product Groups/ Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-108
1$75
   Table 94: UK Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Product Groups/ Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1091$75
   Table 95: UK Market for Single Parameter Patient Monitors – A 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by staging dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the product groups/segments – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1101$75
   Table 96: UK Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-111

Table 97: UK Market for Multi Parameter Patient Monitors – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-111
1$75
   A. Market Analysis.....III-112
Single Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-112
Multi Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-112
Historical Perspective.....III-112
Market Overview.....III-112
Austria.....III-112
1$75
   The Health System.....III-113
Administration.....III-113
An Overview of the Medical Equipment Market.....III-113
1$75
   Belgium.....III-114
The Health System.....III-114
Administration.....III-114
Home Healthcare Equipment - A Growing Market.....III-114
1$75
   Table 98: Belgium Medical Equipment Market Figures for 1996 & 1997 (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-115

Table 99: Imports-Exports Scenario for Home HealthCare Products: 1996-98 (In BF Million).....III-115
Channels of Distribution.....III-115
Table 100: Channels of Distribution in Belgium (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-115
Competitive Factors Leading to the Success of Belgium.....III-115
1$75
   Bulgaria.....III-116
The Health System & Administration.....III-116
Denmark.....III-116
The Health System.....III-116
Administration.....III-116
1$75
   HealthCare System: An Introduction.....III-117
Sales Prospects.....III-117
1$75
   End-Users.....III-118
Finland.....III-118
The Health System.....III-118
Administration.....III-118
A Brief Note on Medical Equipment Market in Finland.....III-118
1$75
   Medical Electronic Equipment Market in Finland.....III-119
Foreign Players.....III-119
Greece.....III-119
Health System.....III-119
1$75
   Administration.....III-120
Medical Products.....III-120
Medical Equipment Market Description in Greece.....III-120
1$75
   Greek Medical Equipment Market on Rise.....III-121
Medical Equipment: Imports & Exports Scenario.....III-121
Table 101: Comparison of Imports & Exports in Greece: 1996-98 (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-121
1$75
   Health Care Services: A Booming Market.....III-122
Patient Monitoring Equipment as Components of Health Care Market.....III-122
Hungary.....III-122
The Health System.....III-122
Administration.....III-122
1$75
   Medical Products.....III-123
Iceland.....III-123
The Health System.....III-123
Administration.....III-123
Ireland.....III-123
1$75
   Health System.....III-124
Administration.....III-124
Irish Medical Equipment Market.....III-124
Luxembourg.....III-124
Health System.....III-124
1$75
   Administration.....III-125
The Netherlands.....III-125
Health System.....III-125
Administration.....III-125
1$75
   Medical Industry.....III-126
A Brief Note on the Dutch Medical Equipment Market.....III-126
1$75
   Players in the Dutch Market.....III-127
Transition in the Dutch HealthCare System.....III-127
Table 102: Market Structure of Healthcare Systems in the Netherlands (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-127
1$75
   Competitive Analysis.....III-128
Norway.....III-128
Health System.....III-128
Administration.....III-128
Healthcare & Medical Equipment Market.....III-128
Poland.....III-128
Health System.....III-128
1$75
   Administration.....III-129
Portugal.....III-129
Health System and Administration.....III-129
1$75
   Medical Products.....III-130
Romania.....III-130
Health System and Administration.....III-130
Factors Propelling the Medical Equipment Market.....III-130
1$75
   Table 103: Romanian Medical Equipment Market Figures: (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-131
Russia.....III-131
Russian Healthcare Devices Market.....III-131
1$75
   Foreign Players in Domestic Market.....III-132
End-User Profile.....III-132
Table 104: End-User Market Shares in Russia (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-132
Spain.....III-132
1$75
   Health System and Administration.....III-133
Medical Products.....III-133
Large Volume Buyers.....III-133
1$75
   An Overview of Spanish Medical Equipment Industry.....III-134
Spanish Market for Patient Monitoring Equipment Revamps from Economic
  Recession.....III-134
Spanish Patient Monitoring Equipment Market: Imports & Exports Scenario.....III-134
1$75
   Table 105: Leading Players in the Spanish Patient Monitoring Systems Market (2001-2004): Percentage Breakdown by Sales for Agilent, GE Medical Systems, Siemens, Spacelabs Medical, Datex-Ohmeda, Nellcor, Nihon Kohden, Critikon, Welch Allyn Protocol, Datascope, Fukuda Denshi, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-135
Sweden.....III-135
Health System.....III-135
1$75
   Administration.....III-136
Medical Trade Fairs and Shows.....III-136
Switzerland.....III-136
1$75
   Health System.....III-137
Administration.....III-137
Medical Products.....III-137
Hospital System.....III-137
1$75
   Trade Fairs & Shows.....III-138
Medical Diagnostic Instruments Market.....III-138
Recent Industry Activity.....III-138
2$150
   Key Players in Rest of Europe.....III-140
Instrumentarium (Finland).....III-140
Datex-Ohmeda (Finland).....III-140
Philips Medical Systems (The Netherlands).....III-140
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-141
Table 106: Single Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Rest of Europe – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Product Groups/ Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/ Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-141

Table 107: Single Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Rest of Europe – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Product Groups/Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-141
1$75
   Table 108: Single Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Rest of Europe – A 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by staging dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the product groups/segments – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1421$75
   Table 109: Multi Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Rest of Europe – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-143

Table 110: Multi Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Rest of Europe – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-143
1$75
   A. Market Analysis.....III-144
Single Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-144
Multi Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-144
Historical Perspective.....III-144
Market Overview.....III-144
An Overview of the Medical Equipment Market.....III-144
1$75
   Patient Monitoring Market: Witnessing a Rise.....III-145
China.....III-145
Health System and Administration.....III-145
Resource Mobilization.....III-145
Health Status.....III-145
1$75
   Health Care Industry: Increasing Importance.....III-146
Best Sales Prospects.....III-146
1$75
   Medical Equipment Industry: An Overview.....III-147 1$75
   Table 111: Leading Players in the Chinese EEG Neurological Monitoring Systems Market in 1998: Percentage Breakdown by Sales for Dantec, Solar Electronics, Bio-logic Systems, Nicolet, Esaote, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-148
Hong Kong.....III-148
Medical Equipment Market in Hong Kong.....III-148
India.....III-148
Health System and Administration.....III-148
1$75
   Resource Mobilization.....III-149
Health Status.....III-149
Indian Health Care Industry.....III-149
1$75
   Medical Service Imports.....III-150
A Brief Note on the Indian Medical Equipment Industry.....III-150
Medical Electronic Equipment as Key Components of Medical Equipment
  Industry.....III-150
Patient Monitoring Equipment: Imports-Exports Scenario.....III-150
Indonesia.....III-150
Health System and Administration.....III-150
1$75
   Resource Mobilization.....III-151
Health Status.....III-151
Market Demand.....III-151
1$75
   Competition.....III-152
Malaysia.....III-152
Health System and Administration.....III-152
Resource Mobilization.....III-152
Health Status.....III-152
1$75
   Medical Markets Rely on Imports.....III-153
Philippines.....III-153
An Overview of the Medical Equipment Market.....III-153
Singapore.....III-153
Ministry of Health (MoH).....III-153
1$75
   Medical Equipment Market - A Review.....III-154
Singapore Offers Advanced Medical Facilities.....III-154
Competition from Foreign Manufacturers.....III-154
1$75
   South Korea.....III-155
Mobilization of Resources.....III-155
Health Status.....III-155
Health Care System in Korea.....III-155
1$75
   Sri Lanka.....III-156
A Brief Note on the Medical Equipment Industry.....III-156
Taiwan.....III-156
1$75
   Medical Devices Market Scenario: Varying Trends.....III-157
Infant Care Equipment: A Tiny Segment.....III-157
Medical Equipment: Imports Scenario.....III-157
1$75
   Growth Prospects in Taiwan for US Manufacturers.....III-1581$75
   Exports-Imports Scenario.....III-159
Thailand.....III-159
Health System and Administration.....III-159
Resource Mobilization.....III-159
1$75
   Table 112: Number of Hospitals and Hospital Beds in Thailand (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-160
Health Status.....III-160
Medical Devices Market: An Overview.....III-160
1$75
   Surgical Medical Equipment Market.....III-161
Best Sales Prospect.....III-161
Vietnam.....III-161
Health Care Status.....III-161
A Brief Note on Vietnamese Medical Equipment Market.....III-161
Foreign Players in Domestic Markets.....III-161
1$75
   Table 113: Major Suppliers of Medical Equipment in Vietnam by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-162
Recent Industry Activity.....III-162
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-163
Table 114: Single Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Asia-Pacific – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Product Groups/Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-163

Table 115: Single Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Asia-Pacific – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Product Groups/ Segments Independently Analyzed – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-163
1$75
   Table 116: Single Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Asia-Pacific – A 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by staging dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the product groups/segments – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/ Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1641$75
   Table 117: Multi Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Asia-Pacific – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-165

Table 118: Multi Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Asia-Pacific – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-165
1$75
   A. Market Analysis.....III-166
Single Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-166
Multi Parameter Market: An Outlook.....III-166
Historical Review.....III-166
Market Overview.....III-166
1$75
   An Overview of the Medical Equipment Market.....III-167
Competitive Scenario.....III-167
2$150
   Market Opportunities.....III-1691$75
   Argentina.....III-170
Health System and Administration.....III-170
Resource Mobilization.....III-170
Health Status.....III-170
1$75
   Table 119: Immunization Coverage for Infants in Argentina (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-171
Argentine Healthcare Market Undergoing Major Changes.....III-171
1$75
   Healthcare Market Lures US Manufacturers.....III-172
Medical Diagnostic Equipment: Imports & Exports Scenario.....III-172
Brazil.....III-172
Health System and Administration.....III-172
Resource Mobilization.....III-172
Health Status.....III-172
1$75
   Table 120: Immunization Coverage for Infants in Brazil (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-173
Medical Products.....III-173
1$75
   Changing Economy.....III-174
Sales Prospects for US Products.....III-174
Domestic Production.....III-174
US and Third-Country Suppliers.....III-174
Chile.....III-174
1$75
   Health System and Administration.....III-175
Health Status.....III-175
Table 121: Immunization Coverage for Infants in Chile (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-175
Medical Products.....III-175
1$75
   Product/Market Description.....III-176
Market Demand.....III-176
Optimum Perspective.....III-176
1$75
   Medical Equipment Market in Chile.....III-177
Table 122: Medical Equipment Market Figures in Chile (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-177
Outlook.....III-177
Colombia.....III-177
Health System and Administration.....III-177
1$75
   Resource Mobilization.....III-178
Medical Products.....III-178
1$75
   Sales.....III-179
Outlook.....III-179
Costa Rica.....III-179
Medical Equipment Market Scenario.....III-179
Key Competitors.....III-179
1$75
   Major End Users.....III-180
Guatemala.....III-180
US Products Enjoy Reputation & Recognition.....III-180
Imports & Exports Scenario.....III-180
1$75
   Honduras.....III-181
Health System and Administration.....III-181
Resource Mobilization.....III-181
Health Status.....III-181
Mexico.....III-181
1$75
   Health System and Administration.....III-182
Resource Mobilization.....III-182
Health Status.....III-182
Table 123: Immunization Coverage for Infants in Mexico (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-182
1$75
   Medical Products.....III-183
Market Place Description for Medical Equipment in Mexico.....III-183
Table 124: A Comparison of Imports & Exports of Medical Equipment in Mexico: 1995-97 (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-183
1$75
   US Patient Monitoring Products Pose a Threat to the Domestic
  Manufacturers.....III-184
Anesthetic Equipment Market.....III-184
Outlook.....III-184
Peru.....III-184
Health System and Administration.....III-184
Resource Mobilization.....III-184
-2$-150
   Health Status.....III-182 1$75
   Table 124: A Comparison of Imports & Exports of Medical Equipment in Mexico: 1995-97 (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1832$150
   Scenario of Health Care in Peru.....III-185
Table 126: Peruvian Medical Equipment Market Figures (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-185
Major Competitive Factors in Medical Equipment Segment.....III-185
1$75
   Key Customers & Manufacturers.....III-186
Venezuela.....III-186
Health System and Administration.....III-186
Resource Mobilization.....III-186
1$75
   Health Status.....III-187
Outlook.....III-187
B. Market Analytics.....III-187
Table 127: Single Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Latin America – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. Product Groups/Segments Independently Analyzed –Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-187
1$75
   Table 128: Single Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Latin America – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. Product Groups/ Segments Independently Analyzed –Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1881$75
   Table 129: Single Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Latin America – A 20-Year Perspective. A comparative presentation of the past, present and future perspective by staging dollar sales estimates for years 1991, 2001 and 2010. A Graphical depiction of growth/decline trends across the product groups/segments – Pulse Oximeters, Fetal Monitors, EEG, EMG, Brain Function Monitors, ECG Monitors, Anesthesia/Blood Gas Monitors, Blood Pressure Monitors, Apnea Monitors, Temperature Monitors, and Other Monitors (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1891$75
   Table 130: Multi Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Latin America – A Current & Future Analysis. Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-190

Table 131: Multi Parameter Patient Monitors Market in Latin America – A 10-Year Historic Review. Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-190
1$75
   Australia.....III-191
Health System and Administration.....III-191
Health Care Industry: An Overview.....III-191
1$75
   Healthcare Services in Australia.....III-192
Imports-Exports Scenario.....III-192
US Medical Equipment Fair Well in Australian Market.....III-192
Cyprus.....III-192
Health System and Administration.....III-192
Health Status.....III-192
1$75
   Egypt.....III-193
Egyptian Clinical Laboratory Equipment Market.....III-193
Israel.....III-193
Administration.....III-193
Libya.....III-193
Health System and Administration.....III-193
1$75
   New Zealand.....III-194
Public Sector Regulates Health Care System.....III-194
Nigeria.....III-194
A Brief Note on the Nigerian Health Sector.....III-194
Oman.....III-194
Health Status.....III-194
1$75
   Qatar.....III-195
Health System and Administration.....III-195
Saudi Arabia.....III-195
Health System and Administration.....III-195
Syrian Arab Republic.....III-195
1$75
   Health System and Administration.....III-196
Health Status.....III-196
Turkey.....III-196
Health System.....III-196
Administration.....III-196
1$75
   Health Status.....III-197
A Brief Note on the Medical Equipment Market.....III-197
Table 132: Turkish Medical Equipment Market Figures (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-197

Table 133: Leading Suppliers/Importers of Electro- Medical Apparatus in Turkey (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-197
1$75
   United Arab Emirates.....III-198
Health System and Administration.....III-198
Health Status.....III-198
Yemen.....III-198
Health System and Administration.....III-198
1$75
   Resource Mobilization.....III-199
Health Status.....III-199
1$75
   1. A&D Medical (USA).....IV-1
   2. A W Sperry Instruments, Inc. (USA).....IV-3
   3. A&D Instruments Ltd. (UK).....IV-4
   4. AATZ, Inc. (Japan).....IV-5
   5. Abbott Laboratories (USA).....IV-6
   Table 134: Annual Sales Comparison by Segment: 2002-2003 (In US$ billion).....IV-8

Table 135: Annual Sales Comparison by Geographic Region: 2002-2003 (In US$ billion).....IV-8
   Abbott Critical Care Systems (USA).....IV-15
   Abbott GmbH & Co. KG (Germany).....IV-16
   6. Accurate Surgical & Scientific Instruments Corp. (USA).....IV-17
7. Active Corp. (USA).....IV-17
   8. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-18
Table 136: Inc. (USA): Annual Segment Wise Sales Analysis: 2002-2003 (In US $ million).....IV-18
   9. Advantage Medical Electronics, Inc. (USA).....IV-22
Advantage Medical Cables, Inc. (USA).....IV-22
   10. AirSep Corp Medical Products Div (USA).....IV-23
11. Airway Management, Inc. (USA).....IV-23
   12. Alaris Medical Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-24
   Table 137: Annual Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (In US $ million).....IV-25
   Alaris Medical UK Ltd. (UK).....IV-28
   13. Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. (USA).....IV-29
Table 138: Quarterly Sales Comparison: 2003-2004(H1) (In US$ million).....IV-29
   Table 139: Annual Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-30
   14. Alza Corp. (USA).....IV-31
   15. Ambu A/S (Denmark).....IV-33
   Table 140: Annual Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (In DKr million).....IV-34
   16. AMI (USA).....IV-36
17. Amplicon Liveline Ltd. (UK).....IV-36
   18. Amplivox Ltd. (UK).....IV-37
   19. Analogic Corporation (USA).....IV-38
Table 141: Quarterly Sales Comparison by segment: 2003-2004 (Q1) (In US$ million).....IV-38
   Table 142: Annual Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-39
   20. Anesthesia Assoc, Inc. (USA).....IV-42
   21. Anritsu Meter Co., Ltd. (Japan).....IV-43
   22. Armstrong Medical Industries, Inc. (USA).....IV-45
   23. Aspect Medical Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-47
Table 143: Annual Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-47
   24. Ates Medica Device Srl (Italy).....IV-49
   25. Atlas Researches Ltd. (Israel).....IV-50
   26. Atom Medical International, Inc. (AMI) (Japan).....IV-51
   27. AVL Scientific Corp. (USA).....IV-52
   28. Axon Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-53
   29. B.Braun Medizinelektronik GmbH & Co., KG. (Germany).....IV-54
30. Barnstead International (USA).....IV-54
   31. Baxter Healthcare Corporation (USA).....IV-55
   Table 144: Sales Comparison by Segment: 2002-2003 (H1) (In US$ million).....IV-56
   32. B.Braun Medizinelektronik GmbH & Co., KG. (Germany).....IV-62
   33. Becton, Dickinson & Company (USA).....IV-63
   Table 145: Quarterly Sales Comparison by Segments: 2003-2002 (Q1) (In US$ million).....IV-64

Table 146: Quarterly Sales Comparison by Geographic Area: 2003-2004 (Q1) (In US$ million).....IV-64

Table 147: Annual Sales Comparison by Segment: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-64
   Table 148: Annual Sales Comparison by Geographic Region: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-65
   34. Beltec International (Belgium).....IV-68
35. BioComp Research Institute (USA).....IV-68
   36. Biofeedback Instrument Corporation (USA).....IV-69
   37. Bio-Logic Systems Corp. (USA).....IV-70
Table 149: Quarterly Sales Comparison: 2003-2004 (Nine Months Ended, November) (In US$ million).....IV-70

Table 150: Quarterly Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-70
   38. Bio-Med Devices, Inc. (USA).....IV-72
   39. Bio-Medical Instruments (USA).....IV-73
   40. Biomedical Systems Co. (USA).....IV-75
   41. BioMedix, Inc. (USA).....IV-76
   42. Biotel, Inc. (USA).....IV-77
Table 151: Annual Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-77
   43. Biotronik GmbH & Co. (Germany).....IV-79
   44. Blease Medical Equipment Ltd. (UK).....IV-81
   45. Bound Tree Medical (USA).....IV-82
   46. Braemar, Inc. (USA).....IV-83
   47. Briggs Corp. (USA).....IV-84
   48. Brooklyn Thermometer (USA).....IV-85
   49. BSD Medical Corporation (USA).....IV-86
   50. C. R. Bard, Inc. (USA).....IV-89
   Table 152: Quarterly Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-90
   Table 153: Annual Sales Comparison by Product Group: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-91
   Bard Medical Division (USA).....IV-92
   51. CABE Tecnologia (Brazil).....IV-93
52. Cadwell Laboratories, Inc. (USA).....IV-93
   53. Cantron Electronics (South Africa).....IV-94
   54. Capintec Inc. (USA).....IV-95
   55. Card Guardฎ AG (Switzerland).....IV-97
Table 154: Annual Sales Comparison by Geographical Region: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-97
   Table 155: Annual Sales Comparison by Product/Service: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-98
   LifeWatch, Inc. (USA).....IV-100
   56. Cardinal Health, Inc. (USA).....IV-102
   Table 156: Half Yearly Sales Comparison By Segment: 2003-2004 (H1) (In US$ million).....IV-103

Table 157: Annual Sales Comparison by Segment: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-103
   Table 158: Annual Sales Comparison by Region: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-104
   57. CardioDynamics International Corp. (USA).....IV-108
Table 159: Quarterly Sales Comparison: 2003-2004 (Q1) (In US$ million).....IV-108

Table 160: Annual Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-108
   58. CardioMed Supplies, Inc.(Canada).....IV-111
   59. Cardiopulmonary Corp. (USA).....IV-113
   60. Cardio Tec Electromedicina (Brazil).....IV-114
   61. Carsen Group, Inc. (Canada).....IV-115
   62. CAS Medical Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-116
Table 161: Quarterly Sales Comparison: 2003-2002 (In US$ million).....IV-116
   63. Casa Plarre SA de CV (Mexico).....IV-118
64. Chest M.I., Inc. (Japan).....IV-118
   65. Cholestech Corp. (USA).....IV-119
   Table 162: Nine Months Sales Comparison: 2003-2004 (Nine Months Ended December) (In US$ million).....IV-120

Table 163: Quarterly Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-120
   66. Clement Clarke International, Ltd. (UK).....IV-122
   67. Clinical Innovations, Inc. (USA).....IV-123
   68. CME Telemetrix, Inc. (Canada).....IV-124
   69. Cobe Cardiovascular, Inc. (USA).....IV-125
   70. Colin Corporation (Japan).....IV-127
   Colin Medical Instruments Corp. (USA).....IV-129
   71. Coloplast Corp. (USA).....IV-131
72. Comdek Industrial Corp. (Taiwan).....IV-131
   73. Compumedics Ltd (Australia).....IV-132
   74. Computational Diagnostics, Incorporated (USA).....IV-134
   75. Conmed Corporation (USA).....IV-135
   Table 164: Annual Sales Comparison by Segment: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-136

Table 165: Annual Sales Comparison by Geographic Region: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-136
   76. Cook Urological Incorporated. (USA).....IV-140
   77. Cooper Companies, Inc. (USA).....IV-141
Table 166: Quarterly Sales Comparison : 2004-2003 (Q1) (In US$ million).....IV-141

Table 167: Annual Sales Comparison by Business Unit: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-141
   Table 168: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographical Region: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-142
   CooperSurgical, Inc. (USA).....IV-144
   78. Corometrics Medical Systems (USA).....IV-145
Corometrics (Singapore).....IV-145
   79. Cosmed S.r.l. (Italy).....IV-146
   80. Criticare Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-147
   81. Crystal Biotech (USA).....IV-150
   82. CWE, Inc (USA).....IV-151
   83. CyberCare Inc. (USA).....IV-152
   84. D. E. Hokanson, Inc. (USA).....IV-153
   85. Datascope Corporation (USA).....IV-154
Table 169: Half Yearly Sales Comparison: 2003-2004 (H1) (In US$ million).....IV-154

Table 170: Annual Sales Comparison by Product Segment: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-154
   Table 171: Annual Geographical Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-155
   Datascope Patient Monitoring Div (USA).....IV-156
   86. Davis Inotek Instruments LLC (USA).....IV-157
   87. Del Mar Reynolds Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-158
   88. Del Mar Reynolds Medical Ltd. (UK).....IV-159
89. Densa Ltd. (UK).....IV-159
   90. Deroyal Industries Inc (USA).....IV-160
   91. Diagnostic Monitoring (USA).....IV-161
   92. Diametrics Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-162
Table 172: Half Yearly Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (H1) (In US$ million).....IV-162
   93. Digicare Biomedical Technology, Inc. (USA).....IV-164
   94. Dima Italia (Italy).....IV-165
   95. Dolphin Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-166
   96. Dr. Fenyves und Gut Deutschland GmbH (Germany).....IV-167
   97. Draeger Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-168
   98. Dranetz-BMI (USA).....IV-169
   99. DRE, Inc. (USA).....IV-170
   100. DRG International, Inc. (USA).....IV-172
   101. DWL Elektronische Systeme GmbH (Germany).....IV-174
   102. EchoCath, Inc. (USA).....IV-175
   103. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (USA).....IV-176
   Table 173: Annual Sales Comparison by Product Category: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-177

Table 174: Annual Sales Comparison by Region: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-177
   Edwards Lifesciences (Japan).....IV-180
   Edwards Lifesciences Macchi, Ltd. (Brazil).....IV-181
Edwards Lifesciences SA (Switzerland).....IV-181
   104. Electronic Monitors International, Inc. (USA).....IV-182
105. Emco Ltda (Colombia).....IV-182
   EMCO Meditek Pvt, Ltd. (India).....IV-183
   106. Emergency Medical International, Inc. (USA).....IV-185
   107. Emtel Przedsiebiorstwo Projektowo-Produkcyjne (Poland).....IV-187
   108. Enpath Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-188
Table 175: Quarterly Sales Analysis: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-188
   109. Epic Medical Equipment Services, Inc. (USA).....IV-190
   110. Equilibrated Bio Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-191
   111. Esaote Group (Italy).....IV-192
   112. ESBE Scientific Industries, Inc. (Canada).....IV-193
   113. ET Medical Devices SPA (Italy).....IV-195
   114. Event Medical Ltd. (Ireland).....IV-196
   115. Everest Interscience, Inc. (USA).....IV-197
   116. F Stephan GmbH (Germany).....IV-198
   117. Farafan Engineering Co. (Iran).....IV-200
   118. Ferno Washington, Inc. (USA).....IV-201
   119. Ferraris Medical Ltd. (UK).....IV-204
   120. Fisher and Paykel Healthcare Corp. Ltd. (New Zealand).....IV-206
Table 176: Half-Yearly Sales Analysis by Product: 2003-2004 (H1) (In NZ$ million).....IV-206

Table 177: Annual Sales Analysis by Product: 2002-2003 (In NZ$ million).....IV-206
   Table 178: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region: 2002-2003 (In NZ$ million).....IV-207
   121. Fisher Scientific International, Inc. (USA).....IV-209
   Table 179: Quarterly Sales Analysis 2003-2002 (In US$ billion).....IV-210
   122. Focal Corp. (Japan).....IV-211
   123. Fresenius Medical Care North America (USA).....IV-212
   124. Fukuda Denshi Co., Ltd. (Japan).....IV-214
   Table 180: Quarterly Sales Analysis: 2003-2004 (Nine Months Ended in December) (In ฅ million).....IV-215

Table 181: Annual Sales Analysis: 2001-2003 (In ฅ million).....IV-215
   Fukuda Denshi America Corp. (Japan).....IV-217
Fukuda Sangyo Co., Ltd. (Japan).....IV-217
   125. G.H. Zeal Ltd. (UK).....IV-218
   126. Galix Biomedical Instrumentation, Inc. (USA).....IV-219
   127. GE Healthcare (USA).....IV-220
   GE Medical Systems Europe (France).....IV-228
   GE Medical Systems Information Technologies (Germany).....IV-231
   GE Medical Systems Information Technologies (USA).....IV-232
   GE Medical Systems Information Technologies Monitoring Div (USA).....IV-233
   GE Medical Systems UK (UK).....IV-236
GE Yokogawa Medical Systems Ltd. (Japan).....IV-236
   Spacelabs Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-237
   128. Generra Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-242
   129. GeoTest-Marvin Test Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-244
   130. Giacomo Bertocchi S.n.c. (Italy).....IV-247
   131. Gima S.P.A. (Italy).....IV-248
   132. Gould Instrument Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-250
   133. Graseby Medical Limited (UK).....IV-251
   134. H. Strattner & Cia. Ltda. (Brazil).....IV-253
   135. Hallcrest, Inc. (USA).....IV-254
   136. Hamilton Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-256
   137. Health Care Logistics, Inc. (USA).....IV-257
   138. HealthFirst, Corp. (USA).....IV-259
   139. Heinz Herenz Medizinalbedarf GmbH (Germany).....IV-261
   140. Hemo Sapiens, Inc. (USA).....IV-263
   141. Hillenbrand Industries, Inc. (US).....IV-265
   Table 182: Quarterly Sales Comparison by Business Segment: 2003-2004 (Q1) (In US$ million).....IV-266

Table 183: Annual Sales Comparison by Business Segment: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-266
   Hill-Rom Air-Shields (Australia).....IV-267
   Hill-Rom Air-Shields (UK).....IV-268
   Hill-Rom Co, Inc. (USA).....IV-270
   142. Hill-Rom Air-Shields A Hill-Rom Co. (USA).....IV-276
143. Hisense, Ltd. (Israel).....IV-276
   144. HME, Ltd. (UK).....IV-277
   145. Hollister, Inc. (USA).....IV-278
   146. Huntleigh Healthcare Limited (UK).....IV-284
   Huntleigh Diagnostics, Ltd. (UK).....IV-286
   Huntleigh Healthcare, Inc. (USA).....IV-289
   147. Ideal Medical Products (I.P.) SA (France).....IV-292
   148. IMEXCO General Ltd (Israel).....IV-293
   149. IMI Co., Ltd. (Japan).....IV-294
   150. Infotronic Co. (The Netherlands).....IV-295
   151. Innomed Medical, Inc. (Hungary).....IV-296
152. Instrument Technology, Inc. (USA).....IV-296
   153. Instrumentarium Corp. (Finland).....IV-297
   Table 184: Annual Sales Analysis: 2001-2003 (In € billion).....IV-298
   Datex-Ohmeda, Inc. (USA).....IV-301
   Datex-Ohmeda (Finland).....IV-304
   Datex-Ohmeda Inc. (USA).....IV-306
   154. Instrumentation Industries, Inc. (USA).....IV-308
155. Instrumentation Laboratory (USA).....IV-308
   156. International Biomedical, Inc. (USA).....IV-309
Narco Bio-Systems Division (USA).....IV-309
   157. Invacare Corp. (USA).....IV-310
   Table 185: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographical Region: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-311
   158. Invivo Corporation (USA).....IV-312
Table 186: Quarterly Sales Comparison: 2003-2004 (Q1) (In US$ million).....IV-312
   Table 187: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Segment: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-313
   Invivo Research, Inc. (USA).....IV-314
   159. Island Critical Care Corp. (Canada).....IV-316
   160. I-Stat Corporation (USA).....IV-317
Table 188: Nine Months Sales Analysis: 2002-2003 (Nine Months Ended September) (In US$ million).....IV-317
   161. IVY Biomedical Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-319
   162. Johnson & Johnson Medical GmbH Vascular Access & Patient Monitoring Div
  (Germany).....IV-320
163. Jostra AG (Germany).....IV-320
   164. Judex A/S (Denmark).....IV-321
   165. KahnTact USA, Inc. (USA).....IV-322
   166. Keller Medical Specialties Products, Inc. (USA).....IV-323
167. KL Engineering (USA).....IV-323
   168. Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. (Japan).....IV-324
Table 189: Quarterly Sales Analysis: 2003-2004 (Q1) (In ฅ billion).....IV-324
   Konica Minolta Printing Solutions Germany GmbH (Germany).....IV-325
   169. Kontron Instruments Ltd. (England).....IV-326
170. Kroeber Medizintechnik GmbH (Germany).....IV-326
171. La Mont Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-326
   172. Laboratory Corporation Of America Holdings (USA).....IV-327
Table 190: Nine Months Sales Analysis: 2003-2002 (In US$ million).....IV-327
   173. Labthermics Technologies, Inc. (USA).....IV-329
174. Life Sensing Instrument Co., Inc. (USA).....IV-329
175. Lifemed Of California (USA).....IV-329
   176. LifeWatch, Inc. (USA).....IV-330
   177. Linde Medical Sensors AG (Switzerland).....IV-331
178. Liquid Crystal Resources (USA).....IV-331
   179. Lode B.V. (The Netherlands).....IV-332
180. Lynn Medical (USA).....IV-332
   181. Mabis Healthcare, Inc. (USA).....IV-333
   182. Macquarie Medical Systems Private Limited (Australia).....IV-334
   183. Magna Medical Systems (USA).....IV-335
184. Makosh GmbH (Germany).....IV-335
   185. MAP Medizin-Technologie GmbH (Germany).....IV-336
   186. Mark of Fitness, Inc. (USA).....IV-337
   187. Markson LabSales, Inc. (USA).....IV-338
   188. Masimo Corporation (USA).....IV-339
   189. Maxtec Inc. (USA).....IV-342
   190. Medco Electronic Systems, Ltd. (Israel).....IV-344
   191. Med-Electronics, Inc. (USA).....IV-345
   192. Medical Cables, Inc. (USA).....IV-348
   193. Medical Electronic Devices And Instrumentation (USA).....IV-349
   194. Medical Graphics Corporation (USA).....IV-350
   195. Medical Systems International Corp (USA).....IV-351
   196. Medicare Hospital Equipment Cc (South Africa).....IV-356
   197. Medicomp, Inc. (USA).....IV-357
   198. Medikro OY (Finland).....IV-358
   199. Medi-Mold Enterprises, Inc. (USA).....IV-359
200. Medi-Products (USA).....IV-359
   201. MEDIQ Incorporated (USA).....IV-360
   202. Medisana AG (Germany).....IV-361
   203. MediSyst GmbH (Germany).....IV-363
   204. Medisystems Corp. (USA).....IV-364
   205. Meditech Ltd. (Hungary).....IV-365
   206. Medlab Medizinische Diagnosegeraete GmbH (Germany).....IV-366
   207. Medplan (Austria).....IV-367
   208. Medrad, Inc. (USA).....IV-368
   209. Medset - Medizintechnik GmbH (Germany).....IV-373
   210. Medtronic (USA).....IV-374
   Table 191: Quarterly Sales Comparison: 2003-2004 (In US$ million).....IV-375
   Table 192: Annual Sales Comparison by Geographical Region: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-376

Table 193: Annual Sales Comparison by Operating Segment: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-376
   Medtronics A/S (Denmark).....IV-384
   Medtronic of Canada Ltd. (Canada).....IV-387
Medtronic Paceart System (USA).....IV-387
   Medtronic Physio-Control Corp. (USA).....IV-388
   Medtronic Physio-Control Ltd. (UK).....IV-389
Medtronic Synectics Asia Ltd. (China).....IV-389
   211. Mennen Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-390
   212. Mesa Medizintechnik GmbH (Germany).....IV-392
Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (USA).....IV-392
   213. Micro Direct, Inc. (USA).....IV-395
   214. Micro Medical, Ltd. (UK).....IV-396
   215. Micro Life USA, Inc (USA).....IV-399
   216. Micromed Srl (Italy).....IV-400
   217. Microtek Medical Holdings, Inc. (USA).....IV-401
Table 194: Annual Sales Comparison by Quarters: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-401
   218. Midmark Diagnostics Group (USA).....IV-403
   219. MIE Medical Research, Ltd. (UK).....IV-405
   220. Mindray Co. Ltd. (China).....IV-406
   221. Mine Safety Appliances Company (USA).....IV-410
   222. Mini-Mitter Co., Inc. (USA).....IV-417
   223. Minntech Corp. (USA).....IV-419
   Minntech Renal Systems Group (USA).....IV-422
   224. Morgan Medical Ltd. (United Kingdom).....IV-423
   225. Mortara Instrument, Inc. (USA).....IV-424
   226. MR Resources, Inc. (USA).....IV-426
   227. MTM Multitechmed GmbH (Germany).....IV-431
   228. N H Eastwood & Son Ltd. (UK).....IV-432
   229. Nascor Pty., Ltd. (Australia).....IV-433
   230. Nasiff Associates, Inc. (USA).....IV-434
231. NEC Medical Systems, Ltd. (Japan).....IV-434
   232. Neomedix Systems Pty., Ltd. (Australia).....IV-435
   233. Lamont NCI (USA).....IV-437
   234. NeuroDyne Medical, Corp. (USA).....IV-438
   235. Neuroscan Medical Systems (USA).....IV-440
   236. Newport Electronics, Inc. (USA).....IV-441
   Newport Medical Instruments, Inc. (USA).....IV-444
   237. Nicolet Biomedical, Inc......IV-445
   238. Nihon Kohden, Corp. (Japan).....IV-448
   Nihon Kohden America, Inc. (USA) .....IV-450
   Nihon Kohden Europe GmbH (Germany).....IV-452
   239. Nonin Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-453
   240. Novamed LLC (USA).....IV-455
   241. Nova Medical Systems, Corp. (USA).....IV-456
   242. Novametrix Medical Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-460
   243. NovoSci (USA).....IV-461
   244. Ocean Optics, Inc. (USA).....IV-462
   245. Omron Corporation (Japan).....IV-467
   Table 195: Sales Comparison by Business Segment: 2003-2004 (Nine Months Ended, December) (In ฅ billion).....IV-468
   Table 196: Sales Comparison by Geographic Region: 2003-2004 (Nine Months Ended, December) (In ฅ billion).....IV-469

Table 197: Annual Sales Comparison by Business Segment: 2002-2003 (In ฅ billion).....IV-469

Table 198: Geographical Sales Analysis: 2002-2003 (In ฅ billion).....IV-469
   Omron Healthcare, Inc. (USA).....IV-474
   246. Onyx Medical, Corp. (USA).....IV-477
   247. Optical Sensors Incorporated (USA).....IV-478
Table 199: Quarterly Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (Nine Months Ended March) (In US$ million).....IV-478
   248. Optovent AB (Sweden).....IV-480
   249. Oridion Medical, Ltd. (Israel).....IV-481
   250. Orion Medical Products (USA).....IV-485
   251. Ortivus AB (Sweden).....IV-486
Table 200: Annual Sales Comparison By Segment: 2002-2003 (In SEK million).....IV-486
   Table 201: Geographical Sales Comparison: 2002-2003 (In SEK million).....IV-487
   252. Oxford Instruments Medical, Ltd. (UK).....IV-488
   253. P.J. Dahlhausen & Co. GmbH (Germany).....IV-489
   254. Pace Tech, Inc. (USA).....IV-490
   255. Palco Laboratories (USA).....IV-491
   256. Pangas Healthcare (Switzerland).....IV-492
   257. Penlon, Ltd. (UK).....IV-493
   258. Petas AS (Turkey).....IV-495
   259. Philips Medical Systems N.A. (USA).....IV-496
   Philips Medical Systems (Asia Pacific) Cardiac & Monitoring Systems Div
  (China).....IV-500
   Philips Medical Systems (Europe) Cardiac & Monitoring Systems Div (Germany).....IV-501
Philips Medical Systems International BV (The Netherlands).....IV-501
   Philips Medical Systems Cardiac & Monitoring Systems Div (USA).....IV-509
   Philips Medical Systems GmbH (Germany).....IV-510
   260. Phipps & Bird, Inc. (USA).....IV-516
   261. Phoenix Medical Systems (P) Ltd. (India).....IV-518
262. Phonetics, Inc. (USA).....IV-518
   263. Physio-Dyne Instrument Corporation (USA).....IV-519
264. Physitemp Instruments, Inc. (USA).....IV-519
   265. Pilger Medizin-Elektronik AG (Switzerland).....IV-520
266. Piston Kft (Hungary).....IV-520
267. Pro Medico Industrial Ltda (Brazil).....IV-520
   268. Progressive Medical International (USA).....IV-521
269. Pulse Medical Inc. (USA).....IV-521
   270. Pulse Metric, Inc. (USA).....IV-522
   271. Q-Med, Inc. (USA).....IV-525
Table 202: Annual Sales Analysis: 2001-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-525
   QMed Interactive Heart Management (USA).....IV-527
   272. QRS Diagnostic LLC (USA).....IV-528
   273. Quinton Instrument, Co. (USA).....IV-532
   274. R & E Cole Associates, Inc. (USA).....IV-534
275. Racom Products, Inc. (USA).....IV-534
   276. Radiation Management Services (USA).....IV-535
   277. Radiometer America, Inc. (USA).....IV-536
   278. Respironics, Inc. (USA).....IV-541
   Table 203: Half-yearly Sales Comparison By Segment Wise: 2003-2004 (H1) (In US$ million).....IV-542

Table 204: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-542

Table 205: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographical Region: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-542
   Respironics HealthScan Asthma & Allergy Products Inc. (USA).....IV-545
   279. Rj & Vk Bird Pty Ltd. (Australia).....IV-546
   280. Roche Diagnostics (Schweiz) AG (Switzerland).....IV-548
Roche Diagnostics (Deutschland) GmbH (Germany).....IV-548
   281. Rochester Electro-Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-549
   282. Rochester Medical Corporation (USA).....IV-551
Table 206: Quarterly Sales Analysis: 2003-2004 (Q1) (In US$ million).....IV-551

Table 207: Sales Analysis By Geographical Region: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-551
   283. Ro-Med Medical Holdings (South Africa).....IV-552
   284. Royal Medical Co, Ltd. (Korea).....IV-553
   285. Rusch, Inc. (USA).....IV-555
   286. Sagatech Electronics, Inc. (Canada).....IV-556
   287. Schiller AG (Switzerland).....IV-557
   Schiller Medical SA (France).....IV-559
Bruker Medical GmbH (Germany).....IV-559
Bruker Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-559
   288. Schulte-Elektronik GmbH (Germany).....IV-560
289. Sein Electronics Co., Ltd. (Korea).....IV-560
   290. Seward Medical Systems, Ltd. (UK).....IV-561
   291. SHL Telemedicine Ltd. (Israel).....IV-562
Table 208: Annual Segment Wise Sales Analysis: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-562

Table 209: Geographic Sales Analysis: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-562
   292. Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics Co., Ltd. (China).....IV-564
   293. SIBEL SA (Spain).....IV-565
   294. Siemens Medical Solutions (Germany).....IV-566
   Siemens Medical Solutions (USA).....IV-568
   295. Skylark Device & Systems Co., Ltd. (Taiwan).....IV-574
   296. Skytech Medical Devices (P) Ltd. (India).....IV-578
   297. Smiths Group PLC (UK).....IV-579
   Table 210: Half Yearly Sales Analysis by Segment: 2002-2003 (H1) (In ฃ million).....IV-580
   Smiths Medical (UK).....IV-584
   Pneupac, Ltd. (UK).....IV-588
Portex, Ltd. (UK).....IV-588
   298. Sorin Biomedica Cardio S.p.A. (Italy).....IV-589
   299. Southeastern Medical Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-590
   300. Spencer Italia Life Support Srl. (Italy).....IV-591
   301. St. Jude Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-593
   Table 211: Nine Months Sales Analysis by Product Segment: 2002-2003 (Nine Months Ended, September) (In US$ billion).....IV-594

Table 212: Nine Months Sales Analysis by Region: 2002-2003 (Nine Months Ended, September) (In US$ billion).....IV-594
   302. Statcorp, Inc. (USA).....IV-597
   303. Stimotron Medizinische Geraete (Germany).....IV-598
304. Stratec Medizintechnik GmbH (Germany).....IV-598
   305. Sumitomo Electric Hightechs Co., Ltd. (Japan).....IV-599
   306. Sunray Medical Apparatus Co., Ltd. (China).....IV-601
   307. Superior Medical Limited (Canada).....IV-603
   308. Surgical & Medical Supplies Pty Ltd. (Australia).....IV-605
   309. Surgicraft Limited (UK).....IV-606
   310. Taugagreining HF (Iceland).....IV-609
311. TEB (Tecnologia Eletronica Brasileira Ltda) (Brazil).....IV-609
312. Techna Electronics Ind Co Ltd. (Japan).....IV-609
   313. Technomed Europe (The Netherlands).....IV-610
   314. Teledyne Analytical Instruments (USA).....IV-611
   315. Tensys Medical, Inc. (USA).....IV-613
   316. Terumo Corporation (Japan).....IV-614
Table 213: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2002 (In US$ million).....IV-614
   Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corp. (USA).....IV-615
   Terumo Medical Corporation (USA).....IV-618
   317. Thames Medical Ltd. (UK).....IV-623
   318. The Aftermarket Group (USA).....IV-624
   319. The Lumiscope Company, Inc. (USA).....IV-627
   320. Thermo Electron Corporation (USA).....IV-629
   Table 214: Annual Sales Analysis: 2001-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-631
   321. Thought Technology, Ltd. (Canada).....IV-636
   322. Three Village Medical Supplies, Inc. (USA).....IV-637
   323. Toitu Co., Ltd. (Japan).....IV-643
   324. Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-644
   325. Transonic Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-647
   326. Trident Med (Poland).....IV-650
327. TriMed, Inc. (USA).....IV-650
   328. Trismed Co. Ltd. (Korea).....IV-651
   329. Tyco Healthcare Group LP (USA).....IV-652
   Nellcor (USA).....IV-653
   Puritan-Bennett Corp......IV-656
   Mallinckrodt France Sarl (France).....IV-657
   Kendall-LTP (USA).....IV-658
   330. UFI Corp. (USA).....IV-660
331. Ultramedic Ltd. (UK).....IV-660
   332. Unetixs, Inc. (USA).....IV-661
   333. Union Medical Engineering Co., Ltd. (Korea).....IV-662
   334. Utah Medical Products, Inc. (USA).....IV-663
Table 215: Annual Sales Analysis: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-663
   335. Vacumed Div Vacumetrics, Inc. (USA).....IV-664
   336. Viamed Medical Products (UK).....IV-665
   337. Viasys Healthcare, Inc. (USA).....IV-667
   Table 216: Sales Analysis: 2002-2003 (Nine Months Ended, September) (In million US$).....IV-668
   Corpak MedSystems, Inc. (USA).....IV-671
   Viasys Healthcare Inc-Respiratory Technologies Div. (USA).....IV-672
   Bird Products Corp. (USA).....IV-676
   Bear Medical Systems, Inc. (USA).....IV-678
   Erich Jaeger GmbH Medizintechnik Mit System (Germany).....IV-679
   Medical Data Electronics, Inc. (USA).....IV-680
   Nicolet Vascular, Inc. (USA).....IV-681
   SensorMedics Corporation (USA).....IV-683
   338. Vidco, Inc. (USA).....IV-684
   339. Vital Signs, Inc. (USA).....IV-686
   Table 217: Quarterly Sales Analysis: 2003-2004 (Q1) (In US$ million).....IV-687

Table 218: Annual Sales Analysis: 2002-2003 (In US$ million).....IV-687
   340. Vitalograph, Ltd. (UK).....IV-692
   Vitalograph GmbH (Germany).....IV-694
   341. Wardray Premise Ltd. (UK).....IV-695
   342. Welch Allyn, Inc. (USA).....IV-696
   Cardio Control NV (Netherlands).....IV-700
   Welch Allyn Ltd. (Singapore).....IV-702
   Welch Allyn Medical Division (USA).....IV-703
   Welch Allyn Protocol, Inc. (USA).....IV-705
   343. Yamato Sanki Co., Ltd. (Japan).....IV-707
   344. YSI Temperature (USA).....IV-708
   345. Zoe Medical, Incorporated (USA).....IV-710
   346. Zonagen, Inc. (USA).....IV-711
Table 219: Sales Analysis: 2002-2003 (Nine Months Ended September) (In US$ million).....IV-711
 
 


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